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When former NFL defensive lineman Bubba Smith passed away in 2011, Maya Washington learned more about the integration of college football in the 1960’s. Part of the story involves her father Gene Washington. That inspired a new documentary film being screened in Grand Rapids on Wednesday.


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Western Michigan University’s 1968 senior class president says it 50 years ago was an amazing time to be a student on a college campus. Rick Markoff says major issues faced the nation and the world in 1968. He says those included race relations, the Vietnam War, and major cultural changes. 


MSU Announces Search Committee For New President

Aug 23, 2018
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(MPRN-East Lansing)  Michigan State University has named a search committee to find a new president. The school has been under fire since hundreds of women said they were sexually assaulted by former MSU sports doctor, Larry Nassar. 

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Al Tyler is not usually a night owl, but he became one for a few weeks in 2016. Tyler is the head of facilities management at the Kalamazoo Public Schools. KPS wanted to test its buildings’ water sources for lead contamination.


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On WestSouthwest, we have a rebroadcast of an interview from earlier this year on the impact that pre-school can have on a child's education and beyond.


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