SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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(MPRN-Lansing) People convicted of crimes would have to listen to victim statements at their sentencing hearings – if a bill making its way through the state Legislature becomes law. 

A report recommends Saugatuck end its police services agreement with the city of Douglas. Michigan lawmakers from both parties criticize President Trump's proposed budget for cutting Great Lakes Restoration funding. A Berrien County Representative will run for state Senate this year. 

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(MPRN-East Lansing) Michigan State University’s Faculty Senate will hold a no confidence vote in the school’s Board of Trustees Tuesday. 

Kalamazoo State Representative Jon Hoadley and other Democrats call for an investigation of Detroit area church offering gay conversion therapy. A state board will consider another recall petition Tuesday for Branch County's Prosecutor. The K-Wings three game winning streak ends with a loss to Indy. WMU Softball goes 2-4 at a season opening event in Arizona. 

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(MPRN-East Lansing) Michigan State University has begun the process to fire the supervisor of former sports doctor Larry Nassar. MSU’s interim president says the dean of the school of osteopathic medicine didn’t exert appropriate control over Nassar’s conduct.