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12:00 am
Thu June 19, 2014

Program Lets Business Set PACE on Green Building

Andy Levin of Lean and Green Michigan speaks at the Kalamazoo Rotary Club meeting June 9.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Businesses can have a tough time borrowing money to make their buildings more energy-efficient. That’s where a variety of government programs that promote what’s called Property Assessed Clean Energy come in.

PACE programs let a property owner take on a special tax assessment for energy retrofits, allowing for longer repayment periods. Michigan’s PACE program covers a number of upgrades to commercial and industrial buildings and multifamily (though not single-family) homes.

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WMUK News
2:33 pm
Wed June 18, 2014

WMU Iraqi Students Seek Peace

Iraqi students at WMU rally for peace in their homeland
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A thunderstorm didn’t stop Iraqi students at Western Michigan University from holding a rally for peace in their home country Wednesday afternoon. During the event organized by the WMU Iraqi Students Union, speakers and supporters chanted “Long Live Iraq; ”Peace for Iraq;” and “Pray for Iraq”.

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June 16, 2014
9:01 am
Mon June 16, 2014

WestSouthwest June 16, 2014

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WestSouthwest for June 16, 2014

We continue interviews with candidates in contested primaries this summer. 

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Election 2014
8:49 am
Mon June 16, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Pamela Brown Goodacre

Pamela Brown Goodacre
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WestSouthwest with Pamela Brown Goodacre

    

Three Democrats are running in the state House district that includes the city of Kalamazoo. 

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Election 2014
8:48 am
Mon June 16, 2014

WSW: State House Democratic Candidate Andy Helmboldt

Andy Helmboldt
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WestSouthwest with Andy Helmboldt

    

There will be a new representative in Michigan's 62nd state House District next year. 

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