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Snyder Puts The Brakes On Closing Struggling Schools

Governor Rick Snyder says the state will wait until May at the earliest to decide whether to close any of the state's lowest-performing schools.

The Green Room: Urban Living Density—A Negative Or A Positive?

Every parcel slated for development comes with a host of environmental considerations, from stormwater control to cleanup of soil contamination. Two of the considerations most hotly debated in the Ann Arbor area are greenspace and density. In this month's "Green Room" segment we look at the question, "How does density impact our quality of life, and the health of our environment?"

Art & Soul - The Performing Arts: From Snarky Puppy To Pete The Cat

On this week's Art & Soul, I am joined by local journalist and blogger Jenn McKee and the Executive Director of the 55th Ann Arbor Film Festival , Leslie Raymond.

Immigration Enforcement Efforts Reported In Ypsilanti

Residents and city officials are on alert in Ypsilanti. Today, Ypsilanti's expanded human rights ordinance takes effect. Among other things, it offers more protections to undocumented immigrants. Meantime, several residents have reached out to city officials, and WEMU, reporting sightings of federal immigration enforcement officials working in the area.

Cinema Chat: Academy Awards Preview, 'Lion,' 'I Am Not Your Negro,' 'Get Out,' And More

The 2017 Academy Awards are just a few days away. Who will be the big winners, and what will be the big surprises? In this week's "Cinema Chat," WEMU's David Fair talks to Michigan Theater spokesperson Amanda Bynum about the movie business and the films coming to your local movie theaters this weekend.

Cinema Chat: Academy Awards Preview, 'Lion,' 'I Am Not Your Negro,' 'Get Out,' And More

Immigration Status, Gender Identity Components Of Ypsilanti Human Rights Ordinance In Effect Today

The City of Ypsilanti's expanded human rights ordinance now protects immigration and gender identity.

Immigration Status, Gender Identity Components Of Ypsilanti Human Rights Ordinance In Effect Today

Income Tax Cuts Die In The Michigan House Of Representatives

There won't be an income tax cut anytime soon in Michigan.

MSU Doctor Faces 22 More Felony Charges

A former sports doctor for Michigan State University and the US Olympics gymnastics team faces 22 more felony sexual assault charges, as levied by Michigan Attorney General, Bill Schuette.

Jackson Girl And 'Wonder' Win In US Supreme Court Disability Decision

A girl and her dog Wonder are one step closer to victory in their lawsuit against her former school.

Jackson Girl And 'Wonder' Win In US Supreme Court Disability Decision

Ann Arbor Postpones Vote On Immigration Ordinance

Ann Arbor's City Council has postponed its vote on a new immigration ordinance. The proposal would have forbidden all of the city's police officers and other employees from asking a person about their immigration status. Councilman Jack Eaton is one of the bill's authors. He says the ordinance as written was too broad and posed some legitimate concerns.

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