Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County plans to invest 300-thousand dollars in each of the next two years for economic development in the eastern half of the county. The county board of commissioners ways and means committee included the funding when it approved budgets for 2008 and 2009 Wednesday night. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials have taken a step to increase the amount of art seen throughout the city. City council has approved an ordinance that will assure that one percent of all capital improvement projects is devoted to art. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – The plan to redevelop the site of Ann Arbor's old Y-M-C-A building has fallen apart. On a six to five vote Monday night, city council refused to grant another extension to the developer. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley
Ypsilanti, MI – Voters should have identification with them when they go to the polls Tuesday. For the first time, a state law that is more than a decade old requiring an I-D to vote will be in effect. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Public Health department will test a key element of its emergency preparedness plan this week. The department will see how many flu shots it can give over a two-day period. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment, featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and special guest, doctor Grenetta Thommasey, Director of the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, and coodinator of the Great Lakes, Great Michigan Campaign.