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3:55 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Brian Miller revives music of the northern lumber camps

Brian Miller & Randy Gosa
Credit Darin Back

Minnesota musician Brian Miller's most recent CD, The Falling of the Pine, is his second album of songs that were sung in the lumber camps across the northern states in the 19th and early 20th centuries. 

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Poetry
3:43 pm
Mon October 14, 2013

Love Your Body Poetry Night promotes postive body image for women

A diagram from the trailer for 'Killing Us Softly,' a documentary by Jean Kilbourne.

The YWCA is holding a poetry night tomorrow to commemorate Love Your Body Day as well as Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The National Organization for Women started Love Your Body Day in 1988 to draw attention to ads and other media that negatively affect how women see their bodies.

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2014 election
9:25 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Kalamazoo County Commissioner launches campaign for state House

Brandt Iden
Credit Iden campaign website

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Brandt Iden says he will run for the state House next year. 

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WMU East Campus
12:09 pm
Fri October 11, 2013

WMU Alumni Association approves $1-million for new alumni center

WMU East Hall - file photo
Credit WMUK

The Board of Directors of Western Michigan University's Alumni Association has approved $1-million toward the cost of renovating East Hall into an alumni center. 

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Local Music
11:28 am
Fri October 11, 2013

Western swing band premieres new album, new name

Chuck Whiting and His Rowdy Friends
Credit Chuck Whiting

If you want to hear Kalamazoo band Chuck Whiting and His Rowdy Friends, Friday night at 7 p.m. at the Kalamazoo Valley Museum might be your last chance. But Whiting says the group isn’t going away, just the name.

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