WEMU Local
9:20 am
Mon March 29, 2010

Pioneer HS Bands Head to China

Ann Arbor, MI – While some high school kids spend their spring break swimming at Myrtle Beach or riding Space Mountain at Disney World, members of Pioneer high school's symphoney and jazz bands will be visiting China. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Thu March 25, 2010

Superintendent Outlines Deep Budget Cuts

Ann Arbor, MI – To address a 20-million dollar budget shortfall for the next school year, Ann Arbor schools' Superintendent is recommending cutting more than 80 full-time equivalent positions, including 50 teaching jobs. The budget recommendation was presented to the school board Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Thu March 25, 2010

Google Deadline is Tomorrow

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor is ready to submit its application to host Google's trial 'fiber to the home' network. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:55 am
Wed March 24, 2010

Budget Plan to be Unveiled Tonight

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor schools Superintendent Todd Roberts tonight will give the school board his budget recommendation for the next fiscal year. The school board is also expected to vote tonight on a plan to open up limited enrollment to students who live outside the district. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed March 24, 2010

County Joins Battle Against Unfunded State Mandates

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County has joined an effort by counties across the state to get state lawmakers to stop giving local governments unfunded mandates. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:45 am
Wed March 24, 2010

District Approves School Closures

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has approved a district re-alignment plan that involves the closings of East Middle school and Chapelle elementary school. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
11:03 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Chapelle Elementary and East Middle School Most Likely to Close

Ypsilanti, MI – Chapelle elementary and East middle school would be closed under a cost-saving proposal officially presented to the Ypsilanti school board Thursday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:59 am
Fri March 19, 2010

Local Currency Deadline This Weekend

Ann Arbor, MI – Time is running out to share your thoughts on a possible local currency program. The group Think Local First held three community meetings and has an online survey available through Sunday evening. Hear more on the effort from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:08 am
Thu March 18, 2010

County Ends Land Bank Program

Washtenaw County, MI – Less than a year after it was created, the Washtenaw County Land Bank is being shut down. County commissioners voted 8 to 2 Wednesday night to dissolve the program. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Thu March 18, 2010

City And Township Want To Be 'Googleville'

Saline, MI – A second Washtenaw County effort is underway to be chosen as a trial community for Google's 'fiber to the home' high speed network. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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