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The Lucy Ann Lance Show, 1290 WLBY – Saturday, August 31, 2013


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Sam Webb


Sam Webb, Managing Editor, / 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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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 and list your own events. Click & Listen: [audio:]




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 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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