9:14 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Still Pursuing King's Dream

Ypsilanti, MI – Journalist Ed Gordon says the election of Barack Obama should not be seen as the completion of Martin Luther King's dream. Gordon gave the keynote address Monday at Eastern Michigan University's King Day celebration. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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9:43 am
Mon January 19, 2009

Inauguration Events in Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County, MI – If you're one of the millions who won't be in Washington D.C. for Barack Obama's inauguration, there are dozens of inaugural events scheduled Tuesday in Washtenaw County. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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9:26 am
Fri January 16, 2009

County Homeless Numbers Down; State Numbers Up

Washtenaw County, MI – A recently released national study on homelessness found a decrease in homelessness in Washtenaw County, but an increase in the rest of the state. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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9:20 am
Fri January 16, 2009

Street Art Fair Director to Retire

Ann Arbor, MI – The Executive Director of the Ann Arbor Street Art Fair has announced her retirement.
Shary Brown will step down from the post in September. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
11:57 am
Wed January 14, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Policy Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Abbey Rubley.

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WEMU Local
12:06 am
Wed January 14, 2009

Council Considers Easing Zoning Restrictions for Body Art Businesses

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is considering zoning changes that would make it easier for new body art facilities to open in town. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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9:22 am
Tue January 13, 2009

School Board Backs Union Contractors

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board has awarded contracts for bond project work at three elementary schools, but did not approve all of the contractors recommended by district staff. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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11:08 am
Mon January 12, 2009

West Washington Project Makeover

Ann Arbor, MI – A committee reviewing proposals to redevelop property owned by the city of Ann Arbor at 415 West Washington hopes to have a proposal to recommend to city council in about five weeks. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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3:53 am
Fri January 9, 2009

City Works to Increase Commercial Recycling

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are moving ahead with a plan to try to increase commercial recycling. The plan calls for the city to have a solid waste franchise and commercial recycling program in place by July 1. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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9:45 am
Thu January 8, 2009

Sizemore is New Board of Commissioners Chair

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County's board of commissioners has chosen Rolland Sizemore to serve as board chair this year. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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