SW Michigan

7:29 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Lineup announced for Gilmore Keyboard Festival

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The Gilmore Artist, named every four years, will be announced in January
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Irving S. Gilmore International Keyboard Festival has announced tonight some of its lineup for the upcoming event to be held April 24 through May 5.
7:10 am
Wed November 13, 2013

State House committee passes bill that limits fees for public records

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Public bodies oppose the bills, media organizations and watchdog groups support meausre
LANSING - Public bodies would be limited in what they could charge for copying public records under the Freedom of Information Act under a bill passed by a House committee Tuesday. The bill would allow public bodies to charge $0.10 per page for documents requested by anyone under the Freedom of Information Act.
6:10 am
Wed November 13, 2013

Walters is new Battle Creek Mayor

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Deborah Owens elected Vice Mayor by fellow commissioners
Battle Creek's nine commissioners for the next two years launched their terms with back-to-back split votes on Tuesday.
8:10 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

WMU named one of best schools for vets fourth year in a row

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Western has largest number of veteran students of any public university if Michigan
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- For the fourth year in a row, Western Michigan University has been named one of the country's best institutions of higher learning for military veterans. Appropriately enough, Military Times EDGE magazine released its Best for Vets: Colleges 2014 on Veterans Day.
7:59 pm
Tue November 12, 2013

Snyder signs bill changing venue for lawsuits against state

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Critics say bill was rushed, leading to flaws governor says need to be fixed
Lansing Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law Tuesday a controversial bill that makes major changes to the way Michigan residents can sue state government, including his administration. But the Republican governor also acknowledged the legislation switching Michigans Court of Claims from Ingham County Circuit Court to the state Court of Appeals has flaws that need to be fixed with additional legislation.

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