WEMU Local
10:19 am
Fri May 6, 2011

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – This month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU examines Michigan's energy future and the roles renewable energy sources and nuclear power will play in that future. Our guest is the President and CEO of DTE Energy, Gerry Anderson.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Thu May 5, 2011

County Finances Looking Slightly Better

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's administrator says the county is in a slightly better position, but still faces big challenges in creating a new two-year budget proposal.
County Administrator Verna McDaniel gave county commissioners a revised financial state of the county Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:30 am
Thu May 5, 2011

Tuition Incease and Layoffs Likely at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University officials say that the university will have to increase tuition for the upcoming school year, and staff reductions are likely as well. EMU President Susan Martin held a campus-wide budget forum Wednesday to talk about strategies in developing next year's budget. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:58 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Voters Approve Public Safety Millages

Washtenaw County, MI – Voters in four Washtenaw County townships have approved public safety millages. Hear more on Tuesday's election results from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:57 am
Wed May 4, 2011

County Voters Approve Special Education Millage Renewal

Washtenaw County, MI – Voters have approved a renewal of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District special education millage. The issue passed by a margin of 77 to 23 percent according to unofficial results from Tuesday's election. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:32 am
Wed May 4, 2011

City Council On Record Opposing Snyder Budget and EFM Plan

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has adopted a resolution that expresses the city government's opposition to what Governor Snyder is trying to do, on both the budget and emergency manager fronts. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Wed May 4, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU focuses on the natural gas drilling process known as hydro-fracking. This week's guest is the National Wildlife Federation's Senior Policy Manager at the Great Lakes Regional Center in Ann Arbor, Marc Smith.

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WEMU Local
9:39 am
Thu April 28, 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
8:24 am
Wed April 27, 2011

Menzel is New WISD Superintendent

Ann Arbor, MI – The next Washtenaw Intermediate School District Superintendent will be Livingston Educational Service Agency Superintendent Scott Menzel. The WISD board voted unanimously for Menzel, but board members say it was a challenging decision. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:20 am
Wed April 27, 2011

Union Agrees to Concessions to help Ypsilanti School District

Ypsilanti, MI – The union representing custodians and other staffers with the Ypsilanti school district has reached a tentative contract agreement. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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