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A Michigan State University professor who studies Islamic thought says while there is agreement among Muslisms there is one God, prayer is good, and you should give to the poor, he says there is wide diversity in interpretations.


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State Representative Jon Hoadley says anyone who think it’s OK to discriminate against LGBT people should be disqualified from holding office in the state. The Kalamazoo Democrat says voters will have a chance to make their voice heard on the issue next year.


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On WestSouthwest, a rally on Wednesday at Bronson Park is being held to oppose repealing "Obamacare." And a Kalamazoo man blogs "I just can't do this anymore" after an officer's acquittal in the death of a black motorist in suburban Minneapolis. 


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Retired nurse Becky Sue Baldwin says The Affordable Care Act is far from perfect, but she says repealing “Obamacare” without a plan to replace it will cause big problems.


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Dave Worthams says he can no longer be docile when it comes to African-Americans and the police. He says the not guilty verdict in the case of the officer who shot and killed Philando Castile makes him wonder when people will realize “something has to change.” 


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