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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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WEMU Local
11:25 am
Thu June 17, 2010

EMU On A Roll

Ypsilanti, MI – The 'zero zero zero' program at Eastern Michigan University is paying off. An update on that and other news from EMU in this interview by WEMU's Clark Smith with EMU President Susan Martin.

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WEMU Local
11:16 am
Thu June 17, 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
9:49 am
Wed June 16, 2010

City Buys Apartment Complex from HUD

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has approved the sale of a gateway area eyesore from the federal government to the city's housing commission. Renovations will get underway soon. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles

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WEMU Local
9:36 am
Wed June 16, 2010

EMU Lecturers Join AFT

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's adjunct lecturers have voted to create a new bargaining unit. They'll be affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:32 am
Wed June 16, 2010

EMU Officially Opens New Indoor Athletic Practice Facility

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University held a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house for its new indoor practice facility on Tuesday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:27 am
Wed June 16, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the Director of Sustainability and Environmental Policy at Ford, John Viera.

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WEMU Local
10:15 am
Mon June 14, 2010

Be Prepared for West Nile Virus This Summer

Washtenaw County, MI – Summer is still a week away, but it's not too early to start thinking about how to protect yourself from the West Nile virus. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Thu June 10, 2010

Ann Arbor Joins Consolidated School Transportation Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district has signed on with the Washtenaw Intermediate School District's transportation consolidation plan, though the contract has yet to be signed. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:00 am
Thu June 10, 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
8:56 am
Thu June 10, 2010

First Friday Focus on the Environment (June)

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Lisa Wozniak, and this month's special guest, the Director of the Ecology Center in Ann Arbor, Mike Garfield.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Wed June 9, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the manager of the healthy homes section of the Michigan Department of Community Health, Wes Preim.

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