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  1. Kalamazoo Forum To Focus On Maintaining Inclusion In The CommunityRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    A community-wide forum is set for next Wednesday at Western Michigan University on how to keep the city of Kalamazoo welcoming and inclusive. Western senior Corey Force told WKZO Radio there was concern throughout the area following the election of Donald Trump.

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  2. Hartman: Fleck aims to maintain close ties to state coachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Star Tribune

    ... to be very interesting this spring. I have gone through this before in my very first year at Western Michigan University. "We also don't have a redshirt freshman, a true freshman, a sophomore, we have one junior on the roster in terms of defensive ...

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  3. Grand Rapids Catholic Central's Jalen Mayfield commits to MinnesotaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | MLive.com

    I am extremely blessed and proud to announce that I will continue my academic and athletic career at Minnesota!!!! pic.twitter.com/OvuTILaEzx Mayfield, a 6-foot-5, 250-pound defensive end, will join Minnesota coach P.J. Fleck, who guided Western Michigan University to a 13-1 record and an appearance in the Cotton Bowl this past season. Fleck announced on Jan. 6 that he was leaving Western to coach Minnesota.

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    Friday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    ... and that the draft memo didn't make it to the White House. Professor Devin Schindler with Western Michigan University Cooley Law School said the National Guard is a unique entity because it's under dual authority of both state and federal ...

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  5. Western Michigan synchronized skating team preparing for nationalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | MLive.com

    ... Ill. next week for the 2017 U.S. Synchronized Skating Championships to compete with the Western Michigan University Synchronized Skating Team . "You have to watch out for other people," Starks said. "It's very different. When you're a singles skater ...

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  6. Fleck, WMU come to terms on "Row the Boat" Wednesday, February 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Western Michigan University and former Broncos head football coach P.J. Fleck have signed an agreement over "Row the Boat," giving Fleck full ownership of the mantra. Western will retain the right to use the motto in football materials and displays, but Fleck has agreed to make an annual $10,000 scholarship donation to his former employer to use it at the University of Minnesota.

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  7. P.J. Fleck commits $50,000 of his own money to secure 'Row the Boat' rights for GophersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | Star Tribune

    P.J. Fleck turned "Row the Boat" into a common phrase while winning games at Western Michigan University. It took $50,000 of his own money, but Gophers coach P.J. Fleck officially secured the trademark rights to the phrase "Row the Boat" from Western Michigan University on Wednesday.

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  8. WMU gets $50k for scholarships, P.J. Fleck gets 'Row the Boat' mantraRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | MSNBC

    ... in a press release that "'Row the Boat,' the three-word mantra that became the catch phrase for Western Michigan University football success, will become the legal intellectual property of P.J. Fleck." The agreement allows Fleck to "legally assume ...

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  9. Four finalists named for Godfrey-Lee Schools superintendent jobRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MLive.com

    ... Elementary and the Early Childhood Center. She has a doctorate in educational leadership from Western Michigan University, a master's degree in curriculum and teaching from Michigan State University, and a bachelor's in English and Latin from Calvin ...

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  10. New Chick-fil-A franchise owner is not new to Kalamazoo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | MLive.com

    The owner of the soon-to-open Chick-fil-A restaurant franchise on South Westnedge Avenue is a Western Michigan University graduate who has always wanted to run his own business. "At the age of 10, I was cutting grass in my neighborhood," said Idris Rashid.

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  11. 'Portable Truck Bed Liner' Launches a New Product Designed to Help...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | PRWeb

    ... contain your cargo," says CEO Todd Clevenger, a veteran entrepreneur with a business degree from Western Michigan University and a boat-load of experience. The bed-liners are available for full-size pick-ups (bed-width of 58 to 65 inches) in three ...

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  12. Gophers go 19-7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | TwinCities

    ... use here . Gophers football coach P.J. Fleck has reached an agreement with his former employer, Western Michigan University, to transfer the trademark rights on the phrase "Row The Boat" to Fleck. Fleck has sought to bring the personal mantra and ...

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  13. WMU, PJ Fleck agree to deal for "Row The Boat" trademarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | Hustle Belt

    As crushing blows tend to do, this one announcing that Western Michigan University had finally sold the intellectual property rights to "Row the Boat" to PJ Fleck came from Twitter, on the day after Valentine's Day, no less. BREAKING: P.J. Fleck & Western Michigan have reached a deal to transfer the "Row The Boat" trademark rights to Fleck.

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  14. Girl turned away from daddy-daughter dance for taking motherRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 14 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A Kalamazoo mom is upset because she was turned away from a father-daughter dance after she was initially told she could attend. The dance was held at the Bernhard Center on Western Michigan University's campus over the weekend.

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  15. Mom and girl turned away from daddy-daughter danceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | WOODTV.com

    A Kalamazoo mom is upset because she was turned away from a father-daughter dance after she was initially told she could attend. The dance was held at the Bernhard Center on Western Michigan University's campus over the weekend.

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  16. The Berman Announces Michigan Five University Dance Teams to Perform Together in MarchRead the original story

    Monday Feb 13 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... University, Grand Valley State University, University of Michigan, Wayne State University, and Western Michigan University. Also performing is a dance troupe from Renaissance High School. Greg Patterson, associate professor of dance at Oakland ...

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  17. Joan Bergman March 25, 1928 - Feb. 11, 2017Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Estherville Spirit

    ... MI and earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Kalamazoo College and a Master's degree from Western Michigan University. Joan competed in Midwest and national tennis tournaments in her high school years. She served as a tennis pro at Stowe Stadium ...

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  18. Women's basketball moves up in MAC West standings, Guevara ties recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | Central Michigan Life

    ... Tinara Moore, of Central Michigan University, shoots as freshman center Emma VanZanten, of Western Michigan University, reaches to block her shot on Feb. 11 during the Central Michigan University vs. Western Michigan University Women's Basketball ...

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    Sunday Feb 12 | WJRT

    A Kalamazoo County Marine Division boat has been renamed in honor of Western Michigan University's historic football season this year. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the naming of "Bronco 1" was part of a ceremony on Tuesday recognizing the accomplishments of the Broncos' undefeated regular season.

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  20. EMU athletics on pace to highest grossing year in school historyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 12 | The Eastern Echo

    ... Michigan University. Eastern Michigan itself sold 194 tickets, a fairly large increase over Western Michigan University's ticket sales in the Bahamas Bowl the season before. The exposure value of playing in the Bahamas Bowl was valued at $6,215,000, ...

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