Ypsilanti, MI – Thousands of arts supporters are expected to rally at the state capitol Wednesday. It's part of the effort to overturn a moratorium on state arts funding this year, and to increase funding in the future. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – About 170 Ann Arbor public school teachers with at least 25 years of service in the district are getting buy-out offers. The plan was approved Wednesday by the district's school board and the teachers' union. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University President Dr. John Fallon says he's hopeful a new contract agreement will be reached soon with the university's faculty. Dr. Fallon discusses that situation, continued state funding uncertainties, and investigations into the way the university has handled the release of information related to the December murder of an EMU student. Click on the audio icon to hear the complete interview with Dr. Fallon by WEMU's David Fair.