WEMU Local
11:55 am
Mon July 13, 2009

Housing Downturn Could Mean More Green for Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI – The downturn in the housing market is opening up new opportunities for Ann Arbor's greenbelt program. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
3:09 pm
Fri July 10, 2009

Ypsilanti City Council decides to keep police department.

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council has decided against hiring the Washtenaw County Sheriff's Department or another law enforcement agency to provide police services in the city. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more from last night's strategic budgeting session.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Fri July 10, 2009

Area non-profit dedicated to helping arts and cultural organizations can apply for grants.

Ann Arbor, MI – An Ann Arbor-based non-profit that helps arts and cultural organizations throughout Washtenaw County can now apply for grants through the National Endowment for the Arts. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
2:34 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

A group that promotes sustainable landscaping practices holds a tour.

Ann Arbor, MI – A group that promotes sustainable landscaping practices holds a tour to highlight some successes in the field near Ann Arbor's Cobblestone Park tonight (7/8). WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a preview.

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WEMU Local
2:31 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Ypsilanti City Council talks about yardbirds.

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council has approved the first reading of an ordinance to allow residents to keep up to four chickens in their back yards. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
2:29 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Issues of the Environment for 7/8

Ypsilanti, MI – In this week's "Issues of tne Environment", WEMU's David Fair speaks with a Chelsea city councilmember who has proposed banning plastic shopping bags in town.

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WEMU Local
3:11 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Land in downtown Ann Arbor recommended for preservation as open space.

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor City Council is recommending the surface parking lot at the corner of First and William be preserved as open space. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the move could be the first step toward a possible greenway in the city's downtown.

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WEMU Local
3:08 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Ann Arbor to seek proposals for developing land above underground parking.

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor will seek proposals for development of the land located above underground parking on Fifth Avenue. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
3:04 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Chickens and board appointments on Ypsilanti City Council's agenda.

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council considers legislation to allow residents to keep chickens, and the Mayor's list of appointees to the new board overseeing the two Downtown Development Authorities serving the city. WEMU's Bob Eccles has a preview.

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WEMU Local
1:16 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

Local state legislator looks ahead to what's on tap after the summer recess.

Ypsilanti, MI – State Representative Pam Byrnes says transportation funding is one of the hot topics she'll be working on when the summer recess ends. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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