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House has approved bills to eliminate county gun boards and put Michigan State Police in charge of granting concealed pistol licenses

Ludwig Blomstrand supplied two goals, but the forward's contribution couldn't overcome a third period outburst by the Indy Fuel, as the Kalamazoo Wings dropped a 5-2 decision Wednesday night. Scoring on their second shot of the game, Blomstrand (17 th) gave the K-Wings an early lead with a rebound marker 2:28 into the contest.

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David Skidmore is a founder of Third Coast Percussion, which was established in Chicago in 2005. Although a percussion quartet may not be as easily visualized as a string quartet, he says it one of the ensemble's great strengths: his group can draw on millennia of instruments from the six inhabited continents of the globe, making one Third Coast Percussion concert look, and sound, completely different from the next.

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Planning has started for celebrations to mark the tenth anniversary of the Kalamazoo Promise.

The privately-funded college scholarship for graduates of the Kalamazoo Public Schools was announced in November 2005. It was the first program of its kind in the nation. Since then, Promise officials say it has provided more than $60 million to help almost 4,000 students to on to college. The program covers tuition at all public colleges and universities in Michigan as well as at a number of private institutions like Kalamazoo College.

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(Lansing-MPRN) State lawmakers say Michigan set the stage for states like Wisconsin to consider right-to-work laws. Thousands of protesters gathered at the Wisconsin state Capitol on Tuesday as lawmakers there held a hearing on the measure. 

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