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A man in a bright yellow jacket stands with a bike, which has a trailer loaded with bins and buckets.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK


Chris Broadbent rides his bike through Kalamazoo’s Vine neighborhood, towing a trailer loaded with buckets. He pulls up behind an apartment building, takes a bucket up the stairs to a back porch, and swaps it for one filled with food scraps. He’ll make a couple more pickups around the city this afternoon. The peels and trimmings are destined for a bin in his backyard.

Vice-President Mike Pence Visits Kalamazoo

Dec 4, 2019
John McNeill / WMUK

Vice-President Mike Pence flew into Kalamazoo on Wednesday, December 4, for a three-city campaign swing. It comes hot on the heels of a vote by Democrats in the U.S. House to adopt an impeachment report.

Theater Review: It's A Wonderful Life

Dec 4, 2019
Becky Klose / Farmers Alley Theatre

It’s A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is currently playing at Farmers Alley Theatre in Kalamazoo. WMUK’s Gordon Bolar has this review.

U.S. Capitol Liam James Doyle/NPR
Liam James Doyle / NPR

The House Judiciary Committee is holding its first hearing in the impeachment inquiry, focused on constitutional grounds for impeachment. The Judiciary Committee is tasked with drafting potential articles of impeachment against President Trump. Watch the hearing live.

Frank Augstein / AP Photo

Climate change activists will be wearing black on "Black Friday" in Portage. The group Extinction Rebellion Kalamazoo says it will hold a one-mile funeral march on the biggest shopping day of the year.