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9:34 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Road Commission does much more than road repair and snow plowing. It's also heading up an initiative aimed at keeping small streams and creeks clean, thus protecting the major waterways they feed. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the effort on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring county road commission planner Brian Shorkey.

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WEMU Local
9:47 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Board Officially Opposes Ballot Proposal

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board hopes voters will follow its lead and vote against the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative on the November ballot. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:43 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Monday Money

Ypsilanti, MI – Edward Jones financial advisor Jeff Crause joins WEMU's Bob Eccles every Monday afternoon to talk about making the most of your money. This time, taking stock of (and in) the future. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Fri October 6, 2006

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack joins WEMU's David Fair on the first Friday of each month to talk about environmental issues. This week, they examine the role such issues are playing in the current election campaigns. Click on the audio icon to hear the discussion, featuring the Associate Director of the Knight Center for Environmental Journalism at Michigan State University, Dave Poulson.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Historic District Proposal Gets New Life

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WEMU Local
9:43 am
Wed October 4, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Millions of Ash trees in Michigan and other states have been destroyed by the Emerald Ash Borer, leaving state and local officials with the immense task of containing the pest, as well as removing and replacing dead trees. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the problem and some solutions on this week's Issues of the Envrionment, featuring natural resources specialist Jessica Simmons from the Southeast Michigan Resource and Conservation and Development Council.

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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Thu September 28, 2006

Achievement Gap Closes; Student Performance Increases

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Thu September 28, 2006

Schools Hire New Operations Director

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district has a new Deputy Superintendent of Operations. The school board Wednesday night approved the hiring of Flint Public Schools Chief Financial Officer Robert Allen.
Allen says the district faces the same financial challenges other districts face with state support not likely to increase dramatically.
Allen is an Eastern Michigan University graduate and worked for EMU in the 1990's as Director of Student Services.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Thu September 28, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Wed September 27, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Fall is the time of year many people treat their lawns to remain strong and healthy through the winter months, hoping to see the benefits the following spring. However, some lawn products are major polluters of local waterways, and should be avoided. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Ann Arbor Environmental Coordinator Matt Naud.

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WEMU Local
8:58 am
Wed September 27, 2006

Buy, Sell, or Hold?

Ypsilanti, MI – On this week's Monday Money report, WEMU's Bob Eccles disusses the value and future of Ford Motor Company stock with Edward Jones investment advisor Jeff Crause. Click on the audio icon for the latest advice.

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WEMU Local
4:25 am
Wed September 27, 2006

Candidates' "Test" Answers Due Today

Ypsilanti, MI – Project Vote Smart has asked candidates for major offices across Michigan to take its National Political Awareness Test. The candidates had most of the summer to respond, and the deadline for responses is today. On Tuesday, WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with Project Vote Smart's Rachel Pagliaocca. Click on the audio icon to find out more about the National Political Awareness Test, Project Vote Smart, and how you can find out how your U-S House and Senate candidates stand on crucial issues.

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WEMU Local
9:29 am
Tue September 26, 2006

Ypsi Schools Support Ballot Proposal

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has approved a resolution supporting Proposal Five on Michigan's November ballot. The proposal would guarentee a certain level of state funding for education. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Tue September 26, 2006

State of Michigan's Universities

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WEMU Local
3:42 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Tom Carrol, the business director for the 2007 University of Michigan solar car team.

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WEMU Local
3:41 am
Fri September 22, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Tue September 19, 2006

Zoning Simplified; Bridge Plans Underway

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WEMU Local
9:58 am
Fri September 15, 2006

EMU Eagles Face Northwestern

Ypsilanti, MI – The Eastern Michigan Eagles face another high-powered offense Saturday afternoon at Northwestern. Click on the audio icon to hear the game preview from WEMU's Brian Nemerovski.

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WEMU Local
4:40 am
Thu September 14, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:50 am
Wed September 13, 2006

EMU Faculty Extends Strike Suspension

WEMU Local
9:40 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Clean Energy Coalition, Sean Reed.

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WEMU Local
9:35 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Sale of M-Care to Blue Cross Moves Forward

Ann Arbor, MI – Blue Cross - Blue Shield of Michigan wants to buy the University of Michigan's M-Care health insurance programs. Click on the audio icon for details on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:31 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Fallen Firefighter Honored

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Wed September 13, 2006

Dems Back Interest Refund for College Students

WEMU Local
9:16 am
Wed September 13, 2006

"Opt Out" Day at Local High Schools

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