WEMU Local
5:01 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Ypsilanti poised to sue to force clean-up or demolition of Thompson Building

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council has voted to take the city's dispute with the owner of the fire-damaged Thompson Building to court. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
4:54 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

Ypsilanti District Library In Fundraising Mode

Ypsilanti, MI – With record numbers of items checked out and programs attended, the Ypsilanti District Library is raising money to renovate the teen area of the Michigan Avenue library. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
4:50 pm
Wed March 3, 2010

U of M hosts 2nd annual Homegrown Food Summit

Ann Arbor, MI – The second annual Homegrown Local Food Summit took place this week at the University of Michigan. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the story.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Fri February 26, 2010

Making the Census Count

Ypsilanti, MI – Efforts are underway to assure an accurate count of the eastern part of Washtenaw County next month in the U-S census. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Ypsilanti School Official to Head Niles District

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district is losing its assistant superintendent for instructional quality to the Niles school district. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:15 am
Thu February 25, 2010

Unfunded Mandates Not Likely to Go Away

Ann Arbor, MI – A local official says he does not have much confidence that Michigan lawmakers will act quickly to address unfunded mandates outlined in a new state report. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Thu February 25, 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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3:24 pm
Wed February 24, 2010

Red Cross Looking to Colleges for Blood Donations

Ypsilanti, MI – Area colleges students may have noticed a spike in blood drives on their campuses over the past few years.

There's a reason for that.

Blood drives at the big three auto plants no longer yield big results, says
Gerry Abejuro, regional representative for the American Red Cross. Job losses caused by poor economic conditions have caused that significant donor group to dry up. Now, the Red Cross is reaching out to other populations.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. The topic is permaculture, and this week's guest is Nathan Ayers. He's the founder of the Burns Park Green Energy Association, and co-founder of Transition Ann Arbor.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Wed February 24, 2010

Award Winning Screenwriter Visits EMU

Ypsilantni, MI – Award-winning screenwriter Sterling Anderson will address Eastern Michigan University students this afternoon. He's written scripts for television's "Medium" and "The Unit". He's writing the upcoming remake of "Superfly". Sterling Anderson talked about his craft this morning with WEMU's David Fair. Click to hear more.

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