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12:00 am
Mon January 26, 2015

WSW: Treating a Deadly Bat Disease

Healthy Virginia big-eared bats hibernate in Pendleton County, WV.
Credit Craig Stihler / West Virginia Dept. of Natural Resources

For nine years, White Nose Syndrome has plagued North American bats. It’s a fungal disease that in some species is up to 98 percent fatal.

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Arts & More
11:18 am
Sat January 24, 2015

Adapting To Etsy: Artists Struggle With Website's Policy Changes

Tracy Bell holding her bells made out of vintage silverware handles
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

The e-commerce website Etsy—which specializes in handmade and vintage goods—has come a long way since it started in 2005. The site now has over one million shops. But not all artists are happy with how the company has grown.

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Local Music
2:28 pm
Fri January 23, 2015

Jordi Savall: Playing Solo, "You Are 100% Yourself"

Jordi Savall
Credit fontanachamberarts.org

Described as a “rock star of early music” by Western Michigan University professor Dr. Matthew Steel, Jordi Savall will perform a solo viola da gamba program on Saturday for Fontana’s fall/winter series. 

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State Legislature
8:18 am
Fri January 23, 2015

Republican Lawmaker From Battle Creek Hires Democrat Who Ran for Same Office

Credit WMUK

Republican State Representative John Bizon has hired a Democrat who ran for the same office to work on his staff in Lansing. 

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Prevailing Wage
8:40 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

Republican Leaders Plan to Go Ahead With Prevailing Wage Repeal

Credit WMUK

Republican leaders in the Legislature say opposition from Governor Rick Snyder will not stop them from trying to repeal the state’s prevailing wage law. 

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