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Live with Renk features local talk. Issues from right here in Kalamazoo and Battle Creek. Renk features interviews with local newsmakers, and always invites your calls. We heard your loud voice…give us conservative talk in the morning, so now Live with Renk is on weekdays from 9am to just before Rush at Noon.

 

 

 

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Census Bureau: Non U.S. Citizens Incomes Soar

 

A report was released today by the U.S. Census Bureau stating that household income for non-citizens working in the good old USA rose 6% between 2012 and 2013.

Well citizens of the United States, that was 15 times more than the tiny 0.4% for native born U.

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Cover-up!

 

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary Raymond Maxwell (at the time, Maxwell was a leader in the State Department’s Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, which was charged with collecting emails and documents relevant to the Benghazi probe) has stated in private interviews with the House review board members that Hillary confidants were involved with an operation to "separate" documents to be given to the  Accountability Review Board investigating security lapses surrounding the Sept. 11,

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What! The State Of Vermont Bans Brownies

 

The State of Vermont has now officially banned brownies and chocolate treats from their public schools.

You hear that right.  It seems as thought the patients have taken over the insane asylum.

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Federal Regulations Cost Michigan Jobs

The cost of complying with federal regulations costs the state of Michigan big according to a new study commissioned by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM).

The study, which was conducted by economists Nicole V

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No More Homework?

Yes you read that headline correctly.  Schools are implementing policies stating that teachers are not allowed to give out homework assignments.

Is Common Core involved?

According to an associate professor of teacher education at the University of Arizona South and co-author of “The End of Homework: How Homework Disrupts Families, Overburdens Children, and Limits Learning, I think teachers are going to be increasingly interested in having total control over student learning during the class day and not relying on homework as any kind of activity that’s going to support student learning

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Be Aware Parents Enterovirus On The Rise

Michigan hospitals have been given an alert to be aware of the Enterovirus D-68. This virus has been on the rise in 10 Midwest states and could be coming to Michigan if it is not already here

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If It Is Not Working What Should We Do?

Although First Lady Michelle Obama's goal of attempting to have our children eat healthier foods is admirable, what do we do if it does not appear to work and is harming schools in different ways.

Director of nutritional services for a school Omaha Nebraska recently said “I think we’ve gone too far, too fast,” and  “And I don’t think it’s a real-world environment

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24,639,000 Foreign Born People Have Jobs In U.S.

 

A record number of foreign born people currently have jobs in the America.  This is according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

For your information the BLS does not determine how many of those are here legally or illegally.

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Teachers Union Tactic Ruled Illegal

 

A Michigan Administrative Law Judge Julia Stern has ruled that any public employee can resign form their union at any time of the year under Michigan's Right to Work law passed in 2012.

Due to that Judge Stern said Michigan largest teacher union the Michigan Education Association Union has been breaking the law since its passage, due to their enforcing of its month of August Dropout only policy.

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Listen To My Interview With Newt Gingrich

On Tuesday 9-2-14 I interviewed former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich. Play the video to hear what we talked about.

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