Gvo. Rick Snyder joins Michigan Public Radio Capitol Bureau Chief Rick Pluta for an hour-long call-in show, "Michigan Calling."
Between Iraq and Syria, Russia and Ukraine… foreign affairs and international relations have been making the biggest headlines over the past several months. The question is raised once again whether the United States should increase military action abroad. Host Bankole Thompson holds a panel discussion on how far the U.S. should in it's nation building efforts around the world.
We get a recap of pre-trial actions and the first day of Detroit's bankruptcy trial, ahead of the second day of bankruptcy trial proceedings set to begin in Detroit this morning.
ML and Laura take calls from listeners about schools and the state of the education system in Detroit and speak with Associate Professor of Reading and Language Arts at University of Michigan-Dearborn Dara Hill.
Laura and guest host ML Elrick talk about wolf hunting in Michigan and discuss how a citizen-initiated law is impacting hunting regulations throughout the state.
Increased gang activity in Detroit over the holiday weekend sparks a conversation between today's guest host, Darrell Dawsey, Reverend David Bullock, President of Detroit-NAACP and Carl Taylor, MSU Professor of Sociology. The panel tackles how public safety organizations and the public should tackle crime and gangs in our community.
Guest host Darrell Dawsey and WDET's Laura Weber-Davis speak with Crain's Detroit Business reporter Amy Haimerl about the issues raised after the flood that overwhelmed local landfills and other trash facilities.
The displacement of seniors has grown significantly in the last two years as renewed interest in Detroit has accelerated. With that, we continue our examination of the challenges faced by Detroit's aging population.
An hour-long education special from American Radioworks. Just in time for back-to-school, we’ll take a look at the challenges of Common Core, and hear both sides of the argument from activists, politicians and teachers.
13th District Congressman John Conyers speaks with Bankole Thompson about criminal justice reform in the aftermath of the events in Ferguson, MO.
University of Detroit Mercy Professor Erick Barnes joins Bankole for a discussion with listeners about the national conversation about public safety, law enforcement and violence after the death of Ferguson teen Mike Brown.
WDET's Sandra Svoboda joins Laura and Rochelle to discuss what's ahead in Detroit's bankruptcy proceedings.
Laura and Rochelle speak with Chris Collins, the Executive Director of the Jazz Fest, about the annual event.
Rochelle Riley speaks with the new Education Achievement Authority Chancellor Veronica Conforme about the DPS system and the new school year.
Bridge Magazine's Nancy Derringer and MLive reporter David Muller join Rochelle and Laura to discuss the relationship between Detroit's aging population and gentrification in the city's greater downtown district.
WDET's Alex Trajano speaks with jazz trumpeter Walter White.
Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is assessing flood damage in metro Detroit as state and local officials try to navigate the best way to fund repairs and address the aftermath in their communities.
Podcast for Monday, August 25, 2014
About 15,000 LED streetlights have been installed in Detroit since the beginning of the year. What's next.
WDET's News Director Jerome Vaughn talks with Detroit Today hosts Saeed Khan and Laura Weber-Davis about what he heard at last weeks community meeting.
Alan Lee's book "Sandstorm" is the WDET Book Club pick for the summer.
The Detroit Public Schools Board of Education is challenging outgoing DPS Emergency Manager, Jack Martin's decision to cut teacher pay by 10 percent.