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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WEMU Local
8:03 am
Fri October 8, 2010

Yankee Air Museum Lives Again

Ypsilanti, MI – Six years ago Saturday, the Yankee Air Museum at Willow Run Airport burned to the ground. This weekend, the museum celebrates its grand re-opening. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
7:58 am
Fri October 8, 2010

More State Budget Cuts on the Way

Ypsilanti, MI – The director of the state senate fiscal agency says the state can expect a 15 percent reduction in the general fund budget for fiscal year 2011-2012. On Thursday, Gary Olson gave the Eastern Michigan University community an update on the state budget. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Thu October 7, 2010

Planning Transit Services for the Future

Ann Arbor, MI – This month, residents form throughout Washtenaw County will get to help shape the Ann Arbor Transportation Authority's vision for transit services for the next 30 years. About 45 people attended one of 20 planned public outreach meetings Wednesday night at the main Ann Arbor library. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:21 am
Thu October 7, 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
11:30 am
Wed October 6, 2010

First Friday Focus on the Environment (repost)

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to October's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring our special guest, the Oil Spill Response Coordinator and Program Assistant for the National Wildlife Federation, Beth Wallace.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Council Approves New Appointments Rules

Ypsilanti, MI – The contentious issue of mayoral appointments to city boards and commissions was addressed Tuesday night at Ypsilanti's city council meeting. A resolution clarifying the process was adopted, but it may or may not solve the problems it was drafted to address. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Monica Patel, a Policy Associate at The Ecology Center in Ann Arbor. Sunday is a 'global work day' to fight climate change, sponsored by 350 dot org.

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WEMU Local
9:16 am
Wed October 6, 2010

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Ypsilanti, MI – October is breast cancer awareness month. WEMU's David Fair talks with Vicki Rackowski, the Chief Operating Officer of the American Cancer Society's Great Lakes Division about the disease and advances in treating it. Click to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
8:23 am
Fri October 1, 2010

Fighting Panhandling in Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor task force is working over the next six months to look at the issue of panhandling. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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