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Dani Reynolds

Chance Trottman-Huiet, a graduate student in the School of Music at Western Michigan University, has chosen a wide variety of tuba music by modern composers for his master's recital. 

WMUK

(Lansing-MPRN) A state Senate panel will take up a bill on Tuesday that would allow college graduates to claim a tax credit based on student loan interest payments. 

Robbie Feinberg

U.S. Sen. Gary Peters stressed the importance of medical training and research on a stop in Kalamazoo earlier today.

Peters, who was elected to the Senate in late 2014, arrived in the city to tour Western Michigan University’s new Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine. The senator met with business and university leaders, but it was Stryker Dean Hal Jenson who led the tour, demonstrating cutting-edge technologies in the school like an eight-classroom simulation center, with life-like mannequins for students to practice operating on.

Michigan lawmakers are considering when to hold next year's Republican Presidential Primary. WMUK's Gordon Evans spoke with Western Michigan University Political Science Professor John Clark on WMUK's  WestSouthwest about the jockeying for position.  

Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Retirement, Elizabeth Kerlikowske says with a grin, has her busier than ever, deep in art projects and encouraging other artists. A retired professor of English at Kellogg Community College in Battle Creek, Kerlikowske served 25 years as president of Friends of Poetry in Kalamazoo.

“It all started 35 years ago with Martha Moffit,” says Kerlikowske. “She saw poems on buses on a visit to New York and came home to start Friends of Poetry.”

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