Month: August 2015

GOP Presidential Contender Kasich Says U.S. Must Not ‘Lead from Behind’ on Security

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich says the U.S. must do more internationally to safeguard the nation’s security. Kasich spoke during...

Why Can’t Hillary Close the Deal?

Senior Political Correspondent at the National Journal Tim Alberta discusses the history of Hillary Clinton's political campaigns, and what they say about her...

Committee Could Meet this Week to Consider Expelling Courser, Gamrat

Early this week, the public will find out the details of a state House investigation into two Tea Party lawmakers involved...

Huron County Holds Off on New Wind Farms

The Huron County Board of Commissioners has placed a moratorium on new wind operations until October so that it can...

Meet Robert Livernois, Superintendent of Warren Consolidated Schools

Superintendent of Warren Consolidated Schools Robert Livernois discusses issues with school funding, new programs, and student enrollment for the upcoming school year on...

EMU Receives $1.8 Million for Veterans, Low-Income Students

$1.8 million in federal grant money will benefit students at Eastern Michigan University. Low-income, first-generation freshman students and military veterans will...

Palmer Park’s New Life Began on Its Tennis Courts

When Detroit was on the verge of bankruptcy, city leaders considered closing several parks because it couldn't afford to maintain...

The Progressive Underground Show 138 feat. ALTON MILLER

Alton Miller On tonight's Progressive Underground, we interview Detroit-based international recording artist ALTON MILLER and play selected cuts from his...

Rob Reinhart’s Essential Music: 8-29-15

Brand new Los Lobos, The Dead Weather, Jose Gonzalez, plus Detroit's own The Bruised Reed, classics from Al Green and...

Sister Ships: Filmmakers Tell the Tale of the Boblo Boats

Filmmakers from New York are working on a Detroit-based documentary titled “Boblo Boats: A Tale of Two Sisters.” Combining old footage...

Books N’ Beats: Musicians Flock to Ferndale To Benefit Bibliotheca

Longtime Detroit music journalist and employee of the Ferndale Public Library, Jeff Milo has brought together top-tier Michigan musicians from...

‘The Design in Everything’: Ruth Adler Schnee’s Illustrious Career in Textile Art

Photo by Ruth Adler Schnee The celebrated textile designer Ruth Adler Schnee is the Kresge Foundation's 2015 Eminent Artist. At...