Ann Arbor, MI – After years of discussion and one failed attempt, Ann Arbor's city council has created the Broadway Historic District. Council approved the residential historic district Monday night, but has not finalized a much smaller commercial historic district in the area. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti held a town hall meeting Thursday night to publicly outline the city's budget process and priorities. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the meeting from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – A study shows positive results from a program at Ann Arbor's Scarlett Middle School that put a laptop computer in every student's hands. However, both the study and district officials say the program is at an important crossroads. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted to spend five thousand dollars a year over three years to help fund the local Ann Arbor Spark business incubator. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the manager of Ann Arbor's Environmental House and member of the Ann Arbor Energy Commmission, Jason Bing.
Ypsilanti, MI – Npr Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts' new book is "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped our Nation." It's a follow-up to her 2004 book "Founding Mothers". Roberts spoke with WEMU's David Fair Wednesday morning. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.
Ann Arbor, MI – A group of Washtenaw County residents says it's increasingly alarmed about local law enforcement agencies participating in U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency raids. Members of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights say there have been at least 14 raids in the county in the last few weeks. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials hope a request to close a lane of northbound Main Street will force the University of Michigan to make work on Michigan Stadium less intrusive. City council has passed a resolution setting guidelines for a 16-month lane closure next to the stadium. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.