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Ypsi Schools Financial Struggles
9:47 am
Tue July 24, 2012

More Financial Difficulty for Ypsilanti Schools

District Employees may face payless or delayed paydays as the district's ability to borrow money from the state has lessened. WEMU's Bob Eccles has details.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:51 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Kids Make Their Own Art at Ann Arbor Art Fairs

Special kids section at the original Ann Arbor street art fair

lets children make their own artwork.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:48 am
Fri July 20, 2012

Last Art Fairs for Pair of Ann Arbor Artisans

An Ann Arbor couple who've been selling their works at

the art fairs for 39 years say this year is their last.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs, ann arbor, chelsea
8:46 am
Fri July 20, 2012

A2 Art Fairs Artist Offers Workshops in Europe

Chelsea artist offers workshops to show others how

to take images like the ones he sells at art fairs.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
9:00 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Artists At Work at the Art Fairs

Visitors to this year's Ann Arbor Art Fairs get to see the

creative process in action.

Ann Arbor Art Fairs
8:58 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Music at the A2 Art Fairs

WEMU's Andrew Cluley scopes out free music at this

year's Ann Arbor Art Fairs.

Theater and Art
8:55 am
Thu July 19, 2012

Beers, Brats, Music, and Movies

visitannarbor.org

Amanda and David talk about movies and the Ann Arbor Art Fair. The Michigan Theater is still open during the Art Fair, so come on down!

Homeless
9:10 am
Wed July 18, 2012

New Way to Help Homeless During A2 Art Fairs

Visitors to this year's Ann Arbor art fairs can use their

cell phones to help the homeless.

Transportation
9:07 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Street "Diet" for Some Ypsilanti Roads

Some roads in Ypsilanti may soon be going on a diet. 

WEMU's Bob Eccles explains.

Mill Creek Park Opening
9:05 am
Wed July 18, 2012

Parks and Creeks

villageofdexter.org

This week David talks to  Allison Bishop, the Village of Dexter Community Development Manager about Mill Creek Park. After three years of hard work, Dexter's Mill Creek Park is set to open soon.

Parks and Recreation
8:58 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Council Delays Proposed Charter Amendment for A2 Parks

Ann Arbor's city council votes 10 to 1 to delay proposed

charter amendment covering city-owned parkland.

Ann Arbor Police
8:55 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Seto is New Ann Arbor Police Chief

Ann Arbor's city council names John Seto as the city's

new police chief.

District Library
8:53 am
Tue July 17, 2012

Library Bond Issue Headed for November Ballot

The Ann Arbor District Library Board has decided to

place a bond issue on the November ballot to build a

brand new library.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:01 am
Fri July 13, 2012

Parking Party at Library Lane

Ann Arbor officials celebrated the grand opening of a

new underground parking structure with music, cake,

classic cars, and more.

Education
7:58 am
Fri July 13, 2012

County Will Run Head Start One More Year

Washtenaw County commissioners have approved  a grant

application and plan to keep the Head Start program for

one more year.

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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