Battle Creek has been the home of the MHSAA Team State Wrestling Finals since the event started, nearly three decades ago. But that run has ended. The Michigan High School Athletic Association announced Wednesday the selection of a new venue for the Team State Wrestling Finals, moving the tournament to McGuirk Arena at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, beginning in 2016. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

KALAMAZOO, MI -- A Kalamazoo County assistant prosecutor who is under investigation following a crash in which police say alcohol may have been a factor has been fired from her position, Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting announced Wednesday. However, Getting said it is still being determined if Paige L. Timmer will face criminal charges for her involvement in a serious two-vehicle crash on Stadium Drive just before 2:20 a.m. March 14 that injured her and another driver. (Kalamazoo Gazette)


Western Michigan University President John Dunn says the Mid-American Conference has taken a strong stand by refusing to hold future events in Indiana following that state's approval of a new "religious freedom" law. 

Membership in the UAW is the highest it has been since 2008, according to the organization’s annual labor report. The union grew by three percent in the past year, reaching just over 400,000 members. (WDET)

Hundreds of thousands of Michiganians who qualify for veteran benefits aren't using them, and many vets don't know they're eligible. As a result, Michigan ranks among the bottom five states for federal spending per veteran. (Detroit News)