Officials from Planned Parenthood of Michigan are calling today’s Supreme Court decision on Roe v. Wade “a dark day for [the] country.” We get the details from WEMU’s Taylor Pinson.
University of Michigan Health System preparing to halt abortion services now that Roe v. Wade is overturnedMichigan Medicine will continue to offer abortion services...for now. We get the details from WEMU’s Taylor Pinson.
State Senate Democrats demanded floor time Thursday to chastise Republicans for refusing to allow a vote on any bill to reverse or amend Michigan’s dormant ban on abortion. We have more from Rick Pluta.
We've just past the summer solstice, and as the weather continues to warm, so does the box office. WEMU's David Fair met up with Michigan Theater executive director Russ Collins to give you a full rundown of what's available to you on the silver screen in the days to come.
Some Democratic Michigan lawmakers are discussing the challenges they’ve faced advocating for the LGBTQ community in the state Legislature. Colin Jackson has more.
A Republican-sponsored bill in the state Legislature would impose harsh penalties on abortion providers. The legislation was introduced as the U.S. Supreme Court appears poised to rule in a case that could roll back abortion rights protections. We have more from Rick Pluta.
While there has been progress in the effort to remove the historic Peninsular Paper Dam from the Huron River in Ypsilanti, there are a group of folks continuing to argue against such action. The Friends of Peninsular Park contend the cost of removal is exorbitant, and, for less money, the dam could be returned to function and produce hydroelectric power. They also argue sediment contamination could spread downriver into Ford Lake that would adversely impact wildlife habitat. Tricia Mora is a board member of the group, and she provides the group's perspective in a conversation with WEMU's David Fair.
Republican-sponsored bills to limit the state executive branch’s emergency powers made it out of the Michigan House Oversight Committee on Tuesday. Colin Jackson has more.
A US Supreme Court decision Tuesday in a school choice case from Maine could play a role in the Michigan debate over private and public school funding. A divided court held that states offering subsidies to private schools cannot exclude religious schools. We have more from Rick Pluta.
- Bills would preempt future COVID response orders
- CDC clears the way for vaccinations for children 6 months to 5 years old
- GOP-led committee looks to limit emergency executive powers
- Advisers to the FDA back COVID vaccines for the youngest children
- Dr. Anthony Fauci tests positive for COVID-19, but is experiencing mild symptoms
- Ypsilanti District Library ends late fees
- The 3rd Independent Film Festival Ypsilanti to launch as intended for the 1st time
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