SW Michigan

6:16 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Cleanup Continues From Monday's Storms

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Widespread damage left by severe weather
Cleanup work awaits homeowners, utility workers Early Tuesday morning, powerful storms blasted through Calhoun County, leaving many without power and a lot of cleanup work waiting for homeowners, utility workers and others.
6:05 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Fort Custer Could be Home for Defense Missile Site

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If chosen site would have 60 missiles, none would have warheads
LANSING - Battle Creek's Fort Custer Training Center is a favorite for a new defensive missile site, according to Michigan's top military commander. "I am pretty confident that based on what I know today, we are going to be an absolute top contender for the site"
5:59 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Bio-Pesticide Maker Marrone Expands into Bangor

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Operation has 23 workers and is expected to grow to 50
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
BANGOR, MI - Production is underway at Marrone Bio Innovations' new facility in Bangor, and the location, which is a major expansion by the California-based company into the central U.S. - is already anticipating the next phase of growth here.
5:53 am
Wed July 2, 2014

Battle Creek City Commission Approves Food Trucks Downtown

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Action lifts ban on mobile vending in what had been known as the "central business district"
Food trucks can soon serve meals on Jackson Street after city commissioners brought an end to the months-long debate over whether they should be allowed to operate in downtown Battle Creek. "I think all the concerns may be valid," Mayor Dave Walters said after the commission's regular meeting Tuesday.
SW Michigan
5:31 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Many Still Without Power After Storms

Credit WMUK

Many in southwest Michigan are still without power after severe storms moved through the area last night.

Consumers Energy says about 20,000 customers are still without power in Calhoun County Tuesday afternoon. Power is also out for more than 5800 customers in Kalamazoo County and more than 1600 in Saint Joseph County.

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