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Watch Obama's speech at WMU live

June 3, 2010

KALAMAZOO--President Barack Obama will deliver the commencement address for Kalamazoo Central High School at 7 p.m. Monday, June 7, in University Arena at Western Michigan University.

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Kalamazoo Public Schools distributed tickets for K-Central's graduation to students and parents, and no tickets were or are available for the general public.

Seating remains available for large-screen viewing of the ceremony at Loy Norrix High School. The auditorium viewing is free of charge, but tickets must be picked up in advance at the KPS administration building on Howard Street. There is a maximum of six tickets per person. There are no remaining tickets for viewing the ceremony at Chenery Auditorium or Kalamazoo Central's auditorium.

Live radio, television and Web coverage

WWMT TV3 will carry the entire ceremony live via television on Channel 3 and webcast at wwmt.com with coverage beginning at 7 p.m.

WOOD TV8 will carry the president's speech live via television on Channel 8 with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. Sister station WXSP will carry the entire commencement ceremony live with coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Public radio WMUK will carry the president's speech live at 102.1 FM and on the Web at wmuk.org with coverage beginning at 7 p.m. An audio recording of the president's complete speech will remain available at wmuk.org following the event.

Kalamazoo radio station WKZO, AM 590, 96.5 FM and wkzo.com, is scheduled to begin live coverage at 5 p.m.

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Media contact: Thom Myers, (269) 387-8400, thom.myers@wmich.edu

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