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(MPRN-Lansing) A bipartisan group of state lawmakers and local officials will try again this year to shut down a tax break that’s allowed big box stores to cut their property taxes. 

The latest survey on West Michigan’s industrial economy shows continued growth in February. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Students need more options outside of traditional, college-track education. That’s the thought behind new legislation scheduled to be introduced this week. 

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Western Michigan University Political Science Professor Kevin Corder says “when Wall Street is the villain” everyone is on board for financial reform. He says bankers don’t seem to be the villains now.


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(MPRN-Lansing) The city of Escanaba is taking on big box stores in the Michigan Supreme Court. The city says the home improvement store Menards is dodging taxes. 

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