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Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

Kalamazoo School buses - file photo by WMUK
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Kalamazoo Public Schools reopened Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central High Schools as well as Linden Grove Middle School Tuesday under heightened police presence and other security measures. Meanwhile threats have closed three Portage schools. 

New Kalamazoo City Commission Takes Office

Nov 12, 2019
Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The 53rd Kalamazoo City Commission was sworn into office Monday night as long-time Mayor Bobby Hopewell and Commissioner Don Cooney said goodbye. Both decided not to seek new terms earlier this month. 

KPS To Resume Active Shooter Training With Changes

Nov 8, 2019
Speakers Address the Kalamazoo Board of Education during their meeting on Thursday November 7, 2019 Photo by John McNeil
John McNeill / WMUK

Kalamazoo Schools will make a few modifications to their active shooter training program after some parents complained, but will continue the lessons and drills. The district will also address complaints that parents were not given enough time to opt out of the training. 

Courtesy DBCFSN

A community activist in Detroit says social justice won't be complete without big changes in the way people eat. Malik Yakini is the cofounder of the Detroit Black Community Food Security Network. He says minority communities in particular need what he calls "food sovereignty."

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