Ann Arbor, MI – The process of finding a new president for the Ann Arbor Chamber of Commerce is moving along. A search committee holds its first meeting today. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Washtenaw County Public Health Department has received its initial allotment of H-1-N-1 flu vaccine. WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with the department's Communicable Disease Program Coordinator to find out how the vaccine will be distributed.
Ann Arbor, MI – Property owners along Ann Arbor's Main Street may create a special assessment in an effort to make the street even more attractive to shoppers and residents. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Art of all types will be on display today and tomorrow throughout Washtenaw County in a kind of scavenger hunt event. It's the tenth annual Art Walk. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Matt Grocoff, the creator of "GreenovationTV dot com", helping people learn how to make their homes energy efficient.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say they're already working on changes to proposed downtown design guidelines to line up with concerns raised at a public hearing Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Chelsea, MI – Law enforcement officials say it's going to take a team effort, including the public, to halt a string of break-ins in the western part of Washtenaw County. Michigan State Police, the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department, and Chelsea police hosted a town hall meeting on the issue Thursday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment, with co-host Lisa Wozniak, the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, and this month's special guest, Rob Sisson, the Executive Director of Republicans for Environmental Protection.
Ypsilanti, MI – As state budget negotiations come down to the wire in Lansing, environmental departments and programs brace for major cuts and major changes. Hear more in this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring State Senator Patty Birkholtz, who chairs the state senate's Natural Resources and Environmental Affairs Committee.
Ann Arbor, MI – The Michigan house of representatives has approved a plan to cut funding to local libraries by 40 percent. Officials with the Ann Arbor public library say this plan will further diminish the services libraries offer. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials expect to begin construction next year on a pair of projects to improve water quality and reduce flooding in the Allen Creek drainage district. Hear more on the plan in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor state representative Rebekah Warren says she's hopeful lawmakers will come up with a new state budget by next week's deadline. Budget negotiations are entering the marathon stage, and the situation is changing daily. Warren spoke with WEMU's David Fair on the budget's status as of this morning.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials say a state budget proposal to cut spending by 218 dollars per student this school year would cost the district nearly four million dollars. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.