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9:09 am
Wed May 18, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring state representative Alma
Wheeler-Smith.

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WEMU Local
11:54 am
Tue May 17, 2005

Council Approves New City Budget

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has given final approval to the city's new budget for 2005-2006. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on Monday night's vote.

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WEMU Local
9:38 am
Thu May 12, 2005

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed May 11, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Erica Briggs of the Ann Arbor Area Chamber of Commerce:

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WEMU Local
10:14 am
Tue May 10, 2005

Ypsi School Closings to be announced May 26th

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WEMU Local
10:07 am
Tue May 10, 2005

EMU Optimistic Over GOP Funding Plan

Ypsilanti, MI – State house republicans have announced a new plan to provide funding for Michigan's 15 public universities. Eastern Michigan University interim President Craig Willis says, overall, he supports the new method. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report:

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WEMU Local
10:29 am
Fri May 6, 2005

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and special guest Larry Julian. Julian is a former state representative who's now a lobbyist working on behalf of soybean farmers to educate the public on the benefits of biodiesel production and use in Michigan.

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WEMU Local
10:11 am
Thu May 5, 2005

Ypsilanti City Budget to Increase

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WEMU Local
10:05 am
Thu May 5, 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
10:00 am
Thu May 5, 2005

Issue of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment, featuring the director of the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality, Steve Chester:

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WEMU Local
7:55 am
Wed May 4, 2005

Washtenaw County School Election Results

Washtenaw County, MI – UNOFFICIAL RESULTS OF TUESDAY'S SCHOOL DISTRICT ELECTIONS IN WASHTENAW COUNTY

ANN ARBOR: Incumbents Karen Cross and Glenn Nelson re-elected; Irene Patalan wins the third available school board seat.

MILAN: Incumbent Charles Bushart wins re-election, but the millage issue for community recreational programs was defeated by a three-to-one margin.

LINCOLN: Incumbent Jeanette Upston is re-elected. Ken Goetz was the other winner.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Tue May 3, 2005

Ypsi Committee Recommends Closing Schools

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has scheduled five meetings over the next month and a half to determine where to make more than five-million dollars in reductions to the district's budget. The board received recommendations Monday night from the district's Community Schools Committee. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the committee's report:

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WEMU Local
10:55 am
Mon May 2, 2005

School Elections Tuesday

Washtenaw County, MI – There are three, four-year terms open on the Ann Arbor School Board. Four candidates are vying to fill them. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on the Ann Arbor School Board race.

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WEMU Local
2:17 pm
Thu April 28, 2005

Soaring on Black Wings

Ypsilanti, MI – Tony award-winning actor Ben Vereen has been on the Eastern Michigan University campus for the past few weeks, working with EMU students on the production of "Soaring on Black Wings", the story of the Tuskeege Airmen of World War Two.
Bob Eccles spoke with Vereen about the play, and his work with students on the EMU campus. Click on the audio icon to listen in:

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WEMU Local
8:33 am
Thu April 28, 2005

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Wed April 27, 2005

Issues of the Environment

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

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Wed April 27, 2005

Local Students Win Congressional Art Awards

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor Community High School student has won a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design, and will have a piece of artwork displayed at the U-S capitol for a year.
Liz Woodward's self-portrait was selected as the top entry in the 15th Congressional District arts competition. Woodward will be invited to the capitol for the exhibit's opening ceremony.
Community High's Emma Raynor took second place and will have her work displayed at Congressman John Dingell's Washington D.C. office.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Wed April 27, 2005

Coaches Say Change is Good

Ypsilanti, MI – With Dave Diles leaving his post as athletic director at Eastern Michigan University, some coaches see opportunity for positive changes. Click on the audio icon to hear Brian Nemerovski's report:

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Tue April 26, 2005

Incarnati Steps Down as EMU Board Chair

WEMU Local
8:55 am
Tue April 26, 2005

EMU Athletic Director Takes Post at Case Western

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Tue April 26, 2005

Administrators Laid Off from Ypsilanti Schools

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has told 11 administrators and principals that they will not have their contracts renewed after the current school year.
Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the school board's action to help reduce the district's five-million dollar budget deficit:

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Tue April 26, 2005

Ann Arbor Schools Sued Over New High School Site

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor School District's Superintendent and Board of Education are on the receiving end of a Sierra Club letter and a lawsuit filed by concerned citizens, both dealing with environmental concerns at the site chosen for the district's new high school. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report:

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WEMU Local
2:25 pm
Fri April 22, 2005

Yankee Air Museum Kicks Off Capital Campaign

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on the capital campaign now underway to rebuild the Yankee Air Museum.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Thu April 21, 2005

Board Chooses Interim Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's Board of Education has chosen former Superitendent James Hawkins to serve in that post again on an interim basis. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on Wednesday night's board action.

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