SW Michigan

7:58 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Battle Creek Leaders Say New Era of Transparency Needed

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City is searching for city manager, assistant city manager and police chief
For more than an hour, four Battle Creek city commissioners sat in a conference room with a handful of residents. The setting, a conference room reserved for a committee appointed to help search for the next city manager, was formal.
7:53 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Western Michigan's Men's Basketball Will Play Friday in MAC Tournament

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Broncos are the top seed and have bye until the semi-finals
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament bracket is set. The first round games will be played at the higher-seeded home site on Monday. The second round through the conference championship game will be played at Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland from Wednesday through Saturday. Saturday's 6:30 p.m.
7:50 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Detroit Lions Owner William Clay Ford Dies

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Ford retired from the automaker's board of directors in 2005
Detroit Lions owner William Clay Ford died this morning, according to Ford Motor Company. He was 88.
7:41 pm
Sun March 9, 2014

Western Michigan Women's Basketball Opens MAC Tournament at Home Monday Night

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Broncos are the number 7 seed and will host Miami Monday night at 7:00.
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
The Western Michigan women's basketball team will be the No. 7 seed in the 2014 Mid-American Conference Tournament, following a 59-51 loss at Northern Illinois Saturday. The Broncos will host No. 10 seed Miami in a first round game Monday at University Arena, at 7 p.m.
4:16 pm
Fri March 7, 2014

Benton Harbor to Return to Local Control

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Benton Harbor’s financial emergency has ended according to emergency manager Tony Saunders.
LANSING, MI -- Benton Harbor's long financial emergency is finally over. That's according to Emergency Manager Tony Saunders II, who issued what he expects to be his final order on Friday. Saunders notified Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder of the pending action on Thursday and recommended state appointment of a transition advisory board to oversee the return to local control.

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