SW Michigan

2:10 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Former State Department official running for Congress in Southeast Michigan

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Democrat Paul McKenzie will challenge Congressman Kerry Bentivolio
LANSING - Former U.S. State Department official Bobby McKenzie announced today he will seek the Democratic nomination for Congress in Michigan's 11th District, which includes parts of Oakland and Wayne counties. Republican incumbent Kerry Bentivolio, R-Milford already faces a GOP challenge from attorney David Trott and former Secretary of State candidate Jocelyn Benson is also considering running as a Democrat.
1:54 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

Waterfront Film Festival to say in South Haven for 2014

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Festival was in Saugatuck until moving to South Haven for this year's festival
The Waterfront Film Festival is returning to South Haven for 2014. "Through a partnership of financial donors, the city government, the South Haven Center for the Arts, CVB and chamber, Waterfront Film Festival will expand to be bigger and better in 2014," said festival co-founder Hopwood DePree said.
1:48 pm
Thu October 24, 2013

State House committee approves changes for school drill requirements

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Bills would require two tornado drills and three lockdown drills during school year
LANSING -- A proposal to change school safety drills and how the results of those drills are reported is one step closer to becoming law after a vote by a House committee Wednesday. House Bill 4713 would require schools to conduct five fire drills throughout the year.
School closings and delays
9:05 am
Thu October 24, 2013

School Closings and Delays Thursday

Power outages have caused delays this morning - file photo
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There are closings and delays today in Allegan County. 

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Power outage
7:14 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Power outages reported throughout Southwest Michigan Thursday

File photo
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Thousands of customers in Southwest Michigan are without power this morning. 

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