Local

Transportation
9:29 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Another Small Step Forward For County-Wide Transit

Washtenaw County's board of commissioners approves

agreement and articles of incorporation for county-wide

transit authority.

Hobbits and Ice ages
9:26 am
Thu July 12, 2012

Remembering Ernest Borgnine and More

Mark J. Terrill/AP

David and Russ remember Ernest Borgnine and talk about The Hobbit this week on Cinema Chat. They also talk about Ice Age: Continental Drift and mumblecore movies.

Clean Water Action
2:53 pm
Wed July 11, 2012

Start Your Engines

David talks to Susan Harley, the Michigan Policy Director of Clean Water Action about cleaning up old diesel engines and making new ones more environmentally friendly this week.

Housing
9:04 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Local Homeowners Have Protections from Tax Lein Foreclosures

National Consumer Law Center says poor and elderly

Americans are victimized by property tax lein forclosures.

Local Elections
9:01 am
Wed July 11, 2012

4th Ward City Council Primary a Rematch of 2010 Election

Incumbent Margie Teall will again face Jack Eaton in August

primary in Ann Arbor's 4th ward.

Local Elections
8:58 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Derezinski Faces Challenge in 2nd Ward Primary

Sally Hart Peterson hoping to unseat incumbent

Anthony Derezinski in August primary.

Local Elections
8:56 am
Wed July 11, 2012

Two Democrats Vying for First Ward A2 Council Seat

Sumi  Kailasapathy and Eric Sturgis are campaining

to replace Sandi Smith on Ann Arbor's city council.

Local Elections
9:05 am
Tue July 10, 2012

53rd District State House Primary

Incumbent Democrat Jeff Irwin faces challenge from

Tom Partridge in August primary election.

Local Elections
9:03 am
Tue July 10, 2012

Two Democrats in Primary for New County Commission Seat

Christina Montague and Andy LaBarre address issues

in LWV forum Monday night.

Local Elections
9:00 am
Tue July 10, 2012

County Will Have New Water Resources Commissioner this Fall

League of Women Voters hosts Washtenaw County

candidates forum. 

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Ann Arbor Parking
3:38 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Libary Lane Parking Structure Party is Thursday

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority will

host party at new underground structure.

Ann Arbor City Council
11:25 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Proposed Charter Amendment for A2 Parks

Two city council members want to amend city charter

to require voter approval of any parkland sale.

Environment
11:22 am
Fri July 6, 2012

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Voters may decide if Michigan must get 25%

of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

Comic Books and More!
10:59 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Comic Con and Movies

David and Amanda talk about ComicCon and movies to go with it - or not - on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Transportation
9:26 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Plans Inching Forward for New Blake Transit Center

AATA hopes to get planning commission approval

later this month.

Environment
9:23 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Ann Arbor Developing "Green Streets" Policy

Officials work to control storm water runoff

from city streets.

Environment
9:21 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Au Sable Institute promotes environmental

stewardship.

Public Health
9:10 am
Thu July 5, 2012

West Nile Virus in Washtenaw County

Wild turkey tests positive for mosquito-borne

virus in Washtenaw County.

Ann Arbor City Council
9:00 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Council Approves Sustainability Goals

Council approves 16 goals to be worked into the

city's master plan.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:58 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Parking Contract Renewed

Ann Arbor DDA renews contract with Republic Parking

to manage the city's parking system.

Classic autos
9:12 am
Mon July 2, 2012

The Great Race Stops in Ypsilanti

Classic cars take over Depot Town on Sunday afternoon.

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Movies and more
8:19 am
Thu June 28, 2012

Cinema Chat

When Russ is away, Amanda plays on Cinema

Chat from WEMU.

Feeling Good!
10:28 am
Wed June 27, 2012

WEMU MAKES HISTORY WITH HIGHEST FUNDRAISING TOTAL EVER

 WEMU surpassed its fiscal year fundraising goal of $650,000 with $651,684.00 pledged and contributed by listeners and corporations.  Heartfelt thanks to everyone who made this record-setting achievement possible.

Safe Chemicals Act
9:40 am
Wed June 27, 2012

The Safe Chemicals Act

This week, David talks to the Environmental Health Campaign Director for the Ann Arbor-based Ecology Center, Rebecca Muenink, about the new "Safe Chemicals Act" that's been stalled in Congress.

Music
3:51 pm
Tue June 26, 2012

Dirty Dozen Brass Band march to the top of WEMU's "Sweet 16"

Ever festive - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

A WEMU listener favorite since 1984 - The Dirty Dozen Brass Band claims the top spot on this week's "Sweet 16".  This is encouraging news as "Twenty Dozen" is their first release on a brand new record label.  WEMU is proud to support this band which started the international trend of contemporary music arranged for traditional brass band instrumentation. 

 

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY June 18 to June 24, 2012: 

LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR 

 

1.    DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND  "Twenty Dozen"  (Savoy Jazz)

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