WEMU Local
9:58 am
Thu April 13, 2006

Cinema Chat

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

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WEMU Local
10:50 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The north pole is a constantly moving and shifting sheet of ice and snow. What are scientists finding out and what's it really like to be there? Find out by clicking on the audio icon for this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Staffing Cuts Loom for Ann Arbor Schools

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WEMU Local
8:29 am
Wed April 12, 2006

Achievement Gap Starting to Close

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor School District officials are celebrating reductions in the achievement gap for African American, economically disadvanted, and special education students in most MEAP test results.
Deputy Superintendent for Instruction Geraldine Middleton says several efforts led to the higher scores for minority groups, but she says work still needs to be done, particularly in writing skills.
Achievement gap reductions over the last three years came as overall MEAP scores increased.

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WEMU Local
3:10 am
Fri April 7, 2006

EMU President's Investiture

Ypsilanti, MI – Public investiture ceremonies were held Friday for Eastern Michigan University's 21st President, Dr. John A. Fallon III.
Click on the audio icon to hear President Fallon's remarks at the ceremonies.

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WEMU Local
9:11 am
Wed March 29, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Should the Argo dam in Ann Arbor be removed from the Huron River? Many environmentalists say 'yes', but those who use the pond and adjacent parks for recreation are equally opposed to such a plan. It's the topic of this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU. Click on the audio icon for more.

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WEMU Local
9:03 am
Wed March 29, 2006

Ypsilanti Income Tax

Ypsilanti, MI – After years of budget cuts and service reductions, the city of Ypsilanti is still struggling to keep its budget balanced. Now, it looks like a city income tax proposal will go before city voters this fall.
Eastern Michigan University political science professor Joe Ohren does a great deal of municipal consulting work in the state. He's been working with Ypsilanti on the income tax proposal, and discusses its pros and cons with WEMU's Bob Eccles. Click on the audio icon for more.

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WEMU Local
3:29 am
Wed March 29, 2006

Suspect Arraigned in Series of Rapes; Other Crimes

WEMU Local
4:33 am
Tue March 28, 2006

Monday Money Report

Ypsilanti, MI – This week, WEMU's Bob Eccles and Edward Jones investment representative Jeff Crause discuss some of the options auto industry workers have to stretch buyout dollars as far into the future as possible. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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WEMU Local
9:20 am
Mon March 27, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day 50

Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's local Morning Edition host David Fair has now gone 50 days without tobacco.
That's a major milestone, but the battle's not over yet.
Each Monday during this community effort to encourage others to kick the habit as well, Dave talks with health professionals, and current and former smokers to get their advice, counsel, and experiences. Today, Dave talks with another of our own who's tried to quit, but hasn't quite done it yet. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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