Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools Deputy Superintendent for Operations will serve as the district's interim superintendent when Todd Roberts leaves the district next month. Wednesday night, the Ann Arbor school board unanimously accepted Roberts' recommendation and also thinned out the field of search firms for his permanent replacement. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – With the long process of obtaining approval from the Historic District Commission over, the co-founder of Zingerman's in Ann Arbor says the expansion of the popular restaurant is about to begin. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – September's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU focuses on oil spills, their costs to the environment, and the ultimate penalties those responsible may pay. WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment's co-host is the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Lisa Wozniak. Our special guest this month is University of Michigan law professor, David Ulhmann.
Ypsilanti, MI – State lawmakers are choosing between cutting revenue sharing for local governments and creating a state employee retirement incentive program to help balance the state budget. The prospect of further revenue sharing cuts is not sitting well with Ypsilanti's Mayor. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.