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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Michigan Campaign Finance Network Director Craig Mauger says a limited number of competitive races for state House are attracting large sums of money. 


The search for new ideas on policing recently brought the online news service Bridge to Kalamazoo.



On WestSouthwest, the state of the Presidential race in Michigan and elsewhere. And the Natural Resources Defense Council questions the fine levied against Enbridge for the Kalamazoo River oil spill and other violations.

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Two Western Michigan University Political Science Professors say Hillary Clinton’s very conventional campaign against Donald Trump’s unorthodox bid for the White House offers an interesting contrast for the fall. 


The National Media Director for the Natural Resources Defense Council says even after all the cleanup efforts, oil remains in the Kalamazoo River from a massive spill six year years ago.