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WMUK News
12:00 am
Fri May 30, 2014

Volunteers Help Scientists Track Michigan's Butterflies

Some of the milkweed plants raised by Ilse Gebhard.
Credit Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A report on how volunteers are helping to conserve butterflies

More than one species of butterfly has seen its numbers drop – in some cases plummet – in recent years. The monarch is doing better than some.

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Minimum Wage
7:34 am
Wed May 28, 2014

Minimum Wage Increase Signed Into Law

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Melissa Benmark, WKAR

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow on the increase in Michigan's minimum wage

Gongwer News Service Editor Zach Gorchow says Republicans feared a ballot proposal to boost the minimum wage of $10.10 an hour. 

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WMUK News
12:00 am
Thu May 22, 2014

Why Courtesy Matters in "Bike Friendly Kalamazoo"

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Bike Friendly Kalamazoo's Paul Selden on drivers and cyclists getting along

The members of Bike Friendly Kalamazoo have some ideas for how to make local roads safer and more inviting for cyclists.

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WMUK News
12:00 am
Wed May 21, 2014

Kalamazoo Area Could See Network of Bike Routes

The proposed bike routes would extend throughout the KATS area.
Credit Paul Selden / Bike Friendly Kalamazoo

Steve Stepek on how to make the Kalamazoo area more bike-friendly

A local bike-advocacy group and a federally mandated planning agency have worked together on a proposal for a network of bicycle routes covering Kalamazoo County and extending into Van Buren County.

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Environment
11:19 am
Sun May 18, 2014

Polluted Davis Creek To Be Restored

Davis Creek at I-94 Business Loop
Credit Rebecca Thiele, WMUK

According to the Kalamazoo County Drain Commissioner, Davis Creek is one of the most polluted tributaries to the Kalamazoo River.

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