WestSouthwest

November 24, 2014
9:18 am
Mon November 24, 2014

WestSouthwest November 24, 2014

Bob Duke
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On WestSouthwest, a new book on Lyndon Johnson and one his closest allies in Congress. And the second round of open enrollment under the Federal Affordable Care Act. 

  

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WestSouthwest
9:17 am
Mon November 24, 2014

WSW: Book Explores Powerful Congressman Now a "Footnote to History"

Credit Bob Duke/Texas A&M Press

Retired Eastern Michigan University Professor Bob Duke says a key ally of President Lyndon Johnson has "slipped through the cracks" of history.

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Health Care Coverage
9:17 am
Mon November 24, 2014

WSW: Open Enrollment Underway for Affordable Care Act

Bronson Hospital - file photo
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The second open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act is underway. 

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November 20, 2014
10:18 am
Thu November 20, 2014

WestSouthwest November 20, 2014

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On WestSouthwest, a new effort to eliminate the racial disparities in infant mortality in Kalamazoo County. And the founder of the Iraq Oil Report, Kalamazoo native Ben Lando, tells us Iraq is "close to the brink."

  

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WestSouthwest
10:03 am
Thu November 20, 2014

WSW: Coalition Mobilizes to Lower Black Infant Death Rate

Representatives from Kalamazoo County's medical, government, faith and other communities meet on Friday, Nov. 21st to kick off the Kalamazoo Infant Mortality Community Action Initiative.
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A strategy used in the Los Angeles area that led to a big drop in the high rate of black infants dying in the first year of birth is launching in Kalamazoo in hopes of similar results here, its lead organizer says.  

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