SW Michigan

7:02 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Reaction cool to proposed pier-jumping ordinance for St. Joseph

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Law would make it a civil infraction to jump off pier into Lake Michigan
ST. JOSEPH - A proposed ordinance to prohibit jumping from the Lake Michigan piers in St. Joseph got a cool reception at a public hearing Thursday.
6:30 am
Fri January 10, 2014

State House Republicans say tax breaks now at top of their agenda

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Bolger says tax relief should be targeted toward individuals and help working families
LANSING - With an estimated state budget surplus of nearly $1 billion expected over the next three years, Republicans in the Legislature are placing some sort of tax break at the top of their 2014 agenda, Speaker of the House Jase Bolger, R-Marshall, said Thursday.
6:28 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Lonnie Duncan remembered by School Board, applicants sought to fill vacancy

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Applications will be available beginning Monday at KPS Administration Building
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Thursday's meeting of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education was dominated by a member who wasn't there: Trustee Lonnie Duncan, who collapsed and died Dec. 31 at a New Year's Eve church service. "This board comes together tonight with a heavy heart," board President Patti Sholler-Barber said.
6:16 am
Fri January 10, 2014

Kalamazoo School Board re-elects top officers

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Patti Sholler-Barber remains president, Carol McGlinn vice president of board
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO — Patti Sholler-Barber was re-elected president of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education Thursday night for 2014, retaining to a role that she has held since July 2011.
12:52 pm
Thu January 9, 2014

EPA considers action after Enbridge misses deadline for dredging

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EPA did not say what sanctions might be
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has announced it is considering enforcement options after Enbridge, Inc. failed to meet a deadline to complete additional dredging of portions of the Kalamazoo River following a 2010 oil spill.

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