WEMU Local
9:00 am
Thu May 13, 2010

Third Time is the Charm for Thomas

Ann Arbor, MI – The third time was the charm for Andy Thomas as he's now been chosen to join the Ann Arbor school board. The board voted Wednesday night to appoint Thomas to replace trustee Randy Friedman who resigned last month. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:56 am
Thu May 13, 2010

School Program Violated District Policy

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district officials say the district's lawyers have told them an elementary school program open only to African-Americans violated district policy and state law. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu May 13, 2010

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
9:51 am
Wed May 12, 2010

School Board to Select New Trustee Tonight

Ann Arbor, MI – For the third time in six months, the Ann Arbor school board will be voting tonight to add a new member. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed May 12, 2010

Washtenaw County Election Filings

Washtenaw County, MI – The deadline has passed to get your name on republican and democratic primary ballots, and their could be some pretty heavily challenged primary races in Washtenaw County. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Wed May 12, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the President of Hantz Farms, Mike Score.

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WEMU Local
10:46 am
Tue May 11, 2010

ISD Expands Fingerprinting Service

Washtenaw County, MI – The Washtenaw Intermediate School District has been processing fingerprints and background checks for several years. Now, the WISD has been given the go-ahead to expand those services. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:47 am
Tue May 11, 2010

Ypsilanti Backs Second 'Race to Top' Effort

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has signed off on the state's latest application for federal "Race to the Top" money. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
11:38 am
Mon May 10, 2010

Early Retirement Battle Resumes in Lansing

Ypsilanti, MI – State lawmakers return to Lansing this week to resume negotiations on a plan to encourage veteran teachers to retire, saving school districts millions of dollars at a time of severe budget challenges. WEMU's David Fair spoke with Ann Arbor State Representative Rebekah Warren Monday morning about the plan. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
2:33 pm
Fri May 7, 2010

Local Official Hopes For Relief From Unfunded Mandates

Ann Arbor, MI – A Washtenaw County commissioner hopes legislation to address unfunded mandates can be put on the fast-track in Lansing. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, Kristen Judge attended a House Judiciary Committee hearing on the issue.

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