SW Michigan

8:18 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Albion Rallies Around K-8 Distrcit

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This is first school year of combined high school for Albion and Marshall
ALBION - A school bus pulled up outside Albion's First United Methodist Church on a recent Tuesday, and a handful of kids poured out. Backpacks slung over their shoulders, the students - most of them older, nearing high school age, but one of them in an upper elementary grade - were greeted at the door by an assistant teacher and an intern from Kellogg Community College.
8:15 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Spring Road Construction Delayed by Weather

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Start date depends in part on asphalt suppliers
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Road work in the Kalamazoo area will get off to an unseasonably late start this year as crews wait for warmer weather to arrive. The City of Portage will be the first Kalamazoo-area road agency to put crews to work, with a paving and sidewalk improvement project along East Milham Avenue to the north city limits slated to begin April 15.
8:11 pm
Sun March 30, 2014

Rogers' Retirement Means Even Less Congressional Seniority for Michigan

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Long-time Senator Carl Levin and the longest serving House member in history, John Dingell are also retiring
Good Sunday morning and welcome to the Michigan Delegation, your weekly look at the news regarding Michigan on Capitol Hill and the elections that places members of Congress there.
1:55 pm
Fri March 28, 2014

NLRB Hits Kellogg With Lockout Complaint

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The federal agency says it will hold a hearing on the issue in May.
The National Labor Relations Board alleged the Kellogg Co. violated labor law, it announced Friday. In a news release Friday, the NLRB alleged that Kellogg violated the National Labor Relations Act by locking out 225 employees at a Memphis, Tenn., cereal plant.
SW Michigan
10:54 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Holder Recognizes Michigan Same-Sex Marriages

Credit WMUK

A federal appeals court won't consider the issue until this summer but U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder isn't waiting. The Gongwer News Service reports that Holder has announced that the federal government will extend benefits to about 300 same-sex couples who were married in Michigan last weekend. All of the Democrats in the state's congressional delegation had urged Holder to recognize the marriages now.

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