WEMU Local
9:10 am
Tue May 24, 2011

Parking Issues Stall City Budget Approval

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council and the Downtown Development Authority are still working on final language for a new parking contract, but at least one city council member wants to cut the DDA out of the parking business.
City council met briefly Monday night but took no action before adjourning the meeting until May 31st to finish the 2012 fiscal year budget. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Tue May 24, 2011

Senator Blasts Snyder Budget Process

Ypsilanti, MI – The state budget agreement reached between Governor Snyder and Republican leaders of the state house and senate is not sitting well with one local legislator. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:28 am
Mon May 23, 2011

GOP Wants More Privatization of Schools

Ypsilanti, MI – Local state lawmakers are weighing in on legislation that would privatize most government functions, including K-12 schools, colleges, and universities. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Fri May 20, 2011

County May Hire Firm to Conduct Internal Audit

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials are considering hiring an outside firm to perform an internal audit of the county's finances. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Fri May 20, 2011

'Girls on the Run' 5K on Sunday

Ypsilanti, MI – An organization that helps young girls learn about self respect and healthy living wraps up its ten-week program with a non-competitive 5K run at Eastern Michigan University on Sunday. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Thu May 19, 2011

New Development On Tap for Old Mall

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's Board of Commissioners has approved a grant application to the Michigan Department of Natural Resources and Environment, and the brownfield redevelopment plan for Ann Arbor's old Georgetown Mall. The commissioners' Ways and Means Committee, however, postponed consideration of backing a loan for the project, and a public-private partnerships investment policy. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Thu May 19, 2011

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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WEMU Local
1:38 pm
Wed May 18, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU examines the negative impacts of high ozone levels on health. Our guest is Dr. Harvey Leo. Dr. Leo is a pediatric allergist and immunologist, and assistant research scientist at the Center for Managing Chronic Disease at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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WEMU Local
8:39 am
Wed May 18, 2011

Sparking Ypsilanti's Economy

Ypsilanti, MI – The new President of Ann Arbor Spark addressed Ypsilanti's city council Tuesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Tue May 17, 2011

Council Delays Budget Vote

Ann Arbor, MI – As expected, Ann Arbor's city council has held off on approving the 2012 fiscal year budget until issues with the Downtown Development Authority over tax and parking revenue can be resolved. However, at Monday night's meeting, citizens called on council to protect public services. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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