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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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WEMU Local
1:33 pm
Wed July 20, 2011

Ann Arbor City Council names new City Administrator

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor City Council has named Marquette County Administrator Steve Powers as its choice to be the next City Administrator. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, city council voted unanimously in favor of Powers.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Fri July 15, 2011

More College Grads Needed to Bolster State Economy

Ypsilanti, MI – The head of the non-profit community organization "Michigan Future" says the path to prosperity is increasing the proportion of college graduates living in Michigan. Michigan Future President Lou Glazer spoke at Eastern Michigan University Thursday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:14 am
Fri July 15, 2011

Ann Arbor School District Revises 'Pay to Play' for Sports

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials have revised plans to reduce costs spent on athletics in the upcoming school year. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:31 am
Thu July 14, 2011

District Will Ask Voters to Approve Technology Bond Issue

Ann Arbor, MI – Residents in the Ann Arbor school district will likely vote on a technology bond issue in November. The school board voted unanimously Wednesday night for district officials to prepare the proposal. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:27 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Council Could Name New City Administrator Monday Night

Ann Arbor, MI – After two days of interviews and presentations, Ann Arbor's city council members say both finalists to become the next city administrator would be a good choice. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Ypsilanti Becomes Ann Arbor - Temporarily

Ypsilanti, MI – Movie makers will turn part of Ypsilanti into Ann Arbor late next week. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Russ phones it in from the League of Historic Theaters conference in Schenectady, New York. Check out this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
7:16 am
Thu July 14, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the Policy Director for the Michigan Environmental Council, James Clift.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Wed July 13, 2011

City Administrator Search Down to Two

Ann Arbor, MI – The two remaining finalists to become Ann Arbor's next city administrator are making final presentations to city council this morning. Former Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority President Ellie Oppenheim, and Marquette County Administrator Steve Powers attended a public reception yesterday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:35 am
Tue July 12, 2011

Solid Waste Fund Headed Toward Deficit

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say without changes, the city's solid waste fund will run a yearly deficit of over a half-million dollars by the year 2017. At a work session Monday night, city council began discussions on how to balance the budget in compost, recycling, and trash collection. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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