SW Michigan

8:11 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice seeks to avoid jail time

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U.S. Attorney will ask for 12 to 18 month sentence for Diane Hathaway who resigned from the state's highest court earlier this year
Detroit - Former Michigan Supreme Court Justice Diane Hathaway shouldn't spend a day in federal prison, her lawyer said Monday, despite admitting she orchestrated an elaborate two-year scheme to defraud her bank of $600,000 owed on a Grosse Pointe Park home.
8:00 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Arbitration hearing for former Portage Superintendent will be closed to public

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Ric Perry resigned under protest in January, is seeking additional money from the Portage district
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- A three-day arbitration hearing begins Tuesday, May 21, to decide whether the Portage Public Schools Board of Education violated the contract of former Superintendent Ric Perry by forcing him to resign. The hearing, which is scheduled to run through Thursday, May 23, will be closed to the public, acting Superintendent Rob Olsen said.
7:21 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Palisades Nuclear Power Plant will replace bottom of leaking tank

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Spokeswoman for plant says repair could take until early summer
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
SOUTH HAVEN, MI -- A repair plan has been developed for the damaged safety injection refueling water tank that shut down Palisades Nuclear Power Plant earlier this month. After finding a small crack along a nozzle weld at the bottom of the tank, Palisades officials have decided to completely replace the tank bottom, according to spokesperson Lindsay Rose.
12:32 pm
Mon May 20, 2013

Michigan looks to expand education for inmates

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Goal is to reduce recidivism, make inmates more employable after parole
New Haven - Quantrez Sawyer was a security officer in Detroit three years ago, but he wasn't earning enough to live outside his mother's house and support his three children. So he robbed a suburban McDonald's and is now serving a five-year sentence at the Macomb Correctional Facility.
Albion Schools
11:00 am
Mon May 20, 2013

Battle Creek Enquirer: Albion, Marshall hope for state aid to help transition

Albion High School
Credit Albion Public Schools

The decision to close Albion High School last week means big changes for that district and neighboring Marshall schools where most of the high school students will likely end up.

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