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The downtown Battle Creek building that houses Arcadia Brewing has been sold. 

The canning line for Bell's Brewery's mini kegs of Oberan
Josh Hirsch

The craft beer industry continues to grow and the end doesn’t appear to be in sight. 


Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

The connection between Uber and the February 20th shooting spree in Kalamazoo caught the attention for Automotive News writer Nick Bunkley. 


"A medical device maker is acquiring another manufacturer’s neuro product portfolio in an all-cash transaction. Stryker in Kalamazoo said today that it has signed a definitive agreement for all of the assets associated with Synergetics USA's neuro portfolio. (Grand Rapids Business Journal)

"MATTAWAN, MI -- Drug and compound testing company MPI Research plans to spend $5 million to upgrade facilities at its Mattawan headquarters and add up to 130 jobs by the end of this year. Separately, company founder William U. Parfet, 69, has announced his retirement, stating in a Jan. 27 letter to company customer and suppliers that MPI has a bright future and is poised to become the world's fourth largest preclinical contract research company." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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