SW Michigan

6:04 am
Fri March 21, 2014

WMU Men's Basketball Season Ends with Loss to Syracuse in NCAA Tournament

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Broncos finish season with a record of 23-10
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BUFFALO, N.Y. - It was evident right from the start that Western Michigan is not a team built for what it faced Thursday at First Niagara Center. The Broncos are a team built to grind out wins in the Mid-American Conference, not on the biggest stage in college basketball.
7:55 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Death of 19 year old WMU Student Under Investigation

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University says grief counselors are being made available to students
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The death of a 19-year-old Western Michigan University student overnight is under investigation. A 19-year-old freshman died in Eicher Hall on the campus of WMU early Thursday morning, according to Cheryl Roland, executive director of university relations. "There is absolutely no sign of alcohol or drugs being involved in this," she said.
7:31 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Michigan Attorney General Seeks Subpoenas Related to Propane Pricing

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Bill Schuette's office says they have received 65 complaints against Kansas company and its Battle Creek affiliate
The state attorney general is seeking civil subpoenas against a propane company and its affiliate as part of an ongoing investigation into customer complaints about price hikes. Michigan families have enough rising costs to worry about without being concerned that they may be taken advantage of by their energy supplier, Bill Schuette said in a statement Wednesday.
7:17 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Kellogg Community College to Launch Diversity Center

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Center will be located at KCC's downtown campus
Kellogg Community College will launch a new diversity center downtown with $2.1 million in W.K. Kellogg Foundation money. The new KCC Center for Diversity and Innovation will continue a Kellogg Foundation initiative to train community members in "learning labs" called White Men and Allies, KCC President Dennis Bona told his Board of Trustees Wednesday.
6:23 am
Thu March 20, 2014

Michigan House Approves Bills to Crack Down on Scrap Metal Theft

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Bill is expected to pass Senate and Governor Snyder says he supports tougher laws to stop scrap metal theft
LANSING - Scrap metal thieves will have a harder time selling stolen property to scrap yards now that a compromise bill easily passed the state House today. "This is the first step toward reducing blight in my community," said state Rep. David Nathan, D-Detroit.

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