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On WestSouthwest, the Kalamazoo Community Foundation implements a new strategic plan and examining the fallout from "net neutrality." 


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Western Michigan University Communication Professor Rick Gershon says the idea of "net neutrality" has been the basic rule governing the Internet for the last 20 years. The Federal Communications Commission issued a ruling last week seen as a victory for "net neutrality." 

Kalamazoo Learning Network

The Kalamazoo Community Foundation has launched a new strategic plan for the next two years. It will focus on equity, education and engagement. The foundation's board approved the new vision in September.

SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- After believing Tuesday that the 2015 Waterfront Film Festival had been canceled, the head of the South Haven/Van Buren County Convention & Visitors Bureau now says she is optimistic about the festival's future. The visitors bureau, which is headed by Lisa Shanley, on Wednesday issued a statement that the festival, slated for June 11-14, had been canceled. Festival co-founder Hopwood DePree said that was incorrect.


Western Michigan's Women's Basketball team lost on Wednesday at Eastern Michigan, 74-65. The Broncos are currently the number seven seed for the Mid-American Conference Tournament which begins next week.