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Kalamazoo City Manager
11:08 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Former Kalamazoo City Manager candidate takes job in Missouri

Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo
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Matt Zimmerman removed his name from consideration for the job in Kalamazoo last week. 

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WMU enrollment
9:38 am
Thu September 19, 2013

WMU enrollment figures show increase in new freshmen

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Smaller upper level classes led to an overall decrease. 

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6:58 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Census figures show income holding in Michigan

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Household median income in state was virtually unchanged at $46,859 in 2012
Michigan's economy is showing signs of recovery, with median incomes holding steady after years of decline, but the number of people in poverty has stagnated, new Census data released today show. For the state, it marked the first time since 2007 that incomes didn't drop significantly, though they remain well below pre-recession levels.
6:14 am
Thu September 19, 2013

Holland City Council approves study for Civic Center

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Market study will examine options for 60 year old facility
Roughly $30,000 will be spent on a study that could help determine the possible future uses of the Holland Civic Center. The Holland City Council voted Wednesday to approve the expenditure.
9:02 pm
Wed September 18, 2013

Michigan unemployment rate rises for third straight month

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Jobless rate hits 9% but payroll jobs grew by 8,000 in August
LANSING - Michigan's unemployment rate rose for the third consecutive month to 9 percent in August, the highest recorded in 2013. The rate rose from 8.8 percent in July. Still, the August unemployment rate was down from 9.3 percent in the same month last year, according to data released Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management & Budget.

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