SW Michigan

7:57 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Same-Sex Marriages, Then Uncertainty After Court Rulings

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Appeals Court issues stay after thousands of same-sex marriages across state
PONTIAC, MI -- It was fun while it lasted for hundreds of gay Michigan couples who got married Saturday. With a voter-approved ban against same-sex nuptials out of the way for about 24 hours, couples rushed to tie the knot in four Michigan counties where clerks held special weekend hours to issue marriage licenses.
5:00 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Weather Expected to Delay Start of Great Lakes Shipping Season

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As of last week, 77% of the Great Lakes was covered with ice
Detroit The Great Lakes shipping season starts Tuesday, but you likely wont see freighters moving across their waters for a while. Blame it on the same thing responsible for this years bumper crop of potholes and longer school year the weather.
4:56 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Kalamazoo Central Grad Helps Dayton Advance in NCAA Tournament, Mentioned in Presidential Tweet

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Devin Oliver says challenged President Obama to game of one on one when they met at graduation in 2010
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Dayton senior basketball player Devin Oliver, a Kalamazoo native, helped lead the Flyers to a 55-53 upset win over Syracuse on Saturday in Buffalo and it caught the attention of President Barack Obama. The president tweeted from the White House account, "Congrats to the Dayton Flyers on a huge upset win!
4:20 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Program Could be Model

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Details are still being worked out on incentives designed to provide individual responsibility to health care expansion
Michigan's expandedMedicaid program - a unique version of the longtime federal health plan for poor people - asks beneficiaries to chip in on their medical costs. But the Healthy Michigan plan, which will go live April 1, offers incentives for healthy behaviors, too.
4:10 pm
Sun March 23, 2014

Portage City Council Meets This Week to Search for Acting Manager

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City Manager Maurice Evans Retires April first, Assistant Manager Brian Bowling Plans to Retire April fourth
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI - Four Portage City Council members appear to be on the same page when it comes to bringing in an acting city manager to replace retiring City Manager Maurice Evans.

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