SW Michigan

8:37 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Despite Weather, Holland Will Have Tulips for Tulip Time

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Temporary greenhouse will guarantee tulips in May
Two years ago, April 1 had an entirely different feel.There were already bright spring colors in Holland and people were wondering if it would last for Tulip Time.
8:33 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

General Motors CEO Tells Congressional Committee Company's Culture Has Changed

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Mary Barra testified Tuesday before the House Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee
U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St. Joseph, the chairman of the full House Energy and Commerce Committee that is investigating the recall, called the hearing today 'a first step in our quest to find out what went wrong.'
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.