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9:16 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ypsilanti, MI – October is breast cancer awareness month. WEMU's David Fair talks with Vicki Rackowski, the Chief Operating Officer of the American Cancer Society's Great Lakes Division about the disease and advances in treating it. Click to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
8:23 am
Fri October 1, 2010

Fighting Panhandling in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor task force is working over the next six months to look at the issue of panhandling. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Thu September 30, 2010

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
8:30 am
Thu September 30, 2010

International School May Open Next Fall in Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County's first international baccalaureate school may open next fall. The Ann Arbor school board was briefed on the proposal Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Former UofM Researcher to Pay Restitution

Ann Arbor, MI – A former University of Michigan researcher who pleaded guilty to malicious destruction of property in the sabotage of a graduate student's work is awaiting word on restitution in the case. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Thu September 30, 2010

Dump Your Porch Sofas

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor will hold a free sofa collection next month in connection with the recently-passed ban on the outdoor storage of upholstered furniture. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Wed September 29, 2010

WCC President Retiring Next Year

Ypsilanti, MI – For only the fourth time in the school's history, Washtenaw Community College officials will be looking for a president. Current President Larry Whitworth officially announced Tuesday that he's retiring at the end of next August. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:38 am
Wed September 29, 2010

EMU Ready for State Funding Cut

Ypsilanti, MI – A looming reduction in state funding for universities comes as no surprise to Eastern Michigan University. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Wed September 29, 2010

SOS Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Ypsilanti, MI – A local agency that provides emergency housing services to residents is marking 40 years of helping the homeless. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Wed September 29, 2010

This is Only a Test

Ypsilanti, MI – Tomorrow at Noon, Eastern Michigan University will test the system it would use to alert students, faculty, and staff of a campus emergency. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:29 am
Wed September 29, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is an engineer and political scientist at the University of Michigan, doctor Jonathon Buckley.

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Health Reform Expected to have Positive Impact on County

Washtenaw County, MI – If the recently implemented federal health care changes have any impact on public health agencies, it's likely to be positive. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:30 am
Tue September 28, 2010

Ann Arbor Mayoral Candidates Debate

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje and his election challenger, Steve Bean, squared off in a debate Monday night sponsored by the League of Women Voters. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Tue September 28, 2010

LWV Hosts City Council Debate

Ann Arbor, MI – Candidates for Ann Arbor's two contested city council races debated Monday night.
Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Tue September 28, 2010

County Commissioner Debate

Ann Arbor, MI – With county commissioner Jeff Irwin running for a state house seat, the 11th district Washtenaw County commissioner race is between newcomers Yousef Rabhi and Joe Baublis. The two debated Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:02 am
Fri September 24, 2010

EMU Computer System Security Breach

Ypsilanti, MI – By early next week, Eastern Michigan University officials expect to complete the forensic analysis and issue a full report on a computer sytem hack that took place early this month. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
7:58 am
Fri September 24, 2010

Voter Registration Deadline is October 5th

Washtenaw County, MI – If you're planning to vote in the November general election, you have until Tuesday, October 5th to register. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
7:55 am
Fri September 24, 2010

Fuller Road Station Project Inching Forward

Ann Arbor, MI – The first phase of a proposed intermodal transit station near the University of Michigan Medical Center has taken a step forward. The project includes several floors of parking, a bus station, and bicycle parking. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Thu September 23, 2010

Board Narrows Search Firm Field for Superintendent Search

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board is now considering only two potential companies to help find the district's next superintendent. The board interviewed five search firms before trimming the field of candidates. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:41 am
Thu September 23, 2010

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
9:30 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Commission Delays Vote on Medical Marijuana Facilities Zoning

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's planning commission has held a public hearing on proposed zoning guidelines for medical marijuana facilities, but postponed a vote on the issue until its first meeting next month. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Enrollment Up at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Enrollment at Eastern Michigan University is up two-point-eight percent compared to last year, and is the fifth-highest total in the school's history. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Wed September 22, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is engineer and architect and founding principal of the collaborative architectural firm A-3-C in Ann Arbor, Dan Jacobs. He's also vice-president of the Sustainable Business Forum of Southeast Michigan.

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WEMU Local
8:20 am
Tue September 21, 2010

Council Bans Porch Couches

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has passed a resolution banning upholstered furniture designed for indoor use from being used or stored on porches. The resolution was approved unanimously Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:17 am
Tue September 21, 2010

Washtenaw Wetlands Cases Settled

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan environmental regulators have settled a lawsuit with two land development companies in Washtenaw County wetlands cases. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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