A judge in Ingham County has ordered Flint’s emergency manager to take no official actions until after a hearing scheduled for next Tuesday. The city’s largest public employee union has filed a lawsuit challenging the process that resulted in the appointment of an emergency manager.
Marc Maron is a veteran comedian who has seen his popularity skyrocket on the internet.
Maron hosts WTF, a twice-weekly hour-long podcast he records in a studio built into his California garage. Each episode is over an hour long, and his guests have included some of the top names in comedy. In two-and-a-half years, episodes have been downloaded more than 40-million times.
A leading expert on stem cell research and in vitro fertilization has visited MSU. Alan Trounson was the first scientist to freeze human embryos for womb implantation. He is now the president of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine, or CIRM, the stem cell research agency funded by California voters a few years ago. WKAR's Melissa Benmark spoke with him yesterday and asked him first about the lag between lab research and actual medical cures.
Governor Rick Snyder says a controversial plan to prevent the appointment of an emergency manager for the city of Detroit allows current city officials to play a significant role in their financial recovery.
Governor Rick Snyder’s administration will reveal details Tuesday of a proposal to help the city of Detroit fix its finances and avert a state takeover. The plan will be presented to members of an emergency financial review team and to the Detroit city council.
Measures on the state Senate calendar this week would require health insurance plans to cover autism treatments for children. Supporters of the autism mandate say early treatments can ensure children transition into healthy adults, and ultimately save money on health care costs.
Lansing Community College will launch a series of public meetings today as part of its strategic planning process. LCC is required by it accrediting body, the Higher Learning Commission, to have a strategic plan in place...and to use it. The school last revised its strategic plan in 2006.
Provost Stephanie Shanblatt says it's important to hear from local businesses, potential students, and parents.
A federal judge is expected to approve a settlement between states and some of the nation’s biggest mortgage lenders. The deal is expected to net Michigan about $100 million. State Attorney General Bill Schuette has a plan for how to use the money.
The Lansing Symphony Orchestra plays music of Debussy, Brahms and Strauss for the upcoming MasterWorks 5 concert at Wharton Center. WKAR's Melissa Benmark spoke with Lansing Symphony Music Director Timothy Muffitt about the program, starting with the Brahms Piano Concerto #2.
Governor Rick Snyder was in Flint to roll out a plan to fight high crime rates in Michigan cities. The governor presented his plan in front of a room filled with police officers, prosecutors, and other local government officials. The plan has 34 separate initiatives and would cost tens of millions of dollars.
March 7 marks an important anniversary for the city of East Lansing that many people don’t know about. On this date 40 years ago, the city council passed an ordinance prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation.
Update at 6:08 p.m. ET. USA Today's On Politics blog reports that both Sears and Allstate are distancing themselves from Limbaugh as well. Both firms said their media buying firms bought space on the show, today, but they have instructed them not to continue.
The Michigan primary was almost a week ago, but the Rick Santorum campaign continues to dispute the results. The fight with the state GOP is over the apportionment of two statewide delegates to the Republican National Convention.
More people in Michigan are using yoga to keep their bodies toned and their stress level in check. For others, it's a growing business opportunity. reWorking Michigan looks at the growth potential of yoga studios.