Ypsilanti, MI – The first of four finalists to be the next President of Eastern Michigan University visited campus Tuesday, meeting with various groups. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley about the visit by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Michael Flanagan.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the first reading of a group of ordinance changes that would allow residents to raise chickens in their back yards. The vote was seven to two. Council will hold a public hearing on the issue next month before taking a final vote. Council member Marcia Higgins voted for the ordinance changes, but says she still has questions regarding inspection and run-off issues. The public hearing will be held during council's first meeting in June.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and special guest, Hans Detweiler, the Manager of State Legislation and Policy at the American Wind Energy Association.
Ann Arbor, MI – A variety of projects Ann Arbor school officials thought they weren't going to be able to pay for from the district's sinking fund millage are now underway. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Ecology Center, and member of Michigan's Climate Action Council, Mike Garfield.