The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, December 6, 2013

Transplanted Michiganders Amused by Texans’ Reactions to Approaching Ice Storm – Jacob Visovatti & Michaela Wood, Former Saline Residents

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Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: ‘Buy Local’ Song Showcases Ann Arbor  – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Chris Good, Musician/Farmer – As Ann Arbor gets ready for Midnight Madness, a local resident is promoting his buy local song that features many independent businesses and a host of Ann Arbor notables.  Download the YouTube Video of the Buy Local song here:  http://youtu.be/27_6GEEuRlA
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Around the Home: Habitat for Humanity Huron Valley – Maureen Sloan, CEO, BRAG Ann Arbor; Maggie Porter, Director of Development, Habitat for Humanity; Also in photo is Habitat’s new PR & Marketing Associate Charlie Kelly – In nearly 25 years, Ann Arbor’s Habitat for Humanity has built and renovated more than 135 homes.  Since the downturn in the economy, many of the homes being renovated are former foreclosures.  Throughout the years, the Builders & Remodeleras Association of Greater Ann Arbor (BRAG Ann Arbor) has played an important role in the success of Habitat.
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Transplanted Michiganders Amused by Texans’ Reactions to Approaching Ice Storm – Jacob Visovatti & Michaela Wood, Former Saline Residents – One of the joys of Michigan is that we can experience all four seasons and little surprises us when it comes to the weather.  It’s a bit different down south, where even a little bit of winter can be a scary proposition.  Photo:  Jacob & Michaela ice skating at the Dallas Galleria.
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Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti:  It’s Beginning to Look Like Christmas in Downtown Ypsi Thanks to EMU Students – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President – Ypsilanti ushers in the Christmas season with a bevy of activities and fun for the whole family.  This year the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti had members of the EMU Student Council help them decorate downtown as well, as part of efforts to create a better relationship between town and gown.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, November 1, 2013

Cops Collaborate for Community Safety: Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Ralph Lange, Ypsilanti City Administrator – Police from multiple jurisdictions in the Ypsilanti area continue to look for the killer of an EMU football player. Ypsilanti’s City Manager explains how they have banded together.

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The Big Game:  Scott Westerman, Executive Director/VP of Alumni Relations, MSU Alumni Association – As Ann Arbor heads up to East Lansing this weekend, we find out how the Spartans are getting ready for the big match with the Wolverines from a guy who’s heart is definitely in both towns.
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Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: Montgomery Ward Building – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Dave Ebner, Barbat Holdings/Owner, Old Montgomery Ward Building; Brad Moore, Architect – Learn more details about the planned renovations to this property that will add 32 new apartments and condos to downtown Ann Arbor.
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Around the Home:  Fall Home Maintenance – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Michael Forner, President, Building Services Unlimited / Mike Forner’s Home Services  Get a jump start on preparing your home for the upcoming cold weather and snow before the freezing weather and snow are knocking on your door.  Learn about the best preventative measures and ways to make your home more comfortable, sound, and energy efficient for the colder months.  Note:  This interview was first broadcast on October 12, 2012.
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Ann Arbor Civic Theater’s “Moonglow” – Matt Berdahl, Actor; Nancy Heusel, Veteran Actress Moonglow, by Michigan playwright Kim Carney, is the story of Maxine, a woman with Alzheimer’s who must navigate her life as her past becomes more real than the present. The lead role is played by beloved Ann Arbor actress Nancy Heusel, whose acting career spans five decades.
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Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti:  Cops Collaborate for Community Safety – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Ralph Lange, Ypsilanti City Administrator – Police from multiple jurisdictions in the Ypsilanti area continue to look for the killer of an EMU football player.  Ypsilanti’s City Manager explains how they have banded together.
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Michigan Football:  The Wolverines v The Spartans –   Nick Baumgardner, Sports Writer, MLive.com – This sportswriter covers the Wolverines, but he says it’s the Spartans who are going to come out the winners in this weekend’s  Paul Bunyan Trophy contest in East Lansing.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, September 27, 2013

Graffiti Removal Project – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Sgt. Tom Hickey & Lt. Matt Lige, Ann Arbor Police Department – A new graffiti clean-up program underway in downtown Ann Arbor utilizes the convicted offenders to clean-up defaced buildings.

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Sgt Tom Hickey Maura Thomson Lt Matt Lige

 

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: Graffiti  Removal Project – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Sgt. Tom Hickey & Lt. Matt Lige, Ann Arbor Police Department – A new graffiti clean-up program underway in downtown Ann Arbor utilizes the convicted offenders to clean-up defaced buildings.
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Andrea Sullivan and Michael KlementAround the Home: From Downtown Plymouth to Historic Ann Arbor – Two Outstanding Projects on The Remodelers Home Tour – Andrea Sullivan, Meeting & Events Director, BRAG Ann Arbor;  Michael Klement, Architectural Resource – An award-winning home remodel in downtown Plymouth is an example of “addition by subtraction”, and speaks to the growing trend of downsizing into smart spaces.  It’s one of two offerings by architect Michael Klement on the Remodelers Home Tour.  The other is an original Albert Khan home in Ann Arbor that pays tribute to its history while updating the home to fit how we live today.
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Dennis NortonDeadline Extended to Save the Bomber Plant:  Dennis Norton, President of the Michigan Aerospace Foundation/Founder of the Yankee Air Museum – Yankee Air Museum now has until November 1 to raise $3 million to buy a portion of the former Willow Run Bomber Plant in Ypsilanti.  At the peak of its production during World War II the Willow Run Plant produced B-24 Liberator bomber planes at the astonishing rate of one every hour, and employed over 40,000 workers, including many pioneering women assembly line workers.
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Dave Heikkinen and Mark Ducker

 

Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Mark Ducker, Ypsi 24 Hour Film Shootout  – Crews of filmmakers will set out between Friday and Saturday to write, film and edit a short film in just 24 hours. Entries will be submitted on Saturday night, and the top entries will be screened & honored on the evening of September 29 at the EMU College of Business auditorium at 6 PM.  The winner receives $1,000 and the IPSY trophy!
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, September 20, 2013

Adrian College Covers Student Loan Payments for Low-Earning Grads: Jeffery Docking, President, Adrian College – Student loan debt is estimated at more than $1 trillion…

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Jeffrey Docking

 

Adrian College Covers Student Loan Payments for Low-Earning Grads:  Jeffery Docking, President, Adrian College – Student loan debt is a huge problem estimated at more than $1 trillion in the U.S.  Now Adrian College in Adrian, Michigan is promising to pay those student loans if its graduates end up in a low-earning job.
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Steve Angerman Maura Thomson Brad Moore

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association:  Running Fit’s Renovation – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Brad Moore, Architect, J Bradley Moore Associates; Steve Angerman, Co-Owner, Running Fit –  A major renovation is underway in downtown Ann Arbor where Running Fit is located. The area includes a building known as the old Montgomery Ward property, and the project includes a new façade for the building along with residences.  Running Fit has eight retail stores and an event marketing company called Running Fit Adventures, Inc.
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Pete Nowakowski Jim AchesonAround the Home: Changing the Configuration of Your Home – Pete Nowakowski, Marketing & Communications Director, BRAG Ann Arbor; Jim Acheson, President, Acheson Builders, Inc. – If you like your neighborhood and the overall structure of your home but you would like to shift around your living spaces, a remodel might be the answer for you.  Project #4 on the Remodelers Home Tour is the creation of Acheson Builders.  It’s an example of how a too tight kitchen and underused spaces can be transformed into a great living space that addresses how a family actually lives.
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Natasja Nielsen Anuj AbrolHackathon at the UM Big House:  Anuj Abrol, Sponsorship Director;  Natasja Nielsen, Experience Director – More than 1,200 techies from across the country are expected to converge on the Big House, the University of Michigan’s football stadium, this weekend for a 36-hour blitz of creative coding at what could be the world’s largest collegiate hackathon.  Watch the 36 hours unfold. Follow#umichengin and #mhacks for live coverage and conversation with the hackers.
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Erika Villareal Bunce Stacey Bodner Marie KlopfA2 Art & BrewAnn Arbor Art Center’s Erika Villereal Bunce, Director of Programs; Stacey Bodner, Fundraising & Special Events Coordinator; Marie Klopf, President/CEO – Enjoy the art of brewing and the fine arts together at this fun-filled evening to benefit the Ann Arbor Art Center.  Original works of art have been specifically created for this pub crawl.  A2 Art & Brew is September 26, 2013 from 5:30 PM-8:00 PM.  Visit annarborartcenter.org for details.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Saturday, August 31, 2013

Non-Profit Spotlight: JDRF – Michael Craig, JDRF Development Manager; Albert Berriz, McKinley CEO; Elizabeth Caswell, JDRF Leadership Volunteer – Diabetes is the single most costly chronic disease.

 

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Sam Webb

 

Sam Webb, Managing Editor, GoBlueWolverine.com / Michigan Recruiting Column, Detroit News / Co-Host, Michigan Insider, WTKA 1050 (1290 WLBY’s “brother” station) – This may be a young Wolverine football team, but Sam Webb tracks these young men long before they suit up in the maize-n-blue.  Get an inside look at Michigan Team 134, which Sam says is touting a formidable offensive line despite its youth and inexperience.
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KitPet of the WeekKit  Deb Kern, Humane Society of Huron Valley , along with Dean Erskine – Our Pet of the Week is Kit, a twelve-year-old kitty on the search for her forever family. She would do best in a quieter home where her new family can give her the time she needs to get used to her new surroundings. Kit is very much a bush dweller and loves all four paws on the floor; so being picked up isn’t really her thing. This gentle gal hopes you can stop by for a visit! Listen to this week’s interview at the link below for more info about Kit and many other animals waiting for their forever homes who are available from the Humane Society of Huron Valley.
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Mary Morgan

 

Mary Morgan, Publisher, Ann Arbor Chronicle:  What’s MUP? – The Chronicle covers thousands of meetings, providing in-depth government coverage for our community.  This week we find out about the Library’s involvement with the upcoming Bike Share program, as well as digital licensing (read the Chronicle report here.)  Also, we learn what’s up with the Mixed Use Party (MUP), a group of students eyeing seats on Ann Arbor City Council.  The Chronicle’s David Askins covered the MUP’s monthly meeting and you can read his report here.   
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Pete Nowakowski and Bob Burnside

 

Around the Home:  Beacon Springs – A Net Zero Home:  Pete Nowakowski, BRAG Ann Arbor (Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor); Bob Burnside, Founder/President, Fireside Home Construction – An extraordinary building project is in the works that is expected to inspire your imagination about what is possible in the Ann Arbor today in home construction.  Called Beacon Springs, it will use only rain and falling snow on the roof as its only source of water.  Even the toilet waste will be composted and re-used.  This interview was first recorded March 29, 2013.
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Tina Miller 2011

Healthy Living: Welcome Back Michigan Apples! – Tina Miller, R.D. / Meijer Healthy Living Advisor: Apples are the complete package.  Delicious and nutritious.  Find out why this year is a banner one for teachers’ favorite fruit.
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Michigan Travel - David Lorenz Thumbnail

Travel Michigan:  Michigan’s Apple Orchards – David Lorenz, Manager, Industry Relations & International Marketing, Travel Michigan – Every Michigan apple is hand-picked with no technological assistance. A big job considering Michigan has more than 9.2 million apple trees covering some 36,500 acres.
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Ron Baumanis

The Challenges of Making Theater Happen in Ann Arbor – Ron Baumanis, Director, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown” / Co-Founder, Ann Arbor Musical Theater Works  – In the 1980s, Ron Baumanis played Charlie Brown in a revival Off-Broadway.  Now, he brings the Peanuts gang to an Ann Arbor stage through this professional quality musical theater company he co-founded.  From licensing rights to securing a venue, we learn what it takes to stage a production.

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Susan Pollay and Damian Farrell

 

Damian On Design:  Susan Pollay, Executive Director, Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority; Damian Farrell, Damian Farrell Design Group – The role of the DDA in getting downtown Ann Arbor “development ready.”
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Katie Whitney

Events This Week with Ann Arbor Observer’s Katie Whitney: Katie joins us with a snapshot of great events for you to enjoy around the Ann Arbor area. Click below to listen to our conversation, and visit the Observer’s website at www.arborweb.com and list your own events. Click & Listen: [audio:http://www.lance-erskine.com/audio/082613/events.mp3]

 

 

 

JDRFNon-Profit SpotlightJDRF –  Michael Craig, JDRF Development Manager; Albert Berriz, McKinley CEO; Elizabeth Caswell, JDRF Leadership Volunteer – Diabetes is the single most costly chronic disease.  Last year in the U.S., diabetes accounted for $245 billion in health care costs.  Learn how your donations are leading to new innovations.  Join the Walk to Cure Diabetes on September 29, 2013 at Hudson Mills Metropark in Dexter.  3,000 people are expected to attend.  Visit walk.jdrf.org for details.
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David Jesse

University Presidents:  Changing of the Guard – David Jesse, Higher Education Reporter, Detroit Free Press – Several Michigan universities are in the hunt for new leaders, including the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.   David Jesse reports on the challenges they face.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, August 30, 2013

Michigan Opens Football Season Against CMU Saturday: Nick Baumgardner, Sports Writer, MLive.com/ AnnArbor.com – The Wolverines are a 31 1/2 point favorite over the Central Michigan University Chippewas…

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Maura Thomson and Chris Dempsy

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: The Academy of Early Music – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Chris Dempsey, President/Treasurer, The Academy of Early Music – The Academy of Early Music presents a series of concerts each season that celebrate the richness of music from the Middle Ages to the Classical Era and feature artists and ensembles from around the world who specialize in period performance.
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Pete Nowakowski and Bob BurnsideAround the Home:  Beacon Springs – A Net Zero Home:  Pete Nowakowski, BRAG Ann Arbor (Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor); Bob Burnside, Founder/President, Fireside Home Construction – An extraordinary building project is in the works that is expected to inspire your imagination about what is possible in the Ann Arbor today in home construction.  Called Beacon Springs, it will use only rain and falling snow on the roof as its only source of water.  Even the toilet waste will be composted and re-used.  This interview was first recorded on March 30, 2013.

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Nick Baumgardner

Michigan Opens Football Season Against CMU Saturday:  Nick Baumgardner, Sports Writer, MLive.comAnnArbor.com – The Wolverines are a 31 1/2 point favorite over the Central Michigan University Chippewas.  Nick Baumgardner says that’s not a surprise, but he also says Michigan Coach Brady Hoke “loves him some Mid-American Conference Football.”
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Dave Heikkinen James Dauphine Pastor Edwin FergusonDowntown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Praise Under the Tent Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; James Dauphine, Strong Tower Ministries – This multi-cultural block party is a celebration of praise, going back to school, and community involvement.  The community is invited to “Praise Under the Tent” on Saturday, August 31 from 2-7 PM at Strong Tower Ministries, on Spencer Lane near Michigan Avenue in Ypsilanti.  School supplies and backpacks will be given to children.

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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, August 23, 2013

Eastern Michigan University Preps for New School Year – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Geoff Larcom, EMU Executive Director of Media Relations – Next week is a big week for Eastern Michigan, as EMU’s incoming class of freshmen is expected to break previous enrollment records.

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Maura Thomson and Catheryn Snyder

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: 4th Avenue Gets Back to Business – Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director; Catheryn Snyder, Co-Owner, Perpetua Boutique Organique – Ann Arbor’s Fourth Avenue between East Huron and Liberty is now reopened, after being shut down to through traffic since May.  Businesses along that two block stretch are breathing a sigh of relief after weathering a decrease in sales and an increase in dust.
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Maureen Sloan and Marsha Volchoff

Around the Home: Home Sales – Maureen Sloan, CEO, BRAG Ann Arbor; Marsha Volchoff, Vice President of Operations, Charles Reinhart Company – U.S. home sales are at their highest levels since 2009 and have risen more than 17% in twelve months.  Here in Washtenaw County there was a buying frenzy this past spring and market forces continue to  drive prices up.  That is making new construction a good option for home buyers.  We take a look at the market and also discuss Reinhart’s upcoming sale to Real Estate One.
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Dave Heikkinen and Geoff LarcomDowntown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: – Eastern Michigan University Preps for New School Year – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Geoff Larcom, EMU Executive Director of Media Relations – Next week is a big week for Eastern Michigan University and Ypsilanti, as students and faculty get ready for the new school year.  Geoff Larcom tells us that EMU’s incoming class of freshmen is expected to break previous enrollment records.   The EMU football team opens its season against Howard on Saturday, August 31 at 6 PM at Rynearson Stadium.
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Trisha Plovie

Negotiating Your Salary:  Trisha Plovie, Regional Manager, Robert Half International – You’ve nailed the interview and beat out the competition for a new job, but do you then accept the first salary offer from a prospective employer?  49% of all workers do, according to a new survey from Careerbuilder.  Yet, 54% of employers expect and are willing to negotiate pay for new hires this year.  So, why are so many professionals potentially selling themselves short?  Learn how to determine what you’re worth and tips for negotiating a higher salary.  Click here to download the Salary Guides from Robert Half International.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Live from the Ypsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau on Friday, August 16, 2013

The Fascinating History of Ypsilanti: James Mann, historian and author of Wicked Ypsilanti, is a walking encyclopedia of Ypsilanti’s early days…

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival 35

Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival!
Thank you to the Ypsilanti Area Convention & Visitors Bureau
& the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti for hosting our live broadcast.

 

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Andrew Clock

 

Ypsilanti Heritage Festival:  Andrew Clock, Festival Director – This weekend marks the 35th anniversary of the Ypsilanti Heritage Festival.   A showcase to celebrate the city’s heritage, the 3-day event includes fun for all ages.
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James Mann

The Fascinating History of Ypsilanti:  James Mann, Historian / Author, Wicked Ypsilanti James Mann is a walking encyclopedia of Ypsilanti’s early days.  He explains how the town got its name and who some of the characters were that gave the city its charm.  Mann is the author of several books exploring the history of the Washtenaw County region.  His latest, Wicked Ypsilanti, is expected in Spring of 2014.
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Maura Thomson and Susan Pollay August 16 2013Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: The Work of the Downtown Development Authority: Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director;  Susan Pollay, DDA Executive Director – The mission of the Ann Arbor Downtown Development Authority (DDA) is to undertake public improvements that have the greatest impact in strengthening the downtown area and attracting new private investments.  We get an update on the projects the DDA has been working on in downtown Ann Arbor.
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Scott StewartAround the Home with the Builders & Remodelers Association of Greater Ann Arbor: What Homeowners Need to Know About Roofing – Scott Stewart Roofing & Remodeling –  Scott Stewart believes strongly that people must know their contractors and tradespeople, as well as understand the advantages of using better materials and techniques.  Based in Manchester, Michigan, he has been in the business for fifteen years and has owned his business for the last nine of those years.  Contact Scott at scottstewartroofing@gmail.com or call 734.260.3277.
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Debbie Locke DanielSelling Ypsilanti:  Debbie Locke Daniel, Executive Director, Ypsilanti Convention & Visitors Bureau  – This “riverwalk” city includes a host of recreational activities and showcases an artistic community in a  revitalized and eclectic downtown area, along with well-kept historic and architecturally significant neighborhoods.  Ypsilanti is home to Eastern Michigan University (the College of Business is located right in the downtown), and has exciting auto heritage attractions, ethnic festivals and events, and varied meeting and entertainment venues. 
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Ralph LangeCity of Ypsilanti:  MITrain – Ralph Lange, Ypsilanti City Manager – A planned commuter train between Ann Arbor and Detroit will be on display at the Ypsilanti Freighthouse during the Heritage Festival.  The line would operate from Ann Arbor to Ypsilanti, Metro Airport, Dearborn, and Detroit, where it would link with the new Woodward Line.  City Manager Ralph Lange talks about the impact the proposed rail service would have on his community and discusses the latest with Ypsilanti’s budget.
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Justin Jennings and Dave HeikkinenDowntown Friday with the Downtown Association of YpsilantiThe New Ypsilanti Community Schools – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Justin Jennings, Principal, Ypsilanti Community Schools High School – The merged districts of Ypsilanti and Willow Run will start the new school year as one.  The new high school principal talks about his background (he played pro basketball), the unique options available for high schoolers, and what it’s going to take to make these programs successful.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, July 19, 2013

House Sitting Travel: Josie Schneider & Conrad Knutsen, Authors, The House Sitting Book – Learn to travel the world while house sitting and get your lodging free.

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Maura Thomson 2

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association: Closing Off Main Street-  Maura Thomson, MSAA Executive Director – The City of Ann Arbor is considering closing off a portion of Main Street during Michigan football games, a move some business owners plan to protest.  Maura explains what is at stake for the downtown community.
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Pete Nowakowski and Al Hensel

 

Around the Home: Metal Roofing – Pete Nowakowksi, BRAG Ann Arbor; Al Hensel, Owner/President, Chandler Metal Roofing – This expert says a quality metal roof offers a lower cost per year than any other roofing solution.  A metal roof should last more than 50 years!
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Josie Schneider and Conrad Knutsen

House Sitting Travel:  Josie Schneider & Conrad Knutsen, Authors, The House Sitting Book  – Learn to travel the world while house sitting and get your lodging free.  Find out how to get someone to trust you to care for their home.  The House Sitting Book is a 100-page downloadable ebook with everything you need to know to get started, plus fun facts.  Did you know that Norwegians drink more coffee than anyone else on the planet?
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Dave Heikkinen July 2013

 

 

Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: DayFest – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President –  Every Friday night on a downtown Ypsilanti street corner you can sway to the sounds of great local music hosted by DAY.
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James Hohman

 

 

Detroit:  Largest Municipal Bankruptcy in the U.S.James Hohman, Assistant Director of Fiscal Policy, Mackinac Center for Public Policy – The city of Detroit once had 2 million residents.  Today, there are less than 700,000 hanging on and now the city has gone bankrupt.  Daniel Howes takes a look at what this means for the city, its people, creditors, the market, and the state.
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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Friday, July 12, 2013

Safety On Seventh: Christopher Hewitt, Safety on Seventh (SOS) – How do you get motorists to obey the speed limit, especially when the major road they are traveling cuts right through a neighborhood?

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Paul Tait

 

Fixing I-94 & I-75:  Paul Tait, Executive Director, SEMCOG (Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments) – SEMCOG, a regional governance board representing seven counties including Washtenaw, is moving forward on making improvements to I-94 and I-75.  The Southeastern Michigan Council of Governments recently approved the 2014-17 Transportation Improvement Plan, as well as the 2040 Regional Transportation Plan, but not without a good deal of controversy leading up to the vote.
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Rebecca Konieczny

 

 

Downtown Friday with the Main Street Area Association:  Retailers Ready for the Art Fair – Rebecca Konieczny, Owner, Busy Hands – You may know the Ann Arbor Art Fair as a patron, but what is it like for businesses?  Take a look at the other side of this annual event that attracts more than half a million visitors over a four day period.
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Maureen Sloan and Dan Gruenewald


Around the Home: Home Improvement Meets Car Show Weekend – Maureen Sloan, CEO, BRAG Ann Arbor; Dan Gruenewald, Sales Floor Supervisor, Fingerle Lumber Company
Keeping with the automotive theme in anticipation of the weekend ‘s Rolling Sculpture car show and the Jackson Road Cruise, we learn about options available for someone who wants a new space to work and play with their tools, cars, arts, or other handy activities that require a separate space or need the additional storage room.
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Chris Hewitt

 

Safety On Seventh:  Christopher Hewitt, Safety on Seventh (SOS) – How do you get motorists to obey the speed limit, especially when the  major road they are traveling cuts right through a neighborhood?  Looking to make Ann Arbor’s Seventh Street a safer street, residents there are urging the city to make changes to slow down traffic.
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Dave Heikkinen and Chris Slaughter

Downtown Friday with the Downtown Association of Ypsilanti: Michigan Elvis Fest – Dave Heikkinen, DAY President; Chris Slaughter, Elvis Fest Committee – It’s one for the money, two for the show, three to get ready, now go, cat, go… to the 14th Annual Michigan ElvisFest! This weekend Elvis lives in Ypsilanti.  Check out nine Elvis Tribute Artists, and other amazing tribute entertainers, include: Roy Orbison, The Blues Brothers, and Paul McCartney.
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Henry Payne working at his desk at The Detroit News photo's by Wayne Smith 09/09/04 permision for reproduction to the Princeton Alumni Magazine.

 

 

How Big Hospital Is Driving Michigan Medicaid Expansion:  Henry Payne, Columnist/Editorial Writer, Detroit News – A politically powerful special interest group will collect billions of dollars if Medicaid expansion goes through in Michigan.
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