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3:25 pm
Mon December 1, 2014

TV 'Hoarders' Host To Visit Portage

Credit Associated Press Images

The reality TV series Hoarders spent six seasons documenting the stories of people with compulsive hoarding disorder and their struggle to let go of the stuff that’s taking over their homes. The series ended in February 2013.  

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August 14, 2014
1:39 pm
Thu August 14, 2014

WestSouthwest August 14, 2014

Kalamazoo's Rose Park - File Photo
Credit WMUK

On this edition of WestSouthwest, we rebroadcast our special on the issue of homeless veterans. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:42 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County

Korean War Veteran speaks with a coordinator for Homeless Street Team Outreach in this November, 2013 file photo
Credit The Associated Press

   

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the United States. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:41 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Veterans and Mental Illness

A man rests inside Ministry with Community's Daytime Shelter
Credit Chris Killian

The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that more than 100,00 veterans have sought treatment for mental illness since the war in Afghanistan started in 2001. 

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Homeless Veterans
4:30 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: A Veteran Looking to Help Homeless in Portland, Maine

A Stand Down for Veterans event to address issues of homelessness among vets in Massachusetts
Credit FEMA Photo Library/Wikicommons

 (This story has been updated.)   

In Portland, Maine a veteran spends his nights trying to find the city's homeless, so he can help. Kalamazoo reporter and WMUK Correspondent Chris Killian followed along. 

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