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12:34 pm
Wed April 30, 2014

Randall Scarlata returns with Schumann songs for Gilmore fest

Randall Scarlata
Credit Emily Hanze

When baritone Randall Scarlata first appeared in Kalamazoo in 1999, he was touring as a winner of the Young Concert Artist International Auditions. 

Now a seasoned and versatile performer, Mr. Scarlata talks to Cara Lieurance about his recital of Schumann Songs with pianist Gil Kalish at the 2014 Gilmore International Keyboard Festival.  

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WSW 4/30/14
10:22 am
Wed April 30, 2014

WestSouthwest - April 30, 2014

Credit Chris Killian

  

WestSouthwest for April 30, 2014

    

This week's WestSouthwest examines homelessness, mental illness and how those issues affect veterans. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:42 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County

Korean War Veteran speaks with a coordinator for Homeless Street Team Outreach in this November, 2013 file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with James Tucker

   

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the United States. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:41 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Veterans and Mental Illness

A man rests inside Ministry with Community's Daytime Shelter
Credit Chris Killian

WestSouthwest with Christine Wine

The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that more than 100,00 veterans have sought treatment for mental illness since the war in Afghanistan started in 2001. 

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Homeless Veterans
4:30 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine

A Stand Down for Veterans event to address issues of homelessness among vets in Massachusetts
Credit FEMA Photo Library/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with story by Chris Killian

 (This story has been updated.)   

In Portland, Maine a veteran spends his nights trying to find the city's homeless, so he can help. Kalamazoo reporter and WMUK Correspondent Chris Killian followed along. 

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