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Eastern Michigan University
11:31 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Record First-Time Enrollment at EMU

Eastern Michigan University officials say they're seeing significant enrollment growth, including the biggest class of first-time students in EMU history.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Fire Department
11:28 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Residents Weigh In on Fire Department Restructuring

Ann Arbor officials are sharing information and getting feedback on a proposal to restructure fire stations in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
11:25 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Dr. Mike Shriberg has the  'pros' of the 25X25 ballot proposal facing Michigan voters in November on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Eastern Michigan University
11:21 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Regents Approve New Faculty and Clerical Contracts

Eastern Michigan University's Board of Regents has approved new contracts with the school's faculty and clerical workers.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
12:23 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Housing Commission recovery plan approved by Ypsilanti City Council

Ypsilanti Housing Commission interim Executive Director Eric Temple answers questions from city council.
Bob Eccles

A recovery plan for the troubled Ypsilanti Housing Commission has been approved by city council.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

News
12:17 am
Wed September 19, 2012

Ypsilanti City Council approves agreement with Friends of the Rutherford Pool

Friends of the Rutherford Pool Chair John Weiss addresses Ypsilanti city council.
Bob Eccles

Ypsilanti city council last night approved an agreement that covers the re-building and operation of the Rutherford Pool.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Housing
11:40 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Council Postpones Affordable Housing Funding Plan

Ann Arbor's city council has postponed a decision on a policy to commit the bulk of funds raised from the sale of public lands for affordable housing.  WEMU's Andrew Cluley has more.

Transportation
11:37 am
Tue September 18, 2012

Rapid Transit Connector Plan Back Before Council

Ann Arbor's city council has brought back a plan to study a possible high-capacity rapid transit connector, but has not take a final vote on the issue.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:10 am
Mon September 17, 2012

New Parking Record Set During Art Fairs

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority saw an increase in parking revenues during this year's art fairs, and an historic afternoon.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
9:00 am
Fri September 14, 2012

City to Remove Sediment from Millers Creek

Ann Arbor officials plan to remove some sediment from Millers Creek to help alleviate flooding over Geddes Road near Huron Parkway.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
9:37 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Ypsilanti River Cleanup Set for Sunday

Huron River at Riverside Park
Bob Eccles

Volunteers will converge on the Huron River in Ypsilanti Sunday for a yearly cleanup effort.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Public Health
9:17 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Making College Campuses Smoke Free

Federal officials were in Ann Arbor Wednesday to announce a public-private partnership effort to make all college campuses smoke free.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
9:14 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Cleanup Underway at Old MichCon Site in Ann Arbor

The removal of contaminated soil began Tuesday, part of DTE Energy's three million dollar restoration of an old MichCon site in Ann Arbor.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Movies and more
9:12 am
Thu September 13, 2012

Cinema Chat

Detropia, Kubrick's first film coming to home video, Finding Nemo 3D, new openings downtown and more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Transportation
8:48 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Information Meetings Underway on Transit Plan

Ann Arbor Transportation Authority officials have begun meeting with communities across the county promoting the potential benefits of a five-year transit plan.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Environment
8:45 am
Wed September 12, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Some environmentalists oppose the 25X25 proposal on Michigan's November ballot.  Hear why on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

News
8:24 pm
Tue September 11, 2012

Saline Area Schools takes over Ypsilanti's food service operation.

Ypsilanti Superintendent Dedrick Martin (left center) and school board President David Bates (right center) watch a presentation on the district's food service operation.
Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school board has approved having Saline Area Schools operate its food service operation for the school year.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Ann Arbor DDA
9:01 am
Tue September 11, 2012

DDA Wants More Public Input on William Street Project

William Street
Google Street View

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority continues to move forward on the connecting William Street project.   Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

Blight
8:57 am
Tue September 11, 2012

Empty House Finally Demolished

A long vacant home blocks from downtown Ann Arbor has finally been torn down, and the property will soon be used to help reduce flooding problems in the area.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
11:00 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Ypsilanti schools start year short on students

Ypsilanti school board President David Bates
Bob Eccles

The Ypsilanti school district started the school year about a thousand students short of projections, but as WEMU's Bob Eccles reports, the numbers have been improving.

Public Health
8:56 am
Mon September 10, 2012

One in Ten Students in Washtenaw County Avoiding Immunizations

Roughly one out of every ten students in Washtenaw County has been granted a waiver from one or more required immunizations.  Hear more from WEMU's Bob Eccles.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:52 am
Mon September 10, 2012

Ann Arbor Officials Consider New Option for Bike Parking

Bicyclists in Ann Arbor may soon have a new covered option for parking their bikes.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

News
9:06 pm
Sun September 9, 2012

EMU revives Hurons logo for band uniforms

Hurons and Normalites logos adorn EMU's new marching band uniforms.

Eastern Michigan University football fans attending Saturday's game against Illinois State seemed pleased that the school has brought back the Hurons logo on its new marching band uniforms.  WEMU's Bob Eccles has the story.

Environment
9:34 am
Fri September 7, 2012

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Even more than 54.
http://forum.datacad.com/viewtopic.php?t=6761

54-point-five mile per gallon CAFE standard by 2025 is doable and worth achieving.  So says our guest on this months First Friday Focus on the Environment from WEMU.

Traffic
9:27 am
Fri September 7, 2012

Getting to Michigan Stadium Will be a Challenge Saturday

The Michigan Wolverines kick off their home football season tomorrow, but getting there could be a real challenge for out-of-towners.  Hear more from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.

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