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WestSouthwest
9:04 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WestSouthwest - May 28th, 2014

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WestSouthwest for May 28th, 2014

The Democratic candidate for Congress in Michigan's 6th Congressional District joins us, and we discuss a study on Michigan's foster care system. 

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Foster Care
8:53 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WSW: Study Finds Racial Disparities in Michigan's Foster System

Class of Seita Scholars at Western Michigan University
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WestSouthwest with Paul Elam

The report by the Michigan Race Equity Coalition finds minority children are more likely to live in families investigated for abuse and neglect. 

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Election 2014
8:16 am
Wed May 28, 2014

WSW: Democratic Candidate Says Upton No Longer a Moderate

Paul Clements
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WestSouthwest with Paul Clements

    

Western Michigan University Professor Paul Clements says climate change is one of the major issues that convinced him to challenge Congressman Fred Upton. 

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Literacy Council
7:37 am
Tue May 20, 2014

WSW: Wiping Out Adult Illiteracy

Anthony Everson, a 53-year-old warehouse worker from Kalamazoo, and his tutor, Carl Ill, a retired principal and English teacher, work together in March. They've been meeting for the last 1 1/2 years.
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WestSouthwest for May 21st

The Kalamazoo Adult Literacy Council says not being able to read is an invisible impairment -- or at least one easy to conceal. 

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WestSoutwest May 14th
10:07 am
Wed May 14, 2014

WestSouthwest - May 14, 2014

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WestSouthwest - May 14th, 2014

On this week's WestSouthwest, we hear about helping foster children succeed in college and beyond. And an Egyptian professor tells us about changing cultural climate in his native country. 

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