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READING – Avenging a loss from the night before, the Reading Royals defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 6-1 Sunday afternoon at the Santander Arena. (K-Wings news release)

The Western Michigan hockey season came to an end Sunday with a 4-0 loss to Miami in Oxford, Ohio in the deciding third game of the NCHC tournament first round series. The Broncos finish the season 14-18-5. It is their first losing season since 2009-10, when they went 8-20-8. (Kalamazoo Gazette)

The city of Battle Creek has added a new police station and repaving airport runways and taxiways to its wish list of projects for the next six years. The Planning Commission will hold a public hearing next week to discuss the latest Capital Improvement Program, which proposes $194.3 million worth of projects over six years. The early version adds about $72 million in new improvements. It will ultimately go to the City Commission for its approval. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

MARSHALL – Construction of an experimental law enforcement building is ahead of schedule and coming in under original cost estimates. “More weather like this and we will be looking good,” Andy Kinloch said Friday afternoon. Kinloch is project manager for Clark Construction Co. of Lansing, which is building the Marshall Regional Law Enforcement Center. (Battle Creek Enquirer)

Hours after acquiring Mike Wallace in a trade from the Miami Dolphins, the Minnesota Vikings announced Saturday that they released veteran receiver Greg Jennings. The 31-year-old Jennings, who caught 59 passes for 742 yards and six touchdowns in 2014, was set to earn $8.9 million in 2015. With Wallace in the fold along with Cordarrelle Patterson, Charles Johnson and Jarius Wright, Jennings was expendable. (Yahoo Sports)

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