Mike Horace sat down with the forum’s organizer, Dr. Liz Bradshaw of CMU’s sociology department, and student panelist Donovan Watts, to learn more. Continue reading
She’s from St. Louis, a town that gained national attention several times for all the wrong reasons: first an incident where a type of fire retardant entered the food supply, and later for an environmental mess left by a former chemical manufacturer. Continue reading
Rep. Dan Kildee has been one of the most outspoken American critics of the facility. He is optimistic the newly-elected government of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will reconsider placing such a facility so close to the shore of Lake Huron. Continue reading
But for all the good that comes with the day, there are also bad actors out there, trying to take advantage of your generosity. Continue reading
UPDATE 11:41AM: The Amber Alert for Megan Mahoney has been cancelled. According to the Gaylord Police Department, Mahoney was found Sunday morning in the Petoskey area. We will bring you additional details as they become available. Continue reading
There, moored along the shore of the Saginaw River, sits the USS Edson. It’s a Forrest-Sherman class destroyer that served, with distinction, during the war in Vietnam.
The USS Edson is one of the engineering marvels to come out of the 1950s. Built in Maine, she was commissioned in late 1958, and remained in service for over 30 years. Continue reading
It’s called the Center Avenue Historic District, and it’s the next leg of our ‘On The Map’ tour of Bay City. Continue reading
It’s causing distant signals to be received sometimes hundreds of miles away from their source, while at the same time making some local stations nearly impossible to pick up. Continue reading
Now, one of Michigan’s congressmen is urging Michiganders to write to the Canadian government, in opposition to the plan. Continue reading
Similar devices are now becoming more and more popular in the farming community. They’re helping create more efficient farms. Farms that are full of healthier, happier cows. Continue reading
One prominent U.S. diplomat is lending his name to the approval effort: Thomas Pickering. He’s the former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Russia and Jordan, and was the U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations during the first Gulf War. Continue reading
It’s a voluntary program that invites farmers to identify potential environmental issues on their farms, and fix them before they become a problem.
CMU Public Radio’s Mike Horace spoke with the Director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Jamie Clover-Adams, about MAEAP late last month. She says it’s changing how farmers view their role as stewards of the environment. Continue reading
Late last month, Jamie Clover-Adams, the director of the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, was traveling around the state, checking in with her employees and getting a first hand look at just how the industry is doing.
She also stopped by the studios of CMU Public Radio to speak with Mike Horace about the industry. Continue reading
Couples married out-of-state prior to the Supreme Court’s June 26th decision legalizing gay marriage have until July 27 to enroll for benefits. Continue reading
More than 1.3 million travelers are expected to take to Michigan roadways over the July Fourth holiday. And they will be greeted by a most-welcome sight: fewer active construction zones. Continue reading
The bill does not apply to ordinances adopted before this year. Republican supporters of the legislation say having a patchwork of different wage laws across the state makes Michigan less attractive to businesses. Continue reading
Among the Americans being held in Iran is Flint-native Amir Hekmati, who was arrested there nearly four years ago on charges of spying. He says he was in the country visiting family. Continue reading
A new project aims to shine a light on some of these trouble spots for reporters worldwide. Continue reading
According to data from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, in 2013, Michigan had $108 million in Medicare overpayments — a dramatic increase over previous years. Continue reading
Amir Hekmati was detained in Iran during a trip to visit his grandmother. He was accused and convicted of being an American spy — charges his family flatly denies. Continue reading
Miller was first elected to Congress in 2002, following an eight year stint as Michigan’s Secretary of State. She represents the 10th District, covering much of the Thumb. Continue reading