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2:14 pm
Thu June 12, 2014

WMU Helps Detroit Get "Lean"

WMU's Waldo Library
Credit WMUK

The City of Detroit hopes to get some help in Kalamazoo as it works its way through bankruptcy. It hopes students and staff at a program at Western Michigan University can help the city become more efficient.

Teams from Western's Integrated Supply Management Program are working on how Detroit handles maintenance and supplies. University officials say the teams will give Detroit leaders recommendations on ways to make operations "leaner".

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Farming
10:20 am
Thu June 12, 2014

No Bees No Fruit: Why Bees Are Essential To Farmers

Ann Sharkey inspects her hive on WMUK correspondent Joan Donaldson's organic fruit farm
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

Despite the media’s out-pouring of articles about “colony collapse disorder” and about how pesticides are killing off bees, visitors to my organic blueberry farm often have not connected the dots between bees and fruit. 

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June 12, 2014
8:36 am
Thu June 12, 2014

WestSouthwest June 12, 2014

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WestSouthwest for June 12, 2014

    

On WestSouthwest, two candidates seeking office in the state Legislature. 

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Election 2014
8:25 am
Thu June 12, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Jon Hoadley

Jon Hoadley
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WestSouthwest with Jon Hoadley

Jon Hoadley has managed campaigns in the past, but this is the first time his name has been on the ballot. 

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Election 2014
8:15 am
Thu June 12, 2014

WSW: Republican state Senate Candidate Margaret O'Brien

Margaret O'Brien
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WestSouthwest with Margaret O'Brien

    

State Representative Margaret O'Brien says she would bring a record of results and leadership to the state Senate. 

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