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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.

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.

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.

Music
4:58 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Tumbao Bravo tops "Sweet 16" July 2nd through the 8th.

Cover for Tumbao Bravo's latest CD with one Jack Kenny's iconic Cuban photos.

Perhaps their "Top Of The Park" show for the Ann Arbor Summer Festival on July 4th helped propel them to the number one spot in WEMU's "Sweet Sixteen", but they likely would have achieved the spot without the show.

We at WEMU love highlighting local artists, and this ensemble of musicians from Ann Arbor, Brighton and Detroit is simply one of the best. Every member is a leader in his own right.

We are especially proud of their conga player, Dr. Alberto Nacif, former host of "Cuban Fantasy" until Marc Taras took over for him.

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Ann Arbor Parking
3:38 pm
Mon July 9, 2012

Libary Lane Parking Structure Party is Thursday

Ann Arbor's Downtown Development Authority will

host party at new underground structure.

Ann Arbor City Council
11:25 am
Fri July 6, 2012

Proposed Charter Amendment for A2 Parks

Two city council members want to amend city charter

to require voter approval of any parkland sale.

Transportation
9:26 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Plans Inching Forward for New Blake Transit Center

AATA hopes to get planning commission approval

later this month.

Environment
9:23 am
Thu July 5, 2012

Ann Arbor Developing "Green Streets" Policy

Officials work to control storm water runoff

from city streets.

Ann Arbor City Council
9:00 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Council Approves Sustainability Goals

Council approves 16 goals to be worked into the

city's master plan.

Ann Arbor Parking
8:58 am
Tue July 3, 2012

Parking Contract Renewed

Ann Arbor DDA renews contract with Republic Parking

to manage the city's parking system.

Transportation
10:13 am
Mon June 25, 2012

AATA Offering Van Pool Service

Van pool to help commuters for whom fixed-route

bus service is not an option.

District Library
2:11 pm
Thu June 21, 2012

Public Input Sought for Library Bond Issue

Ann Arbor district library board considers major

changes to downtown library.

Development
9:23 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Council Ok's New Main Street Project

Former Fox Tent property redevelopment plan

approved by Ann Arbor's city council.

Esperanza Spalding YouTube Video
7:32 am
Tue June 19, 2012

Esperanza Spalding YouTube Video Thanking WEMU Listeners

Esperanza Spalding receiving her "Best New Artist" Grammy Award in 2011.

When bassist, composer, vocalist and musical visionary Esperanza Spalding's CD, "Radio Music Society" first came out it was an immediate favorite of WEMU listeners and hosts.  With her appearance at The Power Center on Thursday, June 21st for the Ann Arbor Summer Festival, the disc once again rose to the top. 

WEMU “SWEET SIXTEEN” AIRPLAY June 11 to June 17, 2012: 

LINDA YOHN, MUSIC DIRECTOR 

Education
11:04 am
Thu June 14, 2012

A2 School Board Approves New Budget

2012-2013 spending plan restores counseling and

achievement programs.

Homeless
9:55 am
Wed June 13, 2012

Help for Camp Take Notice Residents

Local officials working to find housing

options.

Ann Arbor Parking
9:08 am
Tue June 12, 2012

Ann Arbor DDA Hopes to Ease Parking Crunch Near UofM

New underground structure may ease crowding

in other parking structures.

Parks and Recreation
10:12 am
Mon June 11, 2012

Park on a Parking Lot Proposed

Group hopes land above underground parking

lot will become an Ann Arbor city park.

Environment
10:05 am
Fri June 8, 2012

Ann Arbor Green Fair Tonight

Mayor's office hosting 12th annual Green Fair.

Downtown Ann Arbor
9:42 am
Thu June 7, 2012

DDA Sets New Grant Guidelines

Grant approved for new Main street project.

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