SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Voters renew the KRESA enhancement millage. Upton's "no" vote leaves Republican leadership scrambling to pass a health care bill. A FEMA grant will help stop river erosion in Allegan near Perrigo's North American headquarters. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Michigan State University is asking a court to decide whether it has to release police and arrest records related to a highly publicized investigation. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Lawmakers are moving fast to ramp up prison time for female genital mutilation. 

The dispute over land for the Gun Lake Casino heads back to the U.S. Supreme Court. The W.K. Kellogg Foundation donates to the Detroit Promise scholarship program. Oakland University faculty oppose hiring Kelly Services' former CEO as president. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) A small crowd that held a May Day rally in front of the state Capitol has a big ambition – to organize ballot campaigns that will support each other. The groups include efforts to legalize marijuana in Michigan, shut down an oil pipeline in the Straits of Mackinac, and to change the redistricting process.