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Environment
10:13 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Earth Day is Sunday

Congressman John Dingell talks with WEMU's David Fair about new congressional battles to protect the environment.

Parks and Recreation
10:11 am
Fri April 20, 2012

An Ann Arbor Version of Campus Martius?

Head of Detroit's Campus Martius says Ann Arbor deserves a great public gathering space as well.

Eastern Michigan University
10:08 am
Fri April 20, 2012

EMU President Addresses Rising Costs

Eastern Michigan University President Susan Martin discusses college costs and more with WEMU's David Fair.

Hospitals
9:51 am
Fri April 20, 2012

Nervous System Diseases are the Focus of New UofM Health Initiative

The University of Michigan health system plans a 163-million dollar project for new facility.

Education
9:49 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Teacher Layoffs Loom in Ann Arbor Schools' Budget Proposals

The Ann Arbor school district could cut between 32 and 64 teachers as the school board considers three budget proposals for the next fiscal year.

Health Care
9:46 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Healthcare Help for Ypsilanti

Residents of Ypsilanti's "gateway community" should find it easier to gain access to healthcare options through a new program.

Cannes and Cinetopia
9:42 am
Thu April 19, 2012

Cinetopia Preview

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Today, David and Russ talk about the Cannes Film Festival, and also talk in detail about some movies that are going to be at Cinetopia!

Eastern Michigan University
10:04 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Mariott To Manage EMU Conference Center

Eastern Michigan University is turning over day-to-day management of its Eagle Crest Conference Center to the Ann Arbor Mariott-Ypsilanti hotel.

City Government
10:01 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Ypsilanti Suspended from Flood Insurance Coverage

Ypsilanti residents who carry flood insurance will have to make do without it for the next few weeks.

Higher Education
9:59 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Room and Board Rates to Rise Nearly 5% at EMU

Eastern Michigan University is raising room and board rates by 4.9 percent for the 2012-2013 school year.

Environment
9:56 am
Wed April 18, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Healthy reptiles and amphibians mean a healthier environment for all.   It's the focus of this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

Education
9:47 am
Tue April 17, 2012

District Consolidation Effort Will Move Forward

Efforts to unify the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts will continue.   School boards for both districts have approved a resolution to continue to work toward consolidation.

City Funding
9:43 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Public Safety Spending Increased in New Ann Arbor Budget Proposal

Ann Arbor City Administrator Steve Powers has presented city council with his budget recommendations for the coming fiscal year.  The proposal adds funding for safety services.

Power, Public and Private
9:40 am
Tue April 17, 2012

The White House and the Media and the Foreclosure Debacle

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Inside the White House and holding on to your house on this week's Lynn Rivers Show from WEMU. Lynn's guests this week are Mother Jones' Washington Bureau Chief David Corn, and Pro Publica investigative reporter Paul Kiel.
 

Education
3:03 pm
Mon April 16, 2012

School Boards Hold Joint Meeting Tonight

The Ypsilanti and Willow Run school boards meet tonight to begin the process of consolidating the two districts.

Environment
9:44 am
Fri April 13, 2012

Oil and Gas Drilling in Washtenaw County

Washtenaw County officials will be talking about oil and natural gas drilling at two events next week.

Jazz Day
11:27 am
Thu April 12, 2012

2012 JJA Jazz Awards Nominations

 

2012 JJA Jazz Awards Nominations

 

THE WILLIS CONOVER-MARIAN MCPARTLAND AWARD FOR BROADCASTING Nominations

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Movies and more
9:36 am
Thu April 12, 2012

Cinema Chat

Hunger Games director may not direct sequel; more Hollywood buzz;  Three Stooges, Cabin in the Woods, new openings downtown, and much more on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Downtown Ann Arbor
11:43 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Restoring Events Banners in Downtown Ann Arbor

City officials trying to find ways to restore events banners downtown after wind damage forced removal of most signs.

Education
11:39 am
Wed April 11, 2012

State Supports Ypsilanti-Willow Run Consolidation

The idea of consolidating the Ypsilanti and Willow Run school districts has found a fan in Michigan's Superintendent of Education.

Environment
11:37 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Issues of the Environment

Saving money and your health during the warm weather months.

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Housing
9:16 am
Tue April 10, 2012

A2 Housing Commission Off HUD's "Troubled" List

The Ann Arbor Housing Commission is no longer on the Federal Department of Housing and Urban Development's 'troubled' list.  

Public Affairs
9:14 am
Tue April 10, 2012

Pakistan on the Brink

AhmedRashid.com

Lynn's guest this week is journalist Ahmed Rashid, author of 'Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan, and Afghanistan'.

Public Art
10:53 am
Mon April 9, 2012

Art vs. Security at Justice Center

A decision on a proposed new public art display for Ann Arbor's Justice Center is being delayed as officials question the location of security in the building.

Taxes
8:30 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Commission Opposes Plan to Eliminate Personal Property Tax

Washtenaw County's board of commissioners has approved a resolution opposing effort to eliminate Michigan's personal property tax. 

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