SW Michigan

6:13 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Calhoun County Road Projects Funded by State

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Largest share goes to improving I-94 Business Loop from I-69 to Marshall Circle
Calhoun County will see an additional $6.1 million in road projects after the state announced additional funding Wednesday. Funding for projects in Kalamazoo County were also announced.
6:10 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Road Projects in Vicksburg and Schoolcraft get State Funding

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$230-million in grants was set aside for road projects across the state
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - As they struggle to deal with storm damage this week, the villages of Schoolcraft and Vicksburg finally got some good news Wednesday. They will be getting more than a $750,000 in state special road projects funding, said, state Rep. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage.
6:04 am
Thu July 3, 2014

Cooley Law School Planning Cost-Cutting Plan, but Won't Affect WMU Affiliation

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An agreement signed last year adds Western's name to the title and offers dual-degree programs
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Thomas A. Cooley Law School's restructuring plan - which will include layoffs and a decision not to enroll any first year students at its Ann Arbor campus in the fall -- will not affect its affiliation with Western Michigan University, a WMU spokeswoman said Wednesday.
5:12 pm
Wed July 2, 2014

Bike, Pedestrian Policy Gets Cold Shoulder From Kalamazoo Road Commission

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Last night members of the Kalamazoo Area Transportation Study proposed a new “Complete Streets” policy, which would force road agencies to add non-motorized paths to roads and bridges after every repair. Commissioner Mark Warden says the county roads are already underfunded and this plan would leave less money for roads and bridges that need to be fixed.
KALAMAZOO, MI - As road repairs continue to be hot issue heading into this election season, a disagreement over how to best spend limited funding dollars has emerged in Kalamazoo County.
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.

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