WEMU Local
9:05 am
Wed September 30, 2009

Library Funding on the Chopping Block

Ann Arbor, MI – The Michigan house of representatives has approved a plan to cut funding to local libraries by 40 percent. Officials with the Ann Arbor public library say this plan will further diminish the services libraries offer. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Tue September 29, 2009

Board Welcomes New Superintendent

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school district's new superintendent sat in on his first school board meeting Monday night. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Tue September 29, 2009

New Location for EMU-Brighton

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University officials say a new facility in Brighton should be more visable and better serve students. Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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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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