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9:39 am
Tue September 1, 2009

City May Require Permits for Movie Makers

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council considers legislation tonight that would require movie studios to get a film permit before shooting in the city. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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9:36 am
Tue September 1, 2009

Bus Service Cuts Loom for Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti city officials will be wrestling over the next month or so about what to do about bus service in the city. Ann Arbor Transportation Officials have given the city a menu of options with different costs for service. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Mon August 31, 2009

New Funding Source for New Businesses

Ypsilanti, MI – Innovative start-up companies in Ann Arbor and eastern Washtenaw County have a new source of funding to help them become commercially viable. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:59 am
Thu August 27, 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
9:55 am
Thu August 27, 2009

Art Serve Joins Fight Against HAL Cut

Ypsilanti, MI – A Michigan arts advocacy group is supporting a plan to rescind Governor Granholm's executive order to get rid of the State Department of History, Arts, and Libraries.
Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:02 am
Wed August 26, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Leon Moore, the Environmental Supervisor with Washtenaw County's Environmental Health Division.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Wed August 26, 2009

Search for New Ypsi Police Chief Continues

Ypsilanti, MI – A public meeting to get input from Ypsilanti residents on the qualities they feel are important in a Chief of Police drew a small crowd Tuesday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Tue August 25, 2009

Board Selects New Ypsi Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has voted to offer a contract to the man it wants as the district's next Superintendent. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:36 am
Tue August 25, 2009

City Officials Back High Speed Rail Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm has announced the state is applying for more than 800-million dollars in federal stimulus money for what's envisioned to be the first step toward a high-speed rail network. Ann Arbor transportation officials say this could benefit the city. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
2:29 pm
Mon August 24, 2009

Ann Arbor School Facilities Will Be Ready For Students

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Public Schools officials say they are confident the district's buildings will ber ready for the start of school after another summer of construction. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Thu August 20, 2009

Birds Approved; Bees May be Next

Ypsilanti, MI – Earlier this year, Ypsilanti's city council approved ordinances allowing city residents to raise chickens on their property. Now, a resident is asking council to allow beekeeping as well. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Thu August 20, 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
9:20 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Water Rates Likely to Increase in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents will likely be paying more for water and sewer services. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Bicyclists Hold Memorial Ride

Ann Arbor, MI – An area bicyclist killed while riding last month was remembered by more than 100 bicyclists who participated in a memorial ride Tuesday in Ann Arbor and Pittsfield Township. The ride was designed to remember Tim Pinciskowski, and to remind cyclists and motorists that they share the road. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Wed August 19, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring John Coy, the owner of Fran Coy's Salon in Ann Arbor.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Tue August 18, 2009

Work on Stadium Bridges to Begin Late Next Year

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials say they expect work on the new Stadium Boulevard bridges to begin late in 2010. City staff presented the conceptual design for the new spans to city council Monday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Tue August 18, 2009

Council Looks to Transportation Future

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken a step forward on what one city staff member calls the beginning of the city's transportation system for the 21st century.
Council has approved an engineering contract for the first phase of an intermodal transportation system. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:09 am
Mon August 17, 2009

Chamber Appoints Interim CEO

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor area Chamber of Commerce has chosen former state representative John Hansen to serve as interim president and CEO. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:51 am
Fri August 14, 2009

No Income Tax Proposal on November Ballot

Ann Arbor, MI – There will not be a proposal on the November ballot in Ann Arbor for the city to levy an income tax. At a working session Thursday night, council members told city officials they want more time before taking the issue to voters. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:47 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Byrnes Proposes More Help for Struggling Homeowners

Ypsilanti, MI – The Speaker Pro-Tempore of the Michigan House is unveiling legislation that would help low-income homeowners who are behind on property taxes to keep their homes. Hear more on the plan in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:43 am
Fri August 14, 2009

Fundraising Success at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Despite the tough economy, Eastern Michigan University's faculty and staff giving program had a great 2008. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:21 am
Thu August 13, 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
9:04 am
Thu August 13, 2009

LeForge Road Bridge Repairs Extended

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti officials say more repairs are needed on the LeForge Road bridge over the Huron River. The span may even need to be replaced. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Thu August 13, 2009

County Bracing for Tough Flu Season

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County public health officials are preparing for a difficult flu season. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Wed August 12, 2009

Businesses to Weigh In on Income Tax Proposal

Ann Arbor, MI – With the possibility of an income tax on the ballot in November for Ann Arbor residents, the city's Chamber of Commerce is trying to guage its members' thoughts on the subject. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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