SW Michigan

6:11 am
Tue July 8, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Says Increase in Violence is National Problem

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Jeff Hadley addressed city commissioners after three shootings over the Independence Day weekend
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
Kalmaazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley decried a string of shootings occurring during weekend that killed one and sent five others to the hospital when speaking before city commissioners Monday, but he made clear he feels the recent uptick in gun violence is a national issue, not just a local one.
8:55 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Storms Leave Thousands in Kalamazoo County Without Power

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Some traffic lights not operating because of outages
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- More than 4,000 Consumers Energy customers in Kalamazoo and Portage are without power Monday morning according to the Consumer's Energy outage map. The utility reports 3.7 percent of its Kalamazoo County customers are affected. Traffic lights were out on South Westnedge Avenue in the area of Kilgore Road, drivers report.
7:41 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Micro-Brewers Help Grow Michigan's Hop Farms

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160 micro breweries in state with more on way helps create demand for hops
EATON RAPIDS - It looks less like a flower and more like a small cone the size of a thumb. But stick a handful of them under your nose and the scent is undeniable. "They smell just like beer," said Paul Malewski as he held out a handful of dried hops from last year's harvest at Mid Michigan Hops Inc.
6:19 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Michigan's Republican Primaries Draw Interest From Various Groups

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Incumbent Justin Amash seen as being in good shape for August primary
Washington After making seismic gains in 2010, tea party-backed congressional Republicans now are playing defense in Michigan. The states congressional GOP tea party favorites, Reps. Justin Amash of Cascade Township and Kerry Bentivolio of Milford, face well-financed primary challenges from businessmen Brian Ellis from the Grand Rapids area and Farmington Hills attorney and mortgage specialist David Trott.
6:16 am
Mon July 7, 2014

Future of Michigan's Film Credit Uncertain

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Law which provides incentives set to lapse in three years
The budget signed by Gov. Rick Snyder last week seems like an upbeat script for Michigan film incentives. The amount for fiscal 2015 - $50 million for film, TV and digital projects - is keeping the state on the entertainment industry's radar.

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