WEMU Local
9:15 am
Fri May 21, 2010

Sidewalk Signs Approved for Downtown

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a plan to allow portable signs on downtown sidewalks despite some concerns about sidewalk overcrowding. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Fri May 21, 2010

Nuclear Energy Grants for UofM

Ann Arbor, MI – A major infusion of research cash has been announced for the University of Michigan.
Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Thu May 20, 2010

County Considers Expanding Road Commission

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County commissioners will hold a public hearing in July to get community input on a proposal to expand the road commission from three to five members. The vote Wednesday night was seven to four to hold the hearing. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:22 am
Thu May 20, 2010

State Retirement Changes to Impact EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University will be impacted by the recently approved changes in the state employee retirement system, but just how isn't yet clear. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:18 am
Thu May 20, 2010

Michigan Gubernatorial Candidates: Part Two

Ypsilanti, MI – Last week, four candidates to be Michigan's next Governor came to Washtenaw County for a candidates' mixer hosted by the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, and the local Builders and Remodelers Association. WEMU's Andrew Cluley is reporting on the candidates' stances on some important issues. Today, in part two of his series, we hear from Republican U-S Representative Pete Hoekstra.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Thu May 20, 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
11:33 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Ypsi Residents To Vote on Transit Millage

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti residents will vote in August on a proposal to create a dedicated funding source for public transportation. City council has approved putting the Headlee override question on the ballot. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:53 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is the Superintendent of Park Planning at the Washtenaw County Parks and Recreation Department, Coy Vaughn.

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WEMU Local
10:45 am
Wed May 19, 2010

Special Series: Michigan Gubernatorial Candidates

Ypsilanti, MI – Last week, four candidates to be Michigan's next Governor came to Washtenaw County as part of a candidate 'mixer' hosted by the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber of Commerce, the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors, and the local Builders and Remodelers Association. In part one of a special series, WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports on the candidacy of Republican Tom George.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Tue May 18, 2010

Budget Approved; Police and Fire Departments Spared

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the 2011 fiscal year city budget. Council made several amendments to avoid police department layoffs, to reduce or eliminate fire department layoffs, and to maintain existing levels of human services funding. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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