WMU Board of Trustees
6:29 am
Thu July 18, 2013

WMU board to act on agreement with Cooley Law School

Bernhard Center - file photo
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Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on moving ahead on an agreement with Thomas M. Cooley Law School. 

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11:39 am
Wed July 17, 2013

Going coast-to-coast by bicycle

Kalamazoo bicyclist Mel Church on the road
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Fifty-nine-year old Mel Church of Kalamazoo has averaged 55 miles-a-day bicycling coast to coast this summer. He began June 4th on the Pacific coast and reached Colorado on Tuesday, July 16th. Except for the ‘friends’ he meets along the way, he is on his own. From Lander, Wyoming, he phoned in to report on his trip so far.

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Mark Schauer
8:29 pm
Tue July 16, 2013

WestSouthwest: Mark Schauer running for governor

Mark Schauer
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WestSouthwest with Mark Schauer

Battle Creek Democrat Mark Schauer sits down for this week's version of WestSouthwest. 

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Immigration reform
7:31 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Congressman Fred Upton discusses immigration, student loans and more

File photo of cherry farmer Patrick McGuire of Atwood. He says the immigration controversy has caused a labor shortage
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Full interview with Fred Upton

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he expects the House to take up immigration reform in separate bills as opposed to comprehensive legislation. 

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Local Music
10:33 pm
Mon July 15, 2013

Musicians of The Soil and The Sun rise to new heights

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The Grand Rapids band The Soil and The Sun will finish out their tour Friday night at 9:30 p.m. at Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo. The band was one of NPR’s top picks at South by Southwest music festival last year in Austin, Texas, and recently played Common Ground Music Fest in Grand Rapids.

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