Concussion Sensor
7:15 am
Mon July 21, 2014

WSW: WMU Students Develop Sensor That Could Help Assess Concussions

Binu Baby Narakathu (foreground) and Sai Guruva Avuthu
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WestSouthwest with Mashood Atashbar and Binu Baby Narakathu

Football coaches could soon have access to instantaneous information about the severity and location of a blow to a player's head. 

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July 17, 2014
8:20 am
Thu July 17, 2014

WestSouthwest July 17, 2014

Kalamazoo River
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Michigan's Emergency Manager Law and the safety of pipelines in Michigan are the subjects on WestSouthwest. 

WestSouthwest for July 17, 2014

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Pipeline Safety
8:19 am
Thu July 17, 2014

WSW: Environmental Groups Want Federal Study of Pipeline Safety

One of the largest oil spills in history happened on the Kalamazoo River in 2010 - file photo
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WestSouthwest with Jennifer McKay

When a pipeline ruptured near Marshall in 2010 it spilled hundreds of thousand of gallons of oil into the Kalamazoo River. 

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Emergency Manager Law
7:15 am
Thu July 17, 2014

WSW: Could Michigan Improve Its Emergency Manager Law?

Benton Harbor is one of 17 communities in Michigan at some point in the Emergency Manager process
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WestSouthwest with Chastity Pratt-Dawsey


Bridge Magazine finds that Michigan's Emergency Managers Law is one of the most aggressive of its kind in the nation. 

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July 14, 2014
8:11 am
Mon July 14, 2014

WestSouthwest July 14, 2014

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WestSoiuthwest July 14, 2014

An analysis of the only ballot proposal on the August ballot, and an effort to get voters to focus on children's issues in this year's election. 

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