89.1 WEMU

Patrick Campion

89.1 WEMU Program Director

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Elizabeth Nelson is running for City Council in Ann Arbor's Ward 4.  This is the candidate's submission to WEMU's 2018 Soapbox Summer.  


Katie Scott is running for Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners in District 9.  This is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


Justin Hodge would like your vote to be the Washtenaw County Commissioner in District 5.  Here is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.  


Kirk Westphal is running to continue serving as the Ann Arbor City Council member in the 2nd Ward.  This is the candidate's submission to WEMU's 2018 Soapbox Summer.


Gretchen Driskell is running to be the Democratic candidate in Michigan's 7th Congressional District.  This is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.  


Kathy Griswold would like your vote to represent Ann Arbor's Second Ward in City Council.  This is the candidate's submission to WEMU's 2018 Soapbox Summer.


Conan Smith would like your vote as a Washtenaw County Commissioner in the 9th District.  This is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


Jason Maciejewski is running for Washtenaw County Commissioner in District 1.  This is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.

  

Alice Liberson is running for Ann Arbor City Council in the 3rd Ward.  Here is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


Jeff Irwin would like your vote in the 18th District State Senate race.  Here is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.  


Anuja Rajendra wants your vote in the upcoming primary election for State Senate 18th District.  Here is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


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Adam Gainsley is seeking your vote for Ypsilanti City Council Ward 3.  Here is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.  


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The road to recovery from drug abuse is never easy.  Recently, Ypsilanti Township introduced a new program designed to make the road a little easier and a lot prettier.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly talk to Chelsea Brodfuehrer and Kristen Shea, who are involved in the new sobriety program appropriately named "A Fresh Start."


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Sue Shink is hoping to garner your vote as a candidate for Washtenaw County Commissioner, District 2.  This is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer (**Editor's Note - a transcript was not provided by the candidate).


Debbie Dingell is running for re-election as the Congresswoman for Michigan's 12th District.  This is the candidate's submission for the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


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Christopher Taylor is seeking your vote to be re-elected Mayor of Ann Arbor.  This is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.


Gretchen Whitmer is seeking your vote to be the next Governor of Michigan.  This is the candidate's submission to the 2018 WEMU Soapbox Summer.

 

Tom Brennan is seeking the office of Washtenaw County Commissioner in District 2.  This is the candidate's submission for Soapbox Summer.


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Anne Maxine Fortunato is running for the office of Pittsfield Township Park Commissioner in our upcoming primary election.  


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Ann Arbor and the surrounding communities have been busy with such matters as a lawsuit involving the Library Lot and upcoming school board elections.  These are just a few of topics discussed in this week's "Civic Matters" with WEMU's Patrick Campion and the CivCity Initiative's Mary Morgan.


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Many children across the country have incarcerated friends or relatives, especially in the juvenile detention system.  Now, an Ypsilanti elementary school has launched a program to keep its students from entering that system themselves.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly sit down with Erickson Elementary Principal Kelly Mickel and social worker Jody O'Bryan to discuss the school's new "Village Project."


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The Ypsilanti Township corridors of Michigan Avenue and Ecorse Road has been struggling to keep local businesses up and running.  Now, the township has pledged to revitalize the areas.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly talk to Clyde and Brandan Montgomery, co-owners of C&B Mortgage Solutions, and Khadija Wallace, who runs Joyful Treats Catering, about the revitalization effort.


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Cinetopia 2018 rolls on, and there's a lot more going in the movie business as well.  In this week's "Cinema Chat," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Michigan and State Theater executive director Russ Collins talk about the latest Hollywood news and all of the new flicks hitting theaters this weekend.

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After the Ypsilanti and Willow Run schools merged in 2013, there has no women's tennis team for the newly-created district.  Now, the program has been revitalized and looking to compete again.  In this week's "On the Ground-Ypsi," WEMU's Patrick Campion and Concentrate Media's Brianna Kelly sit down with YCS varsity girls' tennis head coach Taryn Reid about the revived program.


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