A state House committee could vote Wednesday on bills to shield faith-based adoption agencies from having to serve LGBT couples if the US Supreme Court legalizes same-sex marriage. The bills would allow agencies that take money from the state for placing children with families to turn away same-sex couples. 

There's a good chance Michigan's next state superintendent will be someone currently serving as the head of a local or intermediate school district in the state. Or it could be a deputy commissioner from Massachusetts, a state often lauded for its academic achievement.

KALAMAZOO, MI -- What will happen to the all-but-unused old Kalamazoo air terminal building? "We're looking at all our options still," said David Reid, director of the Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International Airport, "and demolishing the building is still an option."

David Brown and Thomas Wilder each scored 14 points, but it wasn't enough as Northern Illinois beat Western Michigan 65-63 Tuesday night in DeKalb, Ill. The Broncos (18-12, 9-8 MAC) entered the game with a chance of earning a bye in next week's MAC tournament, but the loss kept them in the No. 7 overall seed and locked them into hosting a first round game on Monday.

An agreement floated on how to handle the deteriorating Kalamazoo Harbor is taking on water after Douglas rejected a revised plan launched by Saugatuck. The Kalamazoo Lake Harbor Authority — made up of Saugatuck and Douglas representatives — wants to hire Edgewater Resources of St. Joseph to lead a multi-phase project to improve the 184-acre Kalamazoo Lake, which has been filling with silt. The harbor authority needs the approval of both Douglas and Saugatuck cities to fund the study.