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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Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow introduced legislation Thursday in Congress to improve veteran health care.

 

The Veterans Deserve Better Act will improve scheduling for appointments, hold third party contractors accountable and provide payment for local doctors and hospitals.

 

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Michigan representatives in the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce met Tuesday to discuss the future of clean car standards.

 

Rep. Fred Upton, Rep. Debbie Dingell and Rep. Tim Walberg are members of the committee.

 

 


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State officials are looking to address a skilled worker shortage in Michigan.

 

The Michigan Department of Education is investing $12-million dollars into career technical education programs for high schoolers.

 

 

 


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Huron Medical Center has announced plans to join the McLaren Health Care system.

 

Huron Medical serves Huron, Sanilac and Tuscola counties.  

 

 


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A 40-year-old Michigan law regulating energy costs has been updated to reflect market changes. It sounds bureaucratic, but it could impact Michigan’s green energy future. For better and for worse.

 

Solar energy providers like the change. Pretty much every other alternative energy producer opposes it.

 

 


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If your Thanksgiving plans include travel - the weather should cooperate, at least until Saturday.

 

The National Weather Service in Gaylord predicts cooler weather throughout the region on Thanksgiving.  

 

 

 


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An environmental group has released an interactive maps of  gas pipelines in the U.S.

 

The Sierra Club’s map shows every pipeline throughout the United States, including lines being constructed or planned.

 

 


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We know Michigan has some of the best sights for fall foliage.

 

Now a major camera company has recognized the state for our views.

 

 


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Each Native American tribe in the state has their own constitution and set of laws.

 

A new report released this week gives high marks to the collaboration between state and tribal courts.

 

 


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The Mackinac Bridge Authority has announced a location for the third public meeting on the 2018 Bridge Walk.

 

The bridge authority is asking people for input on the date, location and other logistics of the walk.

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