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Helpful Info On Viewing The Eclipse In Kalamazoo

Not traveling to see the big solar eclipse? Here's how to enjoy it in Southwest Michigan.

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11-Year Old Violinist Anna Štube Of Latvia Gives Local Recital

Calgary-based Anna Štube, an 11-year old prodigy from Latvia, will perform in Kalamazoo Wednesday night in a concert sponsored by the Kalamazoo Latvian Association. She and her mother, Daiga Štube, who will accompany Anna on the piano, joined Cara Lieurance to preview the concert. They were also joined by Michael Hansen, a board member of the Kalamazoo Latvian Association.

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Kym Reinstadler

Sue Merrell chose journalism in part because she thought it would be great training to become a mystery writer. But what she thought would only be a couple years as a reporter turned into 40, working at the Joliet Herald News in Illinois and the Grand Rapids Press. It was the news stories she covered, some of them quite gruesome, that drove her back to writing mysteries.


Battle Creek's former mayor may come back to fill a vacancy on the city commission. Michigan State University denies a white nationalist group's request to hold an event on campus. The Bombers lose the opening game of the Summer Collegiate World Series. 

Board Of State Canvassers Approves Ballot Proposals

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(MPRN-Lansing) Several ballot proposals for Michigan’s 2018 election crossed a hurdle Thursday. The Board of State Canvassers approved the form of proposals on earned sick time, marijuana legalization and redistricting. 

The sun and moon during a partial solar eclipse
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Not traveling to see the big solar eclipse? Here's how to enjoy it in Southwest Michigan.

William Zick is a retired administrative law judge for the Michigan Employment Security Commission.  He is now an independent historian and Webmaster of AfriClassical.com, a website that features information about the music and lives of musicians and composers of African descent.  Zick talks with Jack Perlstein about his passion for this research.

Some Exonerated Prisoners Denied Compensation

Aug 17, 2017
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Detroit) The first hearings to compensate people who’ve been wrongfully convicted started Wednesday; but some left the courtroom unsatisfied. 

Congressman Fred Upton condemns white supremacy. A Kalamazoo business owner closes shop after being accused of Nazi sympathies, and Kalamazoo Prosecutors are still weighing whether to press charges in the crash that killed a fire chief. Allegan County gets money for fire equipment.

Perrigo says the government owes it $164 million; the Michigan Court of Appeals declines to un-freeze funds the state intended for private schools' expenses; and Republican lawmakers disagree that the state's civil rights law prohibits discrimination because of sexual orientation or gender identity.

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Board members also reacted to last weekend's events in Charlottesville.

Kalamazoo County is considering waiving the fee for birth certificates and other records for applicants who are homeless. The proposal for the one-year pilot program comes from County Clerk-Register Tim Snow. He says nonprofits in Kalamazoo would help people experiencing homelessness to figure out what documents they need.

The Crag and Canyon

Calgary-based Anna Štube, an 11-year old prodigy from Latvia, will perform in Kalamazoo Wednesday night in a concert sponsored by the Kalamazoo Latvian Association. She and her mother, Daiga Štube, who will accompany Anna on the piano, joined Cara Lieurance to preview the concert. They were also joined by Michael Hansen, a board member of the Kalamazoo Latvian Association.


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