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10:39 am
Mon February 21, 2011

Field of Superintendent Candidates Down to Three

Ann Arbor, MI – A group of Ann Arbor school board members will be visiting the districts where the three finalists to be Ann Arbor's next superintendent currently work. Last Friday, the board trimmed the field of candidates to three. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:32 pm
Fri February 18, 2011

Snyder Budget Plan Would Add to Ypsilanti Schools Financial Woes

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's budget proposal includes a 300-dollar per-pupil cut in funding for K-12 education. That's not sitting well with the Superintendent of the Ypsilanti school district. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Fri February 18, 2011

Bus and Rail Option Taking Lead in AATA Master Plan Development

Ann Arbor, MI – As the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority nears the end of 20 planned community forums on the development of a transit master plan, one option appears to have the most support. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:34 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Superintendent Candidate Interviews Continue - Part 4

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board interviewed three candidates who want to become the district's next superintendent yesterday, including the assistant superintendent for the Baltimore County schools. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:33 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Superintendent Candidate Interviews Continue - Part 3

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board interviewed three candidates who want to become the district's next superintendent yesterday, including the superintendent of Oregon Trail schools, Shelley Redinger. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:33 pm
Thu February 17, 2011

Superintendent Candidate Interviews Continue - Part 2

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board interviewed three candidates hoping to become the district's next superintendent yesterday, including Eaton Rapids superintendent Bell DeFrance.
Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu February 17, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
8:38 am
Wed February 16, 2011

Ypsilanti Approves Medical Marijuana Regulations

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti has given final approval to regulations covering the growing and dispensing of medical marijuana in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Wed February 16, 2011

Superintendent Candidate Interviews Underway

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board has interviewed the first of six candidates vying to be the school district's next superintendent. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:31 am
Wed February 16, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is doctor Mark Flanner, an assistant professor in the University of Michigan's department of Atmospheric, Oceanic, and Space Sciences.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Tue February 15, 2011

Area Lawmakers Unveil Second Parent Adoption Bill

Ann Arbor, MI – Area lawmakers have introduced a bill to allow second parent adoptions. The bill is in response to a 2004 decision by a Supreme Court judge which set up roadblocks for unmarried couples to share parental rights. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:06 am
Mon February 14, 2011

New Name for Ann Arbor High School

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Stone High School will have a new name when the next school year begins. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:07 am
Fri February 11, 2011

Skyline Principal Earns Top Honors

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Skyline High School Principal Sulura Jackson has been named the state's high school principal of the year. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Superintendent Search Down to Six Candidates

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board has narrowed the field of candidates to become the district's next superintendent to six. Hear more on the finalists and the next steps in the selection process from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:25 am
Thu February 10, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – For the lastest film offerings for your weekend entertainment, listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Council Approves Downtown Design Guidelines

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved downtown design guidelines and a design review program. It's the final piece of Ann Arbor's 'discovering downtown' initiative.

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WEMU Local
8:22 am
Wed February 9, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the State Associate for Environment Michigan, Nicole Lowen. Environment Michigan recently published the report "Dirty Energy's Assault on our Health: Mercury".

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Tue February 8, 2011

Council Revives Heritage Row Development

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council may have brought back to life a proposal to renovate seven homes on Fifth Avenue and build three new apartment buildings on the site. Council voted nine to two Monday night to reduce review fees for a revised Heritage Row planned unit development petition. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Tue February 8, 2011

Teachers Agree to More Concessions

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has approved an addendum to the district's contract with its teachers union. The change means union members will now pay higher health care deductibles. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:29 am
Mon February 7, 2011

Ypsilanti Looks to Help from Lansing

Ypsilanti, MI – The city's of Ypsilanti's lobbyist in Lansing sees reason to be optimistic about the future. But he also expects there'll be tough decisions to be made along the way. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:24 am
Fri February 4, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to February's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU. The co-host of this monthly feature is Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak. Our special guest this month is the former Director of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment, Rebecca Humphries. Humphries is now the Executive Director of Ducks Unlimited.

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WEMU Local
8:18 am
Fri February 4, 2011

Governor Snyder Appoints New EMU Regents

Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Rick Snyder has appointed two new members to the Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Thu February 3, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the Executive Director of the Great Lakes office of the National Wildlife Federation, Andy Buchsbaum.

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WEMU Local
8:22 am
Thu February 3, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
2:49 pm
Wed February 2, 2011

Medical Marijuana Ordinance Clears First Hurdle

Ypsilanti, MI – It's taken several months, but Ypsilanti's city council has approved the first reading of an ordinance to regulate medical marijuana in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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