WEMU Local
8:21 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Reliable Funding Needed to Make Mass Transit Work

Ypsilanti, MI – Supporters of mass transit in southeast Michigan say they need cooperation among communities and a reliable funding source to offer needed transportation services.
State Representative Pam Byrnes hosted a town hall meeting on mass transit Monday night at Washtenaw Community College. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:17 am
Tue March 25, 2008

Underage Drinking Up in Rural Areas

Ypsilanti, MI – A new report shows underage drinking in Washtenaw and Livingston counties is significantly more prevalent in rural areas. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the study from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:17 am
Mon March 24, 2008

Veterans Shorted Again

Ypsilanti, MI – Congressman John Dingell says President Bush is underfunding the Veterans Administration in his proposed budget. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:47 am
Fri March 21, 2008

More Saudi Students at EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – This semester, Saudi Arabia passed China as the second-leading home country for foreign students at Eastern Michigan University. Part of this increase can be attributed to the three-year-old King Abdullah scholarship program.
The Saudi Arabian cultural attache to the U-S recently visted EMU to talk about the program. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Vigil at EMU Marks War Anniversary

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan's men and women who have died serving in Iraq were honored at a candlelight vigil at Eastern Michigan University Wednesday night. The vigil marked the fifth anniversary of the U-S invasion of Iraq. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:32 am
Thu March 20, 2008

State Schools Chief Praises EMU Early College Alliance

Ypsilanti, MI – Michigan's state schools Superintendent Mike Flanagan visited the Early College Alliance program at Eastern Michigan University on Wednesday. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:25 am
Thu March 20, 2008

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU, with a special guest and everything you need to know about this year's Ann Arbor Film Festival.

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WEMU Local
8:37 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Another Approach for Stalled Water Street Project

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is thinking about changing it's approach to developing the long-delayed Water Street Project. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:34 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Dingell Says Consumer Protections Lacking

Ann Arbor, MI – Congressman John Dingell says tougher standards and more resources are needed to keep toys with dangerous levels of lead out of the hands of kids. Dingell and the Director of the Michigan Department of Community Health attended a free toy screening event Tuesday in Washtenaw County. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:28 am
Wed March 19, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Washtenaw County Drain Commissioner Janis Bobrin.

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