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WMUK News
5:46 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Bringing Civil War Nurse Clara Barton to Life

Civil War nurse and American Red Cross founder Clara Barton
Credit Matthew Brady / Leslie Goddard

In 1861 Clara Barton saw soldiers marching off to the Civil War – and returning with injuries that had barely been treated. It turned out the US Army lacked even basic medical supplies. So Barton went to the front herself, risking her life to deliver necessities and dress wounds.

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Film
5:37 pm
Thu December 18, 2014

Into The Woods: Fear Not, Musical Lovers

For a director, seeing your first movie win an Academy Award can be the best - or worst - thing that could ever happen. It certainly proved to be a mixed blessing for Rob Marshall, who watched his 2002 version of Chicago take home the best picture prize.

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December 18, 2014
9:27 am
Thu December 18, 2014

WestSouthwest December 18, 2014

Waldo Stadium - file photo
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On this edition of WestSouthwest, a study looks at how to capitalize on Kalamazoo Valley Community College's future Healthy Living Campus. And a look at Western Michigan University's football season, and Saturday's bowl game. 


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WMU Football
9:19 am
Thu December 18, 2014

WSW: WMU's Football Turnaround

Waldo Stadium - file photo
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A year ago Western Michigan University won one football game. This year the Broncos will play Air Force in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. 

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Place Making
9:18 am
Thu December 18, 2014

WSW: Walking, Living and Working Near Downtown Kalamazoo

Map shows where new KVCC campus will be located
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A Michigan Municipal League study calls for a sustainable a transportation plan near the area where Kalamazoo Valley Community College's new health living campus will be located.

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