Rebecca Thiele

Environment/Technology Reporter, host of "Arts & More"

Rebecca Thiele became the Arts & More producer for WMUK in 2011. Rebecca also reports on issues related to the environment and technology in Southwest Michigan. She 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.

​Twitter: @beckythiele

E-mail: rebecca [dot] thiele [at] wmich [dot] edu

Two years ago, President Obama made history when he reestablished relations with Cuba - a country the U.S. had embargoed since the Cold War. What once was forbidden territory for most Americans has now become a tourist destination. 

WASHINGTON — Four Michigan prisoners were part of a series of nationwide commutations Wednesday by President Barack Obama of U.S. residents who were jailed on drug charges. (The Detroit News)

MICHIGAN - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Republican Donald Trump in Michigan as 3-in-5 likely voters say the New York businessman is not qualified to be president, according to a new poll conducted for The Detroit News and WDIV-TV.

KALAMAZOO, MI – The fountain in Kalamazoo's Bronson Park, which has generated controversy over how it depcits a settler and a Native American, has been given its own listing on the National Register of Historic Places.

LANSING, MI — Voter turnout in Michigan during the Aug. 2 primary was slightly lower, but comparable to past primary elections in presidential years, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's office. (Mlive)