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Kalamazoo River Oil Spill
9:28 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

InsideClimate News wins Pulitzer for story on Kalamazoo River oil spill

Kalamazoo River - file photo
Credit WMUK

An online news organization that covers the environment related issues has won a Pulitzer Prize for its story of oil pipeline safety. Their story included a look at the 2010 oil spill on the Kalamazoo River. 

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WMUK News
3:14 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

Kellogg Foundation conference promotes racial healing

Gail Christopher
Credit W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The United States may be heading toward a "post-racial" future. But organizers of a national conference later this month say race-based discrimination and inequality are still all too real. The third annual "America Healing" conference is sponsored by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation in Battle Creek. It will be held April 22-25 in Asheville, North Carolina. Last year's session was held in New Orleans.

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SW Michigan
2:05 pm
Tue April 16, 2013

K College global prize finalists announced

Stetson Chapel at Kalamazoo College
Credit Kalamazoo College

There are three finalists for a regional prize for collaborative social justice sponsored by Kalamazoo College. The $5,000 award and a $25,000 Global Prize for Collaborative Justice Leadership are being offered by the college's Arcus Center.

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Portage Superintendent Search
10:02 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Portage identifies sole finalist for superintendent

Portage Central High School - file photo
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Interview with Julie Mack

The Portage School Board has identified the candidate they want to interview as they search for a new superintendent. Greg Gray is currently the superintendent of the Brighton Area School District. 

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WMU development
9:14 am
Tue April 16, 2013

WMU puts Goldsworth Valley development on hold after outcry

Goldsworth Valley Woods
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Interview with Olivia Walser

    

Western Michigan University President John Dunn says a proposed new dining facility in Goldsworth Valley is on hold. Dunn made the announcement in an e-mail to the campus community Tuesday. 

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