SW Michigan

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6:51 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Power Still Out From Monday's Storms

Credit WMUK

Consumers Energy says customers in Southwest Michigan should have power back sometime today. 

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6:23 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Outside Groups Spend Big on TV Ads in Michigan

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Director of Michigan Campaign Finance Network says Supreme Court rulings have opened the door to more independent spending in state campaigns
Michigan voters were exposed to nearly $18 million in television ads about the candidates for governor and U.S. Senate during the first six months of the year about one-fifth of the spending came from the candidates themselves.
6:18 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Increase Expected in Holiday Travel, Despite Higher Gas Prices

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Travel is expected to be up 2.5% from Independence Day last year. Most of them will travel by car
Gas prices may be up about 45 cents over the last year, but that's not stopping people from hitting the roads this Fourth of July weekend. After a brutal winter that saw many parts of Michigan seeing record-breaking snowfall, people are eager to get away for the holiday weekend, said Susan Hiltz, a spokeswoman for AAA Michigan.
6:13 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Calhoun County Road Projects Funded by State

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Largest share goes to improving I-94 Business Loop from I-69 to Marshall Circle
Calhoun County will see an additional $6.1 million in road projects after the state announced additional funding Wednesday. Funding for projects in Kalamazoo County were also announced.
6:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Road Projects in Vicksburg and Schoolcraft get State Funding

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$230-million in grants was set aside for road projects across the state
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - As they struggle to deal with storm damage this week, the villages of Schoolcraft and Vicksburg finally got some good news Wednesday. They will be getting more than a $750,000 in state special road projects funding, said, state Rep. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage.