President Barack Obama will visit U.S. auto plants in Michigan and Illinois next week to highlight his administration's decision to rescue General Motors and Chrysler last year and revitalize the U.S. auto industry.
Obama will travel to Detroit on July 30 to tour General Motors and Chrysler plants and visit a Ford assembly plant in his hometown of Chicago on Aug. 5.
EAST LANSING, MI – Conspiracy theories about events and people are a dime a dozen, but our book reviewer Lev Raphael has an unusual book this month about the world of conspiracies revolving around William Shakespeare.
He speaks with WKAR's Melissa Ingells about Contested Will by James Shapiro.
DETROIT – Miguel Cabrera started a three-run eighth inning with an RBI double, and Justin Verlander settled down after a rocky start to go eight innings in the Detroit Tigers' 5-2 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday.
Verlander (12-5) struggled the first two innings but ended up allowing only two runs on eight hits. He walked two batters in the first but didn't issue another base on balls.
Ricky Romero (7-7) took the loss, giving up three runs on seven hits in seven-plus innings.
The state Department of Education says high school test scores have improved in most subject areas. As Michigan Public Radio's Rick Pluta reports, officials credit the state's challenging new high school curriculum.
OKEMOS, MI – In the backyard of an Okemos home is the beginning of a 16th century style Korean mud house. The Korean owners will open up the house for adopted Korean children to help them connect with their cultural heritage.