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Dysfunctional comedy
9:06 pm
Tue November 19, 2013

WestSouthwest: Comedian Mark Lundholm

Mark Lundholm
Credit Dan Dion, marklundholm.com

WestSouthwest with comedian Mark Lundholm

    

Mark Lundholm says he struggled with addiction for a long time, and in some ways he still does. But Lundholm has been sober for 25 years. 

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Local Music
5:21 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Rick Phelps previews Kalamazoo Singers holiday concert

The Kalamazoo Singers will get a head start on the holiday concert season this Sunday with a performance at St. Luke's Episcopal Church in Kalamazoo. Cara Lieurance spoke to Rick Phelps, director of the Kalamazoo Singers, to find out more. 

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Weaving
2:53 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Weaver's guild to do demonstration, sale at Kalamazoo Expo Center

Members of the Weaver's Guild of Kalamazoo. From left to right: Marta Williams, Judi Southwell and Anne Mehring
Credit Nancy Camden

The Weavers Guild of Kalamazoo holds an annual sale with demonstrations each year at the Kalamazoo County Expo Center at the Fairgrounds. With free admittance, it begins Thursday afternoon, November 21st and runs for three days.

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Music
2:49 pm
Mon November 18, 2013

Famed Irish fiddler to play with rising-star Michigan flutist and other artists

Seamus Begley (left) and Oisín Mac Diarmada (right)

"Sean is an incredibly rhythmic player. He brings such a vitality, you couldn't miss it when he comes in. He's one of the best flute players of any age, that's playing anywhere in Ireland or America or anywhere else. He's absolutely fantastic," says fiddler Oisín Mac Diarmada, talking about Sean Gavin.

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WMUK News
2:03 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

What really happens after the toilet flushes?

The control room at Kalamazoo's Wastewater Reclamation Plant
Credit Nancy Camden / WMUK

When the City of Kalamazoo built its first wastewater treatment plant to handle the raw sewage that had previously been dumped directly into the Kalamazoo River, it used the simple process of allowing solid material settle to the bottom of collection tanks. But with residents and businesses using more chemicals these days, the process needed to clean up sewage water is much more complex. It is admittedly not something most people think about, or want to. But it is necessary to prevent pollution. 

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