WEMU Local
9:18 am
Thu May 21, 2009

Groups Oppose Dioxane Cleanup Plan Revisions

Scio Township, MI – Some government officials and citizens groups are concerned that a proposal to change the Pall Life Sciences 1-4 Dioxane cleanup plan threatens the source of 80 percent of Ann Arbor's drinking water. The Coalition for Action on Mediation of Dioxane held it's annual update meeting Wednesday night. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Thu May 21, 2009

UM Lifts Mexico Travel Ban

Ann Arbor, MI – The University of Michigan's restrictions on travel to Mexico have been lifted. The travel rules were eased when it became clear the outbreak of swine flu wasn't any more dangerous than a normal flu outbreak. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Thu May 21, 2009

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – You have lots of cinematic choices for your weekend. Hear about them all in this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring Michigan Theater Executive Director, Russ Collins.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Wed May 20, 2009

Board Deadlocks on Superintendent Choice

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti School Board could not decide on a new superintendent at Tuesday night's special meeting. Hear more on the impasse in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:51 am
Wed May 20, 2009

City To Eliminate Senior Center Funding Next Year

Ann Arbor, MI – The Ann Arbor Senior Center continues to be funded in the 2010 fiscal year budget approved by city council this week. However, council is looking for ways to keep the center's services available in the 2011 fiscal year when the center's funding is scheduled to end. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:47 am
Wed May 20, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring local beekeeper Barbara Danielson.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Tue May 19, 2009

Council Approves New City Budget

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has approved a nearly 85-million dollar budget for the 2010 fiscal year. Council approved the new budget Monday night after considering nine amendments. Hear more on the new spending plan in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:46 am
Tue May 19, 2009

Locals Object to use of 'Ypsitucky" in Festival Name

Ypsilanti, MI – More than two dozen people spoke out Monday night on the issue of whether or not Ypsilanti's Depot Town Development Authority should change the name of its roots music festival planned for Labor Day weekend. Hear more on the controversy in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:30 am
Tue May 19, 2009

Guarding Against Whooping Cough

Ypsilanti, MI – With cases of whooping cough reported in the Dexter school district, what do local health officials wnat us to know about the dangerous infection? Find out in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:25 am
Tue May 19, 2009

Commuter Challenge Update

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's month-long commuter challenge is nearing an end. Hear more on the effort to increase sustainable commuting in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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