Ann Arbor, MI – A broken pipe at the old Y-M-C-A building in Ann Arbor has led to more than 80 residents being put up in a motel at city expense. Thursday night, Ann Arbor's city council committed to spending more than 150-thousand dollars on the situation through the end of this year. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:
Washtenaw County, MI – *Please note these results from Tuesday's elections are unofficial*
ANN ARBOR: Voters rejected a two-year, half-mil levy for removal of ash trees infested by the emerald ash borer. 56 percent voted "no". Democrats Stephen Rapundalo, Leigh Greden, and Marcia Higgins were elected to city council.
SALINE: Glenn Law, Alica Ping, and Theresa Sibo won city council seats.
CHELSEA: Anne Feeney won another term as Mayor; Frank Hammer and Cheri Albertson won seats on city council.
Many of Eastern Michigan's goals for this football season can be measured tangibly.
So when two of the Eagles' most attainable benchmarks--winning the Michigan MAC Championship and finishing the season with a winning record--slipped out of reach after Saturday's 44-36 loss to Western Michigan, the team was forced to revise its aspirations.
Ann Arbor, MI – Citizens in Ann Arbor are being asked to approve a half-mil, two-year tax to pay for the removal of ash trees infested by the emerald ash borer. Click on the audio icon for more on the issue from WEMU's Andrew Cluley:
Washtenaw County, MI – Outside the city of Ann Arbor, there are some intersting issues on Tuesday's ballot, including city council, library, and school board races. Click on the audio icon for more from WEMU's Bob Eccles:
Ypsilanti, MI – The Ecology Center in Ann Arbor celebrates its 35th anniversary with Robert Kennedy Jr. at the Michigan Theater on Tuesday. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the history and work of the Ecology Center.
Ypsilanti, MI – America has the safest food supply in the world...or does it? Factory farms and large scale food production operations make it nearly impossible to know what's really in our food or where it comes from. Find out what you need to know by clicking on the audio icon for this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.