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WMUK News
11:37 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Portage Picks Deputy Acting City Manager

Members of the Portage City Council discuss the search for a permanent city manager.
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WMUK's Sehvilla Mann reports on Portage's city manager situation

The City of Portage will go at least a couple of weeks without an acting city manager when Maurice Evans retires April 1. 

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NCAA Basketball Tournament
9:06 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Kalamazoo Gazette Reporter Breaks Down WMU's Loss in NCAA Tournament

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Interview with David Drew

    

Western Michigan's men's basketball season ended on Thursday with a 77-53 loss to Syracuse in the NCAA tournament. 

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Upton
7:28 am
Fri March 21, 2014

Congressman Fred Upton Discusses General Motors Recall, Ukraine and Immigration

U.S. Capitol
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Interview with Fred Upton - web version

    

West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton says he hopes to get the bottom of why it took so long for General Motors to recall vehicles due to problems with an ignition switch. 

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WMUK News
3:48 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

Kalamazoo Walks for Clean Water Worldwide

Kalamazoo's Walk for Water in 2013
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It’s estimated that a child dies somewhere in the world every 15 seconds because of diseases carried by water. That means 4,500 deaths every day. But the Kalamazoo-based group Clean Water for the World hopes to change that grim statistic. It will hold the fifth annual “Walk for Water” Saturday, March 22. That’s the day the United Nations has proclaimed as “World Water Day”.

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WMUK News
2:03 pm
Wed March 19, 2014

WMU Approves Dunn Salary Increase

WMU President John Dunn at a special meeting of the board of trustees.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University’s trustees have approved an increase to President John Dunn’s salary. It will rise to $373, 400 a year.

That’s two and a half percent more than he earned previously.

Other university employees in Dunn’s salary group got a raise at the same rate. Dunn says he plans to donate all income over his starting salary of $345,000 to programs at the university, as he has previously.

 

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