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Memorial Day

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COVID-19 will impact how veterans will be honored this year on Memorial Day in Washtenaw County. 

Debbie Dingell
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President Trump visited the Ford Rawsonville automotive plant in Ypsilanti Thursday but failed to follow safety protocols.  The latest federal coronavirus relief package faces an uncertain future in the U.S. Senate, and massive flooding in Mid-Michigan points to a need for more investment in infrastucture.  12th Congresswoman Debbie Dingell offers her thoughts on these subjects in a conversation with WEMU's David Fair.


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The Washtenaw County Health Department says health guidelines for celebrating Memorial Day in groups this year are different because of COVID-19.  

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Ann Arbor City Council could pass its 2018-2019 Budget tonight.  It may also vote on a settlement with the current owner of the "Y" lot.  Those are just a few of the civic engagement opportunities in Ann Arbor and Washtenaw County this week.  WEMU's David Fair and Mary Morgan of the CivCity Initiative cover you options in this week's edition of "Civic Matters." 


Barbecue
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In addition to remembering the people who died while serving in the country's armed forces, Memorial Day also kicks off the unofficial start of summer, and that means picnics and barbecues.  So it never hurts to be reminded of holiday food safety tips.


Airmen Of Note Airs Memorial Day On WEMU

May 26, 2017

The premier jazz ensemble of the United States Air Force, The Airmen of Note, can be hear on WEMU this Memorial Day from 9am-12pm Eastern.  Highlights include Cyrus Chestnut, Steve Turre, and Terrel Stafford.