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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

WEMU Local
10:13 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Ypsi Board Approves Pay Raises for Top Administrators

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has approved pay increases for Superintendent Dr. James Hawkins and Human Resources Director John Fulton. Both will receive a two percent raise. Dr. Hawkins told the board Monday night that he will donate his salary increase to the Ypsilanti Public Schools Community Foundation.

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WEMU Local
10:10 am
Tue September 12, 2006

EMU Faculty Suspends Strike; Negotiations Resume

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WEMU Local
10:02 am
Tue September 12, 2006

EMU Strike Update -- Faculty Perspective

Ypsilanti, MI – Monday marked the 11th day of a faculty strike at Eastern Michigan University.
Early Monday morning, WEMU's David Fair spoke with EMU President Dr. John Fallon for the administration's perspective on the situation. Monday afternoon, WEMU's Bob Eccles spoke with faculty union President Howard Bunsis to get the faculty's perspective. Click on the audio icon to hear that interview.

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WEMU Local
9:55 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Board Backs Worker's Bid For Pardon

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has adopted a resolution in support of a pardon from the Governor for a long-time employee who was forced to quit because of a rape conviction three decades ago.
Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Ann Arbor Marks 911 Anniversary

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WEMU Local
9:39 am
Tue September 12, 2006

Monday Money

Ypsilanti, MI – Each Monday afternoon, Edward Jones financial advisor Jeff Crause joins WEMU's Bob Eccles to discuss your money and how to make the most of what you have.
This week, the topic is retirement. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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WEMU Local
10:28 am
Mon September 11, 2006

EMU Faculty Strike in 11th Day

Ypsilanti, MI – The faculty strike at Eastern Michigan University is now in its 11th day, and this is the fourth day that fall classes have been impacted by the strike. Earlier today, WEMU's David Fair spoke with EMU President Dr. John Fallon to get the administration's update on the situation. Click on the audio icon to hear this morning's interview.

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WEMU Local
10:53 am
Fri September 8, 2006

EMU Faculty Strike Continues

Ypsilanti, MI – Contract talks may not be happening, but that's not to say Eastern Michigan University and the EMU faculty union aren't talking. Click on the audio icon for the lastest from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:49 am
Fri September 8, 2006

Life Science Start Ups Get Big Company Help

Ypsilanti, MI – Efforts to increase the number of start-up life sciences companies in Michigan are getting a boost from a pair of non-profit organizations and drug maker Pfizer. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the launch of the Michigan Innovation Equipment Depot.

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WEMU Local
10:40 am
Fri September 8, 2006

EMU Eagles Take On MSU Spartans

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's football team is back on the road Saturday at Michigan State. Click on the audio icon to get the game preview from WEMU's Brian Nemerovski.

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Thu September 7, 2006

Faculty Offers to go to Binding Arbritration

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