SW Michigan

6:42 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Buskirk will remain Vice-Chairman of Kalamazoo County Commission

Lead in text: 
Buskirk is running for state House in the 60th district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - David Buskirk will remain the vice-chair of the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners after being re-elected Tuesday night. The board voted at their first organizational meeting of the year Tuesday night to elect Buskirk to an additional one-year term in that position.
6:25 am
Wed January 8, 2014

Women's basketball: Western Michigan 82 Buffalo 72

Lead in text: 
Broncos are 6-7 overall, have won first two MAC games
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - In Western Michigan University's first two Mid-American Conference women's basketball games, a lot of different things happened. The biggest item which was the same in both was a win. Against Buffalo at University Arena on Tuesday night, it was Marquisha Harris who took over, especially in the second half.
7:57 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Democratic candidate for governor Mark Schauer to seek public financing

Lead in text: 
No current plans to accept public financing for general election
LANSING - Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer is seeking public funding for his campaign, meaning he likely will be subject to a $2 million spending limit, at least until the August primary. Zack Pohl, a Schauer spokesman, said the candidate is seeking close to $1 million in public funding for the primary election, for which Schauer has no opponent.
7:34 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Battle Creek area schools closed again on Wednesday

Lead in text: 
Decisions about Wednesday night athletic events will be made midday Wednesday
The Christmas holiday vacation, now called a snow emergency, continues today for Battle Creek area school students. All area schools announced Tuesday afternoon they would close again Wednesday for the third day this week. Some city streets and county roads still were clogged with snow, making school bus travel difficult.
7:32 pm
Tue January 7, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Schools closed again Wednesday

Lead in text: 
Mattawan also calls off school for Wednesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the third day in a row, Kalamazoo Public Schools and Mattawan Consolidated School have canceled classes because of extreme cold and icy, snow-covered roads. Kalamazoo schools will be closed Wednesday, although staff on a 12-month contract should report to work, KPS spokesman Alex Lee said.

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