WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed November 18, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's extended Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is University of Michigan geophysics professor, doctor Henry Pollack. Pollack was a member of the intergovernmental panel on climate change that shared the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with Al Gore for the work that resulted in the film "An Inconvenient Truth". Pollack's recently published book is "A World Without Ice".

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Wed November 18, 2009

Commissoner Announces Bid for State House

Ann Arbor, MI – Washtenaw County commissioner Jeff Irwin kicked off his campaign for the 53rd district State House seat Tuesday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Wed November 18, 2009

Michigan Gets a "D" from March of Dimes

undated – The state of Michigan gets a "D" from the March of Dimes in its yearly report card on premature births. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Wed November 18, 2009

Dire Financial Straits for Saline Schools

Saline, MI – Parents and other concerned community members had the chance to find out more about the tough financial situation the Saline Area School District finds itself in at a special public meeting Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Tue November 17, 2009

Downtown Rezoning Approved

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a rezoning of the downtown area. The changes were approved on a 10 to one vote Monday night. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Tue November 17, 2009

Court to Hear Anti-Affirmative Action Measure

Ann Arbor, MI – A federal appeals court is set to consider a lawsuit challenging Michigan's ban on racial preferences in public university admissions and government hiring. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:06 am
Mon November 16, 2009

County Revises Snow Removal Plan

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County Road Commission officials say residential streets and gravel roads will take a little more snow this year before they send crews out on overtime.
Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:59 am
Mon November 16, 2009

City to Review Proposals This Week for Parking Structure Land

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor will be considering up to six proposals as they decide what to do with the land above the underground parking structure being built next to the downtown library. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Fri November 13, 2009

Washtenaw County Roads Getting Worse

Washtenaw County, MI – The Managing Director of the Washtenaw County Road Commission says continuing declines in funding and an increase in costs of materials are reponsible for over 40 percent of the county's federal aid qualified roads being in poor condition. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Fri November 13, 2009

Catching Up with EMU President Susan Martin

Ypsilanti, MI – From time to time, we check in with Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin to bring the community up to date on the issues facing the university.
Hear more in this interview by WEMU's David Fair.

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