On WestSouthwest, the Director of Kalamazoo's Public Services Department tells us about water quality in the wake of the water crisis in Flint. And a discussion of schools consolidation with two Western Michigan University Education Professors.    

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Western Michigan University Professor Walter Burt says “There are no secrets when it comes to school consolidation. It needs to be transparent.” 

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The Director of the city of Kalamazoo’s Public Services Department says residents don’t need to worry about the safety of their water. 

Sandra Svoboda, WDET / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Flint) Hillary Clinton took a break over the weekend from stumping for support in New Hampshire to bring her campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination to Flint, where the city faces a public health crisis due to lead in the drinking water. 

"WASHINGTON — The Republican presidential debate in Detroit in March will be held at the Fox Theatre." (Detroit Free Press)