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

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on last night's action by Ann Arbor's city council to re-do the city's recycling services contract.

Ypsilanti, MI – University of Florida officials today announced the start time for Saturday's Eastern Michigan-Florida football game has been moved to 1 p.m. The game was originally scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

Gainesville suffered major power outages this past weekend when Hurricane Frances passed through. With some street lights and traffic signals still lacking power, officials feel fans will be safer driving to and from an afternoon game than a night game.

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

YPSILANTI – To win its opener against Buffalo last Thursday, the Eastern Michigan football team needed, and received, contributions from all three units.

"It was a great win from a unity perspective," head coach Jeff Genyk said Tuesday. "To have a game like that where the offense picked up the defense, and the defense picked up the offense, and the special teams created a long field (for Buffalo's offense), was very impressive and it was great for the kids. It's a tremendous building block."

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview, and find out more about American Army Angels on WEMU.

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

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

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of August 22-28, 2004

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from August 22nd through the 28th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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YPSILANTI – At his weekly media luncheon Monday, Eastern Michigan head coach Jeff Genyk reduced all preseason preparations into a simple statement.

"The hay is in the barn. We've just got to see how we perform in a game," Genyk said.

Since he was hired December 1, Genyk has installed a new staff, new offensive and defensive systems, recruited a slew of new players, and run both spring and fall practice camps. Thursday night, the Eagles open the season at home against Buffalo (6:45 p.m. on 89.1, WEMU)

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

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on 89.1, WEMU, the week of August 15-21, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1, WEMU from August 15th through the 21st. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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YPSILANTI – During Eastern Michigan's first full scrimmage since the April spring game, head coach Jeff Genyk learned a lot about a pair of supposed backups.

Sophomore quarterback Ken Bohnet turned in an efficient performance Thursday afternoon, providing Genyk some insurance if starter Matt Bohnet goes down.

"Ken had a very good scrimmage," Genyk said. "He graded out in the high 90s, and he was very aggressive."

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

The top 25 new and re-issued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of August 8-14, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from August 8th through the 14th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on Monday night's town hall meeting in Ann Arbor hosted by 16th district Congressman John Dingell:

Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County school superintendents gathered to begin the public push for an intermediate school district millage increase to fund special education. Click on the audio icon to hear Brian Nemerovski's report from Monday's press conference:

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on the latest asthma research findings from the University of Michigan.

YPSILANTI – At Eastern Michigan football practice Tuesday, junior quarterback Matt Bohnet found wide receiver Trumaine Riley with a perfect strike on a deep out route. Two plays later, Bohnet sold the defense on a fake-reverse-turned-flea-flicker and tossed an easy touchdown to wideout Eric Deslauriers.

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

The top 25 new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs played on WEMU the week of August 1-7, 2004.

Following are the 25 most-played new and reissued jazz, blues, and Afro-Cuban and Brazilian CDs on 89.1 from August 1st through the 7th. The number in parentheses indicates how many times a disc was played.

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Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on the selection of an interim president for Eastern Michigan University.

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with actor/producer Tom Hulce.

Washtenaw County, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Clark Smith's report on ballot issue results from Washtenaw County townships in yesterday's voting.

Ypsilanti Township, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on yesterday's primary races in Ypsilanti Township.

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