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

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On WestSouthwest, a Western Michigan University Political Science Professor tells us what repealing the Dodd-Frank financial reform law could mean. And YWCA Kalamazoo takes aim at hate crimes.


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YWCA Kalamazoo Project Coordinator Emily Deering says whether it meets the legal definition of a hate crime, it’s important to recognize hate speech.


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Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Kevin Corder says “when Wall Street is the villain” everyone is on board for financial reform. He says bankers don’t seem to be the villains now.


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On WestSouthwest, Bridge's academic state champs. And a Kalamazoo College graduate now works to help colleges move to renewable energy. 


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Bronte Payne says she was planning to be a doctor, but while she was a Kalamazoo College student the Enbridge oil spill in Kalamazoo River inspired her to work on environmental issues.


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