Devon Rademacher

Student Reporter and Host

Devon Rademacher is a reporter for WCMU's award-winning news department, covering stories throughout central and northern Michigan. She also serves as a weekend and evening  on-air host. 

Devon is currently a senior at Central Michigan University, studying broadcasting and journalism. She is expecting to graduate in December, 2017.

Devon is originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan, and plans to move out of state after graduation.

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A new report from the Michigan Campaign Finance Network shows half of current Michigan lawmakers have paid fines for violating campaign finance disclosure rules.

 

Common errors by state lawmakers and their campaign included reporting late, not reporting properly, and not disclosing contributions before an election.

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A ski lodge and park in Traverse City is now in the site development phase of a major update after surpassing its fundraising goal by $500,000.

 

Traverse City pledged $1.5 million in matching funds to the Hickory Hills park.

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A non-profit health organization based in Saginaw has purchased a new mobile dental bus to provide care to elementary school children and senior citizens.

 

A $200,000 grant from Delta Dental allowed the Great Lakes Bay Health Center to purchase a new unit with a wheelchair lift and three treatment chairs.

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Officials with a state program that redevelops contaminated areas around Michigan says their funding has run out. And they’re not sure where - or if - they’ll get more.

 

The brownfield program through the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality helps communities redevelop areas that are confirmed or believed to be contaminated.

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MidMichigan Health in Midland will begin construction this fall on a $57 million update, including a new heart center.

 

The expansion will also include updating labs and diagnostic areas.

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State officials are targeting seat belt use with “Click on Michigan”, a part of the “Click it or Ticket” campaign.

 

In 2009, Michigan had a seat belt use rate of 98 percent, the top in the nation.

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A new study found that workers experiencing change are more likely than those who are not, to be stressed and unhappy.  

 

The annual study comes from the American Psychological Association.

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Thursday was National Museum Day.

A new survey conducted by a design and production agency shows one in ten Americans have never been to a one.

Museum curators say that’s disappointing.

 

$500,000 in recycling grants were awarded to 27 communities throughout Michigan on Wednesday, to improve recycling services.

The Northeast Michigan Council of Governments for Alpena Recycling Board received 50-thousand dollars.

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The Mackinac Bridge Authority is already preparing for the traffic backups expected during the 60th annual Labor Day Bridge Walk.

 

The bridge will be closed to traffic from 6:30am to noon.

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