SW Michigan

7:36 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Meningitis Victims Criticize Schuette

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Attorney General's office defends investigation
HOWELL - Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette called himself the "voice" for victims of the 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak last week when he visited Livingston County. Some patients, however, say it isn't so. "As far as I'm concerned, he hasn't done anything," said outbreak patient Jona Angst of Brighton.
7:18 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Kalamazoo Residents Asked to Keep Water Running Until April 20th

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City still concerned over possible frozen water lines
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The worst winter for frozen pipes in Kalamazoo in recent memory has officially beat a 36-year-old record. Since January, Kalamazoo city crews have responded to 309 frozen pipes and water meters serviced by the city, breaking the record set in 1978 of 250 to 300 frozen services, said Sue Foune, managing director of the Kalamazoo Department of Public Services.
7:04 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Albion Students Staying on Track in Marshall

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Overall grade point average has dropped slightly for students who attended Albion last year
MARSHALL - Albion students have stayed on track academically and behaviorally at Marshall High School, calming the fears of some who'd opposed the merger when it was first approved last spring. But a steady rate of disciplinary action against Albion students has equated to an increase in the rate of punished students at Marshall High.
6:51 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Kalamazoo College Increases Tuition 4% for 2014-15

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Tuition and room and board will be over $49,000 for next school year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The cost of a Kalamazoo College education will be going up 4 percent next fall. This is the third time in four years the private, liberal arts college has increased tuition by 4 percent - which is the lowest amount in a decade.
6:38 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Supreme Court Could Rule Soon on Michigan's Ban on Affirmative Action in College Admissions

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2006 amendment to Michigan Constitution bans government units from considering race in admissions or hiring
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether or not to uphold Michigan's controversial voter-approved ban on affirmative action in public university admissions is due any day now. The court heard arguments on Schuette v. Coalition to Defend Affirmative Action on Oct. 15, 2013, and is expected to release an opinion anytime between now and the end of June.

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