Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools will work to offer personalized learning plans for all students, and establish international standards for achievement. Those are two of the main points in the strategic plan outlined by Superintendent Todd Roberts Wednesday night. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – As results from Tuesday's presidential primaries rolled in, a group of Ann Arbor high school students paid special attention. 24 students are enrolled in Community High School's "Picking the President" class. In January, the students went to Iowa to help campaign for their favorite candidates. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's Automotive Components Holdings plant will close in the fourth quarter of this year. With the closure now certain, city officials are moving forward with efforts to find new tenants for the former Visteon plant. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the President of the Fireside Home Construction company,Bob Burnside. He's responsible for building the first home in Michigan to earn platinum certification under the U-S Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED program.
Ypsilanti, MI – The largest estate gift in Eastern Michigan University's history will allow the school to offer interdisplinary programs in northern Michigan. EMU received the two-point-two million dollar gift from the trust of sculptor and potter Jean Noble Parsons. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is recommending that the State Liquor Control Commission grant a new class 'C' liquor license to Ann Arbor's Leslie Park golf course. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's downtown business district is now a free wireless internet hot spot, thanks to the efforts of a group called 'Wireless Ypsi'. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack. This month, Lana discusses the job-creating environmental proposals offered by Governor Granholm in her state-of-the-state address.