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2:46 pm
Thu January 22, 2015

650-Pound Man Seeks Daughter's Forgiveness, Truth In 'The Whale'

Cast photo for 'The Whale'
Credit courtesy of WMU Theatre

It’s safe to say you’ve probably never heard of a protagonist like Charlie in Samuel D. Hunter’s play The Whale. He’s a 650-pound online writing instructor with a tragic past. 

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January 22, 2015
10:04 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WestSouthwest January 22, 2015

SpeechMasterPro
Credit WMUK

On this edition of WestSouthwest, a Western Michigan University student's invention to help with speech impediments and we revisit last year's interview with a civil rights icon. 


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WestSouthwest
9:37 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WSW: King Protégé Julian Bond Shares Private Side of His Mentor

Martin Luther King Jr. casts his ballot for Julian Bond during the then young activist's 1965 run for a George state House seat.
Credit The Associated Press

 There's a few things you probably didn't know about Martin Luther King: 

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Speech Device
9:09 am
Thu January 22, 2015

WSW: From Speech Impediment to Patent

SpeechMasterPro
Credit WMUK

Daniel Floyd says the movie The Great Debaters inspired his idea for a device to help people with articulation. 

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Road Funding
8:43 pm
Wed January 21, 2015

Snyder Believes Road Funding Proposal Can Pass, Despite Concerns

Credit WMUK

Governor Rick Snyder says he has faith the public will approve a May ballot proposal to boost road funding. 

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