WEMU Local
9:07 am
Fri January 8, 2010

School Budget Public Meetings Underway

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials have outlined about 16-point-two million dollars in potential budget cuts over this school year and next. The district held the first public meeting on the budget reduction plan Thursday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Thu January 7, 2010

New County Administrator Could Be Named Soon

Washtenaw County, MI – The next Washtenaw County Administrator could be selected in less than a month. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Thu January 7, 2010

Ann Arbor Schools Sign On to 'Race to Top' Effort

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor schools have signed off on the state of Michigan's application for the federal 'race to the top' program. The school board voted unanimously Wednesday night to sign a memorandum of understanding with the state. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Thu January 7, 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
9:29 am
Wed January 6, 2010

Council Approves Business Improvement Zone

Ann Arbor, MI – Property owners along three blocks of Ann Arbor's Main Street may soon be paying a new tax they asked to be assessed to improve the appearance of the heart of dowtown.
Ann Arbor's city council has approved the business improvement zone and the zone's plan. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Wed January 6, 2010

Miller Tapped to Head Metro Park System

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor is losing its longtime Community Services Area Administrator.
Jayne Miller is leaving to head up a metroparks system. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Wed January 6, 2010

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is doctor Mike Schriberg. He's the policy director for the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, and a leader of the Michigan Network for Children's Environmental Health.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Tue January 5, 2010

Library Lot Proposals May Be Reconsidered

Ann Arbor, MI – A pair of proposals for buidling projects above an underground parking structure, previously eliminated from contention, appear likely to return to the mix. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Tue January 5, 2010

Schools Spared Additional State Funding Cuts

Ypsilanti, MI – Governor Jennifer Granholm says the 127 dollar per-pupil cut in K-12 education funding that was put on hold last month now won't be needed at all. That has one local school official smiling -- at least for now. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Thu December 31, 2009

City Seeks Staff Input on Budget Cuts

Ann Arbor, MI – With the city of Ann Arbor needing to cut more than 10 percent out of the city's budget in the next 18 months, city officials are holding a special meeting with employees in two weeks. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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