WEMU Local
10:37 am
Thu June 4, 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
9:00 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Labor Secretary Announces More Aid for Auto Towns

Ypsilanti, MI – The U-S Secretary of Labor visited Eastern Michigan University Tuesday as part of her southeast Michigan tour. The stop at EMU was intended to focus on worker retraining, but shifted largely to concerns over the closing of the Willow Run Powertrain plant. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Wed June 3, 2009

City Issues Ultimatum to Depot Town CDC

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted to give the Depot Town Community Development Corporation 45 days notice of the city's intent to cancel the C-D-C's contract to operate Riverside and Frog Island parks. The ultimatum stems from the C-D-C's refusal to change the name of its September music festival. Hear more on the controversy in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Wed June 3, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. This week's guest is Doc Fletcher, whose latest book is "Rivers Less Traveled: The Rivers, the Towns, The Taverns."

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WEMU Local
10:49 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Local Filmmaker Chronicles Post-Katrina Pet Rescue

Ypsilanti, MI – Tom McPhee is an independent filmmaker from Chelsea who's touring the country with his documentary on the plight of pets left behind when New Orleans was evacuated after hurricane Katrina. Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:47 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Ann Arbor Water and Sewer Rates Going Up

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's water, sewer, and storm water rates are increasing by about two-point-five percent. The increase was approved by city council Monday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:43 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Superintendent Search to Start Over

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board has decided to start the search for a new superintendent all over again. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:40 am
Tue June 2, 2009

City Place Project Delayed Again

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has again delayed approval of the City Place project on south Fifth avenue. This time, though, the delay is expected to be only two weeks.
Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:19 am
Tue June 2, 2009

Willow Run Workers Stunned at News of Closing

Ypsilanti, MI – GM's announcement that it will close the Willow Run Powertrain plant next year has left local workers stunned. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
1:19 pm
Thu May 28, 2009

Budget Woes Delay Textbook Purchase

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public school administrators have formally presented the school board with their proposed 2009-2010 budget. The plan addresses an estimated seven-million dollar deficit. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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