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WestSouthwest
12:00 am
Wed April 23, 2014

WSW: Crowdfunding Market No Investor Paradise

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WestSouthwest: Tom Edmonds on the dangers of investing as a crowdfunder

Proponents say allowing startups to support themselves with many small investments rather than a loan is a great way to grow the economy.

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John Dunn
5:21 pm
Tue April 22, 2014

WSW: Dunn "Disappointed" in Students Involved in Disturbance

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WestSouthwest with John Dunn

    

Western Michigan University President John Dunn says the university is closely watching developments related to a large disturbance near campus. 

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Local Authors
4:53 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Quality Snacks: Short Stories of Relationships and the Lack Thereof

Hear the full interview with Andy Mozina

Kalamazoo writer Andy Mozina will be reading from his short stories called Quality Snacks as part of the Michigan Notable Book tour.

The event takes place tomorrow at 5:30 at the Richland Community Library.

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Choral Music
3:08 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Hospital Choir Uplifts Patients, Healthcare Workers

Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

At first, the Borgess Resounding Spirit Choir might seem a little unorganized. Choir members are constantly getting up to answer pagers and phones. There are days when some of them come in late and days when some can’t come at all. Choir director Jeffrey Spenner says it took some getting used to.

“I’m conducting doctors and nurses and they have other things that they can and should be thinking about at times," he says. "So now, it’s to the point where I hardly even notice if someone gets up and leaves because of what they do or a pager going off or a phone going off.”

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Local Music & Business
12:08 pm
Sun April 20, 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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