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Kellogg Foundation
7:17 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Kellogg Foundation hires new CEO, promotes from within

LaJune Montgomery Tabron
Credit W.K. Kellogg Foundation

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation says executive vice president and treasurer LaJune Montgomery Tabron will become CEO next year. 

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7:10 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Mackinac Center files unfair labor relations complaint against teachers' union

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Conservative groups says MEA refused to honor requests to opt out of union
LANSING -- The Michigan Education Association is the target of multiple unfair labor practices complaints filed Monday by the Mackinac Center for Public Policy on behalf of eight teachers who allege they were not allowed to withdraw from the union.
1:14 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Leyland steps down as Tigers' manager

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Leyland manager Detroit for eight seasons, made the playoffs four times
DETROIT -- Jim Leyland is done managing in the major leagues. Leyland, 68, officially announced his retirement at a press conference late Monday morning at Comerica Park after telling his team the news Saturday night following its Game 6 loss to the Boston Red Sox in the American League Championship Series.
12:56 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Kalamazoo City Commission to consider contract for new city manager Monday night

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Contract includes base salary on $137,000 a year
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Kalamazoo City Commission will consider approving an employment contract with incoming city manager Jim Ritsema tonight. Ritsema will leave his post as assistant city manager in Battle Creek and start as Kalamazoo city manager on Nov. 11.
8:08 am
Mon October 21, 2013

Honor flight planned for World War II veterans from Kalamazoo and Battle Creek

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Event planned for Saturday at Western Michigan University
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Twenty-four WWII veterans from Kalamazoo and Battle Creek are finally getting the homecoming they never had. "These WWII veterans, they went off to the war and they didn't know if they were going to come back alive," said Dan Moyle, vice president of Talons Out Honor Flight.

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