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8:38 am
Thu February 9, 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
9:36 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day 3

Ypsilanti, MI – Our series of interviews with health professionals continues as part of the "Quit With Dave" program on WEMU. It's day three of David Fair's attempt to quit smoking. So far, so good. Today, Dave talks with Eastern Michigan University Health Services counselor Michelle Byrd about the emotional aspects of kicking the habit. Click on the audio icon for more.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The last week of February has been declared 'Invasive Weed Awareness Week'.
Click on the audio icon to learn more about the environmental dangers posed by these 'foreign' plants. It's this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the manager of Natural Areas Preservation for the city of Ann Arbor, Dave Borneman.

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WEMU Local
9:21 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Cross Street Re-Zoning

Ypsilanti, MI – More than 100 people turned out for Monday night's Ypsilanti City Council meeting to speak at a public hearing on the proposed re-zoning of the Cross Stree area near the Eastern Michigan University campus. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Quit With Dave, Day Two

Ypsilanti, MI – With the help of local and state health professionals, WEMU's local Morning Edition host David Fair is spearheading a very public campaign to quit smoking, and invites all smokers to join in the program. Click on the audio icon for day two of the campaign as Dave talks with Vicki Rakowski of the American Cancer Society about the difficulties, and benefits, of quitting the nicotine habit.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports, part 4

Ypsilanti, MI – In 2000, Eastern Michigan University's women's basketball team came within one basket of winning the Mid-American Conference championship. Click on the audio icon for Brian Nemerovski's look back at steller team and individual performances in the championship game.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Wed February 8, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports, part 3

Ypsilanti, MI – To some, it seemed like the game would never end. To Eastern Michigan University football fans, it was one of the best games ever played. Click on the audio icon for part three of Great Moments in EMU Sports, recalling the 2004 Eastern Michigan - Central Michigan football game at Ford Field in Detroit.

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WEMU Local
9:46 am
Mon February 6, 2006

Quit with Dave Starts Today

WEMU Local
9:36 am
Mon February 6, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports, Part Two

Ypsilanti, MI – As part of WEMU's continuing 40th anniversary celebration, we've dug into the audio archives to re-live some of the greatest moments in Eastern Michigan University sports history. In part two of this series, the greatest moment in EMU football history, the 1987 victory in the California Bowl. Click on the audio icon to hear more from that day, and the remembrances of some of those for whom the victory is still sweet.

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WEMU Local
9:30 am
Mon February 6, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports

Ypsilanti, MI – In the mid 1990's, Eastern Michigan University's men's basketball program became a force to be reckoned with, and gained national attention in N-C-A-A tournaments. Click on the audio icon for a look back at one of the team's greatest runs toward a national championship.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Fri February 3, 2006

Many Steelers 'Coming Home' for the Superbowl

Ypsilanti, MI – Much has been made of the fact that Super Bowl 40 in Detroit is a homecoming for Pittsburgh Steelers' running back Jerome Bettis. While Bettis has been the biggest cheerleader for Detroit, he's far from the only Steeler with connections to Detroit and Michigan. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the many Steelers who are familiar to Michigan football fans, in this report from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Fri February 3, 2006

First Friday Focus on the Environment

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WEMU Local
10:47 am
Thu February 2, 2006

School Board to Hire Search Firm

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WEMU Local
8:42 am
Thu February 2, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins is back from the Sundance Film Festival. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
3:10 am
Wed February 1, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Study finds more hazards from unmanaged storm water runoff. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
3:54 am
Tue January 31, 2006

Super Bowl's Super Impact on Washtenaw County

Ypsilanti, MI – The focus is on Detroit, but this weekend's Super Bowl is having a major impact on people and businesses here in Washtenaw County. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Mon January 30, 2006

Granholm's Education Plan Questioned

Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Graholm announced new education initiatives in her state-of-the-state address last week, but many question whether or not there's political support or funding for them. Click on the audio icon to hear what the Executive Director of the Michigan Association of School Boards thinks about the Governor's proposals.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Thu January 26, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins is attending the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. Click on the audio icon for more from this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:27 am
Wed January 25, 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 Ecology Center's Jeff Gearhardt.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Tue January 24, 2006

Farmer's Market Could Get New Look

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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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