WEMU Local
2:01 am
Wed March 15, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ann Arbor is speeding up efforts to supply the city's energy needs from "green" power sources. Click on the audio icon to hear more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:03 am
Mon March 13, 2006

Quit With Dave -- Day 36

Ypsilanti, MI – For a day-by-day account of 'kicking the habit', check out wemu.org/quit.
Today is the 36th day WEMU's Dave Fair has been tobacco free, and today, he talks with Eastern Michigan University professor Mary Ann Watson about the long history of tobacco marketing via electronic media in this country. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

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WEMU Local
8:40 am
Fri March 10, 2006

Robotics Competition Returns to EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – More than four-thousand people are expected to attend this weekend's Great Lakes Regional robotics competition at Eastern Michigan University's convocation center.
This is the ninth year in a row the competition has been held at EMU. It's sponsored by FIRST -- For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology -- a national organization founded by accomplished inventor Dean Camen to encourage students to excel in math and science.

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WEMU Local
8:27 am
Fri March 10, 2006

More Out-of District Enrollment Possible in Ann Arbor Schools

Ann Arbor, MI – If Ann Arbor elementary schools have room in the fall, children of district employees may be able to attend even if they don't live within the school district.
The school board approved the policy change after several employees asked to have their kids attend Ann Arbor schools.
Superintendent George Fornero says the policy covers only elementary age students, but could expand to higher grades in the future if space becomes available.
Fornero estimates that about 30 openings will be available this fall.

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WEMU Local
9:10 am
Thu March 9, 2006

Board Slows New High School Project

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WEMU Local
9:05 am
Thu March 9, 2006

Superintendent Search Moving Quickly

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WEMU Local
8:59 am
Thu March 9, 2006

Cinema Chat

Ypsilanti, MI – The last word (hopefully) on the Oscars; more on the Razzies, and, oh yes, new film fare on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU. Click on the audio icon to enjoy!

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WEMU Local
8:35 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – This week, Issues of the Environment features the developer's point of view in a brownfield clean-up and new housing project along the Saline River. Click on the audio icon to hear more about the "Banks of Saline".

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WEMU Local
8:29 am
Wed March 8, 2006

Cross Street "Down-zoning" Moves Forward

Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council is making progress toward easing tensions with property owners over the city's so-called "down-zoning" effort along Cross Street. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

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WEMU Local
9:06 am
Tue March 7, 2006

Council Approves Breast Feeding Ordinances

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