WEMU Local
9:04 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Renovations Again Top EMU's Capital Outlays Request

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University is again making renovations to the Pray Harrold classroom building the school's top prioritiy in its state capital outlays budget request.
The request was approved by EMU's Board of Regents on Tuesday, as the Regents also moved forward on plans to renovate the Mark Jefferson science complex. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring Gary Siegrest, a Michigan Audubon Society board member, a board member of Saving Birds Through Habitat, and coordinator at the Dahlem Conservancy in Jackson County.

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WEMU Local
8:52 am
Wed November 28, 2007

EMU Backs Business Incubator

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University is committing funding for a business incubator in Ypsilanti. EMU's Board of Regents has approved spending 60-thousand dollars a year for five years for the incubator.
Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley on this partnership between EMU, Washtenaw County, local governments and businesses, and Ann Arbor Spark.

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WEMU Local
8:41 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Staying Fit Means Staying Young

Ypsilanti, MI – An Eastern Michigan University lecturer has found a world record holding cyclist has essentially the same maximum capacity to do work at age 54 as he did a decade ago. Cyclist Michael Secrest returned to EMU Monday, a decade after tests showed he had a fitness level better than most 20 year-olds. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
1:39 am
Tue November 27, 2007

New Mascot for Ypsilanti High

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti High School has a new mascot. The school board has approved the mascot selection committee's final recommendation: the Phoenix. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:32 am
Mon November 26, 2007

City To Ask Court to Raze Old Motel

Ann Arbor, MI – This Wednesday, Ann Arbor city officials will ask a judge to order a long-vacant motel to be torn down. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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WEMU Local
9:07 am
Wed November 21, 2007

Waste Knot Wins EPA Award

Ypsilanti, MI – A local program tht helps divert waste from landfills has been singled out as among the best in the country by the U-S Environmental Protection Agency. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Wed November 21, 2007

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Food Gatherers has been feeding the poor in Washtenaw County for years.
Along the way, much has been learned about
how to improve the food industry's relationship to the environment. Click on the audio icon to learn more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:55 am
Wed November 21, 2007

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – The Thanksgiving weekend always brings a flood of new movies. Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Tue November 20, 2007

Old "Y" to be Torn Down

Ann Arbor, MI – Two weeks after a deal to redevelop the site of Ann Arbor's old YMCA building fell apart, city council has voted to raze the building. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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