SW Michigan

6:54 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Michigan Congressman Dave Camp Won't Seek Re-Election

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Camp's announcement comes just days after fellow Michigan Republican Mike Rogers announced he won't run again
MIDLAND, MI -After 23 years representing the residents of Michigan's 4th Congressional District, U.S. Rep. Dave Camp, R-Midland, has announced he will not seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives. The veteran congressman, who currently serves as chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means, made the announcement late in the day Monday, March 31.
1:06 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Battle Creek School Bus Driver Arrested After Crash

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No injuries reported in accident
A Battle Creek Public Schools bus driver involved in a minor crash this morning in a restaurant parking lot was arrested after police found he was driving on a suspended license and had multiple warrants. No children were on the bus at the time
12:55 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Kellogg Community College Board to Meet, but no Action Expected on President

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Dennis Bona says he won't attend the meeting, which is scheduled to include a closed door session with attorneys
Kellogg Community College President Dennis Bona, on leave pending an investigation into his interactions with college personnel, said this morning he was told to expect no action at tonight's special meeting of the KCC Board of Trustees. The board will meet at 6:30 p.m.
12:44 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

President Obama to Visit Ann Arbor Wednesday to Push Minimum Wage Increase

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President wants Congress to boost minimum wage that was last raised in 2009
WASHINGTON - The White House this morning announced that President Barack Obama will deliver remarks on his proposal to raise the national minimum wage at the University of Michigan on Wednesday.
12:40 pm
Mon March 31, 2014

Thousands of Kalamazoo Area Residents Eligible for Expanded Medicaid Program

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Estimates are that more than 400,000 people statewide will be eligible, including 12,000 to 15,000 in Kalamazoo County
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI --Megan Dooley wants health insurance, but she wasn't looking forward to signing up for Obamacare. A 28-year-old musician who also works at The Union restaurant, Dooley earns less than $16,000 and can't afford another bill. But last week, Dooley found out that she's very likely eligible for Healthy Michigan, the state's Medicaid expansion program, which starts enrollment on Tuesday, April 1.