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9:44 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WMUK Wins Two PRNDI Awards

WMUK's Gordon Evans with NPR All Things Considered Host Audie Cornish at PRNDI Awards Banquet in Washington D.C. June 21
Credit WMUK

We're excited to announce that WMUK has won two PRNDI local public radio news awards! PRNDI stands for the Public Radio News Directors Incorporated.

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June 23, 2014
8:23 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WestSoutwest June 23, 2014

Ray Suarez
Credit Al Jazeera America

WestSouthwest for June 23, 2014

    

On WestSouthwest we hear from a respected journalist and author and a 12 year old from Kalamazoo  protesting immigration. 

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Immigration
8:15 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: 12 Year Old From Kalamazoo Discusses Arrest Over Immigration

Protest in Washington D.C.
Credit Michigan United

WestSouthwest with Esteban Verdugo

    

Esteban Verdugo says he doesn't want anyone else to experience what he did a year ago. 

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Media
8:00 am
Mon June 23, 2014

WSW: Ray Suarez Says if You Like Real News, You'll Like Al Jazeera America

Al Jazeera America newsroom
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Ray Suarez

Ray Suarez left the PBS News Hour last year to join Al Jazeera America. He had been with PBS for 14 years. 

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Sat June 21, 2014

Folk Duo Red Tail Ring Brings 'Old-Time Minded' Sound To Modern Music

Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo are a folk music duo that make up the group Red Tail Ring.
Credit Eana Agopian

As a musician, using your talent for someone else's benefit can be both rewarding and frustrating. You can get paid to perfect your craft, but you can't control how often you perform - or who will be listening. Michael Beauchamp and Laurel Premo had both hit those walls back in 2009.

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