SW Michigan

7:35 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Police raid medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield

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Businesses were targeted for operating "outside the scope" of Michigan's medical marijuana law
SPRINGFIELD - Police with search warrants raided three medical marijuana dispensaries in Springfield Wednesday, alleging they were violating Michigan law. About 10:45 a.m. Michigan State Police troopers and undercover drug officers drove into the parking lot of The Karmacy at 4549 W. Dickman Road.
7:31 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission to pick firm Thursday night for city manager search

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Commissioners fired original search firm last month and re-launched search for new city manager
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission will select a firm to lead its revamped city manager search at a special meeting tonight. Commissioners on Monday spent four hours Monday conducting in-person interviews with representatives from four firms: Deerfield, Ill.-based Voorhees Associates LLC, Kalamazoo-based Welsh & Associates, Keller, Texas-based Strategic Government Resources and Wellington, Fla.-based Colin Baenziger & Associates.
7:26 am
Thu June 27, 2013

South Haven schools budget includes pay freeze

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Various unions have to agree to no raises
SOUTH HAVEN - South Haven schools' new budget calls for a pay freeze for all district employees.
6:55 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Holland City Council approves fireworks ordinances

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Limits the hours fireworks can be set off
KEY ACTION The Holland City Council finalized its fireworks ordinance one week shy of Independence Day. DISCUSSION In April, the city council approved a fireworks ordinance that limited the use and ignition of them to the 10 federal holidays listed under state law and the day before and after each - meaning fireworks would only be allowed 30 days out of the year.
6:26 am
Thu June 27, 2013

Michigan Senate Republicans form work group on Medicaid

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Senate adjourned last week without vote on Medicaid expansion in state
State Senate Majority Leader Randy Richardville, R-Monroe, has formed a work group to study possbible Medicaid expansion in Michigan - an issue that he said is not dead, despite a decision last week by senators to leave for summer break without taking a vote on it.