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11:22 am
Wed April 29, 2009

Equal Pay Day

Ypsilanti, MI – New legislation introduced in Lansing would assure equal pay for equal work regardless of gender. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
11:13 am
Wed April 29, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the head of the Parks and Recreation Division of the State Department of Natural Resources, Ron Olson. Olson was Ann Arbor's Superintendent of Parks for 20 years, and an assistant city manager.

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WEMU Local
10:49 am
Fri April 24, 2009

Ad Revenue Decline Also Hitting News Magazines

Ypsilanti, MI – The lousy economy and corresponding drop in advertising revenue has been a killer for newspapers like the Ann Arbor News, but it hasn't been easy for weekly news magazines, like Newsweek, either.
Newsweek Chairman Richard Smith will address Eastern Michigan University students during Sunday morning's commencement. Hear more on where Smith thinks the news business is headed in this interview with WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Fri April 24, 2009

Impressions of Detroit and Michigan from NPR Host

Ypsilanti, MI – National Public Radio's 'Morning Edition' co-host Steve Inskeep spent the past week reporting from Detroit on the future of the motor city, and the state of Michigan.
Friday morning, he spoke with WEMU's David Fair about what he's learned along the way. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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WEMU Local
9:29 am
Fri April 24, 2009

EMU Update

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's EMU Update from WEMU, featuring Eastern Michigan University President doctor Susan Martin.

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WEMU Local
8:30 am
Thu April 23, 2009

Earth Day Town Hall in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – University of Michigan students and community members learned what actions are taking place on campus, in Ann Arbor, and across the state to address climate change concerns at a town hall forum Thursday night. Hear more on the Earth Day event in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:25 am
Thu April 23, 2009

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
9:11 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Deep Cuts Ahead for Ypsilanti's City Budget

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city manager is recommending cuts to help eliminate a budget deficit of close to a half-million dollars. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Wed April 22, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's expanded Earth Day edition of Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the acting Dean of the School of Natural Resources at the University of Michigan, doctor David Allen.

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WEMU Local
10:03 am
Tue April 21, 2009

School Board Narrows Field of Finalists for Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – The field of finalists to be the Ypsilanti School District's next superintendent has been narrowed from seven down to two. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Tue April 21, 2009

EMU President Pushes for Renovation Funds

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan Univesity President doctor Susan Martin testified before the state Senate subcommittee on higher education appropriations Monday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Tue April 21, 2009

Proposed Ann Arbor Budget Cuts Police Department

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WEMU Local
11:12 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Field of Superintendent Candidates Could Be Narrowed Tonight

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board meets tonight to consider narrowing the field of candidates to be the district's next superintendent. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
11:09 am
Mon April 20, 2009

Stimulus Funds Aid County Weatherization Program

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's efforts to improve energy efficiency in homes owned or rented by low income families is getting a boost thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Thu April 16, 2009

County Tax Base Continues to Decline

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's total taxable value has dropped by nearly 338-million dollars in the last year. That's according to the county's equalization report approved by the county board of commissioner's ways and means committee on Wednesday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Thu April 16, 2009

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat, featuring the just-back-from-Scotland Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Sustainable Michigan

Ann Arbor, MI – Government, business, and educational leaders in southeast Michigan say the state can become a leader in sustainability. N-S-F International and the Southeast Michigan Sustainable Business Forum hosted a 'growing with a green economy' conference on Tuesday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley

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WEMU Local
8:51 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Campaign for Health Care Change Comes to Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – A community forum on health care reform drew more than 100 people Tuesday night to the Brown A-M-E church in Ypsilanti. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Wed April 15, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring biologist Michael Kielb, a visiting lecturer at Eastern Michigan University.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Tue April 14, 2009

Interviews Begin for Next Ypsilanti Schools Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – Candidates to be the next Superintendent of the Ypsilanti school district will be interviewed by the school board this week. Get the schedule in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:57 am
Mon April 13, 2009

Getting More from the Sun

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor city officials say they've learned a lot from a recent Solar American Cities Conference. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:39 am
Thu April 9, 2009

Minor League Baseball Comes to Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Minor league baseball is coming to Ypsilanti this summer, and a ball park might be built in the city's Water Street area to house a permanent team. The Midwest Sliders hosted a 'meet and greet' Wednesday evening. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
11:01 am
Wed April 8, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Chelsea area veterinarian Dr. Greg Peter. Dr. Peter is also a member of the Michigan United Conservation Clubs, and is active in that group's efforts to eradicate feral swine.

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WEMU Local
11:00 am
Wed April 8, 2009

Rezoning Stalls for Ypsilanti's Water Street Project

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has tabled an ordinance that would change the zoning on the city's Water Street property. It's another delay in a long-delayed project. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
11:00 am
Wed April 8, 2009

Height Restrictrions for New Ann Arbor Buildings

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has given preliminary approval to downtown zoning changes that include height restrictions. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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