SW Michigan

6:47 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Calhoun County officials defend plowing performance

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Some township officials complain about snow and ice removal
Despite complaints, the supervisor of the Calhoun County Road Department is pleased with his office's snow plowing performance this week.'Overall, I'm quite happy with what we got accomplished with the amount of snow, with the winds blowing like they were and then the frigid temperatures,' Jerry Peterson, the department's managing director, said Friday.
6:25 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Women's basketball: Ohio 70 Western Michigan 53

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Broncos are 6-8 overall, 2-1 in MAC. Western's next game is Wednesday at Eastern Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
ATHENS, Ohio- Ohio snapped Western Michigan's three-game winning streak, defeating the Broncos, 70-53, Sunday. WMU struggled offensively, shooting 35.2 percent from the floor and connecting on just 12 of 25 free throw attempts. Junior A.J. Johnson scored a team-high 11 points for WMU. Michelle O'Brien totaled 10 points and seven rebounds.
6:17 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Snyder to seek money for roads, reforms for school and no-fault insurance

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Governor will deliver fourth State of the State address on Thursday
Stalled priorities likely to be raised again Thursday include investing more than $1 billion more a year in Michigan roads, reforming the no-fault auto insurance system, improving mental health services, expanding a state authority for low-performing school districts, and - a perennial Snyder plea - changing Michigan's culture to make it more upbeat and less divisive.
6:12 am
Mon January 13, 2014

Benton Harbor faces deadline for dealing with debt

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State deadline is Wednesday for city to devise plan for dealing with $2.3-million shortfall
BENTON HARBOR - Benton Harbor has a lot of debt, but the city's leaders can't agree what to do about it. The city owes $1.3 million in general fund debt, with the largest amount owed to the Berrien County Treasurer's Office - $461,260.
8:29 pm
Sun January 12, 2014

Protests ahead of Detroit Auto Show

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Group says workers should share more in auto industry's better times
Protesters voiced a wide range of frustrations in downtown Detroit on Sunday, ahead of this weeks start of the 2014 North American International Auto Show. A crowd of over 30 people holding placards and chanting slogans paraded across the street from Cobo Center, where the eyes of the auto world will be fixed for the next two weeks.

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