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12:22 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Beef-Related Bacteria Outbreak Investigated

Credit WMUK

State officials say they're investigating an outbreak of illness that may be related to under-cooked ground beef. The departments of Agriculture and Community Health say five people have become sick and three have wound up in the hospital because of infections by E. coli bacteria. Some of the cases were reported in Ottawa and Kent counties in April and early May. The Department of Community Health says the infections appear to have a "common source,"  based on laboratory tests.

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Local Music & Business
12:08 pm
Wed May 14, 2014

Musicians Juggle Lives as Small Business Owners

Dave Cleveland of Seventh Son

 At night, Curt Tramel is the backing guitarist for the Celtic band, Fonn Mor. But during the day, he's the owner of the ice-cream and local produce shop Station 66 in Battle Creek.

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WestSoutwest May 14th
10:07 am
Wed May 14, 2014

WestSouthwest - May 14, 2014

Credit Fostering Success, Western Michigan University

WestSouthwest - May 14th, 2014

On this week's WestSouthwest, we hear about helping foster children succeed in college and beyond. And an Egyptian professor tells us about changing cultural climate in his native country. 

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Kellogg Community College
9:34 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Key Dates Ahead for Kellogg Community College and president

File photo
Credit WMUK

Interivew with Battle Creek Enquirer reporter Justin Hinkley

    

The Battle Creek Enquirer looks at how Kellogg Community College moves forward after its president returned from administrative leave. 

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Egypt
9:06 am
Wed May 14, 2014

WSW: Young People and Changing Culture in Egypt

This photo was taken in December of aculpture of an upside down Eagle created by a graffiti artist in Cairo, Egypt.
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with Osama Madany

    

Professor Osama Madany says the younger generation in Egypt felt forgotten by older, patriarchal leaders. 

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