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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WEMU Local
3:32 pm
Fri May 15, 2009

Peter Yarrow at Ann Arbor Book Festival

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ann Arbor Book Festival is this weekend. Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul, and Mary will perform Saturday, and he stopped by WEMU's studios to chat and sing a bit with WEMU's Bob Eccles. Click the audio icon to hear more!

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Fri May 15, 2009

'Ypsi Pride' Day is Saturday

Ypsilanti, MI – The 15th annual Ypsilanti Pride day is tomorrow throughout the city and township. Hear more on the effort in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Fri May 15, 2009

Moving Forward Despite State's Declining Economy

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University President doctor Susan Martin says the state's increasing budget deficit is still a threat, but EMU is finding ways to adjust and grow in the poor economy. Hear more in this interview by WEMU's David Fair.

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WEMU Local
8:43 am
Thu May 14, 2009

World Language Program Ready for Fall

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor public schools officials say the plan to offer world languages in all of the district's elementary schools this fall is progressing even better than expected. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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