SW Michigan

7:34 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Democrats file campaign finance complaint against Senate candidate Land

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The complaint centers on possible coordination between Land's campaign for U.S. Senate and Super PACs.
Lansing As Michigans U.S. Senate race heats up, the state Democratic Party on Thursday filed the first campaign complaint of the election cycle against Republican Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land for alleged coordination with outside groups.
7:26 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Snyder to "officially" launch re-election bid next week

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Governor has stops planned around state, including Grand Rapids, on Monday
LANSING, MI -- Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder is running for re-election. It's been apparent for months, but the first-term Republican will make it official next week at a series of stops around the state. A draft advisory obtained by MLive indicates that the governor will make appearances in Detroit, Lansing and Grand Rapids on Monday.
7:21 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Problems discovered at Palisades during refueling shutdown

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Flaws were discovered during inspections, but Nuclear Regulatory Commission says there's no evidence of a leak before planned shutdown on January 19th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - During Palisades Nuclear Power Plant's shutdown for refueling and maintenance, flaws were found in more than a dozen of the control rod drive mechanism housings, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission reported Jan. 30. The Covert Township nuclear power plant was removed from service Jan. 19.
12:51 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Calhoun County schools consider plans for making up lost school days

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The options include cancelling mid-winter break in February, tacking on days to the end of the school year and adding hours to the school day.
With weeks of winter left, this season's harsh cold has already forced many schools to use up their allowed number of snow days and sent administrators looking for ways to make up lost time.
Campaign finance
12:40 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Totten reports "record-setting" fundraising for Attorney General

Mark Totten
Credit Campaign website

Kalamazoo School Board member Mark Totten says his campaign for Attorney General raised over $170,000 in 2013. 

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