Ypsilanti, MI – Each Monday afternoon, Edward Jones financial advisor Jeff Crause joins WEMU's Bob Eccles to discuss your money and how to make the most of what you have. This week, the topic is retirement. Click on the audio icon to hear more.
Ypsilanti, MI – The faculty strike at Eastern Michigan University is now in its 11th day, and this is the fourth day that fall classes have been impacted by the strike. Earlier today, WEMU's David Fair spoke with EMU President Dr. John Fallon to get the administration's update on the situation. Click on the audio icon to hear this morning's interview.
Ypsilanti, MI – Contract talks may not be happening, but that's not to say Eastern Michigan University and the EMU faculty union aren't talking. Click on the audio icon for the lastest from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Efforts to increase the number of start-up life sciences companies in Michigan are getting a boost from a pair of non-profit organizations and drug maker Pfizer. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the launch of the Michigan Innovation Equipment Depot.
Ypsilanti, MI – The faculty strike at Eastern Michigan University has been underway for a week. Wednesday, however, was the first day that some classes were cancelled due to the strike. WEMU's Andrew Cluley spoke with several students to get their reactions to the situation. Click on the audio icon to hear more.
Ypsilanti, MI – It appears water and sewer rates will be going up again in Ypsilanti soon. City council has approved the first reading of an ordinance to raise water and sewer rates by an average of three-point-nine percent. The city gets some of its water from the Detroit water department, which is increasing its rates, so the city says it needs to likewise raise its rates to cover the additional cost. Council member Lois Richardson cast the lone "no" vote on the increases Monday night.