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Transportation
3:12 pm
Fri January 20, 2012

Washtenaw County Could Be Part of Regional Transit Plan

Regional transit proposal could include Washtenaw County along with Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties.

Education
8:50 am
Thu January 19, 2012

District Considers Suing the State Over School Aid Fund

The Ann Arbor school board explores the possibility of suing the state over how the K-12 school aid fund is being used.

Movies and more
8:48 am
Thu January 19, 2012

Cinema Chat

The Executive Director of the Michigan Theater in Ann Arbor checks in from the Sundance Film Festival for this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

City Funding
10:10 am
Wed January 18, 2012

City Hires Local Firm for Income Tax Study

The city of Ypsilanti has hired a local consulting firm to do an income tax feasibility study before putting the tax question to voters in May.

Environment
10:08 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Ann Arbor Considers Idling Ordinance

Idling internal combustion engines too long causes more problems than just wasting fuel.

Environment
10:06 am
Wed January 18, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Oil and gas exploration in Washtenaw County.  Lodi Township residents organize to educate  landowners about the dangers of mineral rights leases.

Employers can help
11:17 am
Tue January 17, 2012

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Matching Gifts

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Public Safety
9:43 am
Tue January 17, 2012

Fighting Repeal of Michigan's Motorcycle Helmet Law

A group of Washtenaw County medical professionals is rallying to try and prevent the repeal of Michigan's motorcycle helmet law.

Civil Rights
9:41 am
Tue January 17, 2012

Celebrating Martin Luther King Day at Eastern Michigan University

Civil rights attorney Lani Guinier delivers the keynote address at Eastern Michigan University's Martin Luther King Day celebration.

Public Affairs
9:38 am
Tue January 17, 2012

The Lynn Rivers Show

Award-winning author Amy Nathan is this week's guest on the Lynn Rivers Show as the nation celebrates the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

Transportation
10:05 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Public Input Sought for New Blake Transit Center

The Ann Arbor Transportation Authority is looking for feedback on the proposed new Blake Transit Center for downtown Ann Arbor.

Legalizing Marijuana
10:03 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Effort Underway to Legalize Marijuana in Michigan

Voter-approved medical marijuana law under attack; group wants pot fully legalized.

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Movies and more
10:00 am
Thu January 12, 2012

Cinema Chat

Awards nominees...and more awards nominees top this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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Local Elections
10:00 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Ypsilanti Voters to Decide Income Tax and Bond Issues

Issues will be on Ypsilanti's ballot in May.

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City Land Use
9:58 am
Wed January 11, 2012

City Agrees to Recreation Center for Water Street Property

Ypsilanti's city council approves letter of intent for county-wide recreational facility.

Environment
9:55 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Issues of the Environment

This week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU focuses on the finding new uses for the things you no longer want, rather than just throwing them away.

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Public Affairs
9:48 am
Wed January 11, 2012

Lynn Rivers Show

Primaries, caucuses, and some anomalies of our electoral system.

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Transportation
11:19 am
Tue January 10, 2012

Council Delays Transit Plan Vote

Ann Arbor officials want public hearing before making decision.

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Public Safety
9:02 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Fire Safety Outreach This Weekend

Washtenaw/Lenawee Red Cross conducts door-to-door fire safety outreach this weekend.

Giving Back
8:54 am
Fri January 6, 2012

Preparing to Change the World

Eastern Michigan University student group participating in national effort to make the world a better place.

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Environment
8:51 am
Fri January 6, 2012

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Reviewing environmental accomplishments during Rick Snyder's first year as Governor.

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Parking Rates
4:20 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Parking Rates Going Up in Ann Arbor

Some rates will increase next month; some in September.

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Movies and more
4:18 pm
Thu January 5, 2012

Cinema Chat

Projections for the new year, new releases, more awards buzz, and special screenings on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Environment
8:52 am
Wed January 4, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Saving water saves energy.  Find out more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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Ann Arbor Schools
8:49 am
Wed January 4, 2012

Coming to Terms on Ann Arbor School Board

New state law forces changes for board elections.

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