WEMU Local
9:34 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Re-Vamped Sex-Ed Program at Ypsi Schools

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's Board of Education held the first of two public hearings Monday night on the district's proposed reproductive health curriculum. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:29 am
Tue February 13, 2007

Gift of Life University Challenge

Ypsilanti, MI – The fourth-annual 'Gift of Life University Challenge' organ donation campaign is underway. Public universities in Michigan are competing to see who can get the greatest number of people to register for organ donation.
Click on the audio icon to hear more on the effort at Eastern Michigan University
with WEMU's David Fair, and his special guest, EMU graduate assistant Leah Howell.

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WEMU Local
10:52 am
Fri February 9, 2007

EMU Fined for Tax Problems

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WEMU Local
10:30 am
Fri February 9, 2007

Fire Kills Three Children

Ypsilanti, MI – Investigators are working to find out what caused a fire that claimed the lives of three young children Thursday afternoon in Ypsilanti. Click on the audio icon for more on this tragic story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
10:26 am
Fri February 9, 2007

Inmates To Be Freed to Ease Jail Overcrowding

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WEMU Local
9:23 am
Fri February 9, 2007

Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this month's Friday Focus on the Environment, discussing global warming and its regional as well as world-wide impacts, and featuring Michigan Environmental Council President Lana Pollack, and NOAA laboratory scientist Dr. Brent Lofgren

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Thu February 8, 2007

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's award-dominated Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:58 am
Wed February 7, 2007

City Wants More Money From State for Fire Protection

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has gone on record asking the state to help it pay for providing fire protection to the Eastern Michigan University campus.
A resolution seeking the funding was approved by council Tuesday night.
Council member Brian Filipiak says the service provided to EMU goes beyond fire protection by including training and workshops for different groups on campus.
He says it's important that the city be fully compensated for those efforts.

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WEMU Local
8:53 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Ypsilanti Approves New Contract with Police Command Officers

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has approved a new contract with the city's higher-ranking police officers.
The contract with the Command Officers Association of Michigan runs from July first of last year through June 30th of this year. With this contract in place, all of the city's union contracts now expire at the same time.
Police seargents get a three percent raise in the new contract while lieutenants get a four-and-a-half percent pay increase.
The raises are retroactive to July first of last year.

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WEMU Local
8:48 am
Wed February 7, 2007

Prosecutor says Police Shooting was Justified

Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Prosecutor's office says the killing of a suspected drug dealer by an undercover police officer last month was justified. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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