SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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(MPRN-East Lansing) Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon has yielded to demands that she step down over MSU’s handling of the Larry Nassar sex abuse scandal. Many of Larry Nassar’s victims were among those calling on Simon to quit. 

Kellogg Community College settles a lawsuit over free speech on campus. Michigan State University faces an NCAA inquiry over former sports doctor Larry Nasser. WMU men's basketball loses despite 40 points from Thomas Wilder. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder can expect a controversial bill on his desk soon. Lawmakers passed legislation to send more money to charter schools Tuesday. 

Interviews and public presentations scheduled for finalists seeking to become Kalamazoo Valley Community College's next president. Bronson Hospital works to free a doctor facing possible deportation. Battle Creek city officials say a spill of raw sewage poses no threat to drinking water. 

Governor Rick Snyder - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Governor Rick Snyder delivers his eighth State of the State address Tuesday. The State of the State is a yearly event where the governor lays out his priorities for the upcoming year. Some lawmakers have wish lists for what they want the governor to talk about.

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