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1:48 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

Ann Arbor voters to decide street & bridge and sidewalk millages.

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.

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WEMU Local
1:40 pm
Fri August 5, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment for 8/5/11

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.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Fri August 5, 2011

Ann Arbor city council tackles issues affecting recycling

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.

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WEMU Local
3:02 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

Cinema Chat for 8/4/11

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU Morning Edition local host David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins talk movies and entertainment news in this week's installment of Cinema Chat.

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WEMU Local
2:39 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

Washtenaw County consolidates departments.

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.

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WEMU Local
2:36 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

Made in Michigan Week

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.

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WEMU Local
2:33 pm
Thu August 4, 2011

State money will help Ann Arbor SPARK assist new businesses

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.

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WEMU Local
1:47 pm
Wed August 3, 2011

Incumbents fare well in Ann Arbor city council primaries.

Ann Arbor, MI – Incumbents won all three contested primaries for Ann Arbor city council seats Tuesday night. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
8:56 am
Wed August 3, 2011

Issues of the Environment for 8/03/11

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".

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WEMU Local
2:22 pm
Tue August 2, 2011

Three Ann Arbor wards have contested city council primaries today.

Ann Arbor, MI – Voters head to the polls today in three of Ann Arbor's wards for Democratic city council primaries. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Mon August 1, 2011

A2 City Council Primary - Part Three

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.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Fri July 29, 2011

Major Donations Boost Rutherford Pool Fundraising Effort

Ypsilanti, MI – The Friends of the Rutherford Pool in Ypsilanti have taken a big step toward reaching a major fundraising goal. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Fri July 29, 2011

A2 City Council Primary - Part Two

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.

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Thu July 28, 2011

Protecting Yourself From Sexual Assault

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.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu July 28, 2011

DDA Won't Pay

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.

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WEMU Local
8:48 am
Thu July 28, 2011

A2 City Council Primary - Part One

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.

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WEMU Local
9:35 am
Wed July 27, 2011

Issues of the Environment

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.

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WEMU Local
12:44 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

Principals Want Elementary School Positions Restored

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.

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WEMU Local
12:39 pm
Tue July 26, 2011

EFM Repeal Effort Ramping Up in Washtenaw County

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.

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WEMU Local
2:30 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Slightly cooler weather for third day of Ann Arbor Art Fairs

Ann Arbor, MI – As the area welcomes somewhat cooler weather, WEMU's Andrew Cluley speaks with some of the artists displaying wares at the Ann Arbor Art Fairs.

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WEMU Local
2:28 pm
Fri July 22, 2011

Ann Arbor public schools revise athletics cost-cutting plans

Ann Arbor, MI – Students will save money as Ann Arbor public schools again revises plans to reduce athletic department costs. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
2:14 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

U-of-M Hospitals and Health Centers among nation's finest.

Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan Hospitals and Health Centers has once again landed on a prestigious list of the nation's best hospitals. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
2:11 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Issues of the Environment for 7-20-11

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.

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WEMU Local
2:08 pm
Thu July 21, 2011

Cinema Chat for 7/21/11

Ypsilanti, MI – Morning Edition local host David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins talk about movies and the entertainment business in this week's installment of "Cinema Chat".

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WEMU Local
1:36 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Hot weather affects more than humans.

Ypsilanti, MI – Hot temperatures are here to stay for a bit, and as WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, it's not only us humans feeling the heat.

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