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9:01 am
Thu November 6, 2008

County Commissioners Approve New Budget

Washtenaw County, MI – Despite continuing opposition from some union leaders, Washtenaw County's Board of Commissioners has approved a budget for the 2009 fiscal year. The new spending plan includes job cuts. It was approved on a seven to four vote Wednesday. Hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Thu November 6, 2008

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
9:21 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Clayton is New Washtenaw County Sheriff

Washtenaw County, MI – Jerry Clayton will be Washtenaw County's next Sheriff. Clayton defeated Republican Dewayne Taylor by a wide margin in Tuesday's election. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Republican Incumbents Retain County Commission Seats

Washtenaw County, MI – In most parts of Washtenaw County, Tuesday's elections were a disappointment for Republicans. However, the two incumbent Republicans on the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners claimed victory. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Wed November 5, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Director of Technical Infrastructure Operations at the University of Michigan, Bill Wrobleski.

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WEMU Local
9:48 am
Mon November 3, 2008

County Parks Millage Up for Renewal

Washtenaw County, MI – On Tuesday, Washtenaw County voters will decide a proposal to renew a ten-year millage for parks and recreation. Hear details on the proposal in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
2:29 am
Fri October 31, 2008

Fifth and Division Project Gets MDOT Grant

Ann Arbor, MI – Plans to increase alternative transportatin on Ann Arbor's Fifth and Division streets are getting a boost from the state of Michigan. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:44 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Pioneer Honors Long Time Swim Coach

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Pioneer High School's pool will soon be named after the school's long time swim coach. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Thu October 30, 2008

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Get the latest on new movie releases and special local screenings in 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
9:07 am
Wed October 29, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.
This week, an examination of parks issues on Tuesday's ballot in Washtenaw County and the city of Ann Arbor. Our guest is Conan Smith. He's the Executive Director of the Michigan Suburbs Alliance and an elected member of the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners. Smith also serves on the county's parks and recreation commission.

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WEMU Local
8:48 am
Wed October 22, 2008

County Takes Steps to Protect Cash

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's Treasurer says despite uncertainty in the financial markets, the county's cash position remains strong. Hear more on the measures taken to protect the county's financial standing in this report from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:37 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Council Approves Student Apartment Building

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the site plan, development agreement, and brownfield redevelopment plan for a student apartment building at South University and Forest. Hear more on this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:32 am
Tue October 21, 2008

Ypsi Schools Facing $5.4-Million Dollar Deficit

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti school district residents got a briefing on the financial bind the district is in at a special meeting Monday night. Hear more on this story from
WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:28 am
Thu October 16, 2008

County Delays Budget Vote

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's Board of Commissioners has delayed a vote on next year's budget until the board's next meeting. Commissioners voted seven to four Wednesday night to postpone the vote that inclues five-million dollars in budget cuts. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:23 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Keeping EMU in the Spotlight

Ypsilanti, MI – Each month, Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin stops by WEMU to give the community an update on progress on a variety of programs, plans, and educational initiatives. Click on the audio icon to hear this month's interview with WEMU's David Fair.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Thu October 16, 2008

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Get the latest on this week's new releases, local film specials, and the buzz from Hollywood. 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
8:50 am
Wed October 15, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the President of the Southeast Michigan Chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Dawn Zuber.

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WEMU Local
10:01 am
Tue October 14, 2008

Michigan's Solar Energy Potential

Ann Arbor, MI – The Michigan Renewable Energy Program hosted a meeting in Ann Arbor Monday to discuss the possibilities for solar energy in the state. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Fri October 10, 2008

EMU Soccer Club Truly International

Ypsilanti, MI – It may not be true in the U-S, but soccer is the most popular sport around the world. Eastern Michigan University's men's club soccer team definitely has an international flavor. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the team from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Ypsilanti Unveils New Economic Development Plan

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti has unveiled a new economic development plan aimed at letting residents know exactly what city officials are doing to grow Ypsilanti's economy.
Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Thu October 9, 2008

New Home for Ann Arbor's African-American Museum

Ann Arbor, MI – The African-American Cultural and Historical Museum in Ann Arbor is a step closer to having a permanent home. City council has approved the site plan and zoning for the museum. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:48 am
Thu October 9, 2008

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear 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
9:07 am
Wed October 8, 2008

City Changes Leaf Cleanup Rules

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents who rake their leaves into the street or onto sidewalks could end up owing the city some money under legislation approved by city council Tuesday night. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring 53rd district state representative Rebekkah Warren.

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9:59 am
Tue October 7, 2008

'The Boss' in Ypsilanti for Obama

Ypsilanti, MI – On the last day of voter registration in Michigan, Bruce Springsteen performed a free concert at Eastern Michigan University to support Barack Obama. More than ten-thousand people attended the Monday event. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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