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10:47 am
Mon September 29, 2003

Top 25 Week of September 21

The 25 most-played jazz, blues, Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on 89.1 from September 21st through the 27th.

Following are the 25 most-played jazz and blues CDs and 20 most-played Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from September 21st through the 27th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

Jazz

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WEMU Local
1:36 pm
Wed September 24, 2003

Medicaid Crisis in Michigan

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with Brian Peters.
Peters is the Vice President of Advocacy for the Michigan Health and Hospital Association:

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Radio
3:53 pm
Tue September 23, 2003

Top 25 Jazz, Blues, Cuban, and Brazilian CDs Week of September 14, 2003

The top 25 jazz, blues, Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU September 14-21, 2003.

The number in parentheses tells you how many a disc was played.

Jazz

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Radio
12:09 pm
Mon September 22, 2003

Listen to 'The Blues' Sunday nights.

Listen to the radio companion series to Martin Scorcese's PBS documentary on the blues, every Sunday at 6 p.m. through December 28.

In honor of 2003, the Year of the Blues, 89.1, WEMU, is broadcasting The Blues: The Radio Series, the companion series to Martin Scorcese?s PBS documentary, Sundays at 6:00 p.m., through Sunday, December 28. Portraits in Blue, which is normally carried at that time, has temporarily moved to Fridays at 11:00 p.m. Beale Street Caravan, regularly broadcast Friday nights, is on hiatus through the end of the year.

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WEMU Local
1:41 pm
Fri September 19, 2003

All Aboard!

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on today's auction at the CarRail museum in Detroit.

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WEMU Local
2:28 pm
Thu September 18, 2003

Rev. Kyles in Ann Arbor this weekend

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with Reverend Samuel Kyles, a long-time colleague of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was with King on the day he was assassinated.

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WEMU Local
4:00 pm
Wed September 17, 2003

Issues of the Environment

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

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WEMU Local
3:24 pm
Wed September 17, 2003

Hyundai to locate Tech Center in Washtenaw County

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on this major investment that could bring more than 750 new jobs

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WEMU Local
12:42 pm
Wed September 17, 2003

EMU Dedicates University House

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on yesterday's dedication of Eastern Michigan University's new
University House:

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WEMU Local
10:43 am
Wed September 17, 2003

Ann Arbor Volunteer Heads for Hurricane

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on an Ann Arbor Red Cross volunteer ready to help recovery efforts as hurricane Isabel hits the east coast:

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WEMU Local
10:24 am
Wed September 17, 2003

Trash O Meter in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with Ann Arbor state representative Chris Kolb on today's Trash O Meter event in Ann Arbor, and the continuing effort to get Canada to stop hauling waste to Michigan:

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WEMU Local
4:15 pm
Fri September 12, 2003

Bexxar Approved for Medicare Patients

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on FDA approval of the cancer-fighting drug Bexxar for coverage by Medicare. The drug was developed at the University of Michigan

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WEMU Local
10:15 am
Fri September 12, 2003

Vigil Draws Hundreds to UofM

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on last night's vigil remembering the victims of 9/11.

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WEMU Local
12:47 pm
Thu September 11, 2003

"Hunting" Season Underway at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – It may seem a bit early, but the "hunting" season is well underway at Eastern Michigan University. Hunting for parking spaces, that is. Click on the audio icon to hear WEMU's Bob Eccles' report on the situation.

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WEMU Local
4:29 pm
Tue September 9, 2003

Astronaut Sally Ride call-in

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this morning's WEMU call-in with America's first woman in space, Dr. Sally Ride.

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WEMU Local
9:51 am
Wed September 3, 2003

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
2:58 pm
Thu August 28, 2003

School Facilities to get Thorough Exam

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Board of Education is embarking on an ambitious schedule to decide how best to improve the use of district facilities. The deadline to complete the study is February 11th.
Superintendent George Fornero says over the next five months or so, the board, with input from the public, staff, and students, will conduct a district-wide examination of needs.
The process of determining what facilities improvements are needed, and how to finance them will include a series of three public forums.

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WEMU Local
2:38 pm
Wed August 27, 2003

Fees for Service Proposal

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's "Issues of the Environment", featuring League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Jeff Irwin, who's also a Washtenaw County Commissioner.

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WEMU Local
9:34 am
Wed August 27, 2003

A New School Year Begins

Ypsilanti, MI – As the new school year gets underway in most Michigan districts this week, school officials find the usual excitement of the new year is tempered by the state's uncertain economy, and decisions by state lawmakers that are adding obstacles to providing top quality education. Click on the audio icon to hear WEMU's Andrew Cluley report on the challenges facing three Washtenaw County districts as they open the new school year.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Tue August 26, 2003

School Board & Union Ratify Contract

Ypsilanti, MI – Just in time for the new school year, Ypsilanti teachers have a new contract.
Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the contract, and yesterday's ratifications by the Ypsilanti school board and the district's teachers.

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WEMU Local
9:47 am
Thu August 21, 2003

Soil Erosion an Everyday Concern

Ypsilanti, MI – It's not something we think about every day when we consider environmental issues, but click on the audio icon to hear this week's "Issues of the Environment" as we examine soil erosion.

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WEMU Local
2:00 pm
Tue August 19, 2003

Boil Water Advisory Ends

WEMU Local
1:13 pm
Tue August 19, 2003

Professor says Water Advisory was Overblown

WEMU Local
12:08 pm
Tue August 19, 2003

Voters to Decide Greenbelt Issue

WEMU Local
3:01 pm
Sat August 16, 2003

Howard Dean campaigns in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Democratic Presidential hopeful Howard Dean says Democrats have to stop acting like Republicans, if they hope to win the presidential election. Dean attended a fundraiser and a rally in Ypsilanti Saturday. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more in this report.

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