WEMU Local
9:23 am
Fri January 29, 2010

Self Defense Against Rape and Assault

Ypsilanti, MI – Violent crime in Washtenaw County increased 59 percent in 2008, the last year for which statistics are available. Included in that figure are 65 rapes and attempted rapes. That's 10 more than in 2007.
A group of women at Eastern Michigan University is taking steps to be prepared should they find themselves under attack. Hear more from WEMU's Danny Hopkins.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Thu January 28, 2010

Pioneer To Hike Parking Fees for Michigan Football Games

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor school district will likely earn more money from football fans parking at Pioneer high school for University of Michigan games in the fall. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:49 am
Thu January 28, 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
8:43 am
Wed January 27, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, Mi – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is the project manager of the Ypsilanti-based Clean Energy Coalition, Deb Heed.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Tue January 26, 2010

Council Considers Cuts to Community Services

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is getting more information on options and consequences of cutting a variety of community services. Possible changes to the housing commission, planning and development, community development, and parks a recreation were discussed at a council work session Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:57 am
Mon January 25, 2010

New AATA Park and Ride Lot Opens

Ann Arbor, MI – There's a new park and ride lot on Ann Arbor's northeast side. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
4:17 pm
Fri January 22, 2010

Ypsilanti Schools Budget Workshop

Ypsilanti, MI – About 50 people turned out for the Ypsilanti public schools budget workshop Thursday night as the district detailed plans to resolve a huge deficit. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:04 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Byrnes Calls for Increased Gas Tax for Roads and Bridges

Ann Arbor, MI – A local lawmaker expects to soon introduce legislation to increase Michigan's gasoline tax to help pay for improvements of the state's roads and bridges. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:00 am
Fri January 22, 2010

Survey Shows Strong Support for Public Transportation

Ann Arbor, MI – A recent survey shows a majority of Washtenaw County residents polled think public transportation is important, and just over half would be likely to support a county-wide transportation millage. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles

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WEMU Local
9:37 am
Thu January 21, 2010

County Board to Name New Administrator

Washtenaw County, MI – Deputy Washtenaw County Administrator Verna McDaniel is expected to be chosen to move into the county's top post. The county board voted last night to interview only McDaniel at a work session tonight. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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