Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University president John Dunn says the next leader of the school will find it to be a strong and accomplished institution. Dunn, who is retiring next June, gave the annual State of the University address at Western’s Bernhard Center today.

Nashon Holloway doesn't take her gift for music lightly. In a conversation with Cara Lieurance, she says that for her, music is a communal experience that brings people together, not a vehicle for fame. In her songs, she addresses life's uncertainty with empathy, but without offering platitudes. That said, the singer-songwriter is proud of her band's debut album, The Palace and the Hut, and she's celebrating with a release party at Bell's Eccentric Café tonight at 9 pm

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Early childhood expert Robert Needlman is a leading pediatrician, professor, and author. He's also the co-founder of Reach Out and Read, a literacy program that helps millions of children grow up loving books. And Needlman is a widely-sought speaker on early learning, literacy, and developmental-behavioral pediatrics.

“Overall, the United States doesn’t do as well as it should,” Needlman says. “The richest and most powerful country around, and we’re not even near the top of the list in terms of literacy.”

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(MPRN-Lansing) Some voters like to take “selfies” with their ballots on Election Day. But, in Michigan, that’s against the law. 

Trump Finds His Way To Michigan Again

Sep 30, 2016
Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Novi) Donald Trump is coming back to Michigan Friday. The Republican presidential nominee is holding a rally at the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi.