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July 21, 2014
8:11 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

Michael James Joyce examines the helmet sensor
Credit Western Michigan University

A helmet that can help detect the impact the could lead to a concussion and keeping an eye on political opponents. 

WestSouthwest July 21, 2014

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Election 2014
8:09 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: Politcal Spying, Bumbling and Fundraising

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WestSouthwest with Zach Gorchow

    

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says it's typical for politicians to spy on each other. But he's never seen one side as clumsy at it as the Republicans have been this year. 

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Concussion Sensor
7:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: WMU Students Develop Sensor That Could Help Assess Concussions

Binu Baby Narakathu (foreground) and Sai Guruva Avuthu
Credit Western Michigan University

WestSouthwest with Mashood Atashbar and Binu Baby Narakathu

Football coaches could soon have access to instantaneous information about the severity and location of a blow to a player's head. 

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Campaign Finance
6:37 am
Mon July 21, 2014

Outside Money Dominates State Campaigns

Credit WMUK

Money spent by outside groups is paying for most of the political television advertising seen so far. 

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Arts & More
5:00 am
Sat July 19, 2014

'American Idol' Alum Matt Giraud Still In The Spotlight Five Years Later

Five year after 'Idol,' Matt Giraud is working harder than ever.
Credit Courtesy of Capri Nashville

When Matt Giraud returned home to Kalamazoo in 2009 after finishing in the top five of American Idol Season 8, he was expecting a celebration of music and a few speeches. But for some reason, the last thing he expected to do was perform at his own party.

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