SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

"To help make Michigan more attractive for large-scale real estate developments, lawmakers want to give developers new options to help fund their projects." (MiBiz)

"KALAMAZOO, MI — There are 140 fewer Kalamazoo County kids in foster care this year than there were last September, state records show. But the number of licensed foster homes has dropped, too." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"Former President Bill Clinton is returning to Michigan on Monday to campaign for his wife, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton. The Clinton campaign said Saturday that the nation's 42nd president will visit Saginaw, Flint and Rochester Hills on Monday." (Detroit News)

"KALAMAZOO, MI – The idea of establishing a specialized court to handle criminal cases involving military veterans -- and help them address issues that may have led them into the justice system -- was introduced Thursday in Kalamazoo by a group of legal professionals." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

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(MPRN-Lansing) Some voters like to take “selfies” with their ballots on Election Day. But, in Michigan, that’s against the law.