WEMU Local
8:21 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Study Shows Laptops are Helping Students

Ann Arbor, MI – A study shows positive results from a program at Ann Arbor's Scarlett Middle School that put a laptop computer in every student's hands. However, both the study and district officials say the program is at an important crossroads. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:17 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Ann Arbor Next Stop for Dalai Lama

Ann Arbor, MI – Thousands of people are expected to see the Dalai Lama this weekend when he speaks in Ann Arbor. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:14 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Ypsi To Help Fund Business Incubator

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted to spend five thousand dollars a year over three years to help fund the local Ann Arbor Spark business incubator. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
8:54 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the manager of Ann Arbor's Environmental House and member of the Ann Arbor Energy Commmission, Jason Bing.

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WEMU Local
3:15 am
Wed April 16, 2008

New Book from Npr Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts

Ypsilanti, MI – Npr Senior News Analyst Cokie Roberts' new book is "Ladies of Liberty: The Women Who Shaped our Nation." It's a follow-up to her 2004 book "Founding Mothers". Roberts spoke with WEMU's David Fair Wednesday morning. Click on the audio icon to hear the interview.

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WEMU Local
1:09 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Local Immigration Raids Draw Protests

Ann Arbor, MI – A group of Washtenaw County residents says it's increasingly alarmed about local law enforcement agencies participating in U-S Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency raids. Members of the Washtenaw Interfaith Coalition for Immigrant Rights say there have been at least 14 raids in the county in the last few weeks. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
1:03 am
Thu April 10, 2008

Council Sets Guidelines for Main Street Closures

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor officials hope a request to close a lane of northbound Main Street will force the University of Michigan to make work on Michigan Stadium less intrusive. City council has passed a resolution setting guidelines for a 16-month lane closure next to the stadium. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Falling Tax Revenues Force County Budget Cuts

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County's administrator says the next 18 months will be a difficult transition period for county government as property tax revenues are not expected to grow. Administrator Bob Guenzel has outlined his plan to address 10 million dollars of a 13-million dollar projected budget shortfall in 2009. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluely.

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WEMU Local
8:36 am
Thu April 3, 2008

Cinema Chat

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

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