Stateside for Monday, June 30, 2014
Today on Stateside:
- A new report says state disinvestment in roads, schools and other infrastructure has put Michigan's future at risk.
- University of Michigan President Mary Sue Coleman has spent the past 12 years at the helm of one of the most influential universities in the country: During her tenure the university faced a number of challenges, including financial cuts from the state and a challenge to its use of affirmative action in admissions.
- The Woodward Dream Cruise says it's the largest one-day celebration of classic cars in the world. But many residents who live near Woodward Avenue, especially in the Oakland County city of Royal Oak, complain about screeching tires, revving engines, and the unmistakable roar of glass-pack mufflers.
- Attorney Kenneth Feinberg will run the General Motors Ignition Compensation Fund. Who's eligible for compensation? When and how do they file a claim? And how much money are we talking about?
- There are people in Michigan getting a dose of arsenic every time they drink the water coming from their taps. And some of them have arsenic levels well above the federal standards. Michigan Radio's "The Environment Report" is presenting a five-part series this week called "Michigan's Silent Poison," in partnership with The Center for Public Integrity and the public radio show, "Reveal."
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