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Concerns over the coronavirus are prompting some local governments to postpone ballot proposals they had scheduled for the upcoming May 5th election.

Washtenaw County Government

Washtenaw County’s Board of Commissioners has declared a state of emergency in the county.

United Way of Washtenaw County

The United Way of Washtenaw County is taking steps to help local non-profits affected by the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

Washtenaw County Government

Washtenaw County’s Board of Commissioners will meet this week but with a few changes intended to help prevent the spread of coronavirus.

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As concerns over the coronavirus continue to grow, so too does its impact on the local economy.

City of Ypsilanti

Ypsilanti's city council is moving forward with its Tuesday, March 17 meeting, but it's taking extra safety precautions due to the coronavirus.

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Concerns over the coronavirus have prompted the University of Michigan to provide its employees with additional paid time off to deal with the disease.

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New measures designed to help curb the spread of the coronavirus are forcing local restaurants and other businesses to close, or otherwise change their normal operations.

Washtenaw County Government

More local government offices are temporarily closing to try to help slow the spread of the coronavirus.

US State Department

Two potential cases of coronavirus have been identified in Washtenaw County.

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Next week’s Ann Arbor City Council meeting will take place as planned, although some precautionary measures are being taken amidst concerns over the coronavirus.  

Ann Arbor Public Schools

The Ann Arbor Public School District is closing for the rest of March to help prevent the potential spread of the Coronavirus.

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The University of Michigan and Eastern Michigan University are cancelling all classes for Thursday, March 12, and Friday, March 13 over concerns about the Coronavirus.


A new partnership in China was among the items approved at today’s EMU Board of Regents meeting.

Eastern Michigan University has chosen US Senator Gary Peters to be its Winter Commencement speaker.

Mike Lewinski

Sky watchers will have several things to look for this week.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University wants to help raise awareness for suicide prevention.

Elsa Baine

Law enforcement across Washtenaw County is changing the way it responds to domestic violence calls.  89.1 WEMU's Taylor Pinson explores the change through the eyes of law enforcement and a domestic violence survivor advocate. 

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University is trying to get grade school students interested in mathematics.


The Washtenaw County Health Department has issued an alert about measles in the county. 

Eastern Michigan University

Enrollment at many of Michigan's public universities is down.


A new program at Eastern Michigan University is helping students get rid of some of their college debt by giving back to their community.

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A federal court judge is ordering Eastern Michigan University to halt its plans to cut its women's Tennis and Softball programs.

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A lawsuit seeking to reverse Eastern Michigan University’s decision to cut four of its sports programs has been dismissed.

Voters in Superior and York Townships will have a couple of local tax issues on their ballots in the August 7 election.


Augusta and Manchester Township are both asking residents to renew millages intended to help pay for local firefighting services.

Dwight Burdette

Dexter Township voters will decide two tax measures next week. 89.1 WEMU's Taylor Pinson has more on the millage questions that will appear on the August 7th ballot.


Numerous roads in Ann Arbor and Ypsilanti are closing for the two cities’ 4th of July Parades.

Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University’s Board of Regents have approved the school’s budget for the next year.

United States Senate

US Senator Gary Peters was on Eastern Michigan University’s campus on Saturday to speak with his constituents and answer questions about public policy.