Ann Arbor, MI – Voters in Ann Arbor will have a pair of millages on the ballot in November. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, one millage is for streets and bridges while the other is for sidewalk repair.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Huron River is the focus of the "Riverup!" initiative. WEMU's David Fair and Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wosniak talk about the program in this installment of WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor city council has approved a contract change to pay Recycle Ann Arbor more for curbside recycling collection. But as WEMU's Andrew Cluley reportes, council postponed a decision on whether to terminate a contract for the Recycle Bank program that offers families rewards for recycling.
Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County is merging three departments into one new office of Community and Economic Development. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the county commissioners approved the plan at their meeting Wednesday night.
Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan is known for many things, such as the Big Three, the Red Wings and beautiful lakes. Another thing you can add to that list is beer. It's Made in Michigan Week, and as WEMU's Jason Leineke reports, Michigan ranks fifth in the nation in breweries.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor SPARK will be able to do a lot to help start-up and early-stage businesses with ten-point-eight million dollars from Michigan's 21st Century Jobs Fund. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.
Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair talks about golf courses, and how the environment doesn't have to pay the price for keeping golf courses beautiful, in this installment of "Issues of the Environment".
Ann Arbor, MI – There will be primary elections for three of Ann Arbor's city council positions tomorrow. WEMU's Andrew Cluley previews the third ward democratic race between incumbent Stephen Kunselman and challengers Igrid Ault and Marwan Issa.
Ann Arbor, MI – There will be primary elections for three of Ann Arbor's city council positions next week. In part two of our series, WEMU's Andrew Cluley previews the fifth ward democratic race between incumbent Mike Anglin and challenger Neal Elyakin.
Ypsilanti, MI – With a total of six assaults on women reported in Ann Arbor since mid-month, many women are wondering how best to protect themselves from an attack. WEMU's Bob Eccles has some advice from a self-defense expert.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority says it won't be paying back more money to other organizations for excess collections of tax increment financing revenues because it doesn't owe the money in the first place. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – There will be primary elections for three of Ann Arbor's city council positions next week. In ward two, incumbent Stephen Rapundalo is challenged by Tim Hull. WEMU's Andrew Cluley profiles the second-ward candidates in this first of a three-part series on next week's primary.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is doctor Thomas Wenisch, an assistant professor in the electrical engineering and computer science department at the University of Michigan.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board heard from two elementary school principals Monday night who say they need student service coordinator positions that were cut from next year's budget reinstated. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Efforts to repeal Michigan's new emergency manager law are ramping up with door-to-door efforts to collect petition signatures planned in the next few weeks. The Washtenaw County Action Team hosted a town hall meeting on the effort Monday night in Ypsilanti. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Morning Edition local host David Fair welcomes Charles Griffith, Clean Vehicles and Fuels Director for the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor to "Issues of the Environment" to talk about the electric car experiment.