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Fairs & Festivals
10:52 am
Mon July 1, 2013

Michigan Shakespeare Fest: Good actors make good Shakespeare

Credit Michigan Shakespeare Festival

"Shakespeare's plays are never about the day nothing happened. They're always about the day something amazing happened," says  Janice L. Blixt, artistic director for the Michigan Shakespeare Festival.

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Methamphetamine
9:12 am
Mon July 1, 2013

MLive Kalamazoo finds Methamphetamine problem persists in Southwest Michigan

Meth products - file photo
Credit WMUK

Interview with Rosemary Parker

    

Saint Joseph and Kalamazoo Counties are tops in the state for sales of pseudoephedrine a key ingredient in producing meth. 

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Medicaid expansion
10:19 am
Fri June 28, 2013

The outlook for Medicaid expansion in Michigan

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark / WKAR

Governor Snyder came to Southwest Michigan this week to try and rally support for expanding Medicaid. 

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WMU Haenicke Institute
12:55 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

WMU names new leader for international programs

Wolfgang Schlor
Credit Western Michigan University

Western Michigan University has named Wolfgang Schlor, the new associate provost for the Haenicke Institute for International Education.

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Food and Drink
11:08 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Learn how hard cider is made at Virtue Cider in Fennville

Gregg Hall at Virtue Cider in Fennville
Credit Nancy Camden

Michigan is one of the top three growers of apples in the country making it a great place to produce what in this country we call ‘hard’ cider. In England, France or Spain, it’s simply called cider while unfermented pressed apple is called ‘juice.’

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