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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

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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. 

Movies and more
8:28 am
Thu April 5, 2012

Cinema Chat

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, a Grande Ballroom documentary, Razzie results, new openings, and special screenings on this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

Road Safety
11:35 am
Wed April 4, 2012

Downsizing Jackson Road

Sometime next year, a stretch of Jackson Road on Ann Arbor's west side will be reduced from four lanes to three.

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.

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