Ypsilanti, MI – He's a priest, a lawyer, and a former Eastern Michigan University professor. He's been at the Vatican for the past year. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' interview with Father Bernard O'Connor, better known around this area as "Father Bernie":
Ypsilanti – To improve upon its 4-7 record in 2004, Eastern Michigan must get better defensively. And, early in Saturday's intra-squad spring scrimmage, the defense excelled, stopping EMU's offense on five of eight possessions.
Then backup quarterback Tyler Jones broke loose, providing more than enough memorable plays to trump the defense's early success.
"He plays faster than he runs the 40," head coach Jeff Genyk said of Jones. "And, obviously, he's very difficult to tackle."
Ann Arbor, MI – One of the Ann Arbor School district's corporate neighbors got a big "thank you" at Wednesday night's Ann Arbor School Board meeting. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report:
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has begun the process of acquiring development rights to farms in three adjacent townships. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on Monday night's city council action: