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U.S. Navy patrol boats carrying journalists to see damaged oil tankers leaves a U.S. Navy 5th Fleet base near Fujairah, United Arab Emirates, Wednesday, June 19, 2019. AP Photo/Kamran Jebreili
Kamran Jebreili / The Associated Press

Tension between the United States and Iran is nothing new. It goes back decades. Dr. Michael Khaghany, a retired cardio thoracic surgeon in Kalamazoo says it can be traced back to 1953. Khaghany, a native or Iran says the CIA led coup in Iraq has left “a bad taste in the Iranian psyche.”


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University has set tuition rates - at least tentatively - for the next academic year, in a budget that also calls for millions of dollars in cuts.

Anti-Abortion Groups Prepare For Petition Drives

Jun 26, 2019
Voting sign outside polling place - file photo by Andrew Robins, WMUK
Andrew Robins / WMUK-FM

Anti-abortion groups will soon be on sidewalks and at events around the state, asking voters to support measures that would restrict abortion in Michigan. 


State Senate Sean McCann at a news conference Monday announcing new legislation to lower limits on campaign contributions. Photo by Gordon Evans, WMUK
Gordon Evans / WMUK

A state Senator from Kalamazoo County wants to roll back the limits on what individual donors can give to state campaigns. State Senator Sean McCann’s bill would cut contribution limits in half.


Some Flooded Roads Reopen

Jun 21, 2019
City of Kalamazoo courtesy photo

Some flooded downtown Kalamazoo roads have reopened. Here's a map the city of Kalamazoo issued this morning. Closed roads are indicated in yellow. Note that the map is subject to change, so keep checking the link below.

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