Today on the Craig Fahle Show: listeners weigh-in on the various scandals in Washington. Then, Niraj Warikoo, M.L. Elrick and Ken Coleman sum up the week in news on the Friday Follies and Amy Miller lays out the Weekend the Miller Way.
Plan your weekend the Miller way with tips from WDET's own Amy Miller. From a weekend get-away to Canada, to a trip to Eastern Market, Amy's got you covered.
Actor, activist and film maker Edward James Olmos and Martina Guzman discuss the roles of latinos in Hollywood over the past 40 years.
Today on our weekly lightning-round news wrap up: Craig is joined by the Detroit Free Press', Niraj Warikoo, and Fox 2 Detroit's, M.L. Elrick.
Trixie Whitley performs live in WDET’s studios from her debut solo album, Fourth Corner. Hear the full interview and more performances Sunday at 11 with Ann Delisi on WDET.
Today’s Listener’s Choice Call-in might be called the Scandal of Choice call-in. Discuss what’s going on in Washington DC: Journalists Phone Records, Benghazi, the IRS scrutinizing right-leaning applications for tax exempt status.
The podcast for Thursday, May 16, 2013.
Craig speaks with singer Deana Martin, daughter of "Rat Pack" member Dean Martin, about her critically-acclaimed show, "Deana Sings Dino", a musical tribute to her legendary father and other great performers who shaped American music and popular culture.
Superintendent Oakland Schools, Vickie Markavitch discusses how the education cuts will impact the region. Also, Executive Director for the Tri-County Association, Mark Burton joins The Craig Fahle show to discuss education cuts.
Craig speaks with John Hartig, Refuge Manager of the Detroit River International Wildlife Refuge, about public access to Sugar Island. The island is an extension of the Refuge's effort to conserve, protect, and restore habitats for various types of wildlife, including the eagle and peregrine falcon.
Craig sits down with 36th District Chief Judge Kenneth King about the court's new aggressive approach to collecting outstanding fees.
Craig speaks with Michigan Public Radio Network Managing Editor Rick Pluta to get a recap of the State's revenue estimating conference in Lansing.
The podcast for Wednesday, May 15, 2013.
The Metro Times stops by for their weekly segment.
Craig speaks with policy director for the Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition Chad Lord and Executive Director of the Michigan Nature Association Garrett Johnson to discuss efforts urging federal public officials to maintain support for programs that would help restore the Great Lakes.
Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Detroit Mercy, Dr. Leo Hanifin and Former State Representative, Marie Donigan join Craig to discuss Michigan transit. They also discuss the Metro Detroit Transit Workshop organized by Marie Donigan.
Craig speaks with former Marine Dan Fink and Hiring our Heroes' Director of Small Business Engagement Jennifer Giering about an upcoming job fair at Selfridge ANGB for veterans and military spouses.
Craig further discusses Detroit Mayor Dave Bing's decision to not seek re-election for mayor. Also, we listen to Mayor Bing's view on the city and what he believes makes a "better Detroit".
Today on the show Craig speaks with Detroit City Council President, Charles Pugh about the details of the citys financial crisis outlined yesterday by Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr. Listeners weigh in on the Orr announcement. Craig speaks with Wayne State University Press’s Made in Michigan Writers Series authors who are embarking on a day-long literary voyage across the state to celebrate its new season of titles. In Hour Two of the show Craig speaks with SEMCOG about the latest traffic crash data and with the Editor of Wards Automotive about the change in approach to designing car interiors. Metro Parents Julia Elliott joins Craig for a conversation about whether parents are too concerned about kids and germs.
Are we too germ obsessed today? On today's Metro Parent segment, Dr. Christine Cole Johnson of Henry Ford Hospital's Department of Public Health Sciences discussed the benefits of exposing your child to germs, and what germs can do for a child's immune system.
The Southeast Michigan Council of Governments released their assessment of the transportation systems in and around Metro Detroit.
Craig speaks with author Gloria Whelan and Made in Michigan series editor Annie Martin about Wayne State University’s upcoming Writers Series bus tour: a day-long literary voyage that will stop at various locations throughout the state.
Executive Editor of WardsAuto World Tom Murphy speaks with Craig Fahle about automotive interiors. The WardsAuto Interiors Conference taking place May 22, 2013 will also feature the Ward's 10 Best Interiors presentation.
Detroit City Council President, Charles Pugh stops by The Craig Fahle show to speak about Detroit’s Emergency Manger Kevyn Orr’s financial report. Pugh speaks on Orr's 45 day report and the current state of the city.
Today on the Craig Fahle Show: a discussion with State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak, House District 26) about the legislation that would create universal background checks for arms purchasers; Jim Wallis discusses his new book, On God's Side, and the importance of common good within our communities...and more!
How is technology impacting local volunteers and students? Craig hears from tutor Nancy Baron, VP, Learning Manager at Comerica Bank and volunteer organizer Patricia A. McCann, VP National Civic Dan Weisberg, about a new virtual program that allows professionals to make a difference from their desk.
Bestselling author Jim Wallis discusses his new book, On God's Side: What Religion Forgets and Politics Hasn't Learned about Serving the Common Good. Wallis has recently served on the President's Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships and is the current chair of the Global Agenda Council on Faith for the World Economic Forum.
An Australian Alternative Rock festival is coming to America and it's coming here first. Learn more from Adam Schneider of The Palace about the music, why it's coming to Meadow Brook Theater in Metro Detroit and what bands you can experience if you go.
Would you support stricter background checks for gun purchases made in Michigan? State Rep. Jim Townsend (D - Royal Oak, House District 26) discusses a main gun control bill that would create universal background checks and is expected to be introduced on Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr declared the city "insolvent" in his initial report released Monday, May 13, 2013. Craig speaks with Detroit News Lansing Bureau Reporter Chad Livengood about the future of the city's finances.