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ENIAC programmers
9:48 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

WestSouthwest: Women at the beginning of the computer age

Jean Jennings Bartik in 1946
Credit Photo provided by Tim Bartik

WestSouthwest with Tim Bartik and Kathy Kleiman

The ENIAC project, launched shortly after World War II, is seen as a key moment in the beginning of the computer age. 

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Communities in Schools
9:29 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

WestSouthwest: Communities in Schools looks to eliminate barriers to education

Pam Kingery (left) and Carolyn H. Williams
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WestSouthwest with Pam Kingery and Carolyn H. Williams

    

Kalamazoo Communities in Schools has launched a three-year, $4.5-million campaign to fund its operations. 

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Local Music
5:52 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

In the studio: Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic create stunning guitar tapestries

Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic
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Several years ago, Chicago-based guitarists and bandleaders Andreas Kapsalis and Goran Ivanovic decided to form a duo to explore high-level guitar playing that blends immense technique, layered melody and rhythm, and classical, jazz, central European, and even film influences.

 The duo has recorded two albums of original works, "Blackmail" (2013) and "The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Duo" (2009).   

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Station News
3:01 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!' live in Kalamazoo

 A live taping of  one of NPR's most popular shows, 'Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me!', will take place at WMU's Miller Auditorium, March 20th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available starting Friday, January 17th. You can find tickets through Miller Auditorium's ticketing service here.

SW Michigan
2:10 pm
Tue January 14, 2014

Charges against anti-pipeline protester dropped

Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo activist Christopher Wahmhoff faces one less hurdle in his campaign for U.S. Senate. He no longer faces charges related to his protest against a new oil pipeline last year. The Battle Creek Enquirer reports that a Calhoun County circuit judge has dismissed charges of trespassing and resisting police.

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