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6:23 pm
Fri September 13, 2013

WMUK's Let's Hear It: Flutist Mira Shifrin

Mira Shifrin
Credit Mira Shifrin

Flutist Mira Shifrin, an alumna of Western Michigan University and instructor at the Crescendo Academy, performs music by Bach and Piazzolla in WMUK's Yoshimi Takeda Performance Studio, and speaks with Cara Lieurance about her life as a musician.

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Astronomy/Space
10:37 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

New Mars mission to study loss of water, atmosphere

A model of the craft for the MAVEN mission to Mars.
Credit NASA

A new spacecraft will be on its way to Mars in November to help us understand the planet’s atmosphere. 

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Sports
10:28 pm
Thu September 12, 2013

Derby Darlins take 3rd in tournament, host breast cancer fundraiser

Credit John Wijsman

A few weeks ago, the Killamazoo Derby Darlins hosted a tournament through the WFTDA—the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association. The Darlins invited nine teams from across the country to compete and they ended up placing 3rd in their first national competition.

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Online sales tax
9:07 am
Thu September 12, 2013

Internet sales tax bill clears state House Committee

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Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Alethia Kasben

So-called "Main Street Fairness" bills face an uncertain future in the full House. 

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2014 election
6:20 am
Thu September 12, 2013

State Rep. Sean McCann announces state Senate bid

Sean McCann
Credit Sean McCann

The new 20th state Senate district will be made up of Kalamazoo County. 

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