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3:15 pm
Thu January 29, 2015

'Black Or White's Far-Fetched Plot Ruins Chance For Serious Race Talks

Don’t let the title fool you: Black or White has nothing to do with Michael Jackson or Macaulay Culkin or those really-cool-in-a-1991-sort-of-way digital tricks used in the duo’s famous music video.

Instead of a pop-song lecture about equality, this Black or White gives Detroit-born Mike Binder an opportunity to tackle a hot-button issue: What is the best environment in which to raise a mixed-race child?

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Sustainable Brew
10:21 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WSW: Sustainable Brewing Program to Start

WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with the Associate Dean of Western Michigan University's College of Arts and Sciences Ed Martini and WMU Chemistry Professor Steve Bertman. WMU and Kalamazoo Valley Community College are launching a sustainable brewing program this fall. 

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January 29, 2015
10:12 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WestSouthwest January 29, 2015

Bell's Brewing Facility - file photo
Credit WMUK

On WestSouthwest, rethinking the response to the Ebola outbreak and a new program in sustainable brewing. 

  

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Sustainable Brew
9:55 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WSW: A Sustainable Brew

Bell's Brewing Facility - file photo
Credit WMUK

Beginning this fall, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo Valley Community College will launch the nation's first higher education degree program in sustainable brewing. (Note: An earlier version of this story said the program was being started by WMU and Kalamazoo College, we regret the error.)

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Ebola Symnposium
9:40 am
Thu January 29, 2015

WSW: What Did We Learn From the Ebola Outbreak?

In this file phtoo from Nov. 15, 2014, medical workers in protective suits transport Dr. Martin Salia, a surgeon working in Sierra Leone who had been diagnosed with Ebola, from a jet that brought him from Sierra Leone to a waiting ambulance to take him to the Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Neb.
Credit Nati Hamik, The Associated Press

A symposium Friday and Saturday at Kalamazoo College examines the reaction and lessons learned from the recent Ebola outbreak.

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