9 AM-10 AM:
Eric Briggeman, Pres. of the Michigan Brewers Guild -The Michigan Brewers Guild exists to unify the Michigan brewing community; to increase sales of Michigan-brewed beer through promotions,
marketing, public awareness and consumer education; and to monitor and assure a healthy beer industry within the state. It sponsors the annual Michigan Beer Festival in Ypsilanti, which this year is debuting Beer Adventure Guides to help you navigate this popular event that attracts thousands of beer enthusiasts.
Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley, & LAL Show’s Dean Erskine - Each week we introduce you to a sweet furry friend to call your own. This week meet Ruby!
Mary Morgan, Publisher of AnnArborChronicle.com - Argo Pond Dam Update, http://annarborchronicle.com/2010/07/25/two-dam-options-for-argo/; Fuller Road Station Report to the Ann Arbor Park Commission; A Look Back at the Townie Party; Upcoming Elections - Here’s a link to Chronicle coverage: http://annarborchronicle.com/2010/07/23/ann-arbor-forums-the-more-the-mayor-ier/
Prof. Jesse Grizzle, Control Systems Lab, UM Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Department - Mabel The Walking Robot: It has a human-like gait and it can walk over rough terrain, but Mabel is, indeed, a robot. See the YouTube video here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IlWIWf4daNs Listen to our conversation by clicking the link below for this hour.
10 AM-11 AM :
Tina Miller, R.D./Meijer Healthy Living Advisor - What’s Homegrown? - Tina talks about what constitutes “homegrown”, and the benefits homegrown products provide. Plus, great tips about corn (to husk or not?). Hear our conversation by clicking the link below. You can also get right to our audio segment with Tina on our separate podcast page for our Healthy Living conversations here: http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=637 On that page you’ll also be able to find Tina’s blog complete with this week’s Corn Recipes!)
David Lorenz, Travel Michigan - makerFaire at The Henry Ford: This is an opportunity for you to meet with inventors from around the country and have a chance to put your own creativity to use. Click this hour’s link below to hear our conversation, or visit the Travel Michigan podcast page on our site at: http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=704
Stefanie Murray, Community Director of AnnArbor.com - Ann Arbor’s New Pedestrian Safety Ordinance - It’s now the law to yield to pedestrians at all Ann Arbor crosswalks, but what is the best way to get motorists to obey? Read more from AnnArbor.com’s Ryan Stanton here: http://www.annarbor.com/news/ann-arbors-new-pedestrian-safety-ordinance-seeks-to-prevent-playing-frogger-to-cross-the-street/
(Click the link below to hear this hour’s segment. You can also go directly to the AnnArbor.com podcast page on our site here: http://lucyannlance.com/?page_id=1956)
11 AM-12 PM: ANN ARBOR AIRPORT EXPANSION
Andy McGill, UM Prof/Pittsfield Twp Resident; Sol Castell, Pilot/Pittsfield Twp Resident; and Barbara Perkins, Former EMU Prof/Former Airport Committee Chair/Georgetown Resident – Opponents of the Ann Arbor Airport Expansion: The City of Ann Arbor is proposing to lengthen the runway at the Ann Arbor Airport. These residents are rallying to keep it from happening, citing safety issues.
Mark Perry, Chair of the Ann Arbor Airport Advisory Committee, and Chris Gordon, Technical Consultant – Proponents of the Ann Arbor Airport Expansion: Arguing that safety is exactly why the Ann Arbor Airport should expand, these proponents explain what’s at stake.