SW Michigan

11:56 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Monday is last day to register to vote in November election

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Mail-in forms must be post-marked by October 7th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Today is the last day to register to vote in the Nov. 5 election. In Kalamazoo, all seven city commission seats are in play. The two top vote-getters will become mayor and vice mayor. In Portage, residents will be voting for the mayor and three council members.
10:07 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Land says she has $2-million for Senate campaign

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Finance reports due October 15th will give more complete picture of fundraising by former Republican Secretary of State and Democratic Congressman Gary Peters
Washington- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land said she raised more than $2 million since launching her campaign for the 2014 election. The former secretary of state said her third-quarter fundraising figures will show $2.05 million in contributions.
7:20 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Actor Danny Glover says Benton Harbor is example of what's happening in nation

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Movie star spoke at event Saturday night
BENTON TOWNSHIP - The financial crisis in Benton Harbor is an example of what is happening in cities throughout the nation, actor and activist Danny Glover said at the BANCO Justice Fund Dinner on Saturday.
4:45 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Legislation proposed to ensure beer drinkers get their "pint of ale"

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Bill would guarantee ordering a pint means 16 ounces
LANSING - Some Michigan lawmakers say they want to make sure pub goers don't get shortchanged on their beer. A bill introduced last week would amend the Liquor Control Act to make it an an offense to "advertise or sell any glass of beer as a pint in this state unless that glass contains at least 16 ounces of beer."
4:38 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

More fire department consolidation considered in Berrien County

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Further proposals still at "discussion stage"
RIVERSIDE - Another fire department consolidation may be in the works for northern Berrien County.