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6:42 am
Thu August 1, 2013

Two homes and four rain gardens to be dedicated Friday in Kalamazoo neighborhood

Rain Garden on Willard Street
Credit Courtesy of Kalamazoo County Land Bank

Interview with Kelly Clarke

   

Kalamazoo County Land Bank Executive Director Kelly Clarke says people who live near the former blighted properties helped decide what to do with the property. 

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SW Michigan
1:56 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

Final Portage Creek cleanup starts

The Kalamazoo River near Portage Creek
Credit WMUK

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says it will start the last round of clean-up work on Portage Creek in Kalamazoo later this week. The EPA plans to remove about 4,000 cubic yards of sediment contaminated by toxic PCBs.

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SW Michigan
12:52 pm
Wed July 31, 2013

WMU picks new education dean

Dr. Ming Li
Credit WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University will soon have a new dean at its College of Education and Human Development. He's Ming Li, who's currently the interim head of the Center for International Studies at Ohio University. Li will replace interim Western education dean Walter Burt. Li starts his new position in Kalamazoo September 1st. Besides education, Li is also involved in research on sports management and the financial side of athletics.

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2013 election
11:14 am
Wed July 31, 2013

Cooney to seek ninth term on Kalamazoo City Commission

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

Kalamazoo City Commissioner Don Cooney says he will seek re-election this fall. 

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Governor Rick Snyder
1:33 pm
Tue July 30, 2013

WestSouthwest: Governor Rick Snyder

Govenror Snyder on WestSouthwest
Credit WMUK

Interview with Governor Rick Snyder

    

Govenror Rick Snyder is this week's guest on WestSouthwest. 

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