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8:58 am
Thu October 15, 2009

Banner Year for Ypsi Farmers Market

Ypsilanti, MI – This is turning out to be a very good year for the downtown Ypsilanti Farmers Market. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Wed October 14, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is green burial advocate Merilynne Rush.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Wed October 14, 2009

Search Process Continues for New Chamber President

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.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Tue October 13, 2009

Washtenaw County Receives H-1-N-1 Flu Vaccine

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.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Tue October 13, 2009

Assessment District Proposed for Ann Arbor's Main Street

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.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Tue October 13, 2009

Math Scores Up in Ypsilanti Elementary Schools

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board was briefed on elementary and middle school student achievement Monday night. Hear more on the results of state tests in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Fri October 9, 2009

EMU Autism Center Opens

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's new autism collarborative center saw its first client this week. Hear more on the new center and its work from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Fri October 9, 2009

Art Takes a Walk Today and Tomorrow

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.

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Fri October 9, 2009

Toxins Found in Health Care Providers

Ypsilanti, MI – A new national study found doctors and nurses across the country are carring a variety of hazardous chemicals in their bodies. Hear more on the study's results from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Thu October 8, 2009

Union Concessions Help Balance County Budget

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials are bringing the 2010 and 2011 budgets more into focus.
Hear more on how local labor unions are helping in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Thu October 8, 2009

Meter Moratorium Extended

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials have extended a moratorium on adding parking meters to residential neighborhoods. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:56 am
Thu October 8, 2009

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
9:13 am
Wed October 7, 2009

Ypsi Council Sets Fees for Filmmakers

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has approved legislation designed to regulate movie production in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:42 am
Wed October 7, 2009

Issues of the Environment

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.

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WEMU Local
9:52 am
Tue October 6, 2009

Downtown Design Guidelines Changing

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.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Fri October 2, 2009

Police Seek Public's Help in Halting Break-Ins

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.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Fri October 2, 2009

First Friday Focus on the Environment

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.

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WEMU Local
8:56 am
Thu October 1, 2009

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
9:10 am
Wed September 30, 2009

Issues of the Environment

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.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Wed September 30, 2009

Library Funding on the Chopping Block

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.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Tue September 29, 2009

Board Welcomes New Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district's new superintendent sat in on his first school board meeting Monday night. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Tue September 29, 2009

New Location for EMU-Brighton

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University officials say a new facility in Brighton should be more visable and better serve students. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:55 am
Mon September 28, 2009

Work Starts Next Year on Allen Creek Projects

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.

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WEMU Local
9:44 am
Fri September 25, 2009

Local State Lawmaker Hopeful on New State Budget

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.

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WEMU Local
9:39 am
Fri September 25, 2009

Proposed State Cuts Would Cost Ann Arbor Schools Plenty

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.

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