WEMU Local
9:55 am
Mon September 28, 2009

Work Starts Next Year on Allen Creek Projects

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials expect to begin construction next year on a pair of projects to improve water quality and reduce flooding in the Allen Creek drainage district. Hear more on the plan in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:44 am
Fri September 25, 2009

Local State Lawmaker Hopeful on New State Budget

Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor state representative Rebekah Warren says she's hopeful lawmakers will come up with a new state budget by next week's deadline. Budget negotiations are entering the marathon stage, and the situation is changing daily. Warren spoke with WEMU's David Fair on the budget's status as of this morning.

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WEMU Local
9:39 am
Fri September 25, 2009

Proposed State Cuts Would Cost Ann Arbor Schools Plenty

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials say a state budget proposal to cut spending by 218 dollars per student this school year would cost the district nearly four million dollars. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:32 am
Fri September 25, 2009

No Bags at Big House

Ann Arbor, MI – If you plan on heading to Michigan Stadium tomorrow for the Michigan - Indiana football game, you may want to arrive early, and don't even think about bringing a bag into the stadium with you. Hear more from WEMU's Danny Hopkins.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Fri September 25, 2009

Improving Traffic Flow on Geddes Near US-23

Ann Arbor, MI – A congestion mititgation air quality grant will help fund a project to improve traffic flow along Geddes Road in the area of US-23 and Earhart Road. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:12 am
Thu September 24, 2009

Stimulus Funds Used to Maintain Bus Service

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Transportation Authority bus service in Ypsilanti and Ypsilanti Township will not be cut, thanks to funding from the American Recovery and Investment Act.
The plan was approved by the AATA board on Wednesday. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:44 am
Thu September 24, 2009

No Pay Raises in New Teachers' Contract

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public school teachers are officially under contract for the next two years. The school board approved the contract Wednesday night, which includes no pay increases this year, and leaves economic issues to be discussed for the second year. Hear more on the new pact and reaction to it from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Thu September 24, 2009

Making Washtenaw County More Sustainable

Ann Arbor, MI – Changes is housing, food, health care, and environmental efforts could combine to make Washtenaw County more sustainable. Michigan Peaceworks and Washtenaw Voice hosted a town hall event Wednesday night to talk about how to turn the state's economic challenges into a driving force for a more sustainable community. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:30 am
Thu September 24, 2009

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
9:30 am
Wed September 23, 2009

Council Delays Vote on Movie Making Regulations

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has put off a final vote on legislation designed to regulate the film industry in the city. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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