Dr. Kim Adams and graduate assistants Ahmed Anzaldua and Joel Snyder want to let you know that opportunities exist for community members to sing with Western Michigan University ensembles

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State House Democrats say they won’t support big budget cuts for roads unless lawmakers identify where those cuts would be made.

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Officials say a backlog of 11-thousand untested rape kits is almost cleared. In some instances, the cases go back more than three decades. But some victims will have to wait years for justice.

"State government agencies spent about $345,000 paying employees to lobby lawmakers from Jan. 1 through July 31, according to transparency records maintained by the Secretary of State. That's more than $100,000 more than the executive branch spent to push its agenda in summer 2014, a 44% increase." (Lansing State Journal)

" There will be heavy police presence in and around Waldo Stadium Friday as Western Michigan takes on Michigan State in maybe the most anticipated home game ever for the Broncos." (Kalamazoo Gazette)