Rebecca Thiele

Announcer & Producer

Rebecca Thiele became the Arts & More producer for WMUK in 2011. Rebecca also assists the station with social media practices and occasionally anchors during All Things Considered. She is a proud graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism.

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Arts & More
5:10 pm
Thu December 25, 2014

Libraries Then And Today: Allegan Library Celebrates 100 Years

The Allegan District Library just finished out its centennial year - or we should say its centennial year as a Carnegie Library.

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3:08 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Drug, Alcohol Use Down For Teens Says U-M Study

The primary researcher on the study says alcohol use has gone down by about a third every year since 1997, and that smoking has taken a sharp decline.
According to the University of Michigan's 40th annual Monitoring the Future study released today -- which tracks substance abuse trends among 8th-,10th- and 12th-grade students nationally -- 41 percent of students surveyed said they had used alcohol in the past 12 months and 8 percent admitted to smoking cigarettes over that time period.
2:51 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Dingell Hospital Stay Extended

U.S Representative John Dingell from Dearborn has been in the hospital since Friday due to a broken hip. Dingell’s wife told the Detroit News that the congressman will be doing rehabilitation therapy for another two to three weeks.
Washington - Retiring U.S. Rep. John Dingell is "making steady progress" after being hospitalized at George Washington University Hospital with a broken hip Friday, his wife said Tuesday. "John is likely to be at GW Hospital in Washington for two to three weeks with the goal of intense rehabilitation therapy," Debbie Dingell said in a Facebook update Tuesday.
2:35 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Protests Arise Over Religious Freedom Restoration Act

The bill would let businesses and individuals seek exemptions to state or local laws that go against their religious beliefs. Those opposed to the bill worry it could be used to cancel out non-discrimination ordinances.
LANSING, MI - Protesters gathered outside Michigan Capitol on Tuesday morning, carrying colorful signs and chanting in opposition to a religious freedom bill they called a " license to discriminate." Nikki Gestwite, 28, helped organize the protest on Facebook after she and two friends first considered plans for a smaller rally in their hometown of Adrian.
2:21 pm
Tue December 16, 2014

Senate Bills Crack Down On Drunk Boating

If Governor Rick Snyders signs the bills into law, the legal blood alcohol level would be dropped from 0.10 percent to .08 percent—the current limit for driving. The bills would also make the third violation a felony charge.
Driving a boat, snowmobile or off-road vehicle while drunk just got a little more dangerous and costly Tuesday. The state Senate unanimously passed a package of bills that stiffen penalties and lower the blood alcohol content for people who are found to be intoxicated while driving their recreational vehicles and boats.

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