SW Michigan

8:03 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Michigan health officials investigate rare dog infection

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So far no humans have shown symptoms from canine brucellosis
LANSING - State officials are warning dog owners, especially those who breed dogs, to be aware that their animals could have brucellosis. The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has investigated three cases of canine brucellosis in the past four months.
3:38 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Giving Tuesday

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CEO of United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region says it's a way for people to make a difference
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Anyone who has read or seen Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" knows that the holidays are not only a time for feasting and celebrating, but also a time for charity and kindness.
3:31 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Eastside neighborhood leaders encouraged by recent developments

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Children's Chorus Eastside Choir, Peace House, Boxing Club all seen as positive steps
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Isolated geographically from the rest of the city, Kalamazoo's Eastside neighborhood has been economically challenged and in decline for years. The neighborhood, home to about 2,200 residents, sits on a hilltop, bordered by Gull Road and the Kalamazoo River. Its housing stock is older, jobs and businesses have steadily disappeared and blight has taken hold.
9:00 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Creditors want full appraisal of Detroit Institute of Arts

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Ruling is due next week on whether Detroit is eligible for Chapter 9 bankruptcy protection
A group of creditors pushed Tuesday for an independent evaluation of the Detroit Institute of Arts collection. Several creditors asked U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes to order the city to cooperate with an assessment of the DIAs collection. It is the strongest push by creditors, some of whom want art liquidated to satisfy debts and other obligations.
8:45 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Michigan negotiating with Indian tribes on revenue sharing and off-reservation gambling

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Half of compacts to operate tribal casinos are scheduled to expire this weekend
LANSING - Millions of dollars in casino revenue sharing and the ability for tribes to open off-reservation casinos could be at play as the state negotiates new compacts with six American Indian tribes. Michigan has agreements with 12 American Indian tribes that operate 22 casinos in the state.

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