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WEMU Local
8:58 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Plymouth - Green Plan Approved

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Fornero Leaving Ann Arbor Schools

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Hawkins No Longer "Interim" Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti Schools' Superintendent James Hawkins has had the "interim" designation removed from his title, and has a contract extension through 2008. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Fri January 20, 2006

Ypsi Chief Leaving for Howell Post

Ypsilanti, MI – After more than 30 years with the Ypsilanti police department, Chief George Basar is leaving to become police chief in Howell. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Thu January 19, 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
9:17 am
Wed January 18, 2006

Fired EMU V-P's Ask for Investigation

Ypsilanti, MI – Two long-time Eastern Michigan University officials are asking to be re-instated, and want the school's Board of Regents to conduct a study into their November terminations.
On Tuesday, the Regents formally approved the firings of University Relations Vice President Juanita Reid and Associate Vice President Kathy Tinney. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Wed January 18, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, discussing the safety of hazardous waste deep injection wells now operating near Detroit Metro Airport.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Wed January 18, 2006

Effort Continues to get Civil War Monument in Depot Town

Ypsilanti, MI – A local Civil War re-enactment group wants the state to erect a monument in Ypsilanti's Depot Town in honor of the role the city played in the war. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
4:11 am
Mon January 16, 2006

EMU Celebrates MLK Day

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University celebrated Martin Luther King Day with dozens of activities, including the 20th annual president's luncheon at the Ypsilanti Marriott ballroom. The keynote speaker was Minnesota Supreme Court Justice Alan C. Page. Click on the audio icon to hear Justice Page's remarks.

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WEMU Local
8:34 am
Thu January 12, 2006

Residents Want Development Blocked

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WEMU Local
8:25 am
Thu January 12, 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
8:05 am
Wed January 11, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring 52nd District State Representative Pam Byrnes.

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WEMU Local
8:25 am
Tue January 10, 2006

Hawkins asked to Stay in Superintendent's Post

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board wants interim superintendent James Hawkins to stay on, and so does just about everyone else. Click on the audio icon for more from Monday night's school board meeting from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Tue January 10, 2006

City Moves "Y" Residents to Apartment Complex

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WEMU Local
12:05 am
Tue January 10, 2006

Final Monster Jam at Silverdome

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WEMU Local
8:45 am
Thu January 5, 2006

Townships Threaten to Sue over Police Services Contracts

Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners is offering four-month bridge contracts to three townships for police services. Under the bridge contracts, the communities would have to pay nearly twice as much for police services than communities that signed four-year deals. That's angered officials from Augusta, Salem, and Ypsilanti townships. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Thu January 5, 2006

PIRGIM Wants State to Back Energy Conservation

Ypsilanti, MI – The Public Interest Research Group in Michigan (PIRGIM) is recommending five measures to help Michigan become less dependent on imported, non-renewable energy sources. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Thu January 5, 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
8:47 am
Wed January 4, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, focusing on Ann Arbor's flood mitigation plans.

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WEMU Local
10:20 am
Tue January 3, 2006

EMU Again Left Out of Capital Outlays Budget

Ypsilanti, MI – The Pray-Harold classroom building at Eastern Michigan University is one of the largest in the state, but is in dire need of repairs and renovation. Yet again this year, EMU's request for state capital outlays funds to upgrade the building has been denied. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
7:54 am
Tue January 3, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear last week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Thu December 22, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Who has the critically-acclaimed movie 'Broke Back Mountain'? The Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor. Click on the audio icon for more on that release and other new films out for the holidays, on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU:

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WEMU Local
3:02 pm
Wed December 21, 2005

City Revenues Up in Fiscal 2004

Ypsilanti, MI – Auditors have given the city of Ypsilanti an early Christmas present -- a rosier financial picture for the past fiscal year. Click on the audio icon for details from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Wed December 21, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – New safety standards are in effect for the amount of arsenic in drinking water. Click on the audio icon for more information on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU:

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Tue December 20, 2005

Approved, Rejected, Delayed

Ann Arbor, MI – Three rezoning and development plan requests came before Ann Arbor's city council Monday night. All met different fates. Click on the audio icon for details from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:

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