After a six-month trial period, the Ann Arbor Fire Department is expected to be approved to buy their own ambulance. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
An update from the Michigan Department of Education shows dozens of schools are falling behind. Colin Jackson has more.
A final push is underway to get the state Legislature to expand a tax break for working poor people before the end of the year. Rick Pluta explains.
As we move towards a more sustainable energy and transportation future, one of the methodologies is an increased focus on hydrogen. The University of Michigan has created a hydrogen roadmap meant to help the state's response to new funding opportunities because of Michigan's climate action plan. WEMU's David Fair takes a look at what that means now and moving forward with the director for the Center of Sustainable Studies in the U-M's School for Environment and Sustainability, Greg Keoleian.
New buildings in Ann Arbor will not be allowed to install natural gas connections. That’s if a proposal from the city’s planning commission is approved. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
Michigan lawmakers questioned state Department of Corrections officials Tuesday over persistent problems at the state’s only women’s prison. Colin Jackson has more.
The Legislature is heading into the “lame duck” session that’s expected to wrap up in the next couple of weeks. We have more from Rick Pluta.
The Washtenaw County Health Department is launching a new program to help residents without health insurance get treated for COVID-19. WEMU’s Taylor Pinson has more.
Washtenaw County hasn’t been hit with much snow this winter … yet! So, in order to be prepared, the county road commission is in need of snowplow operators. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
If you’ve been around downtown Ann Arbor in recent weeks, you’ve seen a little more green on the streets. Those are the green bike lanes that aim to improve safety between vehicles and bicycles. WEMU’s Josh Hakala reports.
Officials tracking homelessness in Washtenaw County are noticing a significant increase in people seeking emergency shelter - and wondering if it’s tied to an increase in evictions. WEMU’s Cathy Shafran explains.
- New Washtenaw County data page tracks RSV, COVID, & the flu
- Washtenaw County Sheriff Jerry Clayton will not run for reelection in 2024
- FDA reviews work of Ann Arbor doctor, who found false oxygen readings with Black patients
- Michigan reports a large drop in COVID-19 cases, but a doubling of deaths
- Hope Clinic in Ypsilanti experiencing higher holiday demand for food assistance
- Mott Children's Hospital full with RSV patients
- Teresa Gillotti stepping down as head of Washtenaw County's OCED
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