SW Michigan

Road funding
12:58 pm
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan Senate adjourns without putting sales tax proposal on ballot

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The state Senate has adjourned without putting a proposed sales tax increase on the ballot to pay for improving Michigan's roads. 

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7:48 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Report finds Michigan's tuition costs among nation's highest

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State Higher Education Executive Officers Association finds tuition in Michigan has increased nearly 24% in last five years
Tuition costs for public colleges and universities are at a record high nationally while state funding to higher education is at its lowest level in 25 years, according to a national report released Wednesday.
7:21 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Challenge to Michigan's same-sex marriage ban to be heard by federal judge

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Michigan law prohibits joint-custody among unmarried couples. Voters approved a ban on same-sex marriage in 2004
A federal judge in Detroit is to hear arguments today in what could be a landmark case challenging Michigan's ban on same-sex marriage. April DeBoer and Jayne Rowse of Hazel Park are seeking to overturn the ban, which was written into the Michigan Constitution in 2004 after 59% of voters approved a ballot question limiting marriage to one man and one woman.
Michigan unemployment rate
6:43 am
Thu March 7, 2013

Michigan unemployment rate unchanged in Saturday

Credit WMUK

Michigan's unemployment rate was unchanged in January. 

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6:34 am
Thu March 7, 2013

School Security upgrades planned for South Haven

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Emergency call buttons and secure entry systems are planned, but may not be in place by end of school year.
SOUTH HAVEN - Like those in many school districts, South Haven schools officials plan to beef up school security after December's Sandy Hook school massacre.

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