SW Michigan

8:06 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

State, unions headed to impasse hearings

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Private mediation before Civil Service Commission
State government officials and five unions representing more than 33,000 state workers are headed to impasse this month, after the two sides failed to reach agreement on the workers' next round of contracts. Wage increases and proposed changes to workers' health care plans appear to be at the heart of the dispute, but state officials and most union leaders aren't offering many details.
1:11 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Kalamazoo County and Enbridge reach agreement on access to park

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Kalamazoo County Commissioners are scheduled to vote on Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo County would receive $100,000 under a proposed agreement giving Enbridge, Inc. the right to set up a dredging operation at River Oaks County Park.
12:54 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

Kellogg will cut 7% of global workforce

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Battle Creek company reported net earnings of $326-million in third quarter, and increase of 2.5%.
Food-manufacturing company Kellogg Kellogg may have beat the Street with its third quarter 2013 earnings report Monday morning, but in some bad news for its global workforce, also announced a cost-savings program that will slash 7% of that workforce over the next four years. It also lowered its outlook for the remainder of 2013.
10:59 am
Mon November 4, 2013

South Haven School Board member launches bid for state House

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Democrat Annie Brown running for seat held by Republican Aric Nesbitt
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - South Haven School Board trustee Annie Brown announced today that she will run as a Democratic candidate for the 66th District state House seat. "I'm honored," said Brown, who has served the South Haven School Board for eight years.
6:03 am
Mon November 4, 2013

Kalamazoo County Commissioner to run for state House

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Phil Stinchomb currently in his second term on county commission
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - There are now two Kalamazoo County Commissioners vying to fill a vacant state representative seat in the 61st District. Phil Stinchcomb, R-Portage , announced today he will run for the state House in 2014, joining fellow Republican commissioner Brandt Iden

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