On WestSouthwest, the early signs of an expensive political year in 2018. And the state of the craft beverage industry. 

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The Michigan Campaign Finance Network’s analysis shows that the money raised by legislative caucus committees is setting the pace for a very expensive 2018.

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MiBiz finds that the craft beverage industry is growing up, but that’s causing some growing pains.


Western Michigan University Journalism students "take over" Encore Magazine.   And what's on the ballot in Kalamazoo County Tuesday? 

Voters in Kalamazoo have two questions before them on the ballot Tuesday. One is a renewal request for School districts in the Kalamazoo area, another would create a fee on phones to pay for consolidated dispatch.