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Noah Fortson / NPR

President Biden is delivering another speech about Afghanistan, as a scramble to evacuate American citizens and vulnerable Afghans continues. Watch his remarks live

File photo of law enforcement during the Proud Boys March in downtown Kalamazoo August 15, 2020
John McNeill / WMUK

Ever since the Proud Boys clashed with counter-demonstrators in the streets of downtown Kalamazoo on August 15, 2020, the Department of Public Safety has faced criticism for its handling of those events. Now a report from independent news outlet has raised new questions about KDPS’ preparations for that day.

Several dozen people with colorful signs stand on a sidewalk. Bailey is wearing white pants and holding a sign that says "WMU works because we do"
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Western Michigan University’s faculty union says contract negotiations with the school have reached an impasse. At a rally Wednesday morning, members and supporters of the American Association of University Professors called for a higher offer.

The photo highlights a yellow-orange banner on a brick outside wall at El Sol Elementary in Kalamazoo, proclaiming that El Sol is a Promise school. The doorway to the building is in the background.
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Some parents with children in Kalamazoo Public Schools are calling for the district to reopen enrollment for virtual learning.

Kalamazoo Plans To Make City Greener And Cleaner

Aug 17, 2021
Courtesy of the Kalamazoo City Planning Department

The City of Kalamazoo is working on keeping the city greener and cleaner. Monday night Commissioners expanded their Natural Features Protection Plan.