SW Michigan

7:54 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

State argues Snyder should not be required to testify in lawsuit over Detroit bankruptcy

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Unions wants governor and other officials to give deposition
Testimony by Gov. Rick Snyder and other state officials on Detroit's eligibility for bankruptcy is not relevant and involves privileged information, the Attorney General's office said in a document filed late Monday in advance of Tuesday's hearing on the matter. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes at 10 a.m.
7:43 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Kalamazoo Airport director on leave

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Airport authority board met last week, but took no action other than saying it will follow attorney's advice
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The director of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport is on leave following a harassment complaint from an employer. Thom Canny, corporate counsel for Kalamazoo County, said Monday that Cliff Moshoginis is currently on leave. However, Canny refused to say if the leave was paid or unpaid or provide a reason for the leave.
12:46 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Kalamazoo company says drug shows potential for treating Alzheimer's Disease

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Results of clinical trial being presented Monday in New jersey
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - A drug developed to treat diabetes also shows potential for treating Alzheimer's disease, a Kalamazoo company announced Monday, Sept. 9. Metabolic Solutions Development Co. tested the insulin sensitizer on Alzheimer's patients and found it maintained glucose metabolism in key regions of the brain affected by cognitive decline.
12:31 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Calhoun County Sheriff to begin providing road patrols in Springfield at end of the month

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Springfield chose to contract out road patrols to cut costs
The beginning of contracted police services for Springfield is expected to begin at the end of the month. Springfield Mayor Sue Anderson and Sheriff Matt Saxton said last week that review of a proposed contract has taken longer than expected but should be complete soon.
7:36 am
Mon September 9, 2013

Power outages Monday morning in Southwest Michigan

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Outages in Allegan, Van Buren Counties
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Monday is getting off to a dark start in 83 Kalamazoo-area households, Consumers Energy reports. According to the utility company's online outage maps, homes on 22nd Street north of M-43 lost power around 4:40 a.m.; crews are assigned to the area and power should be restored by 7:20 a.m.

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