WEMU Local
3:22 pm
Mon June 13, 2011

Ann Arbor Schools of Choice Falls Short of Target

Ann Arbor, MI – For the second year in a row, the Ann Arbor school district has not attracted as many schools-of-choice students as targeted. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:23 am
Fri June 10, 2011

Effort to Repeal Emergency Manger Law Underway

Ann Arbor, MI – An effort to repeal Michigan's new law giving emergency managers more power when taking over cities and schools kicks off Saturday across the state. The Ann Arbor Education Association is joining that effort. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
3:12 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

"Round Midnight" Anniversary Screening

Ann Arbor, MI – WEMU, the Detroit Jazz Festival, and Michigan Theater, present the 25th anniversary screening of the film "Round Midnight" starring Dexter Gordon.
Dexter Gordon's wife, Maxine, is a significant jazz scholar and jazz archivist. She joined WEMU's Linda Yohn to discuss the jazz life she shared with the legendary tenor saxophonist, and the evocative film. Click to listen to part one of the interview.

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WEMU Local
3:10 pm
Thu June 9, 2011

"Round Midnight" Anniversary Screening

Ann Arbor, MI – Part two of WEMU's Linda Yohn's interview with Maxine Gordon.

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Ann Arbor School Board Sets New Budget

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school board has approved a 183-point-six million dollar budget for the next school year, using about 800 thousand dollars in reserves. The board approved the budget on a five to two vote Wednesday night, making only one amendment. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:38 am
Thu June 9, 2011

New Legislation for Local Film Incentives

Ypsilanti, MI – A local state representative is working on legislation to address the reduction in state funds for films by allowing local communities to offer their own incentives. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:34 am
Thu June 9, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Check out all the weekend film offerings on 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
9:06 am
Wed June 8, 2011

City Trying to Reduce Future Pension Costs

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is considering ways to reduce future retiree benefit costs.
Council has passed a resolution asking for proposed ordinance amendments to impact non-union employees hired after July 1. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:02 am
Wed June 8, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – University of Michigan doctoral student Darshan Karwat committed himself to living a full year in a manner that would produce as little waste as possible. That year ended in March, and he's our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:53 am
Mon June 6, 2011

Pray-Harold to Re-Open this Fall

Ypsilanti, MI – The newly-renovated Pray-Harold building on Eastern Michigan University's campus will be ready for the first day of classes this fall. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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