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Veterans' Stories
8:47 am
Mon November 10, 2014

WSW: Stories from Barracks to the Front

Veterans Park in Kalamazoo - file photo
Credit WMUK

    

Western Michigan University senior Chris Hickey says "the true story of war will be forever locked in the hearts and minds of those that went through it." 

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Early Childhood Education
7:37 am
Mon November 10, 2014

WSW: Making an Investment in Preschool

File photo of a teacher and student at a preschool in Seattle in October. On November fourth, Seattle voters approved a $58-million property tax levy to fund subsidized preschool
Credit The Associated Press

    

Upjohn Institute Economist Tim Bartik says high quality preschool help kids get ready for kindergarten and beyond. 

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November 6, 2014
12:33 pm
Thu November 6, 2014

WSW: Election 2014 Recap

Kalamazoo County Clerk Tim Snow gives election results early Wednesday morning
Credit WMUK

Election Day turned out to be a very good one for Republicans.  Two Western Michigan University Political Science Professors say the pattern has been seen before.  

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November 3, 2014
12:19 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

WestSouthwest November 3, 2014

2013 Summit on Racism
Credit Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society

On WestSouthwest, journalist and food advocate Michael Pollan and the 10th annual Summit on Racism in Kalamazoo. 

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WestSouthwest
12:10 pm
Mon November 3, 2014

WSW: Summit on Racism Turns 10

Audience members at the 2013 Summit on Racism break up into small groups for dialogue after listening to a panel discussion.
Credit Southwest Michigan Black Heritage Society

The Summit on Racism, an important annual event that examines racial issues, marks a milestone. It turns 10 years old. Organizers proudly say the Summit's done more than just talk about needed change, but led to some in the Kalamazoo area. They hope to continue that tradition with the next Summit set for Friday, Nov. 14th.

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