Washtenaw United: 'HouseN2Home'-Helping the homeless transition into housing by turning interior living space into a personalized homeHomelessness and housing insecurity remain significant issues in Washtenaw County. There is a relatively new organization working to help those transition from homelessness into housing and its found an underserved niche in going about it. WEMU's David Fair caught up with the leader of "HouseN2Home," RuthAnn Logue to find out more.
Nurses at the University of Michigan have overwhelmingly voted to ratify a new, four-year contract agreement by a 95% margin. WEMU’s David Fair has more on the new deal with Michigan Medicine.
Making a turn with your vehicle on a red light could be banned in parts of downtown Ann Arbor. The resolution will be voted on at tonight’s city council meeting. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
Eastern Michigan University officials are warning current and former students who are hoping to receive assistance under President Biden’s student debt forgiveness plan to be cautious and patient. WEMU’s Taylor Pinson reports
The Starbucks corporation wants to begin negotiating labor contracts with Ann Arbor area stores that have voted to unionize. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
The City of Ann Arbor wants the public’s input on implementing an unarmed crisis response program. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
"Wynton Week" on 89.1 Jazz wraps up today, but that's not the end of celebrating the great Wynton Marsalis. WEMU's Michael Jewett talks all about Marsalis's upcoming week-long residency at the University of Michigan with University Musical Society president Matthew VanBesien.
In Search of Community: Eastern Michigan University hosts Afghani refugees for an intercultural exchangeWhat happens when you bring differing cultures together to learn about one another? Sometimes, these interactions can be awkward. Eastern Michigan University put some of its students in a class with Afghani refugees and, over the bonds of cooking and food, learned some valuable lessons.
Absentee ballots are now officially available at city and township clerk's offices across Washtenaw County. WEMU’s Cathy Shafran has details.
Election bills are heading to the governor’s desk after lawmakers reached a deal this week. Colin Jackson has more.
- Strategic Fund Board approves millions in project financing
- State shoots for four million flu shots this year
- $30M distributed by Board of Commissioners hopes to create 'transformative change' in Washtenaw County
- Michigan Senate Oversight advances emergency powers bill package
- Legislature prepares for first voting days since July
- New COVID-19 booster still available, but future supplies are in question
- Michigan jobless rate continues slow trend toward pre-pandemic level
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