WEMU Local
2:29 am
Thu March 12, 2009

Guitarist Jake Reichbart Remembers Pianist-Restauranteur Rick Burgess

Ypsilanti, MI – On Monday, March 2nd, Ann Arbor lost a great jazz spirit in pianist Rick Burgess, who opened The Del Rio restaurant and began the Sunday jam sessions in 1969. Later, Rick opened The Earle, which maintains its jazz policy to this day. Guitarist Jake Reichbart played at the Del Rio jam sessions and now performs at The Earle. He shared the Rick Burgess jazz story with Linda Yohn Thursday morning on WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Wed March 11, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring 52nd district State Representative Pam Byrnes, who chairs the state house tranportation committee, and is speaker pro tem of the state house.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Tue March 10, 2009

Local Groups Bringing Clean Water to Iraq

Ann Arbor, MI – A couple of Ann Arbor groups are trying to improve basic living conditions for the people of Iraq by providing tools to purify water. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
10:29 am
Mon March 9, 2009

Dicken Woods Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Ann Arbor, MI – A west side Ann Arbor neighborhood recently celebrated the five-year anniversary of the city purchasing a ten acre wooded area for preservation as a natural area. The 'Friends of Dicken Woods' say they remain committed to maintaining and improving the woods. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:31 am
Fri March 6, 2009

Crime Drops in 2008 in Ypsilanti and at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – Nearly all types of crime are down this school year at Eastern Michigan University and major crimes were lower throughout 2008 in the city of Ypsilanti. EMU hosted a safety and security forum Thursday. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:26 am
Fri March 6, 2009

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this month's First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU, featuring the new co-host of this series, Michigan League of Conservation Voters Executive Director Lisa Wozniak, and our special guest, the new President of the Michigan Environmental Council, Chris Kolb.

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Thu March 5, 2009

County Prepares for Stimulus Funds

Washtenaw County, MI – Washtenaw County officials are agressively exploring opportunities to bring federal stimulus funds to the county. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Thu March 5, 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
9:17 am
Wed March 4, 2009

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Listen to this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the city of Ann Arbor's water quality manager, Molly Wade.

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WEMU Local
8:26 am
Wed March 4, 2009

Council Supports Continued Arts Funding

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council is asking Governor Jennifer Granholm and state lawmakers to maintain current funding levels for the Michigan Council for the Arts and Cultural Affairs. Hear more in this story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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