SW Michigan

6:33 am
Tue March 4, 2014

St. Joseph Residents Oppose Planned CVS Pharmacy

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Residents worry about impact on environment, wildlife and small businesses
: ST. JOSEPH - Some St. Joseph residents who live near the proposed site of a CVS pharmacy on Niles Avenue are heartsick over the announcement and will present a petition to the Planning Commission on Thursday asking that the project be stopped.
8:12 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Bridge Magazine's Truth Squad Calls "Flagrant Foul" on Ad Targeting Gary Peters in Senate Race

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Truth Squad's analysis finds lack of support for claims about affordability and jeopardizing woman's health
  • Source: Bridgemi
  • | Via: The Center for Michigan
Who: Americans For Prosperity What: Julie's Story: It's Time to Listen The call: Flagrant Foul This powerful one-minute ad aimed at U.S. Rep. Gary Peters, D-Bloomfield Township, centers on Dexter resident and leukemia patient Julie Boonstra. Peters is a Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate.
8:07 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Perrigo Acquires New Products to Sell Overseas

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The products are expected to generate at least $20-million in annual revenue
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ALLEGAN, MI -- Perrigo Co. is expanding its activities overseas with the acquisition of a collection of over-the-counter products sold in Australia and New Zealand and with transactions that modify its involvement with a neuropsychiatric drug being developed in Ireland.
7:58 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Battle Creek Finance Director Named Interim Assistant City Manager

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Linda Morrison was appointed interim city manager Susan Bedsole
Linda Morrison, the city of Battle Creek's finance director, has been appointed interim assistant city manager. Morrison has worked for the city for 14 years, first serving as assistant budget officer and later in other positions in the finance department. She was appointed as finance director on July 1, 2012.
7:55 pm
Mon March 3, 2014

Palisades Officials Say Metal Lodged in Reactor Doesn't Pose Safety Risk

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Spokeswoman for plant's owner says metal is physically separated from fuel
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - A piece of metal from a broken impeller blade has lodged in the reactor vessel at Palisades Nuclear Power Plant. Workers discovered the issue during the nuclear power plant's scheduled refueling and maintenance shutdown, which began Jan. 19.

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