Ann Arbor City Council voted to approve a $200,000 reallocation of federal funds. The American Rescue Plan dollars will begin the process of creating public restrooms downtown. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
Issues of the Environment: Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center applies new methodology to detecting spread of toxic chemicalsThe Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center is diving deep into research in an effort to better understand how toxic chemicals interact and spread through the environment, our wildlife and, ultimately, humans. The center’s senior scientist, Dr. Gillian Zaharias Miller, joined WEMU’s David Fair to share the details of current and future research in the ongoing quest for solutions.
Sue Shink will chair her final Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners meeting tonight. But before she joins the state Senate next month, the board has a full agenda. WEMU’s Josh Hakala has more.
Michigan’s minimum wage could go up twice next year. Colin Jackson has more.
New concerns are being raised about the spread of contamination from the Gelman 1,4 dioxane plume into Ann Arbor Township. WEMU’s Cathy Shafran has more.
Partial recounts of ballots cast in the November election begin Wednesday — but with no realistic possibility of changing the results that added new abortion rights and voting rights amendments to the Michigan Constitution. Rick Pluta reports.
Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton announced that he will not run for reelection in 2024. He has endorsed Derrick Jackson to replace him. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
Some conversations require more time. In the first of a two-part series, Leslie Sobel, an artist whose work is deeply focused on climate change and our disconnect from the natural world, joins "creative:impact" host Deb Polich to give her the lowdown on artists' residencies. Next week, in part two, Leslie will take us to the site of her most recent residency: The Arctic Circle!
State environmental officials say the latest report on the Gelman 1,4 dioxane plume shows the concentration of groundwater contamination has remained about the same over the past year. WEMU’s Cathy Shafran has details.
Ypsilanti City Council will vote tonight on final approval to create an overnight homeless shelter. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
A state elections board has reluctantly moved ahead with a partial recount of ballots cast in some precincts in the 2022 elections. The recounts will cover two ballot proposals.We have more from Rick Pluta.
- Pfizer to invest $750 million in Kalamazoo area operation
- New Washtenaw County data page tracks RSV, COVID, & the flu
- Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton will not run for reelection in 2024
- Michigan Dept. of Education finds 54 school districts with at least one low-achieving school
- MDOC appears before Senate Oversight amid audit follow-up
- Washtenaw County releases new "COVID Plan4Health" program
- FDA reviews work of Ann Arbor doctor, who found false oxygen readings with Black patients
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