SW Michigan

8:10 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Wayne State to offer in-state tuition rate to Great Lakes states, Ontario

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Detroit school currently draws about 95% of its students from Michigan
Wayne State University will offer in-state tuition to potential students hailing from a number of states around the Great Lakes, including Ontario, Canada. The move is a chance for the university to reverse a slide in enrollment through offering a hefty price break for potential students.
8:03 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Former Portage City Councilwoman charged with embezzling from Rotary Club

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Elizabeth Campbell resigned from the Portage City Council in August
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - A former Portage City councilwoman has been charged with stealing thousands of dollars over a period of more than two years while she served as an officer for the Portage Rotary Club, prosecutors said Wednesday.
3:20 pm
Wed October 23, 2013

Kalamazoo college ranked best value, worst return on investment

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Kalamazoo College ranked 51st out of the 200 top private schools on the list compiled by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Kalamazoo College was named a "best value" by Kiplinger's Personal Finance magazine. The college came in 51 st, sliding eight spots from last year. This year's list includes the top 200 private colleges -- 100 private universities and 100 liberal arts colleges -- in the United States.
7:39 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Average tuition increase 3.45% at state universities in Michigan

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Western Michigan University tuition and fees up 3.6%.
Average sticker prices at the nation's 4-year public universities rose 2.9% this year, the smallest annual increase in more than three decades, suggesting that the steeper increases over the past few years didn't signal a new era of accelerating prices, says a report out today.
7:33 am
Wed October 23, 2013

Insurance study finds Holland "most secure mid-sized city" in United States

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Farmers Insurance complied list based on variety of factors
The Holland-Grand Haven area is the most secure mid-size city in America, according to a recent study by Farmers Insurance.