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On WestSouthwest, members of Western Michigan University's Climate Change Action Group react to the testimony of the nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency. And the idea of a local ID card. 


The nominee to lead the Environmental Protection Agency told Senators on Wednesday that he doesn’t believe that climate change is a hoax. But members of Western Michigan University’s Climate Change Action Group say that doesn’t address their fears about Scott Pruitt running the EPA. 

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What do your bank, the library and your employer have in common? At some point they have probably all asked you for some ID.

You might have also shown an ID card to fill a prescription, or to pick up your kids from school.

That’s no problem if you have a state ID such as a driver’s license. But for millions of Americans, state identification is out of reach. 


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On WestSouthwest, we examine the role of women in the civil rights movement. And preview the confirmation hearing for Secretary of Education as well as the State of the State Address.


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The Executive Director of the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College says in the history of the civil rights movement women have become symbols, rather than recognized for their work. Mia Henry says many women made valuable contributions in the fight for civil rights. 


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