Ann Arbor

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A controversial men’s rights group planned to meet in downtown Ann Arbor tomorrow night until a sudden cancelation by the group’s founder.

Water Faucet
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The ongoing Flint water crisis is causing many people to take a closer look at where their water comes from.  

No Smoking
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The smoking ban in Ann Arbor is expanding to include more parks.

“Green the Way” Report, Fall 2014: / University of Michigan Urban and Regional Planning Capstone

The Allen Creek Greenway is a three-mile walking and biking trail proposed to run north-south, near the railroad, through downtown Ann Arbor. The city has taken a $200,000 first step, by funding the master plan process. In this installment of 89.1 WEMU’s “The Green Room,” Barbara Lucas explores hopes and dreams for the Greenway, whose proponents say, “It’s about time!” 


Scott Bauer / USDA

The city of Ann Arbor has been forced to release numbers on how many deer have been killed as part of a cull to control their population. 


Huron Valley Humane Society

 A second lawsuit has been filed against the city of Ann Arbor for allowing USDA sharpshooters to kill deer for population control this winter.  Meanwhile, groups continue to work to stop the cull.

Home Sales In Ann Arbor Likely To Continue Rising in 2016

Jan 27, 2016
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Home prices in Ann Arbor should continue an upward trend this year, according to the Ann Arbor Area Board of Realtors.

 

Friday, February 5th 89.1 WEMU is proud to present The Sheila Landis Quartet at The Rush Street Nightclub for our next free Sesi Motors 5:01 Jazz show.  Although it has been  a while since Sheila performed at one of our shows, she has a long and rich history with WEMU.  Sheila discovered her passion for jazz singing in 1973 and has been a stalwart of Detroit jazz since the 1970s.  

Ann Arbor Public Schools

The Ann Arbor school district was included in a number of social media threats made to schools across the country.

Ann Arbor School Superintendent Dr. Jeanice Swift said they take such threats very seriously and are working with local law enforcement officials and have established emergency procedures as a precaution:
 

Ann Arbor Community High School on Twitter

A Washtenaw County fundraising drive to send clean water to Flint has raised nearly $12,000.

 

 


Rape U-M
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Despite increased efforts at the University of Michigan to deal with sexual assaults on campus, there's been an increase in the number of incidents.


Special Education
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As teachers request grants for projects from the Ann Arbor Educational Foundation, more and more of them are asking for help with special needs education.  


Michigan Theater
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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.'


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

 


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


Susan K. Campbell/ Humans of Ann Arbor

A beloved member of the downtown Ann Arbor community has passed away.


More than 50 local restaurants are coming together this week to celebrate Ann Arbor Restaurant Week.

It's a twice-a-year celebration of Ann Arbor's dining scene in which participating businesses offer meals at fixed prices as a way to attract customers and encourage more residents to sample local cuisine.


Ann Arbor Art Center

Art and Soul is a monthly review of visual arts activities around Washtenaw County with Lisa Barry and Omari Rush from the Ann Arbor Art Center.

Included in the discussion is an upcoming event called, "GIG The Art of Michigan Music," an event featuring concert photography, GIG posters and shirt designs at the Ann Arbor Art Center.

U-M Biologist Says Ann Arbor's Deer Cull Is Necessary

Jan 14, 2016

A University of Michigan biologist says Ann Arbor’s public debate over culling deer in the city is missing an important issue.

 


 

Ann Arbor Police Logo
City of Ann Arbor / a2gov.org

After receiving recommendations from the Ann Arbor Human Rights Commission, some Ann Arbor city council members want to make improvements to the police department.  


Derek Delacourt
City of Ann Arbor / a2gov.org

The city of Ann Arbor has chosen its new community services area administrator.

Construction Barrels
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There will be an informational meeting next week on a major construction project planned for the M-14 freeway affecting the Ann Arbor area commute.  
 


Huron Valley Humane Society

Protesters in Ann Arbor are not giving up as the city moves forward with a deer cull this winter.


Christopher Taylor
City of Ann Arbor / a2gov.org

As the first full week of the New Year gets underway, the Mayor of Ann Arbor has released a "year in review" touching on a number of issues important to city residents. 


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Best wishes one and all for a Happy New Year!  Make sure you are setting aside the time needed to see all the award nominated films from 2015 as well as all the top films chosen by national movie critics. WEMU's David Fair and Michigan Theater Executive Director and CEO Russ Collins cover it for you as part of "Cinema Chat." 


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