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The Incredibles was one of the biggest movie hits of the 2000's and is widely considered one of the best animitated movies in recent years. WMUK's James Sanford says its sequel - Incredibles 2 - is a worthy successor.


Laura Chang’s journey to becoming Michigan’s next Teacher Of The Year began in Vicksburg. She did her teaching internship at Sunset Lake Elementary 18 years ago. Since then, she’s been an instructional consultant, developed literacy programs and taught graduate level college courses.

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This "Why's That?" story originally aired in December 2017.

Some terms inevitably evoke the past. Think "orphanage" or "asylum," or perhaps "poor house." If that sounds like something you would find in nineteenth-century England, you don’t have to go either that far back or that far away. Many Michigan counties once had some kind of government-run residence for people in need. Kalamazoo had not just a poor house, but a “poor farm” on land that is now a county park.

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The new film Hereditary opens in theaters this weekend. WMUK reviewer James Sanford says it's an interesting cross of horror, thriller, and domestic drama.

Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner's Office

Water at the surface and underground is much higher than usual in some parts of Michigan. That means flooding has continued to plague some communities.