SW Michigan

9:18 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Nuclear regulators say their confident in safety of Palisades

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Plant near South Haven has been subject to more inspections since 2012
Nuclear regulators are confident that the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant near South Haven has improved its safety performance enough to end a series of public web seminars on the facility.The last of six online information sessions was Thursday night and focused on safety questions about the 42 casks that hold spent radioactive fuel along the shore of Lake Michigan.
9:13 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Albion to consider next step after tax defeat

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School board president says another try at ballot box hasn't been ruled out
ALBION - Voters' loud and clear "no" to a proposed new property sent Albion Public Schools back to the drawing board.
9:07 pm
Sun November 17, 2013

Thousands without power in Southwest Michigan

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Consumers Energy says most customers should have power back by late Tuesday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Tens of thousands of homes and businesses lost electrical service Sunday afternoon when a storm slammed through southwest Michigan with winds reported as high as 70 mph. More could be affected overnight as a high-wind warning for the region continues until 4 a.m. Monday.
3:37 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

First wolf shot in Michigan wolf hunt

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A Jackson County man shot a 75 pound male gray wolf in the Upper Peninsula near Baraga County.
A man from Rives Junction in Jackson County was the first to report a harvested wolf as Michigan's controversial first wolf hunt opened today. The man, who declined to give his name due to "death threats" he said he's received in the past from hunt opponents, shot a 75-pound, male gray wolf just after dawn in the Baraga Plains area of Baraga County.
3:35 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Leonid meteor shower best seen this weekend

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EarthSky Magazine says it will be most visible on Saturday night because Sundays full moon will wash out light from the meteors.
Skywatchers, rejoice! The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you this weekend. The peak of the shower will be visible both Saturday and Sunday nights, according to EarthSky magazine. Unfortunately, the full moon comes Sunday, which will wash out all but the very brightest meteors from view.