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A new program offers owners of small rental properties in Washtenaw County low interest loans to make energy efficient upgrades.  


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As shoppers head out for Black Friday deals, independent local businesses hope to be busy.  It's a crucial time for local stores.


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In today’s world, most of our food comes in packages at from the grocery store, and few of us have a real connection to how it got there.  The locavore movement is all about  the benefits of knowing your foods. In the November installment of 89.1 WEMU's 'The Green Room', we  look at local groups reaping myriad benefits of from working to grow their own food.

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The holidays can be a sad time for the elderly and the home-bound, but Ypsilanti Meals on Wheels is making sure they can look forward to a hot meal and some good company.


Join WEMU in celebrating Thanksgiving in a few different ways this year. Unwind while you're cooking your holiday feast, and listen in to Linda Yohn for a heft serving of Stuffy Turkey, Grits and Gravy, Sweet Potato Pie, and all of your other musical food favorites! 

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    Bills to keep schools out of deficit on long list of "lame duck" issues

    State lawmakers could take up legislation next week meant to keep schools out of deficit.

    The legislation would require more reporting from schools that are deemed to be in financial trouble. It could also open up more money in state grants and loans.

    Ann Arbor
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    Ann Arbor's controversial crosswalk ordinance has gotten a lot of attention across the city, but a task force is looking to address all issues around pedestrian safety.  They're asking for help from the community to understand the issue fully.


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    Pianist Rick Roe drops in to the 89.1 WEMU studios to chat about Thelonious Monk and Thanksgiving.

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