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Music
6:09 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

Former Frank Zappa Musicians, Michigan Natives Form Unique Band

Credit courtesy of Roister

The band Roister is coming to Bell’s Brewery Thursday night. It’s an original band built like a super group.

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Education and Art
4:58 pm
Mon May 19, 2014

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program Encourages Reading to Your Kids

Credit Kalamazoo Public Library

Hear the full interview with Andrea Vernola of Kalamazoo Public Library

In January, Kalamazoo Public Library started a program that challenges kids, and their parents or mentors, to read 1,000 books together before they start kindergarten.

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SW Michigan
7:51 am
Mon May 19, 2014

Beef From Detroit Plant Recalled

Credit WMUK

1.8-million pounds of beef sold for use in restaurants is being recalled because of possible e-coli contamination. 

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Environment
11:19 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Polluted Davis Creek To Be Restored

Davis Creek at I-94 Business Loop
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

According to the Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner, Davis Creek is one of the most polluted tributaries to the Kalamazoo River.

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Sat May 17, 2014

Kalamazoo Collective Arts Center Focused On Including Young (and old) Culture Enthusiasts

Guitarists perform at a fundraiser for the KCAC in January 2013. The Kalamazoo Collective Arts Center is hosting a series of how-to workshops in June.
Credit Kasey Chaos

There are a few things that every great artist needs - tools, a place to work, and, most importantly, a place to show their work. But this list can come at a cost for those who are still working their way up the artistic ladder - both literally and figuratively.

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