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Michigan redistricting
9:06 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Debate over whether a new system is needed to draw legislative districts

State Representative Sean McCann at a news conference in June, introducing his plan for changing Michigan's redistricting system
Credit WMUK

Interview with Conor Dugan

    

A Grand Rapids attorney argues that it's up to voters to demand better candidates, rather than change how the maps for legislative districts are determined. 

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Power out
6:28 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Power outages in Southwest Michigan

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Credit WMUK

Thousands of people in Southwest Michigan are without power Tuesday morning because of storms that moved through Southwest Michigan Monday night. 

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Fine Art
6:05 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Crossing the country for a paycheck: Wood artist hits the road

One of artist Peter Czuk's benches
Credit Peter Czuk

Earlier this month Kendall artist Peter Czuk was in Kalamazoo’s Bronson Park, building his booth for the KIA Art Fair. Czuk will repeat this setting-up process at many other art fairs this year from Washington and California to the East Coast. He says it’s a way to get his work in front of potential customers.

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Local Music
5:57 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Given Name: Band asks 'How much control do we have in our lives?'

From left to right: Drummer Brian Voortman, lead guitarist/vocalist Jacob Bullard, and pianist Laura Hobson.
Credit Antrim Dells

The Grand Rapids band Antrim Dells is probably best known for their haunting melodies, soft acoustic guitars, and three part harmonies. Antrim Dells is having a release show for their new album called Given Name on Saturday at Nice Gallery in Grand Rapids.

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Battle Creek Project 20/20
12:35 pm
Mon June 24, 2013

Next Community Conversation Wednesday in Battle Creek

Battle Creek historical marker - file photo
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Interview with Amanda Lankerd and Laura Otte

    

The next community forum being hosted by Project 20 20 in Battle Creek is scheduled for Wednesday. 

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