Ypsilanti, MI – WEMU's Dave Fair has now gone 43 days without tobacco. Please check out Dave's quit-smoking diary on our website, wemu.org, to see how being nicotine free is affecting his every day life.
Each Monday, Dave's on-air interviews address the many aspects of nicotine addiction and kicking the habit. Today, Dave talks with somone very near and dear to all of us at WEMU, General Manager Art Timko, who quit smoking over a year ago. Click on the audio icon to hear more.

Ypsilanti, MI – The 44th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival begins next week. Find out more by clicking on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Ypsilanti, MI – As the Ypsilanti school board looks for ways to keep the budget balanced, one idea being considered is the privatization of bus transportation, or consolidating bus service with the nearby Lincoln and Willow Run school districts. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti school board is mulling over the idea of privatizing bus transportation or consolidating those services with the Willow Run and Lincoln districts. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ypsilanti, MI – Every Monday afternoon during All Things Considered, WEMU's Bob Eccles is joined by Jeff Crause from the Ann Arbor office of Edward Jones to discuss investments and other money matters. This time, the discussion centers on what to consider when deciding whether to hold or sell stocks. Click on the audio icon for more.

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.

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.

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.

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.