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7:37 am
Thu June 5, 2014

WSW: Sixth Congressional District Republican Candidate Jim Bussler

JIm Bussler
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WestSouthwest with Jim Bussler

Jim Bussler says he wants to represent Southwest Michigan in the U.S. House, not corporations or special interests. 

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Election 2014
7:36 am
Thu June 5, 2014

WSW: Congressman Fred Upton Seeks Another Term

Fred Upton
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WestSouthwest with Fred Upton

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has been in the House for more than 27 years, and he is looking for least two more. 

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SW Michigan
5:12 pm
Wed June 4, 2014

State Says Oil in Kalamazoo River Not a Health Threat

The banks of the Kalamazoo River.
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People who encounter oil chemicals in the surface waters of the Kalamazoo River need not worry about their long-term health. That’s the conclusion of the Michigan Department of Community Health, which released its findings Wednesday.

An Enbridge Energy pipeline dumped a massive amount of oil into the river following a rupture in July 2010. Nearly four years later, the MDCH says people might still come in contact with oil sheen and globules if they swim, wade or boat on the river.

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Leadership Network
6:13 am
Wed June 4, 2014

Kellogg Foundation Initiative Developing Leaders, Helping Familes

Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek
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Interview with Esther Nieves - web version

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation plans to help families in Michigan and three other states, while also connecting established and emerging community leaders. 

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WMUK News
5:41 pm
Tue June 3, 2014

A New Metric on Education in Kalamazoo County

The Learning Network's Amy Slancik on the organization's new scorecard

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo has created a new tool for measuring the quality of education in Kalamazoo County.

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