WEMU Local
8:56 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Property Deed Scam Hits County

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County Clerk Larry Kestenbaum says homeowners can get a copy of their deed for much less than the price charged by an Illinois company. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Wed June 10, 2009

Issues of the Envrionment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Our guest this week is real estate "eco-broker" Laura Shope, one of only 30 trained eco-brokers in Michigan.

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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Tue June 9, 2009

School Districts May Combine Services

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti and Lincoln Consolidated school boards are moving toward a new era of cooperation. The Ypsilanti school board approved a resolution Monday night pledging to work with the Lincoln school board on identifying areas in which the districts might be able to work together to save money. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Tue June 9, 2009

HIV/AIDS Awareness Efforts Still Working in Washtenaw County

Ypsilanti, MI – It was 28 years ago that the first recognized cases of AIDS were discovered in Los Angeles. Today, the HIV/AIDS Resource Center in Ypsilanti continues its efforts to help those afflicted with HIV/AIDS. Hear more in this interview by WEMU's David Fair with the Executive Director of the HIV/AIDS Resource Center, Jimena Loveluck.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Mon June 8, 2009

County Wants Improvements on I-94 at Kalmbach

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County officials have asked the Michigan Department of Transportation to improve safety on a stretch of I-94 in the western part of the county. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:15 am
Fri June 5, 2009

County Cuts Humans Services Funding

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County non-profits that receive funds allowing the county to offer human services will see their funds slashed by 20 percent as part of the county's effort to balance its budget. However, the non-profits may also benefit from a plan to combine the county's funds with money that the city of Ann Arbor and the U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development dedicate to similar efforts. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Fri June 5, 2009

First Friday Focus on the Environment

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WEMU Local
10:40 am
Thu June 4, 2009

County Slashes Budget; More Cuts to Come

Washtenaw County, MI – The Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners Ways and Means Committee has approved the first phase of budget solutions for the 2010 and 2011 fiscal years. County Administrator Bob Guenzel formally presented a plan to address about 14 million dollars of a projected 26 million dollar deficit. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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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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