WestSouthwest

Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:30. With an afternoon rebroadcast both days at 3:30

WMUK

On WestSouthwest, the link between the Kalamazoo Promise and college graduation. And a link between craft beer and several new businesses in Kalamazoo. 


WMUK

Southwest Michigan's Second Wave Craft Beer Writer Jeremy Martin says Kalamazoo is becoming known for breweries as much as it is for free college and Gibson Guitars. 


WMUK

A new report from the Upjohn Institute for Employment Research finds more students are graduating from college because of the Kalamazoo Promise. Economist Tim Bartik says it increases the chances of a student earning a degree by about one-third. 


Michigan Public Radio Network

On WestSouthwest, analysis of the Supreme Court ruling that struck down Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. And why is "environmental justice" not a priority?    


Michigan Public Radio Network

Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Mark Hurwitz says the U.S. Supreme Court is not supposed to be a political institution, but he says the justices know how their rulings fit with public opinion.

  

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