(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to overhaul the way Michigan issues concealed pistol licenses (CPLs) and regulates air guns will get a committee hearing on Tuesday in Lansing. 


On this edition of WestSouthwest, an interview with Kalamazoo Valley Community College President Marilyn Schlack and a group helping communities prepare for the impact of climate change. 

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A new group has been launched to help communities prepare for the effects of climate change. 


Kalamazoo Valley Community College President Marilyn Schlack says a new "healthy living" campus in downtown Kalamazoo will offer programs not found anywhere else in the country. 


Democratic state lawmakers are again hoping to allow no-reason absentee voting in Michigan. 

Michigan Secretary of State Ruth Johnson has said recently that more people who have died or moved out of state must be removed from the state’s voter registration database before lawmakers will agree to stop putting conditions on who can vote absentee.

The state Bureau of Elections says significant progress has been made to clean up Michigan’s voter files.