Michigan Budget
8:38 am
Mon January 19, 2015

Lawmakers Prepare to Address Budget Shortfall

State Capitol - file photo
Credit Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) - Economists are predicting a revenue shortfall of about $330 million in the current state budget. They say the main reason is business tax credits that were claimed late last year. 

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MLK Holiday
4:44 pm
Sun January 18, 2015

Area Events to Honor Martin Luther King Jr.

File photo of Martin Luther King Jr. speaking at WMU in 1963
Credit Western Michigan University

The community "day of service" and the annual convocation are among Monday's events in Kalamazoo to honor the late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Junior . 

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Arts & More
10:23 am
Sat January 17, 2015

What Does "Home" Mean To You?

"Foundling" by Marion Starling Boyer
Credit courtesy of RCVA

What do you think of when you think of home? That’s the question artists and writers were asked to answer in a new exhibit at Western Michigan University's Richmond Center for Visual Arts.

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Local Music
3:52 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

KSO's World Of Prokofiev Set For Sunday

Sergei Prokofiev

When the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra presents "The World of Prokofiev," violinist Lisa Williams will be heading up the second violin section, as she has done in her role as principal second violin for the last 17 seasons. 

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12:32 pm
Fri January 16, 2015

Snyder Vetoes "E-Cigarette" Bills

Credit WMUK

Governor Rick Snyder has vetoed three bills regulating the sale of e-cigarettes. 

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