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The Executive Director of the Hispanic-American Council of Kalamazoo says President Obama's executive order is only a temporary solution.   

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Some veterans of combat deployments to Afghanistan and Iraq come home with mental and spiritual wounds as well as physical injuries. Many don’t know how to ask for help coping with them. But a five-year-old all-volunteer program in Michigan is stepping up. The Buddy to Buddy program which links veterans with fellow vets who need help obtaining services and benefits, or who just need someone to talk with: someone who understands what they’re going through.

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Jeremy Cole walks through the second floor of a rental house he owns in Kalamazoo.

Mike Lanka / WMU University Relations

Western Michigan University trustees have approved extending the contract of WMU President John Dunn for another two years. 


The Executive Director of the Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center says he was shocked by Thursday's ruling upholding Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage.