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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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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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