SW Michigan

1:24 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Democrat announces in 7th Congressional District

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Byrnes ran in a Democratic primary for State Senate in 2010 but lost. Walberg is in his third term in Congress.
WASHINGTON - Former state Rep. Pam Byrnes announced today she'll run for Congress next year, hoping to take the seat currently helped by U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg, R-Tipton. Byrnes, a Chelsea Democrat, served six years in the state House of Representatives before being forced out by term limits.
7:29 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Three finalists considered for Galesburg-Augusta interim superintendent

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Board is expected to decide on an interim superintendent at its meeting next week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
GALESBURG, MI -- Two elementary principals and a Title I consultant interviewed this week with the Galesburg-Augusta Board of Education to serve as the district's interim superintendent for 2013-14, board President Richard Fletcher said.
7:23 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Springfield City Manager finalist for same job in Port Huron

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Port Huron city council will begin interviews next month
SPRINGFIELD - Frank Peterson, city manager of Springfield for more than six years, has been named a finalist for the same job in Port Huron. The 32-year-old is among three candidates being considered for Port Huron's next city manager after Bruce Brown announced he would be leaving the position.
WMU Board of Trustees
6:29 am
Thu July 18, 2013

WMU board to act on agreement with Cooley Law School

Bernhard Center - file photo
Credit WMUK

Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees will vote Thursday on moving ahead on an agreement with Thomas M. Cooley Law School. 

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6:12 am
Thu July 18, 2013

Detroit pension boards file suit to stop cutting of benefits

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Lawsuit says pension benefits are protected in state Constitution
Detroit's two pension funds on Wednesday sued Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Gov. Rick Snyder in an attempt to block Orr from slashing pension benefits for thousands of current and active city workers as part of his plan to restructure the city's massive debt.