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8:39 am
Wed April 30, 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 Executive Director of the Ecology Center, and member of Michigan's Climate Action Council, Mike Garfield.

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WEMU Local
8:31 am
Thu April 24, 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
9:01 am
Wed April 23, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Washtenaw County Brownfield Planner Jeremy McCallion.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Tue April 22, 2008

Council Approves Broadway Historic District

Ann Arbor, MI – After years of discussion and one failed attempt, Ann Arbor's city council has created the Broadway Historic District.
Council approved the residential historic district Monday night, but has not finalized a much smaller commercial historic district in the area. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Town Hall Meeting on Ypsilanti Budget

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti held a town hall meeting Thursday night to publicly outline the city's budget process and priorities. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the meeting from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Study Shows Laptops are Helping Students

Ann Arbor, MI – A study shows positive results from a program at Ann Arbor's Scarlett Middle School that put a laptop computer in every student's hands. However, both the study and district officials say the program is at an important crossroads. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:17 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Ann Arbor Next Stop for Dalai Lama

Ann Arbor, MI – Thousands of people are expected to see the Dalai Lama this weekend when he speaks in Ann Arbor. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:14 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Ypsi To Help Fund Business Incubator

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted to spend five thousand dollars a year over three years to help fund the local Ann Arbor Spark business incubator. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Wed April 16, 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 manager of Ann Arbor's Environmental House and member of the Ann Arbor Energy Commmission, Jason Bing.

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WEMU Local
3:15 am
Wed April 16, 2008

New Book from Npr Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts

Ypsilanti, MI – Npr Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts' new book is "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped our Nation." It's a follow-up to her 2004 book "Founding Mothers". Roberts spoke with WEMU's David Fair Wednesday morning. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
1:09 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Local Immigration Raids Draw Protests

Ann Arbor, MI – A group of Washtenaw County residents says it's increasingly alarmed about local law enforcement agencies participating in U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency raids. Members of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights say there have been at least 14 raids in the county in the last few weeks. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
1:03 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Council Sets Guidelines for Main Street Closures

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials hope a request to close a lane of northbound Main Street will force the University of Michigan to make work on Michigan Stadium less intrusive. City council has passed a resolution setting guidelines for a 16-month lane closure next to the stadium. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Falling Tax Revenues Force County Budget Cuts

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County's administrator says the next 18 months will be a difficult transition period for county government as property tax revenues are not expected to grow. Administrator Bob Guenzel has outlined his plan to address 10 million dollars of a 13-million dollar projected budget shortfall in 2009. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluely.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Wed April 2, 2008

Bus Service in Ypsilanti Faces More Cuts

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council got a wake-up call from the President of the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority board Tuesday night. The AATA is warning the city that pressure is mounting to have Ypsilanti start paying its fair share of the cost of bus service to the area. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Wed April 2, 2008

New Incentives for Living on EMU Campus

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University officials continue to work on increasing the number of students living on campus. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the new incentives from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Wed April 2, 2008

Major Red Cross Blood Drive Underway at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's student center is hosting a major Red Cross blood drive through Thursday. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Wed April 2, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's expanded Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Mark Shapiro, author of the book "Exposed: The Toxic Chemistry of Everyday Products and What's at Stake for American Power." Shapiro is also the Editorial Director of the Center for Investigative Reporting.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Tue April 1, 2008

District Sells Ardis School

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has voted to sell the vacant Ardis school property to the Hidaya Muslim Community Association.
Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Mon March 31, 2008

Kenyan Runners Train in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – A couple of elite Kenyan runners are training in Ann Arbor because of the violence in their country. Their manager brought them to the U-S and hopes to raise funds to bring more runners here.
Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:44 am
Thu March 27, 2008

Anti-Surveillance Group Gets Club Status at Pioneer

Ann Arbor, MI – A group of students opposed to surveillance cameras at Ann Arbor's Pioneer High School has been granted official club status. District officials approved the group after the ACLU of Michigan threatened a lawsuit. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Thu March 27, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Wed March 26, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring housing rehabilitation specialist Alvin Nunn .

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Reliable Funding Needed to Make Mass Transit Work

Ypsilanti, MI – Supporters of mass transit in southeast Michigan say they need cooperation among communities and a reliable funding source to offer needed transportation services.
State Representative Pam Byrnes hosted a town hall meeting on mass transit Monday night at Washtenaw Community College. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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