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Environment
11:32 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Biofuels may not be as useful as first thought.  Hear more on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Medical marijuana
10:46 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Medical Marijuana Debate Continues

Ann Arbor officials still waiting for guidance on how to proceed with medical marijuana facilities in the city.

Local food
10:44 am
Tue April 3, 2012

Local Food Summit

Supporters of the local food movment look to its future, and into Michigan's food history.

Environment
2:13 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

Making Ann Arbor More Sustainable

Ann Arbor officials are working on a clearer, more connected vision for how to make the community more sustainable.

Bicycling
2:11 pm
Fri March 30, 2012

National Group Says UofM is "Bike Friendly" Campus

The University of Michigan is being recognized by a national bicycling organization as a bike friendly campus.

Movies and more
12:31 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

Cinema Chat

Everything you want to know about the 50th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival is on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Local
12:22 pm
Thu March 29, 2012

'Freezing' On The UofM Diag

Students making their way across the University of Michigan diag on Wednesday suddenly froze in place, standing motionless for five minutes.

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Arts and Culture
9:29 am
Wed March 28, 2012

AAFF 50th Anniversary Opening Gala

The 50th annual Ann Arbor Film Festival began Tuesday night with a gala reception, fundraiser dinner, and film screenings.

Environment
9:26 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Reducing waste and energy use on a major college campus.  This week's guest on Issues of the Environment is Eastern Michigan University's Manager of Energy and Sustainability, Stephen Moore.

Transportation
8:41 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Transportation Town Hall Meeting

Washtenaw County's four state representatives met with constituents Monday night to discuss the future of Michigan's roads, bridges, and transit infrastructure.

Education
8:39 am
Tue March 27, 2012

Board Takes Small Step Toward District Consolidation

The Ypsilanti school board has agreed to meet with the Willow Run school board to explore possible consolidation of the two districts.

Ann Arbor Skate Park Project
2:37 pm
Mon March 26, 2012

Skate Park Construction Timeline

Ann Arbor officials expect to start construction of the city's skatepark early next spring.  

Property taxes
10:07 am
Thu March 22, 2012

District to Refinance Bonds

Property owners in Ann Arbor may see some savings as the Ann Arbor school district attempts to refinance the 2004 school building and site bonds.

Disaster relief
10:05 am
Thu March 22, 2012

Faith Group Helping Victims of Dexter Tornado

The organization Faith in Action is helping to collect donated food and non-food items for victims of last Thursday's tornado in Dexter.

Local Government
1:55 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Housing Commission Employee May Have Been Paid While Jailed

Ypsilanti's city council wants to know whether an employee of the city's housing commission was improperly paid while behind bars, and if so, who knew about it.

Education
1:52 pm
Wed March 21, 2012

Ypsilanti-Willow Run Districts May Consolidate

A task force is recommending that the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts consolidate.  Issue would be put to voters after details are worked out.

Environment
8:32 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Council Opposes Yard Waste Legislation

Ann Arbor's city council is on record in opposition to state legislation that would reverse a ban on putting yard waste in landfills.

Disaster relief
8:30 am
Tue March 20, 2012

Putting Lives Back Together in Dexter

The mission of the American Red Cross is evolving as cleanup continues in Dexter following last Thursday's tornado.

Education
2:49 pm
Thu March 15, 2012

New Plan for Eliminating A2 Schools Achivement Gap

Ann Arbor school district officials have given the school board details on a new plan to eliminate the district's achievement gap.

Breaking: donate
10:14 am
Wed March 14, 2012

WEMU Pledge Drive

Environment
9:12 am
Wed March 14, 2012

DTE to Clean Up Former Coal Gassification Site

DTE Energy expects to do an environmental cleanup later this year at former gassification site near the Huron river.

Environment
9:09 am
Wed March 14, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Building rain gardens to protect our rivers and streams.  Susan Bryan from the Washtenaw Water Resource Commissioner's office is our guest on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Public Affairs
10:33 am
Tue March 13, 2012

The Lynn Rivers Show

Presidential campaigns and health care.

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Education
9:16 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Ypsilanti Schools Facing Huge Budget Deficit

Ypsilanti's school board received some stark enrollment and budget projections Monday night.

Public Safety
9:14 am
Tue March 13, 2012

Chief Details Plan for Cutting Number of Fire Stations

Ann Arbor's fire chief says station reduction plan will result in more firefighters at each remaining station.

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