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December 25, 2014
9:15 am
Wed December 24, 2014

WestSouthwest December 25, 2014

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On the Christmas edition of WestSouthwest, a rebroadcast of an interview on the benefits of high quality pre-school.

  

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Local Music
2:50 pm
Tue December 23, 2014

LHI Live: Violinist Liya Jin and Violist Maisie Snyder

Side-by-side violin & viola
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Fourteen year-old violinist Liya Jin and seventeen year-old violist Maisie Snyder have been playing in the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony for four and five years, respectively.

Although both mix their passion for music with other pursuits, such as science and swimming, Maisie and Liya are accomplished performers as soloists, orchestra members, and as members of the Kalamazoo Junior Symphony String Quartet. 

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SW Michigan
3:11 pm
Mon December 22, 2014

KPH Gets New Director

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A Kent County mental health administrator will take over as director of the Kalamazoo Psychiatric Hospital in early January. The state Department of Community Health says Jill Krause's first day in her new job will be January 7th.

Krause has been in charge of the mental health services authority in the Grand Rapids area.

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December 22, 2014
9:59 am
Mon December 22, 2014

WestSouthwest December 22, 2014

Kalamazoo River file photo
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On WestSouthwest, how Early/Middle College can help students get an Associate's Degree with an extra year of high school. And new concerns about pipeline safety in Michigan. 

  

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Pipeline Safety
9:49 am
Mon December 22, 2014

WSW: Latest Leak Raises Concerns Over Pipeline Safety

File photo of Kalamazoo River where a pipeline rupture caused a massive oil spill in 2010
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The Sierra Club says a small leak in the Straits of Mackinac should be a "wake up call" about pipeline safety in Michigan and the Great Lakes. 

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