SW Michigan

6:43 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan" act to move ahead in House

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At least 146,ooo people in Michigan have received cancellation noticies
Washington While President Barack Obama announced Thursday his fix for Americans wrestling with canceled health insurance, the GOP-led House will still push forward with its own legislation Friday sponsored by a top Michigan lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton
6:33 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Women's basketball: Western Michigan 103 Detroit 86

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Broncos are 2-1, will host the University of Michigan on Monday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - Welcome to the new basketball where fouls and scoring have both increased. What Western Michigan women's coach Shane Clipfell would like to see, though, is a little bit of the old, defensive basketball. The Broncos showed they could score points at will on Thursday night when they rolled over the University of Detroit, 103-86.
6:15 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Battle Creek Schools looking for funding for afterschool programs

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Administrators looking for grant money, money from other parts of budget
BCPS scrambles for afterschool funding Even at age 8, third-grader Centell Williams was wise enough to know he isn't just killing time in Battle Creek Public Schools' 21st Century afterschool program. A link to this page will be included in your message.
3:03 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

State Senate approves bill requiring new license plate every 10 years

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Bill now goes to Governor Snyder for his signature
LANSING - Drivers will have to get a new license plate for their cars at least every 10 years under a bill that passed the state Senate on Thursday. Now, drivers don't have to get new plates until they become too battered to read.
2:49 pm
Thu November 14, 2013

Upton at White House as epi-pen bill signed into law

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Upton is chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee where the bill originated
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Congressman Fred Upton was among a bipartisan group of leaders present at the White House Wednesday for the the signing of a bill that gives incentive to schools to maintain epi-pens, or epinephrine auto-injectors, in case of emergencies.

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