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1:12 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

Going boldly into "Star Trek: Phase II"

Credit Retro Film Studios, LLC

The first mission of the starship USS Enterprise ended abruptly in 1969. But a dedicated group of fans and professionals refuses to let the original version of Star Trek die. And scripts for two of the new Star Trek: Phase Two missions have been written in Kalamazoo.

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Michigan budget
9:24 am
Wed June 5, 2013

Michigan Senate approves budget for next fiscal year

State capitol file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Interview with Tonya Schuitmaker

    

The Michigan Senate approved a budget on Wednesday for the state's next fiscal year. 

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Marijuana study
9:05 am
Wed June 5, 2013

ACLU study shows Blacks more likely to be arrested for pot possession in Kalamazoo, other cities

Marijuana plant - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Ezekiel Edwards

    

A study by the American Civil Liberties Union shows wide racial disparities in arrests related to marijuana possession. 

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Great Lakes governors
7:16 am
Tue June 4, 2013

Great Lakes governors' summit: A sign of progress?

Asian Carp - file photo
Credit The Associated Press

Interview with Gary Wilson

    

This past weekend a meeting of governors from Great Lakes states was held on Mackinac Island. Not all of the governors attended and there were no major policy initiatives. But independent journalist Gary Wilson says just meeting is important. 

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Hobbies and Local History
6:42 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Watch blacksmiths mold metal at the 'Hammer-In'

Blacksmith Ted Guimond puts the finishing touches on a meat fork
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

This weekend Michigan blacksmiths will do demonstrations at the first West Michigan “Hammer-In.” In other parts of the state, hammer-ins are held almost every week. This event will be in South Haven at the Michigan Flywheelers Museum where Ted Guimond is blacksmith.

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