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  • West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

    West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

    "Now, after many long and weary years ... we have the profound satisfaction of proclaiming to those around us that we are a separate state in the Union." -- Arthur Boreman, first governor of West Virginia commemorating the birth of the 35th state, in his inaugural address on June 20, 1863. Thus ends the new documentary West Virginia: The Road to Statehood which brings to life the issues, differences and disagreements that divided the Commonwealth of Virginia, turning families and neighbors against one another throughout what is now West Virginia. Through interviews with respected state historians, dramatizations, archival letters, sketches and photographs the 40-minute film examines events and philosophies behind West Virginia becoming a state during the Civil War, particularly through the lives of attorney Francis Pierpont (considered the "father of West Virginia"i and former U.S. Congressman Albert Gallatin Jenkins (who defended "Old Virginia")

  • West Michigan Policy Forum

    West Michigan Policy Forum

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    The 2012 West Michigan Policy Forum is in the books. Its mission: creating jobs, empowering the business community and working to set legislative policy. Now that the forum is over, we discuss the policies set on West Michigan Week.

  • West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

    West Virginia: The Road to Statehood

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    The Road to Statehood which brings to life the issues, differences and disagreements that divided the Commonwealth of Virginia, turning families and neighbors against one another throughout what is now West Virginia. The 40-minute film examines events and philosophies behind West Virginia becoming a state during the Civil War

  • #3402  2014 West Michigan Health Care

    #3402 2014 West Michigan Health Care

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    How healthy are West Michigan's residents and what are the impact health care policy when it comes to services, cost and delivery? Are we taking proper care of ourselves or are we a burden on the system? We'll explore a recently released report, "Health Check: Analyzing Trends in West Michigan" for 2014, on West Michigan Week.

  • West Michigan Economic Outlook EP 3302

    West Michigan Economic Outlook EP 3302

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    West Michigan's economy has been performing well - considering where it's been. What are the factors providing moderate growth? What does the New Year hold for local businesses and manufacturers?

  • West Michigan Fracking  #3319

    West Michigan Fracking #3319

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    The practice of hydraulic fracturing - or fracking -has seen an explosion of new wells extracting natural gas and oil across West Michigan. Job creation and an increased supply should mean lower prices for consumers. But there are those who argue the process uses far too much water and pollutes the environment. We'll discuss the pros and cons of hydraulic fracturing on "West Michigan Week."

  • #3406  West Michigan Economy

    #3406 West Michigan Economy

    video.pbs.org/video/2365174980

    The West Michigan economy is experiencing slow growth. How is 2014 shaping up? We break it down region-by-region and discuss what more needs to be done to get the Michigan economy humming on "West Michigan Week."

  • How Adam West Created His "Batman"

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    In the first days of the blockbuster TV series "Batman," star Adam West had to fight with the series' producers to get the comedic take he thought would work best.

  • Outdoor Campus West

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    The Outdoor Campus West has a number of activities that people can take part in, no matter what season it is.

  • Interactive: Under the Hood of West Philly's X Prize Cars

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    The challenge? To design and build an eco-friendly car that can achieve 100 MPGe. The payoff? As much as $10 million in prize money. Those were the stakes when students from West Philadelphia High School decided to go toe-to-toe with established carmakers, university teams, and multimillion-dollar start-ups in the Progressive Insurance Automotive X Prize competition.

  • #3428 West Michigan Policy Forum

    #3428 West Michigan Policy Forum

    video.pbs.org/video/2365329286

    The West Michigan Policy Forum is scheduled for later this month. It's a gathering of business leaders whose goal is job creation by limiting barriers setting the stage for long-term prosperity. We'll discuss health care, infrastructure, labor and talent on "West Michigan Week."

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