SW Michigan

7:52 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Requirement of separate rider for abortion insurance coverage moves forward

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Legislature could act on proposal or put it on state ballot
LANSING - A controversial initiative that would require women to buy an additional rider on their health insurance if they wanted abortion coverage is one short step away from going to the Legislature where it is likely to easily become law.
7:40 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Crossroads Mall to be open for first time on Thanksgiving

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Mall opened last year at midnight on Friday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - The Crossroads mall will be open for the first time on Thanksgiving Day. The area's largest regional shopping mall will open at 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving and remain open overnight to get a jump on Black Friday shopping. It will remain open until 9 p.m. Friday.
2:29 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Michigan, federal government, to launch joint investigation into meningitis outbreak

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Michigan has been among hardest-hit states in meningitis outbreak
Detroit Michigan will join the federal government in a criminal investigation stemming from the outbreak of fungal meningitis that struck 20 states and killed 19 people here. A total of 751 people nationwide have been identified with fungal meningitis or related health issues since the outbreak began last year.
1:18 pm
Mon November 25, 2013

Former Portage City Councilwoman pleads guilty to embezzling money from Portage Rotary

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Elizabeth Campbell resigned from Portage City Council in August
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Former Portage City Councilwoman Elizabeth Campbell pleaded guilty as charged Monday in a felony embezzlement case. "Guilty, sir," Campbell, 42, said when asked by Kalamazoo County Circuit Judge J. Richardson Johnson how she wanted to plea to one count of embezzlement of more than $20,000 but less than $50,000.
6:40 am
Mon November 25, 2013

Women's basketball: Arkansas 61 WMU 46

Lead in text: 
Broncos' next game is Sunday at Chicago State
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- Western Michigan gave undefeated Arkansas one of its toughest tests of the season in a 61-46 loss Sunday on the road. The Bronco defense held their SEC opponent 17 points under their season scoring average. WMU's 15-point loss also tied as the smallest margin of victory for Razorbacks, who entered the game defeating opponents by 35 points per game.

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