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9:18 am
Wed February 22, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports -- Part 8

Ypsilanti, MI – Throughout the month of February, WEMU presents Great Moments in Eastern Michigan University sports. It's part of WEMU's continuing 40th anniversary celebration, and today, Brian Nemerovski recalls the 2004 championship season for EMU's women's basketball team. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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9:12 am
Wed February 22, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports -- Part 7

Ypsilanti, MI – Throughout this month, WEMU continues its 40th anniversay celebration by reviewing the historical highlights of Eastern Michigan University sports broadcasts. Today, Brian Nemerovski looks back at the origins of those broadcasts on WEMU. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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8:16 am
Tue February 21, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day 15

Ypsilanti, MI – He's noticably less irritable, and seems to be getting over the jitters of withdrawal from tobacco. Monday was the 15th tobacco-free day for WEMU's David Fair. Click on the audio icon to hear the latest on the effort, and more information on how to kick the tobacco habit for good.

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9:21 am
Thu February 16, 2006

Cinema Chat

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

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9:33 am
Wed February 15, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor city officials and residents continue to plan for the future landscape of the downtown area. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the planning on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje.

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WEMU Local
9:28 am
Wed February 15, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports, Part 6

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's basketball teams have earned plenty of victories since the program began, but there was never a better era than this one, the 12-season run that began in 1987. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Brian Nemerovski.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Wed February 15, 2006

Great Moments in EMU Sports, Part 5

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University's baseball teams earned national recognition through the 1970's. Click on the audio icon to hear Brian Nemerovski's report on that EMU baseball dynasty.

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9:20 am
Mon February 13, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day 8

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair has been tobacco-free now for eight days, but his effort to kick the smoking habit is not over.
As part of the 'Quit With Dave' campaign, Dave has conducted a series of interviews with professionals who can help you quit too. Today, Dave talks with Washtenaw County Public Health Director Ellen Clement about the number of cancers associated with smoking right here in Washtenaw County. Click on the audio icon to learn more.

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2:12 am
Fri February 10, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day Five

Ypsilanti, MI – He's made it through the first work week without cigarettes, and today, WEMU's David Fair talks with Michigan Surgeon General Kimberly Dawn Wisdom about smoking cessation. Click on the audio icon for more tips on how you too can kick the habit.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Thu February 9, 2006

New High School Opening Delayed

Ann Arbor, MI – Just as Ann Arbor school officials unveiled a draft redistricting plan for the third comprehensive high school, superintendent George Fornero annouced that the new school will not open by the fall of 2007 as planned.
Click on the audio icon for more on the unclear status of the new high school, as well as the redistricting proposal, from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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8:57 am
Thu February 9, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day Four

Ypsilanti, MI – The community-wide quit smoking effort spearheaded by WEMU's local Morning Edition host David Fair continues to provide helpful advice for those wanting to kick the habit. For day four of the effort, Dave talks with Eastern Michigan University's recreation/intramurals program director, Barb Figurski, about the importance of excercise to help kick the nicotine habit. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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8:50 am
Thu February 9, 2006

Board Decides Interim Superintendent Not Needed

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8:43 am
Thu February 9, 2006

Search for New Police Chief Continues

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti is moving forward with its efforts to find a replacement for Police Chief George Baser, who's leaving at the end of next month to become Howell's police chief.
City Manager Ed Koryzno says a nationwide search is underway. He says he'd like to have the first review of applicants by March 6th, with a replacement identified by March 31st, Baser's last day on the job.

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WEMU Local
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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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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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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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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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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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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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

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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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