SW Michigan

10:07 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Land says she has $2-million for Senate campaign

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Finance reports due October 15th will give more complete picture of fundraising by former Republican Secretary of State and Democratic Congressman Gary Peters
Washington- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Terri Lynn Land said she raised more than $2 million since launching her campaign for the 2014 election. The former secretary of state said her third-quarter fundraising figures will show $2.05 million in contributions.
7:20 am
Mon October 7, 2013

Actor Danny Glover says Benton Harbor is example of what's happening in nation

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Movie star spoke at event Saturday night
BENTON TOWNSHIP - The financial crisis in Benton Harbor is an example of what is happening in cities throughout the nation, actor and activist Danny Glover said at the BANCO Justice Fund Dinner on Saturday.
4:45 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Legislation proposed to ensure beer drinkers get their "pint of ale"

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Bill would guarantee ordering a pint means 16 ounces
LANSING - Some Michigan lawmakers say they want to make sure pub goers don't get shortchanged on their beer. A bill introduced last week would amend the Liquor Control Act to make it an an offense to "advertise or sell any glass of beer as a pint in this state unless that glass contains at least 16 ounces of beer."
4:38 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

More fire department consolidation considered in Berrien County

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Further proposals still at "discussion stage"
RIVERSIDE - Another fire department consolidation may be in the works for northern Berrien County.
4:32 pm
Sun October 6, 2013

Amtrak upgrades around state designed to boost riders

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Track improvements between Kalamazoo and Dearborn among projects around Michigan
'Train 365 westbound, now arriving.' The announcer’s voice stopped soft chatter outside East Lansing’s Amtrak station as the Friday morning train pulled up to the platform. Passengers destined for a long weekend in Chicago, or points in between, rolled their luggage to the open coach doors. Conductors in dress uniform waved them aboard. Within 10 minutes, the train was moving again, en route to Battle Creek.

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