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On WestSouthwest, an Upjohn Institute Economist explains how the recession leads to the "upskilling" of many jobs. And the Kalamazoo Humane Society hopes to expand its services in a new facility. 


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The Director of the Kalamazoo Humane Society says a new facility will help the organization with its programs, including spaying and neutering pets. 


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As the economy has recovered from the Great Recession, Upjohn Institute Economist Brad Hershbein says many workers have discovered they need more skills for the jobs they held before. 


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On WestSouthwest, a discussion about the city of Kalamazoo's Foundation for Excellence. And the annual Summit on Racism Friday in Kalamazoo. 


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The executive director of the Society for History and Racial Equity says a few years ago organizers of the annual Summit on Racism in Kalamazoo were happy to get 50 people. Donna Odom says the event has grown, and this year will be a full-day event. 


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