SW Michigan

9:20 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Street parking restrictions in place in Kalamazoo Tuesday

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Restrictions in place to allow for snow plowing of city streets
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Kalamazoo residents should avoid parking on city streets throughout the rest of the week as crews work to clear roads of snow. The city of Kalamazoo has announced a temporary traffic control order that goes into effect at 7 p.m. Tuesday and expires at 7 p.m. Saturday.
6:56 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Kalamazoo, Portage Schools closed again on Tuesday

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Cold and snow cancels another day of class
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The following is a list of schools closings and other events canceled on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 due to severe weather.
4:45 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Interim Pennfield Superintendent to interview to keep job

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Tim Everett's interview will be Thursday
When he stepped in as Pennfield Schools' interim superintendent this summer, Tim Everett told anyone who'd listen that he was doing so only to help his district and wasn't interested in the permanent post. This week, however, Everett agreed to at least have a conversation with the district's Board of Education about dropping the "interim" from his title.
4:40 pm
Mon January 27, 2014

Groups hope to raise Michigan's minimum wage through ballot proposal

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Michigan's minimum wage was increased to $7.40 in 2008. Federal minimum wage is $7.25
LANSING - A coalition of labor and civil rights groups have formed a committee that could push for a ballot proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage. The organizations on Monday said they were going to submit paperwork to the Michigan Secretary of State to form a ballot proposal committee.
9:32 am
Mon January 27, 2014

Medical marijuana brings in record revenues to Michigan

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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.

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