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10:35 am
Thu August 5, 2010

No More Questions About Past Felonies in Washtenaw County Employment Applications

Ann Arbor, MI – No more questions about past felonies for those applying for jobs with Washtenaw County. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the county will still do background checks for all employees.

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Thu August 5, 2010

Cinema Chat for 8/5/10

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins joins WEMU Morning Edition local host David Fair for Cinema Chat, a weekly look at movies and the world of entertainment.

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WEMU Local
9:36 am
Mon August 2, 2010

Ballot Proposals in Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, MI – Several local governments have money issues on Tuesday's ballot. Click to here details on each from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:03 am
Fri July 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
8:45 am
Wed July 28, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the President of Whole Brain Group, Marissa Smith.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Thu July 22, 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
9:02 am
Wed July 21, 2010

City Puts the Brakes on Medial Marijuana

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has approved the first reading of an emergency ordinance to impose a 90-day moratorium on the sale and dispensing of medical marijuana in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Wed July 21, 2010

City Gets Union Concessions

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor has received concessions from three bargaining units that will save the city money in the short and long runs. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Wed July 21, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the owner and senior aquatic biologist of Superior Environmental and Aquatic Services, Gary Crawford.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Tue July 20, 2010

More Zing for Zingermans

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken three steps to allow Zingerman's Deli to expand its operations. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Tue July 20, 2010

Education Fundraiser Gets Big Boost

Ann Arbor, MI – With less than two weeks to go in the Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation's 'Million Reasons' campaign, the foundation has picked up a large donation. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Mon July 19, 2010

Film Festival Early Entry Deadline is August 16th

Ann Arbor, MI – Filmmakers who'd like to enter their work in the Ann Arbor Film Festival are up against an August 16th early entry deadline. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:51 am
Wed July 14, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the Transportation Program Manager for the city of Ann Arbor, Eli Cooper.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Tue July 13, 2010

Governor Signs 'Home Kitchen' Bill in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Officials with Ypsilanti's Growing Hope say they were thrilled that Governor Granholm came to their facility to sign into a law a bill to allow some foods to be sold at farmers markets without requiring a commercial kitchen. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:43 am
Mon July 12, 2010

Tracking How Your Local Tax Dollars Are Spent

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County residents will soon be able to more easily find out how county leaders are spending tax dollars. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Wed July 7, 2010

Council Rejects Historic District Proposal

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has turned down a proposed historic district for a couple of blocks south of downtown. The vote was six to four, but that was not the end of the discussion. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:14 am
Wed July 7, 2010

Ypsilanti Approves Funds for Freighthouse Repairs

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted to spend 87-thousand dollars in general fund reserves to help the 'Friends of the Ypsilanti Freighthouse' pay for unexpected roof repairs. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Wed July 7, 2010

Council On Record Opposing Arizona Immigration Law

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a resolution opposing Arizona's new immigration law and any similar proposals in Michigan. The vote was eight to one in favor of the resolution. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Wed July 7, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Ann Arbor state representative Rebekah Warren.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Fri June 25, 2010

AATA to Develop Transit Master Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – Over the next six to seven months, the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority will develop a county-wide transit master plan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:32 am
Thu June 24, 2010

District Reaches Historic Contract With Teachers; Layoffs Cancelled

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district is recalling all teachers that faced layoffs, thanks in large part to concessions given by the teachers' union in a unique contract agreement. The school board approved the contract Wednesday night, and voted to rescind all layoff notices. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:28 am
Thu June 24, 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
10:38 am
Wed June 23, 2010

Council Creates New Parking Permit District

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a new residential parking permit district, and may create another one before the summer is over. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:34 am
Wed June 23, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the Senior and Founding Principal of A3C in Ann Arbor, Dan Jacobs.

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WEMU Local
9:14 am
Tue June 22, 2010

Council Rejects 'Heritage Row' Rezoning

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has rejected rezoning seven properties on south Fifth Avenue to allow the creation of three new housing buildings behind existing homes. Council voted seven to four Monday night to approve the rezoning, but that's one vote short of the required supermajority. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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