Andrew Cluley

Reporter

 

Like many, I first came to this area when I started school at the University of Michigan, then fell in love with the community and haven’t left. After graduating from U of M in the mid 1990’s I interned at WDET for several years, while also working a variety of jobs in Ann Arbor. Then in 1999 I joined the WEMU news team.

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While working for WEMU I’ve covered the Ann Arbor City Council and School Board beats, Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti City Council and School Boards and the Washtenaw County Commissioners. Not to mention pretty much everything else in the area. I really enjoy covering local news, partly because it’s so overlooked by other media outlets. In many ways what happens at city hall or in your community school has a bigger impact on your life than what’s going on in Lansing or Washington D-C. I get the chance to track down these important stories and bring them to you every day.

When I’m not at work I love to follow sports, particularly U of M, and Detroit’s professional teams. Saturdays in the fall you can count on me watching Michigan football…and Sundays I’m probably suffering through another Lions debacle.

I also enjoy running and am proud of finishing the 2006 Detroit Marathon. Would love to run another, but I’m holding off until I think I have a realistic chance to complete one in under four hours.

Thanks for listening to WEMU and finding out a little bit more about me.

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Education
7:58 am
Fri July 13, 2012

County Will Run Head Start One More Year

Washtenaw County commissioners have approved  a grant

application and plan to keep the Head Start program for

one more year.

Transportation
9:29 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Another Small Step Forward For County-Wide Transit

Washtenaw County's board of commissioners approves

agreement and articles of incorporation for county-wide

transit authority.

Local Elections
9:01 am
Wed July 11, 2012

4th Ward City Council Primary a Rematch of 2010 Election

Incumbent Margie Teall will again face Jack Eaton in August

primary in Ann Arbor's 4th ward.

Local Elections
8:58 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Derezinski Faces Challenge in 2nd Ward Primary

Sally Hart Peterson hoping to unseat incumbent

Anthony Derezinski in August primary.

Local Elections
8:56 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Two Democrats Vying for First Ward A2 Council Seat

Sumi  Kailasapathy and Eric Sturgis are campaining

to replace Sandi Smith on Ann Arbor's city council.

Local Elections
9:05 am
Tue July 10, 2012

53rd District State House Primary

Incumbent Democrat Jeff Irwin faces challenge from

Tom Partridge in August primary election.

Local Elections
9:03 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Two Democrats in Primary for New County Commission Seat

Christina Montague and Andy LaBarre address issues

in LWV forum Monday night.

Local Elections
9:00 am
Tue July 10, 2012

County Will Have New Water Resources Commissioner this Fall

League of Women Voters hosts Washtenaw County

candidates forum. 

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Ann Arbor Parking
3:38 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Libary Lane Parking Structure Party is Thursday

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority will

host party at new underground structure.

Ann Arbor City Council
11:25 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Proposed Charter Amendment for A2 Parks

Two city council members want to amend city charter

to require voter approval of any parkland sale.

Transportation
9:26 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Plans Inching Forward for New Blake Transit Center

AATA hopes to get planning commission approval

later this month.

Environment
9:23 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Ann Arbor Developing "Green Streets" Policy

Officials work to control storm water runoff

from city streets.

Ann Arbor City Council
9:00 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Council Approves Sustainability Goals

Council approves 16 goals to be worked into the

city's master plan.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:58 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Parking Contract Renewed

Ann Arbor DDA renews contract with Republic Parking

to manage the city's parking system.

Classic autos
9:12 am
Mon July 2, 2012

The Great Race Stops in Ypsilanti

Classic cars take over Depot Town on Sunday afternoon.

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Transportation
10:13 am
Mon June 25, 2012

AATA Offering Van Pool Service

Van pool to help commuters for whom fixed-route

bus service is not an option.

District Library
2:11 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Public Input Sought for Library Bond Issue

Ann Arbor district library board considers major

changes to downtown library.

Higher Education
9:31 am
Wed June 20, 2012

EMU Tuition Going Up Nearly Four Percent

Eastern Michigan University raises tuition

rates by 3.95% for new school year.

Higher Education
9:26 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Enrollment Plan Focuses on Out-of-State Alumni

Eastern Michigan University launches

Come Home to Eastern, Come Home

to Michigan enrollment  plan.

Development
9:23 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Council Ok's New Main Street Project

Former Fox Tent property redevelopment plan

approved by Ann Arbor's city council.

Homeless
9:55 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Help for Camp Take Notice Residents

Local officials working to find housing

options.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:08 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Ann Arbor DDA Hopes to Ease Parking Crunch Near UofM

New underground structure may ease crowding

in other parking structures.

Parks and Recreation
10:12 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Park on a Parking Lot Proposed

Group hopes land above underground parking

lot will become an Ann Arbor city park.

Environment
10:05 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Ann Arbor Green Fair Tonight

Mayor's office hosting 12th annual Green Fair.

Public Health
9:44 am
Thu June 7, 2012

County Taking Action Against Synthetic Marijuana Sales

Request goes out today asking stores to stop

selling K2 and other 'designer' drugs.

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