Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council held a public hearing Thursday night on the location for a Depot Town stop along the Ann Arbor to Detroit light rail line. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ann Arbor, MI – Governor Jennifer Granholm's plan to reduce local revenue sharing to address the state's budget deficit will cost the city of Ypsilanti about 75-thousand dollars in the current fiscal year, which ends June 30th. In Ann Arbor, a much larger loss of revenue sharing funds will be spread over two years. Hear more on the situation in Ann Arbor in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – New releases, local cinema special events, and a little Hollywood buzz. Listen to this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor, Russ Collins.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials are hoping they'll get funding to replace the Stadium Street bridges over State Street and the railroad tracks sometime in 2010. They're also hoping the old bridges will remain in operation until then. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ann Arbor, MI – Conerns about the future of the Leslie Science Center and Mack pool highlighted a public hearing Monday night on Ann Arbor's proposed city budget. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – For the past year, a diverse group of people in Washtenaw County has been responding to raids by Immigration, Customs, and Enforcement (ICE) agents and local law enforcement agencies. The Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights marked it's one-year anniversary on Sunday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – Controlling and preserving Michigan's wetlands is the topic for this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring the Executive Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Lisa Wozniak, and special guest Marc Smith, the State Policy Manager for the National Wildlife Federation. Click on the audio icon above to hear more.