Abortion, michigan legislature
10:03 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Reproductive Rights Under Attack in Michigan Legislature

ACLU and others blast new anti-abortion bills.

Public Health
9:44 am
Thu June 7, 2012

County Taking Action Against Synthetic Marijuana Sales

Request goes out today asking stores to stop

selling K2 and other 'designer' drugs.

Downtown Ann Arbor
9:42 am
Thu June 7, 2012

DDA Sets New Grant Guidelines

Grant approved for new Main street project.

30 films, screened over four days
9:39 am
Thu June 7, 2012

Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater


Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater

New movies and a Cinetopia wrap-up.

More than 30 films were screened over four days at Cinetopia. They were some of the brightest and the best of contemporary films playing the international festival circuit. Films were screened in the Michigan Theater’s historic auditorium, the State Theater and the University of Michigan’s Angell Hall; additional special 3D lecture was presented at the main branch of the Ann Arbor District Library.

9:22 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Ypsilanti Approves Regional Transit Agreement

Transit plan framework heads to county commission.

Greenovation and Mission Zero
9:20 am
Wed June 6, 2012

Green Houses and Green Energy


Founder and host of GreenovationTV Matt Grocoff arrives on the air to talk about Greenovation's mission and some ideas to save costs on energy, as well as his 'Mission Zero' to eliminate the negative environmental impact of every home in America.

10:23 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Transit Agreement Headed Back to Ypsilanti Council

Ann Arbor city council approves four-party

agreement after rejecting an amendment

added previously by Ypsilanti officials.

10:20 am
Tue June 5, 2012

Council Accepts Train Station Grant

$2.8 million grant to help build new station or

upgrade current facility.

8:55 am
Fri June 1, 2012

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Fighting to  keep Asian carp out of the great lakes.


Movies and Festival and Snow White, Oh My!
10:32 am
Thu May 31, 2012

Cinetopia and Snow White

Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater

David and Russ talk to Amanda Bynum, the director of Cinetopia International Film Festival at the Michigan Theater and discuss 'the year of Snow White' that seems to be sweeping through the theaters.

1:47 pm
Wed May 30, 2012

Lynn Rivers Show Ends After 8 Years

Lynn Rivers

At the end of each weekly episode, I have invited listeners to join me “next week for another edition of the LR show.” I am not doing that today because today’s show is my last. After 8 years, the curtain is coming down on our weekly broadcast.

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10:21 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Board Gets Bids for Private Custodial Services

Ypsilanti school board goes forward with plan to privatize

custodial services.

Politics in Environmental Policy
10:18 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Sustainable Development and U.S. Policy

U.S. Partnership for Education and Sustainable Development

Today David talks about government policies regarding recycling, renewable energy, and environmental impact with Debra Rowe, President of the U.S. Partnership for Education and Sustainable Development.

Federalism vs. State's Rights
9:36 am
Wed May 30, 2012

Saying Goodbye - Federal and State Relationships

The American Civil Liberties Union
The Constitutional Accountability Center

On this last regular episode of the 8-season Lynn Rivers Show, Lynn talks to Carrie Moss from the American Civil Liberties Union and Elizabeth Wydra from the Constitutional Accountability Center about health care reform and gay marriage, focusing on the constitutional relationship between the state and federal governments.

9:21 am
Fri May 25, 2012

No Cuts Yet in A2 Schools Transportation Budget

School board sets up work group to review district's

spending on transportation.   Future cuts possible.

9:09 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Board May Use Reserves to Shore Up Budget

Ann Arbor school board holds public hearing on new budget.

Cannes and Cinetopia
9:07 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Cannes Report Card

Cannes Film Festival

Russ and David talk today about the Cannes Film Festival. Also, Cinetopia is coming! Are you ready?

Climate Change and Debate
9:16 am
Wed May 23, 2012

The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars


Dr. Michael Mann

Why do some people deny global warming? David talks to Dr. Michael Mann, author of 'The Hockey Stick and the Climate Wars: Dispatches from the Front Lines' to try to understand why.

City Government
9:54 am
Tue May 22, 2012

A2 Council Approves New Budget

Budget includes no reductions in police and fire services.

9:51 am
Tue May 22, 2012

MEC Backs New Lead Standard

Centers for Disease Control issues new lead safety levels.

7:28 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Union Says School Board Betrayed Workers

Ypsilanti school board to privatize custodial work.

7:24 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Many Fear Budget Will Hurt At-Risk Students

Ann Arbor school board holds budget forum.

Recall Elections and News Dissections
7:14 pm
Tue May 15, 2012

Rcalling Governors and Dissecting News

Michigan Rising
The News Dissector

Today Lynn talks to Bruce Fealk from Michigan Rising about the effort to recall Governor Snyder. She also talks to 'news dissector' Danny Schechter.

9:29 am
Fri May 11, 2012

AATA Takes Transportation Plan on the Road

Thursday meeting focused on Augusta and Ypsilanti Towships.

9:27 am
Fri May 11, 2012

EMU Student Gets Surprise Call from US Education Secretary

EMU student Benjamin White gets special call from Arne Duncan.