WEMU Local
11:09 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Literacy Coalition Helps Thousands Learn Basic Skills

Washtenaw County, MI – A three year old effort to promote literacy in Washtenaw County has been recognized by county commissioners as a community-lead coalition. Hear more on the coalition and its blueprint to end illiteracy from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Fri April 9, 2010

Fundraiser Underway to Save Ann Arbor School Programs

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Public Schools Educational Foundation has kicked off a fundraising campaign aimed at raising one million dollars to save district programs that are not part of the mandated curriculum. The "One Million Reasons" campaign began Thursday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Fri April 9, 2010

"Get Downtown" Celebrates 10th Anniversary

Ann Arbor, MI – What started out as basically a bus pass program in Ann Arbor has grown over the last decade into a fun program promoting all types of transit. Officials with the "Get Downtown" program celebrated its tenth anniversary this week. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Thu April 8, 2010

60 Job Cuts Recommended for Ann Arbor's City Budget

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city administrator is recommending the elimination of 60 positions in the budget year that begins July first. Roger Fraser presented his budget recommendations at a public forum Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:56 am
Thu April 8, 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
12:00 pm
Wed April 7, 2010

City Says 'Time's Up' for Thompson Block

Ypsilanti, MI – The issue of what will happen to the fire-damaged Thompson block in Ypsilanti is headed back to court. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:53 am
Wed April 7, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Bob Bricault, a horticultural educator with the MSU Extension service.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed April 7, 2010

City Tables Cell Phone Ban

Ann Arbor, MI – After a couple of postponements, Ann Arbor's city council has now tabled a plan to ban the use of cell phones and other handheld electronic devices while driving in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
11:12 am
Tue April 6, 2010

Council Rejects Madison Street Development

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has rejected a planned unit development on Madison between Fourth and Fifth Avenues. The Moravian plan offered four stories of housing and one story of parking. Hear more on the Monday night vote from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
11:07 am
Mon April 5, 2010

Local Schools Consolidating More Services

Ypsilanti, MI – As local school districts struggle to survive a flood of red ink, consolidation of services is an option that's being taken more and more seriously. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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