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11:13 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Michigan Supreme Court to rule on Right to Work

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The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled in August that state employees are covered by the law.
The Michigan Supreme Court will rule on whether state employees are covered by the right-to-work law passed late in 2012, the court said today.
7:36 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Bill would put struggling schools under ISD oversight

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Bill proposed as alternative to Education Achievement Authority
LANSING -- With a proposal to expand the Education Achievement Authority languishing in the Michigan House, one lawmaker has introduced an alternative that would give intermediate school districts more control over reforming struggling schools.
7:30 am
Thu January 30, 2014

Flu death reported in Barry County

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Health officials say confirmed cases represent fraction of actual illness
BARRY COUNTY -- The Barry-Eaton District Health Department has confirmed one flu-related death among 15 cases of the illness in the two counties, according to a report released Wednesday, Jan. 29. Agency leaders released no additional information on the death victim.
7:16 am
Thu January 30, 2014

WMU men's basketball falls at Buffalo

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Broncos host rival Central Michigan on Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The University at Buffalo built a double-digit lead in the first half against visiting Western Michigan University on Wednesday and weathered a WMU rally in the second half to beat the Broncos 84-63 in the Mid-American Conference cross-divisional matchup in Buffalo, N.Y.
7:14 am
Thu January 30, 2014

WMU women's basketball loses at Ball State

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Broncos will host Northern Illinois on Saturday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
MUNCIE, Ind. - Western Michigan led Ball State by eight in the second half, but couldn't put the Cardinals away on the road Wednesday, falling 56-43. The Broncos battled foul trouble throughout the evening and were whistled for 16 infractions in the second half alone.

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