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.

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.

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.

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.

Ypsilanti, MI – Eastern Michigan University is continuing to work to improve public safety on campus nearly a year after a student was raped and murdered. University officials say progress has been made on all 16 points of a public safety improvement plan. The university hosted a pair of public forums on campus safety this week. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County's four state lawmakers held a town hall forum on the state budget Tuesday night. They discussed the budget process, and how it will affect the county. Click on the audio icon to hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU, featuring the man some call the 'father of nanotechnology', Stanford Ovshinsky.

Washtenaw County, MI – Could wood chips heat the Washtenaw County jail? THis week, county commissioners are expected to approve a contract with Chevron Energy Solutions to study that question. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ypsilanti, MI – Washtenaw County plans to invest 300-thousand dollars in each of the next two years for economic development in the eastern half of the county. The county board of commissioners ways and means committee included the funding when it approved budgets for 2008 and 2009 Wednesday night. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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