WEMU Local
2:31 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Ypsilanti City Council talks about yardbirds.

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council has approved the first reading of an ordinance to allow residents to keep up to four chickens in their back yards. WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

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WEMU Local
2:29 pm
Wed July 8, 2009

Issues of the Environment for 7/8

Ypsilanti, MI – In this week's "Issues of tne Environment", WEMU's David Fair speaks with a Chelsea city councilmember who has proposed banning plastic shopping bags in town.

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WEMU Local
3:11 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Land in downtown Ann Arbor recommended for preservation as open space.

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor City Council is recommending the surface parking lot at the corner of First and William be preserved as open space. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the move could be the first step toward a possible greenway in the city's downtown.

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WEMU Local
3:08 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Ann Arbor to seek proposals for developing land above underground parking.

Ann Arbor, MI – The city of Ann Arbor will seek proposals for development of the land located above underground parking on Fifth Avenue. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
3:04 pm
Tue July 7, 2009

Chickens and board appointments on Ypsilanti City Council's agenda.

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti City Council considers legislation to allow residents to keep chickens, and the Mayor's list of appointees to the new board overseeing the two Downtown Development Authorities serving the city. WEMU's Bob Eccles has a preview.

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WEMU Local
1:16 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

Local state legislator looks ahead to what's on tap after the summer recess.

Ypsilanti, MI – State Representative Pam Byrnes says transportation funding is one of the hot topics she'll be working on when the summer recess ends. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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WEMU Local
1:11 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

Bicyclists visiting Ann Arbor Art Fairs have reason to smile

Ypsilanti, MI – If you ride your bike to the Ann Arbor Art Fairs this year, you'll find a welcome addition specifically for you. WEMU's Bob Eccles has more on a new centralized valet bike parking area.

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WEMU Local
1:08 pm
Mon July 6, 2009

Ann Arbor city council meets tonight (7/6)

Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor city council meets tonight (7/6). WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a look at what's on the agenda.

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WEMU Local
3:14 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

A Look at Entertainment in Ypsilanti in a Down Economy.

Ypsilanti, MI – In part two of WEMU's two-part series on how area residents plan to keep themselves entertained on a tight budget this summer, Bob Eccles has a look at options and opinions in Ypsilanti.

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WEMU Local
3:11 pm
Fri July 3, 2009

Local Revolutionary War vet gets Grave Marker

Ypsilanti, MI – A local man who served in the armed forces during the Revolutionary War is finally getting a marker for his grave. WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

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