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WEMU Local
12:23 pm
Wed February 23, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
11:24 am
Wed February 23, 2005

County Voters Soundly Reject Jail Millage

Washtenaw County, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on Tuesday's jail millage vote, and reaction to the outcome.

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WEMU Local
11:21 am
Wed February 23, 2005

Mixed Results in Other Local Elections

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WEMU Local
9:01 am
Fri February 18, 2005

Jail and other Millage Votes on Tuesday

Ypsilanti, MI – Tuesday, February 22nd, Washtenaw County voters will decide a millage issue which, if approved, would expand the county jail, court services, and diversion programs for inmates. There are plenty of supporters and opponents, and the issue is further complicated by separate millage votes in two townships and one school district. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report.

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WEMU Local
8:33 am
Thu February 17, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:06 am
Wed February 16, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Ann Arbor State Senator Liz Brater is this week's guest. Please click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:34 am
Thu February 10, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
11:19 am
Wed February 9, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
10:13 am
Mon February 7, 2005

Wizardry of Pinball Art

Ypsilanti, MI – You don't have to be a pinball wizard to enjoy the artwork that accompanied the sounds of the classic games many considered a "time waster for teens" in days gone by. The art of pinball is now on display at Eastern Michigan University's Ford Gallery. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on pinball art and history.

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WEMU Local
9:34 am
Fri February 4, 2005

First Friday Focus on the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Today's First Friday Focus on the Environment examines the state's natural resources trust fund and the fight to prevent oil and gas drilling on state lands. Click on the audio icon to hear this month's conversation.

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WEMU Local
9:24 am
Thu February 3, 2005

Budget Woes Continue for EMU

Ypsilanti, MI – The new chair of the state house higher education committee last week said he supports Governor Granholm's goal of doubling the number of college graduates in Michigan within ten years.
However, republican Lorence Wenke says the state's public colleges and universities could face further reductions in state aid as lawmakers try to reduce spending.
Eastern Michigan University has already cut its budget by millions of dollars.
Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on EMU's financial future.

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WEMU Local
9:19 am
Thu February 3, 2005

Peace Group Mocks State of the Union Address

Ann Arbor, MI – Formerly called the Ann Arbor Committee for Peace, members of the group now called Peacworks gathered at Arbor Brewing last night to watch and jeer President Bush's State of the Union address. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report.

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WEMU Local
9:13 am
Thu February 3, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:09 am
Wed February 2, 2005

City to Study Income Tax

Ypsilanti, MI – The city of Ypsilanti has few options to expand its tax base. It can't annex property in adjacent townships to expand city borders and increase property tax revenues. Now, officials are looking further into the possibility of levying a city income tax. Click on the audio icon to hear Andrew Cluley's report on last night's city council action.

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WEMU Local
9:00 am
Wed February 2, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
11:55 am
Thu January 27, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
8:57 am
Wed January 26, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – The effort to ban the use of Methyl Bromide is stalled, despite it's toxicity.
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WEMU Local
2:45 pm
Fri January 21, 2005

Ypsilanti Teachers Reach Tentative Contract

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WEMU Local
2:39 pm
Fri January 21, 2005

Judge Rules In Favor of Ypsilanti in Dispute with Landlord

Ypsilanti, MI – The Ypsilanti Downtown Development Authority is hailing a judge's order it says will help the city's efforts to eliminate urban blight. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report:

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WEMU Local
2:36 pm
Fri January 21, 2005

Washtenaw County FIA Office Goes Solo

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WEMU Local
8:34 am
Thu January 20, 2005

School Officials Work to Balance Budget

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor Schools' board of education has begun the process of putting together a balanced budget by the June 30th deadline set by state law. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report.

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WEMU Local
8:30 am
Thu January 20, 2005

Cinema Chat

Ann Arbor, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Cinema Chat from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
10:14 am
Wed January 19, 2005

Farmers' Market Changes Given Conditional Approval

Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has given its ok to a proposed master plan for the downtown farmers' market, but the approval came with some changes to the resolution's language. Click on the audio icon to hear Bob Eccles' report on last night's city council action.

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WEMU Local
9:52 am
Wed January 19, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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WEMU Local
9:52 am
Wed January 19, 2005

Issues of the Environment

Issues of the Environment

Ypsilanti, MI – Click on the audio icon to hear this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.

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