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Voters in Michigan will hit the polls next Tuesday for the presidential primary election


Ann Arbor Public Schools
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The deadline to request in-district student transfers at Ann Arbor Public Schools is approaching.  


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The Bernie Sanders campaign is getting ready for next Tuesday's Michigan presidential primary election


Ann Arbor Planning Commission

A community bath house is expected to move one step closer tonight to opening in Ann Arbor.  


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Ann Arbor Public Schools will vote on expanding the district's student exchange program next fall.

 


 

The University of Michigan
University of Michigan

A program to help middle and high school students enter college kicked off this weekend.

 

Barbara Lucas / 89.1 WEMU

80 percent of Americans drink coffee, and global consumption is projected to rise by 25% in the next five years.  Some is sustainably-grown, some isn’t—and impacts can add up.  In this installment of 89.1 WEMU’s “The Green Room,” Barbara Lucas explores how the price of coffee can affect far more than your wallet.  


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The Washtenaw County Sheriff's Office is advising residents to take extra caution on the roads tonight and tomorrow.

 

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With over 150 city employees becoming eligible for retirement during the next year, the city of Ann Arbor is considering creating a workforce planning fund.


Maurita Holland / Washtenaw Citizens for Ecological Balance

Ann Arbor’s deer population is now roughly around 202 animals, according to the results of a visual survey by city employees.

 

Washtenaw County

 

Officials are increasing pressure on the state to stop a dangerous underground dioxane plume before it reaches the Huron River, Ann Arbor’s main water source.


MDOT

A major construction project will soon disrupt commuters in Ann Arbor.

 

Debbie Dingell
U.S. House of Representatives / house.gov

Congresswoman Debbie Dingell gave her now annual "state of the district" address at an Ann Arbor-Ypsilanti Regional Chamber luncheon Thursday.


City of Ann Arbor

  Ann Arbor has a new police chief.  

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As more residents in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County take up winter cycling, safety is becoming an even greater issue.  In this week's 'Issues of the Environment,' WEMU's David Fair and Ann Arbor Transportation Program Manager Eli Cooper discuss winter and year-round road safety and where the city is headed with its programs. 


City of Ann Arbor

The city of Ann Arbor is exploring the possibility of opening another dog park. 


Chuck Warpehoski
Ann Arbor Wiki / localwiki.org

Ann Arbor's city council will have a working session tonight.


Michigan Theater
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Another Sundance Film Festival has wrapped up.  In this week's "Cinema Chat," Michigan Theater Executive Director Russ Collins discusses Sundance's big winners, plus other movies opening this weekend with WEMU's David Fair.


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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.

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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.

 

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