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Michigan Economy
8:42 am
Thu March 13, 2014

Lt. Governor Brian Calley Says State Has Better Climate for Job Growth

Brian Calley
Credit State of Michigan website

Interview with Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley

    

A roundtable discussion on jobs and the economy is scheduled for Thursday afternoon in Kalamazoo. Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley will participate in that discussion. 

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WMU Men's Basketball
7:30 am
Thu March 13, 2014

WMU Men's Basketball Plays in Semi-Finals of MAC Tournament Friday

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Credit GS Photo/WMU Media Relations

Interview with David Drew

Update: Western Michigan won the MAC tournament and will play Syracuse in the first round of the NCAA tournament

The Broncos are the top seed in the tournament so they have a bye until the semi-finals. 

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WMUK News
3:00 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

WMU Launches Transportation Research Center

Transportation Research Center director Jun-Seok Oh speaks at the organization's inaugural meeting.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Officials at Western Michigan University say the work of an institute for studying transportation will be to improve people’s quality of life by giving them more options for how to get around.

The new Transportation Research Center for Livable Communities or TRCLC is one of 33 centers around the country created with grant money from the US Department of Transportation. The TRCLC will have about a $3 million budget to work with annually.

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Peter Sagal
8:05 am
Wed March 12, 2014

WSW: Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me Host Peter Sagal

Peter Sagal at Wait Wait...Don't Tell Me Recording in Elkhart, Indiana
Credit NPR

WestSouthwest with Peter Sagal

Peter Sagal says whatever he's doing, he wishes he was doing something else.

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Music and Politics
7:36 am
Wed March 12, 2014

Professor Discusses "Hate Music" and Politics at WMU

A swastika drawn on the sign outside of a Georgia Congressman's office in 2009 - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Nancy Love-web version

Nancy Love is a Professor of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. Her current research centers on music and politics of the radical right. 

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