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How far back does beer go in human history? University of Pennsylvania Museum Archaeologist Patrick McGovern says it showed up quite early.


Supporters have been working since to erect a statue of Abraham Lincoln in Bronson Park. The plan to commemorate Lincoln’s only visit to Michigan will kick into high gear in 2019.


For their book on the history of the Kalamazoo River Western Michigan University Geography Professor Lisa DeChano-Cook and the department’s Administrative Assistant Mary Lou Brooks used photos from historical societies and libraries. They also got pictures from people they met along the way who live in towns along the river. 

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As families gather for Thanksgiving to enjoy turkey, mashed potatoes, and maybe football, we present a rebroadcast of our segment on a movie about the integration of college football in the 1960’s. 

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Orson Welles's radio broadcast of The War of the Worlds has become a Halloween staple along with trick-or-treating. The Great Escape Stage Company will recreate the CBS Radio show Tuesday, October 30, and Wednesday, October 31, in Marshall to mark its 80th anniversary.