WEMU Local
9:49 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Mayor Says Cities Are Revenue Sharing "Pawns"

Ypsilanti, MI – State lawmakers are choosing between cutting revenue sharing for local governments and creating a state employee retirement incentive program to help balance the state budget. The prospect of further revenue sharing cuts is not sitting well with Ypsilanti's Mayor. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Home Grown Festival Saturday Night in A2

Ann Arbor, MI – A celebration of locally-grown food will take place Saturday night at the Ann Arbor farmers market. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:40 am
Fri September 10, 2010

Student Voter Registration Drive at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Student government leaders at Eastern Michigan University are out to get as many students as possible registered to vote for the upcoming general election. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Thu September 9, 2010

Howard Dean at UofM

Ann Arbor, MI – Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean says today's college students are sculpting the America they will leave to their kids right now. Dean and Congressmen John Dingell, Mark Shauer, and Gary Peters spoke Wednesday night to college Democrats at the University of Michigan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Thu September 9, 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
11:00 am
Wed September 8, 2010

City Postpones Vote on Porch Furniture Ban

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has held off voting on a proposed ban of upholstered indoor furniture being used or stored on porches. Council postponed the vote to its next meeting, saying the delay is designed to give University of Michigan students more time to learn about the proposed ban. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:56 am
Wed September 8, 2010

City Considers Changes to Nomination Process

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is considering legislation to define the way nominations to city boards and commissions are made, along with the qualifications and terms for those appointments. The measure came about following a disagreement between the Mayor and some of his council colleagues over the re-appointment of a Housing Commission member. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:51 am
Wed September 8, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the city of Ann Arbor's Solid Waste Coordinator, Tom McMurtrie.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu September 2, 2010

County Board Recreates Land Bank

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's Board of Commissioners has voted to recreate a landbank as another tool to deal with blighted properties. Wednesday night's vote rescinds a March decision to dissolve the landbank. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Thu September 2, 2010

Flu Vaccine Now Available

Washtenaw County, MI – This year's flu season should be without the long lines and multiple visits we saw during last year's H-1-N-1 flu outbreak. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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