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.
Ypsilanti, MI – On November 6, Ypsilanti voters will be asked to decide the fate of a city income tax proposal. WEMU's Bob Eccles talked with those who are leading campaigns both for and against the issue. Click on the audio icon to hear the complete interviews.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials hope the sun will help the city meet its goal of operating on 30 percent renewable energy by 2010. On Monday, the city held a kickoff celebration as one of 13 solar America cities. The program includes a 200-thousand dollar grant from the U-S Department of Energy. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley on Ann Arbor's efforts to generate power and a buzz about solar energy.
Ypsilanti, MI – About 30 people attended a special Ypsilanti school board meeting Monday night on the high school's new logo and mascot. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Motorists driving around Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti may notice fewer buses belching clouds of smoke as they drive away from bus stops. The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority has put 15 new hybrid electric buses into service. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.