SW Michigan

8:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Perrigo Acquires New Products to Sell Overseas

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The products are expected to generate at least $20-million in annual revenue
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALLEGAN, MI -- Perrigo Co. is expanding its activities overseas with the acquisition of a collection of over-the-counter products sold in Australia and New Zealand and with transactions that modify its involvement with a neuropsychiatric drug being developed in Ireland.
7:58 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Battle Creek Finance Director Named Interim Assistant City Manager

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Linda Morrison was appointed interim city manager Susan Bedsole
Linda Morrison, the city of Battle Creek's finance director, has been appointed interim assistant city manager. Morrison has worked for the city for 14 years, first serving as assistant budget officer and later in other positions in the finance department. She was appointed as finance director on July 1, 2012.
7:55 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Palisades Officials Say Metal Lodged in Reactor Doesn't Pose Safety Risk

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Spokeswoman for plant's owner says metal is physically separated from fuel
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - A piece of metal from a broken impeller blade has lodged in the reactor vessel at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. Workers discovered the issue during the nuclear power plant's scheduled refueling and maintenance shutdown, which began Jan. 19.
12:00 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Republican Right to Work Champion Seeks Dingell's Congressional Seat

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John Dingell announced last week he won't seek re-election. Hi wife Debbie launched her campaign on Friday
Terry Bowman, one of the faces of Michigans right-to-work movement, will officially kick off Monday his Republican campaign for a congressional seat that has long been represented by the stanchest ally of unions and auto companies. Bowman, a conservative UAW worker who successfully fought to outlaw paying union dues as a condition of employment, said Saturday he wants to succeed U.S.
11:45 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Battle Creek May Add to Capital Improvements "Wish List"

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The city has proposed $41.4-million in capital road projects over the next six years
The city of Battle Creek's capital improvement program is in the early stages of its annual update. The program calls for a total of $131.6 million worth of projects over the next six years, with about $13.1 million worth of new projects.

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