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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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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Tue February 2, 2010

Ann Arbor-Detroit Rail Plan Still On Track

Ann Arbor, MI – Officials with the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments say plans for an east-west commuter rail line between Detroit and Ann Arbor are still on track, and operations could begin this fall. Ann Arbor's city council was updated on the plan Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Tue February 2, 2010

City Plans Greenway Park and Arts Center

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is calling on the Allen Creek Greenway Conservancy and the Arts Alliance to work together to try to turn a city-owned piece of property into a greenway park and arts center. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:54 am
Mon February 1, 2010

EMU Leads Gift of Life Competition

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University is currently leading a competition between colleges in Michigan trying to get people to sign up on the Michigan organ donor registry. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:27 am
Fri January 29, 2010

City to Honor Volunteers

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are looking for a new way to honor people who volunteer to serve on the city's commissions, boards, and committees. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Fri January 29, 2010

Self Defense Against Rape and Assault

Ypsilanti, MI – Violent crime in Washtenaw County increased 59 percent in 2008, the last year for which statistics are available. Included in that figure are 65 rapes and attempted rapes. That's 10 more than in 2007.
A group of women at Eastern Michigan University is taking steps to be prepared should they find themselves under attack. Hear more from WEMU's Danny Hopkins.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Pioneer To Hike Parking Fees for Michigan Football Games

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district will likely earn more money from football fans parking at Pioneer high school for University of Michigan games in the fall. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Thu January 28, 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
8:43 am
Wed January 27, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, Mi – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the project manager of the Ypsilanti-based Clean Energy Coalition, Deb Heed.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Council Considers Cuts to Community Services

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is getting more information on options and consequences of cutting a variety of community services. Possible changes to the housing commission, planning and development, community development, and parks a recreation were discussed at a council work session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:57 am
Mon January 25, 2010

New AATA Park and Ride Lot Opens

Ann Arbor, MI – There's a new park and ride lot on Ann Arbor's northeast side. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
4:17 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Ypsilanti Schools Budget Workshop

Ypsilanti, MI – About 50 people turned out for the Ypsilanti public schools budget workshop Thursday night as the district detailed plans to resolve a huge deficit. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Byrnes Calls for Increased Gas Tax for Roads and Bridges

Ann Arbor, MI – A local lawmaker expects to soon introduce legislation to increase Michigan's gasoline tax to help pay for improvements of the state's roads and bridges. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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