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10:53 am
Wed September 7, 2005

Council Extends City Manager's Contract

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Manager Ed Koryzno has had his contract extended by city council, and is also now enrolled in the retirement benefits plan enjoyed by other non-union city employees. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
10:47 am
Wed September 7, 2005

Township Tables Rezoning Request

Ann Arbor Township, MI – Ann Arbor Township's planning commission has tabled a request to rezone over 50 acres of land near Domino Farms. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:

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WEMU Local
12:38 pm
Tue September 6, 2005

MEAP Tests Come Early This Year

Ann Arbor, MI – Michigan school districts are facing a change in the MEAP testing dates this year. They're being given in October this year instead of February. Click on the audio icon for more details from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
12:35 pm
Tue September 6, 2005

Ypsi Water Rates Going Up Again

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents are about to see their water rates go up. Click on the audio icon for Bob Eccles' report:

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WEMU Local
12:32 pm
Tue September 6, 2005

Council to Fill Vacancy

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is expected to vote tonight on a replacement for former council member Kim Groome. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report:

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WEMU Local
11:44 am
Tue September 6, 2005

EMU Tries to Bounce Back in Home Opener

Ypsilanti, MI – After three days of breaking down film and reliving Eastern Michigan's season-opening 28-26 loss to Cincinnati, the disappointment finally sank in for head coach Jeff Genyk.

"It's a shame we didn't win that game," he said Monday at his weekly media luncheon. "With all the hard work you spend in the (off-season) and preseason camp, your paycheck is that victory.

"We can't let Cincinnati beat us twice."

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WEMU Local
10:56 am
Tue September 6, 2005

Volunteers FLock to Local Red Cross

Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County's chapter of the Red Cross continues special training efforts to prepare volunteers to offer aid to victims of hurricane Katrina. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:

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WEMU Local
2:01 pm
Sat September 3, 2005

EMU Back in Underdog Role Against Toledo

Ypsilanti – Click on the audio icon at the top of the article to hear Coach Genyk's comments.

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WEMU Local
11:12 am
Fri September 2, 2005

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and Dr. Martin Kushler, utilities program director for the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy:

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WEMU Local
11:06 am
Fri September 2, 2005

Local Volunteer On Way to Disaster Scene

Ypsilanti, MI – Another local volunteer is on his way to help survivors of hurricane Katrina. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Thu September 1, 2005

Jail Plan Opponents Mount Petition Drive

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's plan to sell bonds to pay for jail expansions is being challenged by some county residents, who say the plan would increase costs to communities which pay for police patrols.
Click on the audio icon for more details from WEMU's Andrew Cluely:

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WEMU Local
9:41 am
Thu September 1, 2005

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
12:20 pm
Wed August 31, 2005

Hurricane Disaster Relief

Ypsilanti, MI – Many WEMU listeners have asked how they can get assistance and aid to victims of Hurricane Katrina. Following are links to several disaster relief agencies:

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Wed August 31, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – A recent survey of Ann Arbor's water supply finds the water is safe, but contains small amounts of pharmaceuticals.
Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
7:46 pm
Tue August 30, 2005

Eagles Look to Spring Upset in Opener

Ypsilanti – Eastern Michigan brings eight new defensive starters, a pair of new offensive tackles and a true freshman tailback into Thursday night's opener at Cincinnati. Can the Eagles really be more experienced than the Bearcats?

Cincinnati lost 16 starters from last year's 7-5 team, but, like most major-conference schools, they were able to fill nearly all of those holes with experienced upperclassmen.

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WEMU Local
2:11 pm
Tue August 30, 2005

EMU Tries to Bounce Back in Home Opener

Ypsilanti – Click on the audio icon above to listen to Coach Genyk's comments.

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WEMU Local
1:46 pm
Tue August 30, 2005

Ann Arbor Firm to Develop New Armor

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor company that changed its name because somebody called looking for a big and tall clothing store may play a big role in keeping U-S soldiers safe. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley on a four-million dollar grant for the development of transparent armor:

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WEMU Local
8:59 pm
Mon August 29, 2005

Eagles Face Unknown in Opener: Themselves

Ypsilanti – Eastern Michigan opens its football season Thursday night against a Cincinnati team that returns just eight starters. But the biggest unknown for head coach Jeff Genyk is actually his own defense.

"With eight new (defensive) starters, we're thinking a lot more about us than them," Genyk said Monday at his weekly media conference. "We're probably going to have more mental errors than we've ever had. But we have to play fast. We are significantly faster and more athletic (on defense) than we were last year."

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WEMU Local
10:47 am
Mon August 29, 2005

Back to School

Ypsilanti & Ann Arbor, MI – Classes resume today in the Ann Arbor school district. Students return to Ypsilanti school classrooms tomorrow.
In Ann Arbor, a major shakeup of school principals greets students, while in Ypsilanti, schools-of-choice plays a major role in bolstering enrollment even as two schools are shuttered. Click on the audio icon for back to back reports from WEMU's Andrew Cluley and Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Fri August 26, 2005

Council Interviews Potential Appointees

Ann Arbor, MI – The five candidates vying to fill out the remainder of Kim Groome's term on Ann Arbor's city council were interviewed by council members Thursday night. Click on the audio icon to hear details from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Thu August 25, 2005

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Thu August 25, 2005

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Wed August 24, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County has undertaken a massive effort to make its aging government buildings more energy efficient. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Wed August 24, 2005

EMU "Best in Midwest" Again

Ypsilanti, MI – For the third year in a row, Eastern Michigan University has been named one of the best colleges in the midwest. Click on the audio icon to hear details of the designation from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Tue August 23, 2005

World Peacemaker Comes to EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – He's spent his entire life working to bring peace to India and the world. S.N Subba Rao works especially with young people to get them involved in making the world a more peaceful place. Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with S.N Subba Rao on WEMU.

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