SW Michigan

7:14 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Battle Creek activist protests closing of Albion High School

Lead in text: 
Albion School Board voted May 14th to close high school
Bobby Holley left Battle Creek Central High School, planning to crawl to Albion to protest the closure of Albion High.
6:38 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission meets on manager search Wednesday morning

Lead in text: 
Five finalists were interviewed for the job last week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Commissioners could decide whether they want any of the five city manager candidates they interviewed May 21 to move forward to a second round, whether they want to look for a new pool of candidates or whether they want to take other action. They will meet starting at 7 a.m.
6:17 am
Wed May 29, 2013

Benton Harbor City Commissioners want Community Development Director reinstated

Lead in text: 
Emergency Manager Tony Saunders won't comment on personnel matter
BENTON HARBOR - The firing of Regina Sistrunk as Benton Harbor's community development director by Emergency Financial Manager Tony Saunders appears the last straw for several city commissioners.
9:04 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Legislature moves toward final budget plan

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Spending plans were approved on mostly party-line votes on Tuesday. Senate is expected to do same Wednesday
In quick fashion Tuesday morning, the state Legislature began wrapping up the 2013-14 budget Tuesday, moving the $50.9 billion budget the full House and Senate for final action. The budget includes many areas of compromise and disagreements and Democrats on conference committees considering the budgets either passed or voted against many of the fiscal plans.
8:44 pm
Tue May 28, 2013

Community meeting Wednesday on Allied Paper Landfill

Lead in text: 
"Clean up not Cover Up" campaign is calling for complete removal of PCB contamination
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
A community meeting for the "Cleanup Not Coverup" campaign is set for 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 29, in the gym of St. Joseph's Church, 930 Lake Street, according to a press release from Michigan United.

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