SW Michigan

8:25 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Former WMU defensive end Freddie Bishop signs with Detroit Lions

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Bishop joins former Bronco quarterback Alex Carder trying to make Lions' roster
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Freddie Bishop did not have any clever sayings or jaw-dropping statistics while playing defensive end position for four years at Western Michigan University, but he was a model of hard work and consistency for the Broncos.
8:20 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Snyder says state should be cautious with surplus funds

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Total revenues will still be slightly lower in 2012-13 than they were in 2011-12
LANSING - Gov. Rick Snyder said Tuesday the state should be cautious in allocating hundreds of millions of dollars in unanticipated revenue the Legislature's two fiscal agencies are projecting for the 2012-13 fiscal year that ends Sept. 30. "We need to be fiscally responsible about it," Snyder said at the Capitol.
8:15 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

WMU names new dean of Lee Honors College

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Carla Koretsky will replace Nicholas Andreadis who is retiring at end of academic year
  • Source: Wmich
  • | Via: WMU news release
KALAMAZOO- Dr. Carla M. Koretsky, professor of geosciences and associate dean of Western Michigan University's Lee Honors College, has been named dean of the Lee Honors College, effective July 1. Koretsky has served as honors college associate dean since 2012.
8:12 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

Wheeling, West Virginia manager withdraws from Kalamazoo search

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Robert Herron is second candidate to withdraw from search for Kalamazoo City Manager. City Commission added two candidates to pool last week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Hours after receiving a raise, Wheeling, W.Va., City Manager Robert Herron withdrew his candidacy to be Kalamazoo's next city manager. Herron confirmed Tuesday afternoon that he will receive a $15,000-per-year raise to stay in Wheeling, as reported by The Intelligencer/Wheeling News-Register.
12:09 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

City of Springfield could eliminate public safety department to balance budget

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City Manager says decision must be made by July 1st
Faced with budget deficits, the Springfield City Council is considering a hefty millage increase or contracting with another department for public safety services. The council will listen to residents Wednesday about the future of its public safety department. A special meeting of the council begins at 6:30 p.m.

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