Ypsilanti, MI – The White House Project is in Lansing today. It's a national non-profit organization aimed at advancing women's political leadership. One of the many sponsors of the event is 52nd district State Representative Pam Byrnes. Hear more on the effort in this interview with Byrnes by WEMU's David Fair.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council held a public hearing Thursday night on the location for a Depot Town stop along the Ann Arbor to Detroit light rail line. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Governor Jennifer Granholm's plan to reduce local revenue sharing to address the state's budget deficit will cost the city of Ypsilanti about 75-thousand dollars in the current fiscal year, which ends June 30th. In Ann Arbor, a much larger loss of revenue sharing funds will be spread over two years. Hear more on the situation in Ann Arbor in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – New releases, local cinema special events, and a little Hollywood buzz. Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are hoping they'll get funding to replace the Stadium Street bridges over State Street and the railroad tracks sometime in 2010. They're also hoping the old bridges will remain in operation until then. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Conerns about the future of the Leslie Science Center and Mack pool highlighted a public hearing Monday night on Ann Arbor's proposed city budget. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – For the past year, a diverse group of people in Washtenaw County has been responding to raids by Immigration, Customs, and Enforcement (ICE) agents and local law enforcement agencies. The Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights marked it's one-year anniversary on Sunday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.