Stateside for Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016
- The Next Idea: Researchers at the University of Michigan are working on a braille version of tablet computers for blind or visually impaired people.
- There’s an innovative idea from Israel that might be taking root in Detroit. The idea is to train people in the community to respond to emergency calls.
- Volunteers from across the country are on the ground in Flint, helping any way they can. Volunteers like Michael Hood, the co-director of Crossing Water.
- Officials in Ann Arbor are worried an underground dioxane plume will eventually make its way to the Huron River, a primary source of drinking water.