WEMU Local
8:51 am
Thu February 19, 2009

County Offers Help for Struggling Homeowners

Washtenaw County, MI – As state house Democrats try to pass legislation placing a moratorium on home mortgage foreclosures, local help is already available. Listen to this interview with Washtenaw County Treasurer Catherine McClary on the county's assistance programs for homeowners facing mortgage or tax foreclosures.

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WEMU Local
8:46 am
Thu February 19, 2009

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
9:52 am
Wed February 18, 2009

State of the City address by Ypsilanti Mayor Schreiber

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber's State of the City address in its entirety.

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WEMU Local
9:51 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the co-chair of the group "Don't Waste Michigan", and chair of the Coalition for Nuclear Free Great Lakes, Michael Keegan.

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WEMU Local
9:51 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Site Plan for Underground Parking Structure Approved

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved the site plan for an underground parking structure on Fifth Avenue next to the downtown library. Council voted 10 to one Tuesday night for the plan and the sale of nearly 50-million dollars in bonds for the project. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley

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WEMU Local
9:46 am
Wed February 18, 2009

Ypsilanti Moves Beyond Industrial Past

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti Mayor Paul Schreiber says the city is making progress toward transforming itself from an industrial city to a city of knowledge, culture, and entertainment.
Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles. You can also hear the Mayor's address in its entirety in the story listed immediately below this one in "WEMU Local".

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Tue February 17, 2009

EMU Earns Carnegie Recognition

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University is one of 119 colleges and universities to earn recognition for community engagement from the Carnegie Foundation. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:06 am
Mon February 16, 2009

Elevating Arts Programs in Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti, MI – Officials with the Riverside Arts Center in Ypsilanti hope a new elevator and stairs willl lead to more programs at the facility. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Fri February 13, 2009

Ypsi Schools Brace for State Budget Cuts

Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Jennifer Granholm's proposed budget for the fiscal year that begins October first includes cuts in funding to K-12 education. One local school superintendent says he's gravely disappointed by the cuts, but not surprised. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Fri February 13, 2009

LCV Sets Priorities for State Lawmakers

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's David Fair talks with Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak about the group's environmental priorities for this year and next. Lisa will be the new co-host of WEMU's First Friday Focus on the Environment series beginning March 6. Click on the audio icon above to hear more.

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