SW Michigan

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State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Political intrigue is being blamed for the collapse of a deal for the state to offer big tax breaks to employers who bring a lot of jobs to Michigan. 

Flags are being lowered to half-staff Wednesday for Comstock Township Fire Chief Edward Switalski. The Michigan Court of Appeals is being asked to block accused shooter Jason Dalton's statement from being admitted at trial. The Growlers and Bombers...

The car that hit a Kalamazoo Metro Transit bus in May was going more than 100 miles an hour and didn't hit the brakes. Stryker is buying a Canadian company for $700-milion. Injured State Representative Dave Maturen could return to the state Capitol this week. 

An EPA employee holds one of the types of booms used to clean up the Kalamazoo River oil spill in 2010. Patrick Miles of the U.S. Attorney's Office (middle) and acting EPA regional administrator Robert Kaplan (right) made the announcement about the Enbrid

(MPRN-Lansing) Enbridge Energy says pressure tests on two sections of Line 5 that runs under the Straits of Mackinac show the pipeline is well-maintained and does not pose a threat to the Great Lakes.