Ypsilanti, MI – A big crowd turned out for Tuesday night's Ypsilanti City Council meeting. Most were there to speak out against plans to reduce bus service in the city. Click on the audio icon to hear more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Emerald Ash Borer has destroyed millions of Ash trees in Michigan; thousands in the city of Ann Arbor. Click on the audio icon to hear how the city's effort to remove dead and dying Ash trees is progressing, on this week's Issues of the Environment from WEMU.
Ypsilanti, MI – Ypsilanti's city council has voted against an ordinance that would have banned schools, clubs, lodges, banquet halls, and meeting halls from the city's downtown business district. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.
Ypsilanti, MI – The Washtenaw County Prosecutor's office is reviewing evidence in a series of sexual assaults and robberies that took place last year on and near the Eastern Michigan University campus. Ypsilanti Police and the EMU Department of Public Safety jointly investigated the incidents. A suspect was arrested on unrelated charges shortly after the first of the year and remains in custody. His identity won't be revealed until new charges are filed against him.
Ypsilanti, MI – Every Monday afternoon during All Things Considered, WEMU's Bob Eccles is joined by Jeff Crause of Edward Jones to talk money matters. They've been discussing guidelines for investments. Click on the audio icon to hear more.
Ann Arbor, MI – Ann Arbor's city council has taken action to ease the pressure on University of Michigan students to find housing in the fall. Council unanimously approved an ordinance that delays lease-signing requirements. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Andrew Cluley.
Ypsilanti, MI – State representative Alma Wheeler-Smith spoke out against the Michigan Civil Rights Initiative Monday on the Eastern Michigan University campus. Click on the audio icon for more on the story from WEMU's Bob Eccles.