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Andy Robins / WMUK

Michigan has seen a 1,500-percent increase in unemployment claims because of the coronavirus outbreak. Businesses are limiting hours or closing. But the head of Michigan Works! in Kalamazoo says the pandemic has also created jobs in some places.

Noah Fortson / NPR

Watch the latest updates on the coronavirus pandemic, including regular White House briefings.

Calming Pandemic Panic Shopping

Mar 19, 2020
Marcio Jose Sanchez / AP Photo

Kalamazoo County Sheriff Rick Fuller says despite the coronavirus crisis, society is still functioning.

Speeding Up Coronavirus Tests

Mar 19, 2020
John McNeill / WMUK

Kalamazoo County’s health director hopes to speed up testing for local cases of the corona virus by finding a lab that is closer to home.

Andy Robins / WMUK

National leaders are looking for ways to limit economic damage by the corona virus pandemic. Local communities, including Kalamazoo, are doing the same.