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WEMU Local
8:27 am
Thu May 15, 2008

New EMU President

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents has unanimously voted to make doctor Susan Martin the school's 22nd President. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:23 am
Thu May 15, 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
9:25 am
Wed May 14, 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 senior biological illustrator at the University of Michigan Museum of Zoology, John Megahan.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Regents to Appoint New EMU President

WEMU Local
9:36 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Shelton Meets EMU Community

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County Circuit Court judge and former Eastern Michigan University regent Donald Shelton spoke with various groups at EMU Thursday. Shelton is the third of four finalists for the EMU presidency to visit campus this week. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Fri May 9, 2008

City Council Backs Bus Service Funding Increase

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has taken a step to ensure that -- at a minimum -- AATA bus service in town will remain at current levels. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
4:06 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Martin Meets EMU Community

Ypsilanti, MI – THe last of the four finalists to be Eastern Michigan University's next President, Susan Martin, was on campus Friday, meeting with various groups. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:42 am
Thu May 8, 2008

Burnley Meets EMU Community

Ypsilanti, MI – The Director of the Education Leadership
Center at the University of Michigan's School of Education, and former head of Detroit Public Schools, Kenneth Burnley, met Wednesday with a number of groups at Eastern Michigan University. Burnley is the second candidate for the EMU presidency to visit campus this week. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Thu May 8, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

**PLEASE NOTE** The Jimmy Scott concert mentioned at the beginning of Cinema Chat has been cancelled! Will be re-scheduled.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Most Ballot Issues Pass

Washtenaw County, MI – Several Washtenaw County school districts had money issues on Tuesday's ballot, and most of the issues were approved by voters. Click on the audio icon to hear the results from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:14 am
Wed May 7, 2008

School Board Election Results

Washtenaw County, MI – There were a handful of contested school board races in Washtenaw County on Tuesday. Click on the audio icon to hear the results from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Flanagan Meets EMU Community

Ypsilanti, MI – The first of four finalists to be the next President of Eastern Michigan University visited campus Tuesday, meeting with various groups. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley about the visit by State Superintendent of Public Instruction Michael Flanagan.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Eastern Michigan University Professor Rebecca Martusewicz.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Chickens Closer to Roosting in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the first reading of a group of ordinance changes that would allow residents to raise chickens in their back yards.
The vote was seven to two.
Council will hold a public hearing on the issue next month before taking a final vote.
Council member Marcia Higgins voted for the ordinance changes, but says she still has questions regarding inspection and run-off issues.
The public hearing will be held during council's first meeting in June.

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WEMU Local
9:41 am
Fri May 2, 2008

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and special guest, Hans Detweiler, the Manager of State Legislation and Policy at the American Wind Energy Association.

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WEMU Local
8:19 am
Thu May 1, 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
8:16 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Sinking Fund Projects Move Forward

Ann Arbor, MI – A variety of projects Ann Arbor school officials thought they weren't going to be able to pay for from the district's sinking fund millage are now underway.
Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
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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