SW Michigan

8:23 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Former Kellogg CEO Says Food Industry is Under Attack by Government Regulators

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Carlos Gutierrez spoke Tuesday at Western Michigan University's annual Food Marketing Conference
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - The food industry has to fight government efforts here and abroad to ban foods that are part of our everyday diet and fight efforts to overregulate the industry, Carlos Gutierrez said.
7:23 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Michigan's Expanded Medicaid Program Launches

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State officials say website has been tested to avoid technical glitches
LANSING - Enrollment begins today for Michigan's expanded Medicaid program. State officials say they're ready to handle a "large number of people" applying for the health insurance program that's available to some 477,000 low-income Michiganders. The plan, called Healthy Michigan, is expected to cover 320,000 people in the first year.
6:12 am
Tue April 1, 2014

Kellogg Community College President Still on Leave, No New Details Revealed

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KCC Board chairman would not say how long investigation would take or how much it would cost
The Kellogg Community College Board of Trustees' lengthy closed-door discussion Monday ended with no new details revealed about exactly why college President Dennis Bona is being investigated. After a two-and-a-half-hour closed session in which trustees heard an update on the investigation into Bona's "interactions with college personnel," the board simply ratified action taken by Chairman Jonathan Byrd last week to put Bona on leave and hire investigators.
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