SW Michigan

10:42 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Rogers to Leave Congress for Radio Show

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Michigan Republican Mike Rogers of Michigan says he plans to launch a new conservative radio talk show after he leaves office.
WASHINGTON - U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, R-Howell, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced this morning that he will not run for reelection this year. The seven-term congressman - who has been a key ally of House Speaker John Boehner and frequent guest of Sunday morning political talk shows - said he will step down at the end of his term, which ends early next year.
6:43 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Kellogg Community College President Placed on Leave

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College officials aren't giving details about the reason for its investigation of Dennis Bona.
Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona was placed on administrative leave Thursday, pending an investigation "regarding his interactions with college personnel." In a statement from the college attributed to Jonathan Byrd, chairman of the KCC Board of Trustees, the leave was described as a "non-disciplinary paid administrative leave."
5:52 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

KPS Board Vacancy to be Filled Friday

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The board is looking for someone to replace former trustee Mark Totten who resigned as he seeks the Democratic nomination for Michigan attorney general.
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 28, to pick the person who will fill a vacancy on the board. The board has a list of 11 candidates to consider.
12:20 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

No Contact Order Lifted for Two Allegan County Waterways

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Health officials say water samples show bacteria levels that are no longer significant
ALLEGAN COUNTY, MI -- County health officials have lifted a no-contact advisory for Bear Creek and parts of the Rabbit River after a February liquid manure spill from a farm. The advisory was issued Feb. 17 because of risk for high bacteria levels following the discovery of a stormwater system failure at the Schaendorf dairy farm in Monterey Township.
12:12 pm
Thu March 27, 2014

Michigan Congressional Democrats Want Federal Government to Recognize Same-Sex Marriages

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More than 300 marriage licenses were issued after last week's ruling by a federal judge. That stopped after a stay was issued Saturday
LANSING, MI -- Michigan won't recognize some 300 same-sex marriages performed this weekend, but Congressional Democrats are calling on the federal government to do so. U.S. Sens. Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow, along with Reps. John Dingell, Sander Levin, Gary Peters and Dan Kildee made the request Thursday.

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