"LANSING, MI -- House Republicans have a cash advantage going into an election year, filings with the Secretary of State show." (MLive)

"KALAMAZOO, MI -- Stryker Corp. will pay $2.78 billion in cash to buy a maker of products that prevent infection, skin-injury and other harmful conditions in patients and healthcare workers." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"LANSING — Gov. Rick Snyder has sent a letter to state employees, telling them what happened in Flint must never happen again." (Detroit Free Press)


(MPRN-Lansing) State lawmakers say they’ve reached a deal to increase speed limits on some Michigan roadways. 

Rehearsal for the 2016 Theatre Kalamazoo New Play Festival
Kevin Dodd

On February 5th and 6th, Theatre Kalamazoo is putting on its 6th annual New Play Festival. At the festival, playwrights do script-in-hand run-throughs of their latest work and get audience feedback. Steve Feffer is an associate professor of playwrighting at Western Michigan University and co-organizer of the event. He told us what we can expect at this year's festival.