SW Michigan

6:46 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Crime is subject of Battle Creek Commission workshop

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Rankings indicating high crime rate have raised concerns among Commissioners
Crime - real or imagined - is on the table at a Battle Creek city commission workshop Monday. The commission will discuss not just crime in the city but the perception of crime in the city, according to City Manager Ken Tsuchiyama. "The plan is to talk about some of the rankings like from Forbes and NeighborhoodScout."
6:26 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Costs of medical care increase at Berrien County Jail

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Addiction and poor health habits among the factors driving costs of care for inmates.
ST. JOSEPH - The cost of providing medical care for Berrien County jail inmates continues to climb, topping $900,000 in 2012.
6:16 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Men's basketball: Western Michigan to play in College Basketball Invitational

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Broncos will host North Dakota State Wednesday night in first round of CBI
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Steve Hawkins has said repeatedly how much he enjoys coaching this Western Michigan University basketball team. He'll have at least one more game with these Broncos. WMU accepted a bid Sunday night to participate in the College Basketball Invitational, Hawkins confirmed.
6:08 am
Mon March 18, 2013

Kalamazoo Non-Violent Opponents of War still calling for peace 10 years after start of Iraq War

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Weekly peace vigils have been held regularly since war began in 2003
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Nonviolent Opponents of War (KNOW) formed in 2002 to be a voice for peace when the United States was on the brink of war in Iraq. More than a decade later, the group has been able to maintain that voice by faithfully showing up Sunday afternoons near the steps of the Federal Building on West Michigan Avenue in downtown Kalamazoo.
4:14 pm
Sun March 17, 2013

Hockey: Western Michigan awaits word on NCAA tournament after elimination from CCHA playoffs

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Broncos were swept by Michigan, but could still make NCAA field.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Trevor Elias gave the seats one last glance before Luke Witkowski skated over to console him before the two seniors walked off the ice for the last time at Lawson Ice Arena. Western Michigan University was swept out of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association Tournament with a 5-1 loss to the University of Michigan on Saturda y.

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