Election Day turned out to be a very good one for Republicans.  Two Western Michigan University Political Science Professors say the pattern has been seen before.  

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During the time the Soviet Union was falling apart in the 1990s, Edisher Savitski was a young pianist pursuing a career in music while supporting the independence movement in his country, the Democratic Republic of Georgia. 

An invitation to study in the United States changed his life.


On Veterans’ Day 2014, several students, faculty, and staff will share stories about their military service. It’s the first of a planned series of annual events called “Stories from the Barracks to the Front”.



It took 14 rounds of voting, but Battle Creek City Commissioners selected Deb Owens as Mayor and Lynn Ward Gray as Vice Mayor Wednesday night. 

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Perrigo says it is acquiring a Belgium-based over the counter  healthcare company.