Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted against an ordinance that would have banned schools, clubs, lodges, banquet halls, and meeting halls from the city's downtown business district. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Prosecutor's office is reviewing evidence in a series of sexual assaults and robberies that took place last year on and near the Eastern Michigan University campus. Ypsilanti Police and the EMU Department of Public Safety jointly investigated the incidents. A suspect was arrested on unrelated charges shortly after the first of the year and remains in custody. His identity won't be revealed until new charges are filed against him.
Ypsilanti, MI – Every Monday afternoon during All Things Considered, WEMU's Bob Eccles is joined by Jeff Crause of Edward Jones to talk money matters. They've been discussing guidelines for investments. Click on the audio icon to hear more.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken action to ease the pressure on University of Michigan students to find housing in the fall. Council unanimously approved an ordinance that delays lease-signing requirements. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – State representative Alma Wheeler-Smith spoke out against the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Monday on the Eastern Michigan University campus. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University history students are working to preserve the experiences of area military veterans. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the effort from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's Dave Fair has now gone 43 days without tobacco. Please check out Dave's quit-smoking diary on our website, wemu.org, to see how being nicotine free is affecting his every day life. Each Monday, Dave's on-air interviews address the many aspects of nicotine addiction and kicking the habit. Today, Dave talks with somone very near and dear to all of us at WEMU, General Manager Art Timko, who quit smoking over a year ago. Click on the audio icon to hear more.