WEMU Local
8:50 am
Fri April 23, 2010

Smoking Ban Goes Into Effect May First

Ypsilanti, MI – The American Cancer Society is solidly behind Michigan's smoking ban, which takes effect May first. WEMU's David Fair spoke with the Vice President for Public Relations and Communications at the Great Lakes division of the ACS, Gary McMullen. Click to hear more on the expected outcomes of Michigan's smoking ban.

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WEMU Local
8:43 am
Thu April 22, 2010

Layoff Notices for Ann Arbor Teachers

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools 191 probationary teachers will all get layoff notices by tomorrow. The school board approved the layoffs Wednesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:39 am
Thu April 22, 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
9:19 am
Wed April 21, 2010

EMU WIll Not Raise Tuition and Fees

Ypsilanti, MI – For the first time in at least 30 years, tuition, fees, and room and board rates at Eastern Michigan University will not increase for the next school year. EMU's Board of Regents approved a 280-million dollar general fund budget on Tuesday that includes zero percent increases on these important student costs. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Wed April 21, 2010

Council Rejects Plan for Burger King on Water Street

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has rejected a proposal to sell a one-acre parcel of Water Street property to a developer who wanted to build a Burger King restaurant on the site. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Wed April 21, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is John Russell. He's a teacher at Ann Arbor's Pioneer high school, and was one of the organizers of the first environmental action teach-in at the University of Michigan in 1970.

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WEMU Local
10:05 am
Tue April 20, 2010

Fast-Food Tenant for Water Street?

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council will consider selling a portion of the Water Street property to a fast food joint tonight. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:34 am
Tue April 20, 2010

State Funding for Stadium Bridges

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor is again trying to get state funding for the replacement of the Stadium bridges. The project is estimated to cost 23-million dollars. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:34 am
Tue April 20, 2010

DDA Still Working on New Parking and Transportation Plan

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority is asking for a city council work session to discuss public parking and transportation demand management strategies. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:30 am
Thu April 15, 2010

Tax Returns Due Today

Ypsilanti, MI – If you've waited until the last minute to get your tax return in the mail, you'd better not be planning to drop it off with the post office at midnight, at least not in the Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti areas. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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