SW Michigan

7:31 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Enbridge replaces section of oil pipeline

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Section is part of Enbridge's new 6B pipeline
The section is part of Enbridge's new Line 6B, a 36-inch pipe spanning nearly 300 miles from Indiana to Marysville, Mich., where it crosses the St. Mary's River and oil transport continues into Canada. The new line will allow Enbridge to move more than 500,000 barrels of oil per day through Michigan.
7:26 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Jim Caldwell to be next Detroit Lions coach

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Caldwell will be first African-American coach in team history
The Detroit Lions didn't get their top choice. A day later, they've quickly locked up their Plan B. Detroit has hired Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell to succeed Jim Schwartz as head coach, according to ESPN. He replaces Jim Schwartz, who was fired on Black Monday after five seasons and a 29-51 record.
7:14 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Upjohn Institute economist projects strong economic growth in Ottawa County

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George Erickcek predicts strong growth for next two years
A sellout crowd of local business leaders listened to economist George A. Erickcek explain Tuesday at the first West Coast Chamber of Commerce Early Bird Breakfast of the New Year that significant progress should continue to happen throughout Michigan in the next two years.
6:39 am
Wed January 15, 2014

New design plan for East Hall includes second entrance

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Offices of development and alumni relations would be located in new alumni center
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - East Hall would trade wings of brick for wings of glass under a proposed redesign unveiled Tuesday at a community input session hosted by Western Michigan University.
6:35 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Men's basketball: Eastern Michigan 56 Western Michigan 37

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Broncos are now 9-6 overall, 2-1 in Mid-American Conference
Western Michigan started and ending the game with long scoring droughts, and Eastern overcame an extended drought of its own to hold on for a 56-37 win Tuesday night at the Convocation Center. Eastern improves to 10-6, while Western falls to 9-6 overall. Both teams are 2-1 in the MAC.