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LANSING – Proposal 1, likely one of the most complicated and confusing questions ever placed on a Michigan ballot, was soundly rejected Tuesday, the Free Press projects, as many voters expressed anger at lawmakers and state government for failing to come up with a better solution to the sorry state of the roads. (Detroit Free Press)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- Zoetis Inc., an international animal-health drugmaker, which employs about 1,000 people at its research and development headquarters in Kalamazoo, will cut up to 25 percent of its total workforce. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

DECATUR, MI – Melissa Stamp, co-owner of bankrupt Stamp Farms, is facing prison time for her role in hiding money from a federal bankruptcy court, according to court documents. A pre-sentence investigation report calculated Stamp's sentencing guideline range for her bankruptcy fraud conviction at 41 months to 51 months in a federal penitentiary, according to a motion filed last week by her attorney in U.S. District Court in Grand Rapids. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

Kellogg Co. reported first-quarter earnings of $227 million on Tuesday. The Battle Creek-based company said it had profit of 64 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 98 cents per share. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Robbie Feinberg

If you’ve tried to catch a flight on a regional airline over the past few months, you might have noticed a troubling trend: flights are getting scarcer as regional carriers scramble to find enough pilots to fly their planes. Now, to fix the problem, those airlines are going back to school.


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