Ypsilanti, MI – Kudos for the Ypsilanti School District at Monday night's board of education meeting for the district's efforts to cut energy costs. Click on the audio icon for details from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ypsilanti, MI – When there's an accident or other problem along I-94 in Ypsilanti or Ypsilanti Township, fire crews from both jurisdictions will respond. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles report on the new cooperative effort between the city and the township:
Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ann Arbor and other Michigan communities stand ready to help victims of hurricane Katrina relocate. Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with 5th ward Ann Arbor city councilman Chris Easthope about what that city is doing to help, as WEMU continues its participation in Friday's "Michigan Cares" fundraiser for hurricane relief efforts:
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with WEMU jazz program host, Dr. George Klein. Klein hosts the Sunday afternoon "Grooveyard" program on WEMU. Klein also has a long-term relationship with the city of New Orleans, and its music. This interview was another part of WEMU's participation in Friday's "Michigan Cares" fundraiser for hurriane Katrina relief efforts:
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with Washtenaw County Red Cross chapter Executive Director Pam Horiszney, part of WEMU's participation in Friday's "Michigan Cares" fundraiser for hurricane Katrina relief efforts:
Ypsilanti, MI – As part of Friday's Michigan Cares fundraiser for hurricane relief effots, WEMU spoke with several local people to add perspective to the situation along the Gulf coast. Click on the audio icon to hear David Fair's interview with the medical director of the Washtenaw County Public Health Department, Dr. Stan Reedy:
Ypsilanti – Eastern Michigan and Lousiana-Lafayette are similar in several key ways. Both are coming off of 4-and-7 seasons in mid-major conferences. Both feature running quarterbacks and versatile offensive formations. And both lost their season opener last week, though EMU's 28-26 loss at Cincinnati was a far cry from the Cajuns' 60-3 pasting at Texas.
Washtenaw County, MI – The debate over how to finance police services from the Washtenaw County Sheriff's department ended Wednesday night when county commissioners approved a plan to have cities and townships purchase policing. Click on the audio icon for more details from WEMU's Brian Nemerovski: