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6:57 am
Thu January 24, 2013

Women's Basketball: Western Michigan 54 Northern Illinois 51

Credit WMUK

Western Michigan defeated Northern Illinois Wednesday night in DeKalb, Il 54-51. The Broncos are 6-12 overall and 2-3 in the Mid-American Conference. 

Cara Lieurance
2:59 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Musical duo links classical baroque and Scottish folk

David Greenberg and Chris Norman in WMUK's Studio A.
Cara Lieurance

An interview with flutist Chris Norman and fiddler David Greenberg.

Flutist Chris Norman and violinist David Greenberg are fluent in at least two musical languages: the works of 18th century Baroque composers like Bach and Telemann, and the 18th century Scottish folk tradition as practiced in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

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Michigan gun bill
12:00 pm
Wed January 23, 2013

Michigan Senate committee approves bill exempting Michigan guns from federal regulation

Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

A state Senate committee has approved legislation that would exempt Michigan-made guns from federal firearms regulations. 

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Politics and Race
7:22 am
Wed January 23, 2013

Speaker to discuss politics, race and performance Thursday at WMU

Harry Elam
Credit Stanford University

A Stanford University Drama Professor will speak Thursday night at Western Michigan University. Harry Elam Jr. is also a Vice-Provost at the school in Palo Alto, California. He will speak at the Richmond Center Thursday night at 6:00. His address is part of the university’s events to honor Martin Luther King and also part of the Center for Humanities Power and Publics speaker series. 

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SW Michigan
1:51 pm
Tue January 22, 2013

Amtrak riders set Michigan record

Eastbound Amtrak train pulls into Kalamazoo's depot

State officials say three Amtrak passenger trains in Michigan set ridership records last year. MDOT says almost 800,000 people climbed aboard an Amtrak train in 2012. The three routes are the Wolverine from Detroit to Chicago; the Blue Water from Port Huron to Chicago; and the Pere Marquette from Grand Rapids to Chicago. The Wolverine and the Blue Water routes include stops in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek.

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