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9:00 am
Tue March 16, 2010

Council Backs Google Project Bid

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a resolution urging Google to choose the city for for its high-speed broadband fiber optic network trial. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:30 am
Mon March 15, 2010

Bridge Out Over Portage Lake Canal

Ypsilanti, MI – A bridge replacement project is expected to slow traffic along Dexter-Pinckney Road for about five months. Hear more on the project from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
3:35 pm
Fri March 12, 2010

Dexter Educator Finalist for "Teacher of the Year"

Ypsilanti, MI – A social studies teacher from Dexter High School is a regional finalist for Michigan Teacher of the Year. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
3:32 pm
Fri March 12, 2010

Tax Funds to Spruce Up Downtown Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – Downtown Ann Arbor's Main Street property owners hope a new tax will help make the area more attactive to shoppers. Hear more on the plan from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Thu March 11, 2010

District May Offer Limited 'Schools of Choice' Enrollments

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials outlined a plan Wednesday night to offer limited spaces to children from outside the district. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Thu March 11, 2010

Forum Details New UofM Transit Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – A public forum on transit systems that could be used to connect the University of Michigan's north, central, and medical campuses was held at Stamps auditorium Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Thu March 11, 2010

School Board Selects New Trustee

Ann Arbor, MI – Christine Stead is the newest member of the Ann Arbor Board of Education. Stead joined the board Wednesday night after being chosen from a field of eight candidates to replace former board member Adam Hollier. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Thu March 11, 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
8:46 am
Wed March 10, 2010

Stimulus Funds Helping AATA Services

Ann Arbor, MI – Federal stimulus funds will help the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority move forward on several programs. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:43 am
Wed March 10, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is doctor Leah Bauer of the USDA Forest Service.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Tue March 9, 2010

City Considers Public Services Budget Cuts

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council continues to look at options to eliminate an expected budget deficit of over five million dollars in the fiscal year beginning July first. Much of Monday night's work session focused on the impacts of public service budget cuts. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:14 am
Tue March 9, 2010

School Board Member Wants More Cost-Cutting Options

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board decided Monday night to take no action on a proposed resolution calling for the admininstration to expand the list of cost-saving moves being considered as part of the district's deficit elimination plan. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
2:27 pm
Mon March 8, 2010

New Lights for A2 Parking Structure

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor parking structure will soon have some LED fixtures and signs, thanks in part to a state grant. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
2:23 pm
Mon March 8, 2010

First Friday Focus on the Environment (March)

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Enviroment. The co-host for this monthly program is the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Lisa Wozniak. Our guest this month is the Director of the Lead Hazard Control Department for Saginaw County, Pamela Smith.

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WEMU Local
3:32 pm
Thu March 4, 2010

Cinema Chat for 3/4/10

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU Morning Edition local host David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins have movie and entertainment news in this week's installment of Cinema Chat.

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WEMU Local
5:09 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Issues of the Environment for March 3, 2010

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair hosts this installment of Issues of the Environment, focusing on the effects of a budget crunch on efforts to make Michigan a leader in green energy and technology.

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WEMU Local
5:03 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Ann Arbor non-union workers face pay cut.

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor city council has voted to require non-union city workers to take a three percent pay cut. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more on city council's eight-to-three vote.

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WEMU Local
5:01 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Ypsilanti poised to sue to force clean-up or demolition of Thompson Building

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council has voted to take the city's dispute with the owner of the fire-damaged Thompson Building to court. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
4:54 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Ypsilanti District Library In Fundraising Mode

Ypsilanti, MI – With record numbers of items checked out and programs attended, the Ypsilanti District Library is raising money to renovate the teen area of the Michigan Avenue library. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
4:50 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

U of M hosts 2nd annual Homegrown Food Summit

Ann Arbor, MI – The second annual Homegrown Local Food Summit took place this week at the University of Michigan. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Fri February 26, 2010

Making the Census Count

Ypsilanti, MI – Efforts are underway to assure an accurate count of the eastern part of Washtenaw County next month in the U-S census. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Ypsilanti School Official to Head Niles District

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district is losing its assistant superintendent for instructional quality to the Niles school district. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:15 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Unfunded Mandates Not Likely to Go Away

Ann Arbor, MI – A local official says he does not have much confidence that Michigan lawmakers will act quickly to address unfunded mandates outlined in a new state report. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Thu February 25, 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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3:24 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Red Cross Looking to Colleges for Blood Donations

Ypsilanti, MI – Area colleges students may have noticed a spike in blood drives on their campuses over the past few years.

There's a reason for that.

Blood drives at the big three auto plants no longer yield big results, says
Gerry Abejuro, regional representative for the American Red Cross. Job losses caused by poor economic conditions have caused that significant donor group to dry up. Now, the Red Cross is reaching out to other populations.

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