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Military voices
7:14 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Military Voices Initiative comes to Kalamazoo

WMUK General Manager Gordon Bolar speaking in December at the launch of Military Voices Initiative in Washington D.C.
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Interview with David Isay

Military service members and veterans have been telling their stories this week at WMUK's studios

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WMUK News
11:39 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Going coast-to-coast by bicycle

Kalamazoo bicyclist Mel Church on the road
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Fifty-nine-year old Mel Church of Kalamazoo has averaged 55 miles-a-day bicycling coast to coast this summer. He began June 4th on the Pacific coast and reached Colorado on Tuesday, July 16th. Except for the ‘friends’ he meets along the way, he is on his own. From Lander, Wyoming, he phoned in to report on his trip so far.

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Immigration reform
7:31 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Congressman Fred Upton discusses immigration, student loans and more

File photo of cherry farmer Patrick McGuire of Atwood. He says the immigration controversy has caused a labor shortage
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Full interview with Fred Upton

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he expects the House to take up immigration reform in separate bills as opposed to comprehensive legislation. 

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WMUK News
2:33 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Schauer: Gov. Snyder's leadership a failure

Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer
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Former congressman and state lawmaker Mark Schauer says he decided to launch his campaign for governor because Republican Rick Snyder has not been the moderate governor that Michigan voters had hoped for. Schauer was interviewed Monday for the WMUK program WestSouthwest. The Battle Creek Democrat says on a number of issues, including taxing pension income and “right to work”, Snyder has catered to the right wing of the Republican Party.

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Aacorn Farm
7:15 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Proposed farm for adults with autism in Kalamazoo takes step forward

Tom, an Aacorn Farm participant beside a peg rack he helped create
Credit Courtesy of Cindy Semark

Interview with Cindy Semark

    

The founders of Aacorn Farm hope to raise $3-million to give adults with autism the option to live and work on a farm.

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