Ann Arbor, MI – Researchers from the University of Michigan and the Veterans Administration Ann Arbor Healthcare system have found that the question of perspective makes a big difference in how major medical decisions are made. Click on the audio icon for more on the study from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Willow Run Airport near Ypsilanti was the scene of one of many Memorial Day events held around southeast Michigan on Monday. This one was hosted by the Yankee Air Museum, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Click on the audio icon to hear more from Monday's event from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor School District teachers won't have to worry about starting school without a contract. Wednesday night, the Ann Arbor School Board unanimously approved a contract agreement reached with the Ann Arbor Education Association. Despite the three-year agreement, the district still plans to eliminate 64 teaching positions to trim the district's budget. The new contract provides wage increases of two-point-two-five percent this year, two percent next year, and one-point-seven-five percent in the third year.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has awarded a contract to perform a condition assessment on the city's freighthouse, one of the steps necessary to re-open the historic structure. However, not everyone was pleased with the choice of firms to do the work. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.