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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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WEMU Local
8:09 am
Fri September 17, 2010

Ann Arbor Students to get Early College Option

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools students will soon have a new way to earn college credit while still in high school. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Thu September 16, 2010

Allen to be Interim Superintendent of Ann Arbor Schools

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools Deputy Superintendent for Operations will serve as the district's interim superintendent when Todd Roberts leaves the district next month.
Wednesday night, the Ann Arbor school board unanimously accepted Roberts' recommendation and also thinned out the field of search firms for his permanent replacement. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Thu September 16, 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
8:52 am
Wed September 15, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the Sierra Club, Anne Woiwode.

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WEMU Local
7:48 am
Tue September 14, 2010

Zingerman's Expansion Set to Begin

Ann Arbor, MI – With the long process of obtaining approval from the Historic District Commission over, the co-founder of Zingerman's in Ann Arbor says the expansion of the popular restaurant is about to begin. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
7:46 am
Tue September 14, 2010

"Double Up Food Bucks" at Local Farmers Markets

Ypsilanti, MI – A new program helps food stamp recipients stretch their dollars at local farmers markets. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
12:15 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

City Officials May Craft Religious Tolerance Resolution

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are looking to craft a resolution promoting religious tolerance in response to recent spikes in anti-Muslim rhetoric. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:11 pm
Mon September 13, 2010

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – September's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU focuses on oil spills, their costs to the environment, and the ultimate penalties those responsible may pay.
WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment's co-host is the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Lisa Wozniak. Our special guest this month is University of Michigan law professor, David Ulhmann.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Mayor Says Cities Are Revenue Sharing "Pawns"

Ypsilanti, MI – State lawmakers are choosing between cutting revenue sharing for local governments and creating a state employee retirement incentive program to help balance the state budget. The prospect of further revenue sharing cuts is not sitting well with Ypsilanti's Mayor. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Home Grown Festival Saturday Night in A2

Ann Arbor, MI – A celebration of locally-grown food will take place Saturday night at the Ann Arbor farmers market. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Student Voter Registration Drive at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Student government leaders at Eastern Michigan University are out to get as many students as possible registered to vote for the upcoming general election. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Howard Dean at UofM

Ann Arbor, MI – Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says today's college students are sculpting the America they will leave to their kids right now. Dean and Congressmen John Dingell, Mark Shauer, and Gary Peters spoke Wednesday night to college Democrats at the University of Michigan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Thu September 9, 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
11:00 am
Wed September 8, 2010

City Postpones Vote on Porch Furniture Ban

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has held off voting on a proposed ban of upholstered indoor furniture being used or stored on porches. Council postponed the vote to its next meeting, saying the delay is designed to give University of Michigan students more time to learn about the proposed ban. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:56 am
Wed September 8, 2010

City Considers Changes to Nomination Process

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is considering legislation to define the way nominations to city boards and commissions are made, along with the qualifications and terms for those appointments. The measure came about following a disagreement between the Mayor and some of his council colleagues over the re-appointment of a Housing Commission member. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:51 am
Wed September 8, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the city of Ann Arbor's Solid Waste Coordinator, Tom McMurtrie.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu September 2, 2010

County Board Recreates Land Bank

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's Board of Commissioners has voted to recreate a landbank as another tool to deal with blighted properties. Wednesday night's vote rescinds a March decision to dissolve the landbank. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Thu September 2, 2010

Flu Vaccine Now Available

Washtenaw County, MI – This year's flu season should be without the long lines and multiple visits we saw during last year's H-1-N-1 flu outbreak. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:45 am
Thu September 2, 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
8:34 am
Wed September 1, 2010

EMU and Professors Reach Agreement on New Contract

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University and the school's faculty have reached tentative agreement on new two-year contract. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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