SW Michigan

9:53 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Jerome Post returns as Kalamazoo's Human Resources Director

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Post was gone two weeks before returning
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Post had left his position at the end of May to become human resources director for the city of Key West. Post said this week he had driven down to Key West and started working, but decided to see if his job in Kalamazoo had been filled.
9:22 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Medicaid expansion vote on hold in Michigan Senate

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Bill was approved last week by state House with Democrats mostly in favor and Republican split
LANSING - A proposal to expand and reform Medicaid under federal health care law may be bogging down in the Michigan Senate. The Republican-led Senate adjourned Tuesday without voting on the proposal - and it's not clear if the chamber will put the measure up for a vote when it reconvenes Wednesday, leaving its prospects in doubt.
6:23 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

E. Coli found at Allegan beach

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There is a swimming advisory at West Side County Park in Allegan today where the Allegan County Health Department found high levels of E. Coli at the beach.
ALLEGAN, MI -- A swimming advisory has been issued Tuesday for West Side County Park in Allegan after water samples yielded high E. coli levels. The water was sampled on Monday by the Allegan County Health Department. The test readings exceeded the standard for full-body contact (300 E.
6:19 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

High child abuse, neglect rates in Michigan

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Child abuse and neglect in Michigan is more than 50 percent higher than the national average.
The number of abused and neglected Michigan children rose in recent years, during a period when state spending on abuse and neglect prevention plummeted. The state's rate of abuse and neglect, below the national average as recently as 2006, is now more than 50 percent higher than the national rate.
6:13 pm
Tue June 18, 2013

Texas Township company to layoff more than 100

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IndyMac Mortgage handles mortgages for a bank called OneWest out of California.
TEXAS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - There's grim news out of Kalamazoo County, where Newschannel 3 has learned a company is planning to shed dozens of employees. It's happening at IndyMac Mortgage Services, which has an office outside Kalamazoo in Texas Township. IndyMac is the mortgage management division for OneWest, a bank headquartered in Pasadena, Calif.
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