WEMU Local
8:19 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Two-Year State Budget Cyle Plan Gaining Support

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's proposal to have the state move to a two-year budget cycle seems to be garnering bi-partisan support among state lawmakers. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:16 am
Mon January 31, 2011

Deficit Elimination Plan Awaiting State Approval

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district filed its latest deficit elimination plan with the state last week, but it'll be a while before the district hears if the document has been accepted. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Fri January 28, 2011

County Commissioners Hold Budget Retreat

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County commissioners will start budget talks this weekend at a retreat about budget priorities. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Thu January 27, 2011

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the just-back-from-the-Sundance Film Festival Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
10:21 am
Wed January 26, 2011

UofM Campus to be Smoke Free

Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan has approved plans to start a campus-wide smoking ban this summer. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Wed January 26, 2011

New Term Limits Proposal Going Nowhere

Ypsilanti, MI – A proposed constitutional amendment would extend the amount of time state senators and representatives could serve in office, but the proposal appears unpopular, even with those who oppose term limits. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Wed January 26, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – E-waste is the topic on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest is the General Manager of the Resource Recovery and Recycling Authority of southwest Oakland County, Mike Csapo. Mike is also a board member of the Michigan Recycling Coalition.

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WEMU Local
9:50 am
Mon January 24, 2011

Court Moves Into New Building

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's 15th district court has moved into its new location connected to city hall.
Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Fri January 21, 2011

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's expanded Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is oceanographer Sylvia Earle. Earle is the National Geographic Explorer in Residence and founder of Mission Blue. She's also the past chief scientist for NOAA, and she's coming to Ann Arbor January 26.

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WEMU Local
9:48 am
Thu January 20, 2011

County Projects Huge Budget Deficits

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County Administrator Verna McDaniel is predicting a nearly 13 million dollar budget shortfall in 2012, and a 21 million dollar deficit in 2013.
McDaniel gave county commissioners her financial state of the county presentation Wednesday night. Here more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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