89.1 WEMU

Ann Arbor

Grant approved for new Main street project.

Ann Arbor city council approves four-party

agreement after rejecting an amendment

added previously by Ypsilanti officials.

$2.8 million grant to help build new station or

upgrade current facility.

School board sets up work group to review district's

spending on transportation.   Future cuts possible.

Ann Arbor school board holds public hearing on new budget.

Budget includes no reductions in police and fire services.

Ann Arbor school board holds budget forum.

Possible move of Roberto Clemente Student Development Center

faces strong opposition.

Bond issue approved by large margin in Ann Arbor school district.

Ann Arbor's city council has approved the installation of a percent-for-art project in the city's Justice Center Lobby.

Ann Arbor school district voters to decide technology bond issue.

Congressman John Dingell has been serving in the House since 1955.

Dingell says his re-election campaign should be about service, not age.

Ann Arbor's new underground parking structure could help ease parking issues.


DDA thinks new structure could take pressure off three of the city's parking structures near the UofM campus.

High school classes could start later, but not until next year.

Local Teacher Honored by MASB

May 2, 2012

Social studies teacher honored for teaching students about homelessness and macro-economics.

A sign for MichCon.

DTE Energy to clean up polluted MichCon site in Ann Arbor.

Survey shows dissatisfaction with school busing in three districts served by the WISD.

Ann Arbor's school board is considering three budget scenarios.

Ann Arbor parks officials say they expect to have a renewal of the park maintenance and capital improvements millage on the November ballot.

The Ann Arbor school district could cut between 32 and 64 teachers as the school board considers three budget proposals for the next fiscal year.

Cinetopia Preview

Apr 19, 2012
A tub of popcorn with a movie ticket.

Today, David and Russ talk about the Cannes Film Festival, and also talk in detail about some movies that are going to be at Cinetopia!

Ann Arbor City Administrator Steve Powers has presented city council with his budget recommendations for the coming fiscal year.  The proposal adds funding for safety services.

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY April 2 to April 8, 2012: 


1.    THIRD COAST KINGS   “Third Coast Kings”   (Record Kicks)

2.    DR. JOHN   “Locked Down”  (Nonesuch Records)

3.    ESPERANZA SPALDING   “Radio Music Society”  (Heads Up/Montuno)

4.    ERIC BIBB   “Deeper In The Well”   (Stony Plain Records)

5.    EDDIE C. CAMPBELL  “Spider Eating Preacher”  (Delmark Records)

6.    GREGOIRE MARET   “Gregoire Maret”   (eOne Music)

A developer is asking Ann Arbor's DDA for help in getting brownfield funding for a proposed apartment complex on south Main Street.

Survey of downtown Ann Arbor employers and workers finds more are using alternative transit to get to their jobs.