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Education
7:48 am
Fri July 19, 2013

Ann Arbor School Board To Select New Superintendent

Brian Osborne and Jeanice Kerr Swift are finalists for the AAPS Superintendent position.

Earlier this week, the two finalists for the position of Superintendent of Ann Arbor Public Schools toured the district, went through a second round of interviews and attended public forums to answer community questions. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, by the end of the day the school board is expected to have made its decision.

A2 Superintendent to be selected today

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Transportation
7:25 am
Fri July 12, 2013

Stretch Of I-94 Will Be Closed This Weekend

A stretch of Eastbound I-94 on the southern edge of Ann Arbor is going to be closed this weekend. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, it is the first of several planned closures of the highway in coming months.

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Education
8:21 am
Wed July 3, 2013

Ann Arbor Schools Superintendent Search Update

The Ann Arbor Board of Education is set to interview six semi-finalists for the districts Superintendent position. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the board last night finalized most of the remaining plans for the selection process.

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Government
6:45 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Ann Arbor City Council To Consider Measures To Shorten Meetings

  Ann Arbor City Council meetings famously run long. Sometimes, meetings don't end until well after midnight. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, council tonight will consider some measures that may help shorten up the sessions.

Preview of the July 1st Ann Arbor City Council meeting.

Environment
10:36 am
Fri June 14, 2013

13th Annual Mayors Green Fair in Ann Arbor

The latest innovations in "green" products will take over Ann Arbor's Main Street tonight. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the 13th annual event runs from six to nine tonight.

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Government
10:24 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Ann Arbor Mayor Addresses State of the City

The Mayor of Ann Arbor says the city has turned the corner on recession. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, John Hieftje yesterday gave an unofficial "State of the City" address at the Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber Headline Lunch.

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Transportation
7:51 am
Fri June 7, 2013

2nd Annual Ann Arbor Marathon Set for Sunday

Those who ran the first-ever Ann Arbor Marathon last year, can expect some changes this year. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports,  there will be some route changes aimed at making it easier for motorists to get around town during the Sunday races.

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Transportation
6:56 am
Fri June 7, 2013

Washtenaw County Commissioners Oppose Long-term Regional Transit Plan

A proposed multi-billion dollar plan regional transportation plan isn't winning much local favor. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Washtenaw County Board of Commissioners  has unamisouly passed a resolution opposing a draft of the plan.

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Public Housing
12:11 pm
Wed June 5, 2013

Public Housing in Ann Arbor to Move to a Voucher System

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  Ann Arbor officials have taken the first step to change the city's public housing program to a voucher-based model.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley provides the details.

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Government
9:06 am
Thu May 30, 2013

Future of City Owned Property at 721 North Main in Ann Arbor is Under Consideration

It would cost the city of Ann Arbor three-point-four million dollars just to improve the condition of its property at 721 North main to "maintainable." As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the North Main-Huron River Corridor Vision Task Force received an update on the property Thursday night, as it continues to work towards a recommendation for city council.

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Education
8:18 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Efforts Continue to Save the Reading Intervention Program in Ann Arbor Schools

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The Ann Arbor School Board continues to contemplate how to make nearly nine-million dollars in further budget reductions for next school year. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, one program that continues to  be a primary focus is the reading intervention program.  

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Transportation
7:42 am
Mon May 27, 2013

Salem Township Residents Petition for Repairs to North Territorial

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The conditions of one road in northern Washtenaw County has gotten so bad that hundreds of motorists have signed a petition asking for improvements.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has the details. 

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Education
8:54 am
Fri May 24, 2013

Ann Arbor School Officials Seek Public Input in its Superintendent Search

The Superintendent search is underway in the Ann Arbor School District and applications are beginning to roll in. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, district officials are gathering public input before any interviews are conducted.

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Education
6:54 am
Thu May 23, 2013

Ann Arbor School Board Shares Plans for Nearly 9-Million Dollars in Cuts at Public Hearing

The Ann Arbor Board of Education continues to grapple with exactly where to make about nine-million dollars in budget reductions. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the board last night held a public hearing on it's proposed plan.

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Transportation
9:06 am
Fri May 17, 2013

Roundabout Construction Near Costco Will Soon Be Underway

Motorists in the Ann Arbor/Pittsfield Township should prepare for some new traffic delays as a new road construction project gets underway. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, work on a new roundabout at the intersection of State Street and Ellsworth Road will get underway in June.  

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Transportation
7:26 am
Wed May 15, 2013

Ann Arbor Stadium Bridges Dedication

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Representative John Dingell, and Ann Arbor Mayor John Hieftje at Tuesday's bridge dedication
Patrick Holubik

A formal dedication ceremony was held Tuesday for the Stadium Bridges in Ann Arbor. WEMU's Andrew Cluley was there and provides all the details.

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Politics
8:43 am
Tue May 14, 2013

Controversial 413 East Huron Development Project wins Ann Arbor City Council Approval

A proposed 14-story development at Huron and Division in Ann Arbor is moving forward, despite the fact no one on Ann Arbor City Council truly likes the plan. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, Council voted 6-5 to five in favor of approving the site plan and development agreement.

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Education
8:28 am
Thu May 9, 2013

Ann Arbor Schools Prepare to Borrow Money to Cover Payroll Costs

There will be three occasions next fiscal year for which the Ann Arbor Public schools will have to borrow money to cover payroll costs. As WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports, the Board of Education last night passed as resolution authorizing establishment of a line of credit of up to 10-million dollars.

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News
9:48 am
Tue August 14, 2012

Ypsilanti Schools Budget Struggles

The start of the new academic year is approaching, and officials in the Ypsilanti district are continue to work  at securing September paychecks . WEMU's Andrew Cluley reports.

News
12:01 pm
Mon August 13, 2012

A2 Art Millage

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Ann Arbor's " Percent for Art" program may soon be replaced by a dedicated tax for funding public art.  WEMU's  Andrew Cluley has the details.

News
10:20 am
Thu August 9, 2012

A2 City Council Preview

Ann Arbor City Council tonight will hold a rare Thursday meeting. The primary elections on Tuesday forced council to shift its meeting this week.  It's a full agenda tonight and WEMU's Andrew Cluley has a preview.