Interviews with news makers and discussion of topics important to Southwest Michigan. Heard Monday and Thursday mornings at 9:20. 


Citizens' Agenda
9:44 am
Wed May 7, 2014

WSW: As Election Approaches, Asking What Michigan Voters Want

The Center for Michigan's Citizens' Agenda found a desire to fix the state's roads - file photo
Credit WMUK

WestSouthwest with Dwayne Barnes and John Bebow


The Center for Michigan has released Michigan Speaks: The Citizens Agenda for 2014

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Higher Education Spending
3:04 pm
Tue May 6, 2014

WSW: Michigan Trails Other States in Higher Education Spending

File photo
Credit WMUK


WestSouthwest with Karen Holcomb-Merrill

A new report finds spending on higher education in most states hasn't caught up to pre-recession levels. 

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Sustainable Food
1:07 pm
Mon May 5, 2014

WSW: Food's Impact on Health, Environment and the Economy

File photo
Credit National Cancer Institute/Wikicommons

WestSouthwest with Arlin Wasserman

Food sustainability expert Arlin Wasserman says it's a good time to work in the food industry. 

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WSW 4/30/14
10:22 am
Wed April 30, 2014

WestSouthwest - April 30, 2014

Credit Chris Killian


WestSouthwest for April 30, 2014


This week's WestSouthwest examines homelessness, mental illness and how those issues affect veterans. 

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Homeless Veterans
8:42 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

WSW: Help is Available for Veterans in Kalamazoo County

Korean War Veteran speaks with a coordinator for Homeless Street Team Outreach in this November, 2013 file photo
Credit The Associated Press

WestSouthwest with James Tucker


The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development estimates that more than 57,000 veterans are homeless on any given night in the United States. 

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