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9:25 am
Mon October 14, 2013

Kalamazoo County Commissioner launches campaign for state House

Brandt Iden
Credit Iden campaign website

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Brandt Iden says he will run for the state House next year. 

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6:19 am
Mon October 14, 2013

60 Minutes looks at Detroit's decline and bankruptcy

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CBS takes look at what caused fall of industrial capital and efforts to bring it back
Few cities have provided more to more Americans than Detroit. When it filed for bankruptcy in July, it became the largest American city to do that and admit defeat.
8:24 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

U.S. Supreme Court hears oral arguments Tuesday in case involving Michigan's affirmative action ban

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Decision isn't expected for months
Thousands are expected to gather outside Tuesday as the U.S. Supreme Court takes up oral arguments over Michigan's affirmative action ban, in what court watchers nationally are calling one of the most important cases on the docket this fall.
7:41 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

Boat cruise season winding down

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Most companies ready to shut down in about a week. Will start up again in May
Another summer, another season. For the Star of Saugatuck and other boat cruise and tour companies, the season is winding down. After a few more weeks, the boats will be cleaned and made ready for storage.
7:35 pm
Sun October 13, 2013

Battle Creek businessman remembered for service to community

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Jim Hazel passed away Sunday. He was 73
Jim Hazel knew just about everything - and everyone - in Battle Creek. "It always pleased me when I knew something he didn't," said his long-time friend Dave Eddy, laughing. "Because he was always on top of everything."