SW Michigan

6:41 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Women's basketball: Western Michigan 67 Chicago State 49

Lead in text: 
Broncos now 3-4 host IUPUI on Wednesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
CHICAGO- Junior forward Marquisha Harris totaled 19 points and a career-high 19 rebounds in Western Michigan's 67-49 win at Chicago State Sunday. Her 19 rebounds tied as the third most in a single game in Bronco women's basketball history. Harris shot 7-for-15 from the floor and collected six caroms on the offensive side of the glass.
6:34 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Bill proposed to allow smoking at outdoor cafes and patios

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Bill defines outdoor restaurant area as one that is less than 50% enclosed
A bill just introduced in the state Legislature would roll back a provision of Michigan's ban on smoking at restaurants to allow puffing outside, at outdoor patios and sidewalk caf├ęs. Supporters plan to gather Wednesday night at a cigar bar in Rochester.
8:38 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

A year after "Right to Work" union shops soldier on

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Union shops say they have plenty of work for the foreseeable future
Nearly a year after Michigan passed Right-to-Work legislation, parties on either side of the bargaining table say the law has had little impact on skilled trades unions in West Michigan.
Read More: http://mibiz.com
8:20 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Congressional effort to get more money for Great Lakes dredging

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Differences have to be worked out between House and Senate versions
Washington U.S. Rep. Candice Miller is championing the Great Lakes as the lone Michigan representative among a group of bipartisan lawmakers seeking compromise on critical legislation that would authorize long overdue dredging and harbor projects. Miller, R-Harrison Township, co-sponsored the House version of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act that passed in October with wide bipartisan support in a 417-3 vote.
8:11 pm
Sun December 1, 2013

Communities seeking sewer improvement grants

Lead in text: 
State program has $450-million in three phases
OK, let's admit it: Sewers are not a very glamorous topic.