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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Commentator Gary Wilson says Waukesha, Wisconsin’s proposal to take water out of Lake Michigan will set the precedent for future decisions. 

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“These organizations rarely agree on anything, but they agree that we need criminal justice reform now.” 

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On WestSouthwest, political scandal in Lansing and a new community space in Kalamazoo on property that was blighted not long ago.


Kalamazoo County Land Bank

A piece of property along the Kalamazoo River was blighted and run down three years ago. But it’s opening to the public in a new incarnation. 

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The state House General Counsel’s recommendation of censure for state Representative Cindy Gamrat may not be enough to prevent expulsion from the House.