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9:02 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Award Winning Screenwriter Visits EMU

Ypsilantni, MI – Award-winning screenwriter Sterling Anderson will address Eastern Michigan University students this afternoon. He's written scripts for television's "Medium" and "The Unit". He's writing the upcoming remake of "Superfly". Sterling Anderson talked about his craft this morning with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Tue February 23, 2010

Ann Arbor Budget Cutting Talks Continue

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council continued its discussion on possible budget cuts at a study session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
12:18 pm
Fri February 19, 2010

EMU Update

Ypsilanti, MI – Major building projects and continuing budget issues are among a variety of items discussed by Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin in this interview with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.

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WEMU Local
9:36 am
Fri February 19, 2010

Washtenaw County Leads State in Good Health Factors

Washtenaw County, MI – A study examining the overall health of counties across the U-S has found that Washtenaw County leads Michigan in terms of health factors. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:58 am
Thu February 18, 2010

Asian Carp Battle Comes to Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Representatives of a number of federal agencies described efforts to keep Asian carp out of the great lakes at the Eagle Crest Conference Center on Wednesday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Thu February 18, 2010

Commissioners to Map New Budget Priorities

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's board of commissioners wants to establish new priorities to deal with the financial challenges the county is now facing. However, at its meeting Wednesday night, commissioners sent an outline of the priority developing process back to the drawing board. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:44 am
Thu February 18, 2010

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Check out 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
9:22 am
Wed February 17, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the founder of Washtenaw Woodwrights, Bruce Curtis.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Wed February 17, 2010

Protests Continue Against Possible School Closings

Ypsilanti, MI – About 80 people turned out Tuesday night for the latest in a series of forums hosted by the Ypsilanti school district. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:19 am
Wed February 17, 2010

Council Rejects 'Sandwich Board' Ordinance

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has rejected an ordinance that would have allowed sandwich board advertising on city sidewalks. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Thu February 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
8:44 am
Thu February 11, 2010

Filmmaker Documents Plight of Pets in Earthquake Ravaged Haiti

Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor filmmaker and philanthropist Tom McPhee is just back from Haiti, where he documented the effort to care for abandoned and lost pets following the earthquake.
Hear more in this interview with WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:33 am
Thu February 11, 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 Sustainable Design at A-3-C Architecture, Dan Jacobs.

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Wed February 10, 2010

School Closing Opponents Pack Board Meeting

Ypsilanti, MI – An overflow crowd attended Monday night's Ypsilanti school board meeting. Most in the audience came to let the board know they're against closing schools to help balance the district's budget. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:28 am
Wed February 10, 2010

Ann Arbor Considers Deeper Budget Cuts

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council continued budget discussions during a study session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:15 am
Mon February 8, 2010

Second Coach's Name to be Added to Pioneer Track

Ann Arbor, MI – An athletic facility in the Ann Arbor school district will be named in honor of a pair of men who have served the district since the 1960's. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:44 am
Fri February 5, 2010

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to February's 'First Friday Focus on the Environment' from WEMU, featuring League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak, and special guest Andy Buchsbaum, the Regional Director of the National Wildlife Federation's Great Lakes Regional Office. This month, the threat of Asian Carp to the Great Lakes.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Fri February 5, 2010

Ann Arbor School Board Vacancy

Ann Arbor, MI – For the second time in three months, the Ann Arbor school district is looking for candidates to fill a vacancy on the board of education. Current trustee Adam Hollier is stepping down later this month. Hear more on the search for his replacement from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Fri February 5, 2010

Change for Haiti

Ypsilanti, MI – A group of Eastern Michigan University students wants change for Haiti, but not in the way you might think. Hear more from WEMU's Danny Hopkins.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Thu February 4, 2010

District Residents Oppose School Closings

Ypsilanti, MI – About 100 people turned out for an Ypsilanti schools community meeting Wednesday night, worried that the district might close two schools to save money. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Thu February 4, 2010

Hollier Resigns School Board

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor school board member elected in an unusual manner is resigning after serving the district for less than a year. Adam Hollier announced Wednesday night that he's stepping down from the board on February 12th. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Thu February 4, 2010

McDaniel Will Be New Washtenaw County Administrator

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's next administrator is currently the deputy county administrator. The county board of commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday night to appoint Verna McDaniel as county administrator, effective May 15th. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Thu February 4, 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
8:53 am
Wed February 3, 2010

Layoffs and Unpaid Furlough Days in Ypsi Budget Plan

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilant's city council has approved a list of budget priorities designed to guide city staff in crunching the numbers later this year as they work toward setting the city's spending plan. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Wed February 3, 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 city council member Carson Hohnke, who is also a member of the city's environment commission.

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