SW Michigan

7:10 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Field of Flight Events Begin Wednesday in Battle Creek

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Air Show and Balloon Fest continues through Sunday
There will be no 6:30 a.m. balloon launch on Wednesday, July 2. The remainder of the 6:30 a.m. Balloon Launches will take place from various locations throughout Calhoun & Kalamazoo Counties. These flights will take place each morning from July 3-6.
7:03 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Snyder Considering E-Cigarette Bill

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Health advocates have raised concerns about bills
Keeping e-cigarettes out of the hands of minors is the intent, but some fear that a package of three bills awaiting Gov. Rick Snyder's signature could establish the vapor-making cigarette alternative as something other than a tobacco product.
6:53 am
Mon June 30, 2014

WMU Hockey Hires Assistant Coach from Providence

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Ben Barr played for Bronco Head Coach Andy Murray in late 1990s
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan University hockey program will hire Providence College assistant coach Ben Barr as an associate head coach, the school announced Sunday. Barr replaces Rob Facca, who was hired by the NHL's Chicago Blackhawks to a scouting position on June 18.
6:30 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Michigan Awards $90-Million Contract to Company Responsible for Troubled Healthcare Website

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State officials say CGI is a leader in the field
LANSING - The State of Michigan has awarded computer contracts worth nearly $90 million to the Canadian firm that built the federal government's Affordable Care Act website and took much of the blame for its disastrous launch. Officials in the administration of Gov.
6:23 am
Mon June 30, 2014

Cost of Living Up in Southwest Michigan

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Region still compares favorably to rest of country
You're not imagining it if you think it's getting more expensive to live in Southwest Michigan.