WEMU Local
8:35 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Former Regent's Financial Gift to EMU to Promote Human Rights

Ypsilanti, MI – An Eastern Michigan University alumnus and former Regent hopes the school will become a national leader in the study and research of equality and human rights.
Timothy Dyer has announced a planned gift of $1.5 million dollars for an interdisciplinary chair in forensics, debate, and human rights. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:30 am
Wed October 20, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the Deputy Director of the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Commission, Tom Freeman.

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WEMU Local
10:01 am
Tue October 19, 2010

Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair talks with the Executive Director of Safehouse Center in Washtenaw County, Barbara Neiss-May about domestic violence and how its victims can get away from abusive relationships and get help.

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WEMU Local
8:50 am
Thu October 14, 2010

UofM Celebrates Peace Corps' 50th Anniversary

Ann Arbor, MI – Several hundred University of Michigan students, former Peace Corps volunteers, and others celebrated the creation of the Peace Corps at 2am Thursday at the Michigan Union. The celebration marked the 50th anniversary of then presidential candidate John F. Kennedy's speech that lead to the Peace Corps. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:44 am
Thu October 14, 2010

School Board Rejects Policy Change

Saline, MI – There will be no changes in the wording of the Saline Area Schools' non-discrimination policy. The school board voted against changes that would have added sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression to the policy. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Thu October 14, 2010

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
9:10 am
Wed October 13, 2010

Online Game Helps Craft Transit Master Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is turning to an online game to help get community input to shape a transit master plan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:06 am
Wed October 13, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the Wayne County Community Organizer for the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, Brad Van Guilder.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Tue October 12, 2010

Board Hears International School Proposal

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board is the latest to hear the Washtenaw Intermediate School District's proposal to create a county-wide international high school. The plan was presented to the board Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:06 am
Fri October 8, 2010

District Bids Farewell to Superintendent

Ann Arbor, MI – Today (Friday) marks the last day on the job for Ann Arbor school district superintendent Todd Roberts. The district held a farewell reception for Roberts on Thursday at Skyline high school. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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