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Washtenaw County Seal
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Washtenaw County will soon be a step closer to hiring a new administrator.

 


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Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins is away at the Sundance Film Festival.  So, Michigan Theater spokesperson Amanda Bynum stopped by the WEMU studios to talk movies and the movie business with WEMU's David Fair in this week's installment of 'Cinema Chat.'


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City of Ann Arbor

The Ann Arbor City Council and Mayor Christopher Taylor will receive a modest raise in pay this year.

 


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Governor Rick Snyder is asking the Obama Administration to change its mind and declare a major disaster in Flint.  


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Governor Rick Snyder has released a trove of emails both to and from him regarding Flint and the city’s water crisis. 


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OK, now, we've been exploring what might happen now that sanctions have been lifted against Iran. As we've been doing that, we found a rug maker who has been anxiously waiting for this day.

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 University of Michigan researchers say low income and minority communities are targeted as sites for hazardous waste facilities.


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As it continues to stay cold, more and more homeless people are using shelters in Washtenaw County.


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January is National Human Trafficking Awareness Month.  Eastern Michigan University says it's more prevalent than you might think, here in our own state.


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Michigan Democratic leaders say Governor Rick Snyder’s Flint apology during his State of the State speech is not enough.  

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Flint Protesters
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Governor Rick Snyder devoted most of Tuesday's State of the State speech to the Flint water crisis.  He promised to fix the problems that started while the city was under state emergency management, and he promised to do a better job of helping the public understand what went wrong. 


Rick Snyder
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Governor Rick Snyder devoted most of his State of the State speech Tuesday night to the Flint water crisis. Rick Pluta has a report on address and the governor's plan. 


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