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West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton has been in the House for more than 27 years, and he is looking for least two more. 

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People who encounter oil chemicals in the surface waters of the Kalamazoo River need not worry about their long-term health. That’s the conclusion of the Michigan Department of Community Health, which released its findings Wednesday.

An Enbridge Energy pipeline dumped a massive amount of oil into the river following a rupture in July 2010. Nearly four years later, the MDCH says people might still come in contact with oil sheen and globules if they swim, wade or boat on the river.

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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation plans to help families in Michigan and three other states, while also connecting established and emerging community leaders. 

The Learning Network of Greater Kalamazoo has created a new tool for measuring the quality of education in Kalamazoo County.

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Western Michigan University has won a "Climate Leadership Award". The honor by the group Second Nature recognizes efforts by colleges and universities to promote sustainability. Second Nature was started as part of the American College and University Presidents' Climate Commitment that includes Western. It is among six schools picked for this year's award.

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