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The debate over a May 2 ballot proposition in Kalamazoo County has intensified in recent weeks. An increased monthly charge on phones would let the county consolidate five different 911 services, and pay for new technology. Proponents say it’s an overdue improvement of local emergency service. But a union that represents local dispatchers disagrees.


Second Amendment Advocates Flock To State Capitol

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State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Wednesday was the annual Second Amendment March in Lansing. Gun enthusiasts took to the Capitol for speeches and mass open-carrying of firearms. 

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(MPRN-Undated) It’s going to be a quicker trip for many people traveling between southern and northern Michigan. Beginning next week, speed limits parts of I-75, US-127, and US-131 will go from 70 miles an hour to 75. 

Imagine what you’d get if Google, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat and Instagram were consolidated into one company.

Odds are, you’d wind up with something that looked very much like “The Circle,” the fictitious Internet giant that is on its way to world dominance in director James Ponsoldt’s adaptation of the Dave Eggers’ best seller. 


Kalamazoo Schools could approve an agreement with the state this week to keep two schools open. A new judge is assigned to the trial of former State Representative Todd Courser. New voting machines in Allegan County coming in 2018. The K-Wings are eliminated from the ECHL playoffs. 

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