89.1 Jazz with Linda Yohn

Music Director, Linda Yohn hosts 89.1 Jazz  on 89.1 WEMU each weekday

9:00AM-12:30PM

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Music
3:47 pm
Fri July 25, 2014

Special Feature: Lunar Glee Club (Lunar Octet) 30th Anniversary Concert This Weekend

  The Lunar Glee Club rocked Ann Arbor’s musical world in the 1980s and early ‘90s with their jazz, Afrobeat, funk, calypso and Latin fusion.  Sunday July 27th, all 9 original members of the band will present a 30th Reunion Concert at Kerrytown Concert House.  

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The Green Room
7:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

The Green Room: The Local Buzz About Pollinator Decline

'March Against Monsanto' rally in Ann Arbor
Barbara Lucas 89.1 WEMU

Michigan's bee population has been devastated. Monarch Butterflies are in swift decline. Our food, and landscaping habits, may be to blame.

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Community
6:52 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Neighborhood Issues Playing Important Role In Ann Arbor Mayoral Race

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When it comes to local government what's happening in your neighborhood often plays the biggest role in who gets your vote.  With Ann Arbor's Democratic Mayoral primary less than two weeks away, here's what some residents want.

89.1 WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on the issues important to Ann Arbor's neighborhoods that could play a role in deciding the city's next mayor.

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WEMU News
6:44 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Ypsilanti Mayoral Candidates Talk Pubic Safety

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Three Democrats are seeking to replace Paul Schreiber as Mayor of Ypsilanti.

Growing Hope Executive Director Amanda Edmonds, current city council member and former mayor Pete Murdock, and community activist Tyrone Bridges appear on the August 5th primary election ballot.

WEMU's Bob Eccles reports on the  candidates' thoughts on crime and public safety.

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-Michigan News
6:43 am
Fri July 25, 2014

State Elections Board Says 'No' To Minimum Wage, 'Yes' To Wolf Hunting

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$10.10/hour minimum wage petition shot down by state elections board

A state elections board has rejected a petition to raise Michigan's minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.

A bipartisan majority of the Board of State Canvassers threw out dozens of signatures after a last-minute challenge from opponents. They say the signatures were from people who signed the petition more than once, which is illegal under Michigan election law.

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Elections
6:37 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Interview: 12th Congressional District Candidate Raymond Mullins

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Ypsilanti attorney Raymond Mullins is challenging Debbie Dingell in the 12th Congressional district primary on August 5th.  Mr. Mullins visited the WEMU studios to talk about the campaign.

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Education
6:26 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Farewell Celebration For Roberto Clemente Student Development Center Saturday

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This fall, Ann Arbor Public Schools open the new Pathways to Success Campus. It brings together the Roberto Clemente and A2 Tech programs.  

89.1 WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on Ann Arbor Public School's Roberto Clemente Student Development Center and the farewell celebration planned for Saturday.

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WEMU News
12:43 pm
Thu July 24, 2014

Washtenaw County Gauging Affordable Housing Need

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Washtenaw County wants to get a better idea of how great the need is locally for affordable housing, and has launched an online needs assessment to help make that determination.

Paul Montagno is the Sustainable Communities Coordinator for Washtenaw County's Office of Community and Economic Development.

He says this survey will be very helpful in providing policy direction.

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Cinema Chat
9:23 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Cinema Chat: 'A Most Wanted Man', 'Hercules', 'And So It Goes', 'Sing-A-Long Wizard Of Oz' And More

Michigan Theater Ticket Window
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Movie Openings, Hollywood News And Cinema-Focused Conversation   

Cinema Chat for 7/24/2014 with David Fair and Russ Collins

  Opening Downtown

In “A Most Wanted Man” a half-Chechen, half-Russian, brutally tortured immigrant turns up in Hamburg’s Islamic community, laying claim to his father’s ill-gotten fortune, forcing both German and US security agencies to take close interest. 

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