Charter Schools
8:48 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WSW: Charter Schools' Financing and Accountability

Canton Charter Academy
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WestSouthwest with Gary Miron


Western Michigan University Professor Gary Miron says small, independent, locally run charter schools are hard to find in Michigan. 

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Carbon Tax
7:10 am
Mon July 7, 2014

WSW: Is a Carbon Tax the Answer to Climate Change?

Smokestacks in Champaign, Illinois
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WestSouthwest with Dana Mains


Dana Mains say her two year old daughter is the inspiration for getting involved in the effort to address climate change. 

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Fri July 4, 2014

"The Last of the Red-Hot Lovers" Brings Comedic Morality in New Vic Production

Timothy J. Smith as Barney and Marin Heinritz as Elaine in The New Vic Theatre's producition of the Neil Simon play "The Last of the Red Hot Lovers."
Courtesy of The New Vic Theatre

Meet Barney Cashman. He's a family man who has achieve a fair amount of success in owning his own business, but feels like he's missing out.

So he decides to find a lover, which leads him to another lover, and yet another lover.

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July 3, 2014
8:05 am
Thu July 3, 2014

WestSouthwest July 3, 2014

Credit Courtesy of Ben Lando

On WestSouthwest, a Congressman seeking re-election and a view of the violence in Iraq. 

WestSouthwest for July 3, 2014

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Election 2014
7:46 am
Thu July 3, 2014

WSW: Congressman Justin Amash Says "Establishment Has Already Lost"

Justin Amash
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WestSouthwest with Justin Amash

Congressman Justin Amash sees his Republican primary as an indicator of what direction the party will go in the future. 

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