WEMU Local
3:17 am
Wed October 18, 2006

City Antes Up More for Water Street

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is setting aside up to 100-thousand dollars from the city's general fund to pay some of the costs associated with the Water Street redevelopment project. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles:

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WEMU Local
3:12 am
Wed October 18, 2006

New Zoning and More Advertising

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has changed the zoning of the South University area to align it with other parts of the city's downtown.
On Monday night, council unanimously approved a central business district and parking zoning designation for the South University area. Councilmember Jean Carlberg says the change should help promote mixed use of the area, and will allow taller buildings.
South University merchants had asked city officials for the zoning change.

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WEMU Local
10:51 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Board Approves New Homework Policy

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WEMU Local
10:45 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Board Approves Pay Raises

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor school district custodial and maintenance staff will be getting a pay raise this year.
Wednesday night, the school board unanimously approved an agreement which calls for a one percent pay raise now, and another one percent increase in January.
171 custodial and maintenance workers are represented by AFSCME. Superintendent Todd Roberts says negotiations are continuing with the district's secretaries and para-professionals, whose contracts expired over the summer.

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WEMU Local
9:33 am
Thu October 12, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – The weather outside coupled with WEMU's fundraiser makes this an excellent weekend to stay inside to take in a movie, and listen to 89-point-one. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:49 am
Wed October 11, 2006

EMU to host Health Care Policy Forum

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WEMU Local
9:42 am
Wed October 11, 2006

District to form Bond Committee

WEMU Local
9:34 am
Wed October 11, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Road Commission does much more than road repair and snow plowing. It's also heading up an initiative aimed at keeping small streams and creeks clean, thus protecting the major waterways they feed. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the effort on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring county road commission planner Brian Shorkey.

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WEMU Local
9:47 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Board Officially Opposes Ballot Proposal

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board hopes voters will follow its lead and vote against the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative on the November ballot. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:43 am
Tue October 10, 2006

Monday Money

Ypsilanti, MI – Edward Jones financial advisor Jeff Crause joins WEMU's Bob Eccles every Monday afternoon to talk about making the most of your money. This time, taking stock of (and in) the future. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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