SW Michigan

9:32 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medical marijuana brings in record revenues to Michigan

Lead in text: 
State pulled in about $10.9-million in fees in 2013, up about a million dollars from 2012
LANSING, MI -- Michigan's medical marijuana program generated record revenues last fiscal year despite declining enrollment numbers and a steep drop in registered caregivers. The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs approved more than 82,000 new medical marijuana applications and 36,000 renewals for the year ending September 30, according to department reports mandated by the state's 2008 voter-approved law.
7:23 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Snyder considers options to pay for assistance with DIA and Detroit pensions

Lead in text: 
Governor wants to use state aid to protect art and pensions during bankruptcy proceedings
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyders administration is considering whether to borrow $350 million to pump into Detroits pension funds or set aside $17.5 million in annual payments for the next 20 years from the states tobacco lawsuit settlement fund.
7:13 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Snow emergencies in St. Joseph and Cass Counties

Lead in text: 
Motorists asked to stay off roads except for essential travel
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
A snow emergency has been declared in St. Joseph and Cass Counties. According to St. Joseph County dispatchers, there are whiteout conditions from blowing snow on many roadways.
6:26 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Another day of school closings

Lead in text: 
Western Michigan University among the closings today
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
It's another cold, snowy and icy day in Southwest Michigan. That means another snow day for many Kalamazoo-area schools.
7:24 pm
Sun January 26, 2014

Men's basketball: Western Michigan 62 Ball State 53

Lead in text: 
Shayne Whittingon led Broncos with 21 points and 15 rebounds
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan mens' basketball team got a big effort out of its biggest player and held on to defeat Ball State, 62-53, on Sunday for its second consecutive win.

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