Ypsilanti, MI – State house republicans have announced a new plan to provide funding for Michigan's 15 public universities. Eastern Michigan University interim President Craig Willis says, overall, he supports the new method. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report:
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 Larry Julian. Julian is a former state representative who's now a lobbyist working on behalf of soybean farmers to educate the public on the benefits of biodiesel production and use in Michigan.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has scheduled five meetings over the next month and a half to determine where to make more than five-million dollars in reductions to the district's budget. The board received recommendations Monday night from the district's Community Schools Committee. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the committee's report:
Washtenaw County, MI – There are three, four-year terms open on the Ann Arbor School Board. Four candidates are vying to fill them. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on the Ann Arbor School Board race.
Ypsilanti, MI – Tony award-winning actor Ben Vereen has been on the Eastern Michigan University campus for the past few weeks, working with EMU students on the production of "Soaring on Black Wings", the story of the Tuskeege Airmen of World War Two. Bob Eccles spoke with Vereen about the play, and his work with students on the EMU campus. Click on the audio icon to listen in: