SW Michigan

1:17 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

Lawyers agree Governor Snyder, other state officials, can be deposed as part of bankruptcy lawsuit

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Unions have sued over the state's eligibility for bankruptcy protection
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Stephen Rhodes will oversee a hearing at 10 a.m. today that could decide the question of whether unions have the right to depose the state's governor and others prior to the Oct. 23 hearing on whether the city is eligible for bankruptcy protection.
College rankings
12:29 pm
Tue September 10, 2013

WMU moves up in U.S. News and World Report rankings

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Western Michigan University is ranked 181st in this year's rankings of colleges and universities by U.S. News and World Report. 

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7:12 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Report finds business activity flat in Southwest Michigan during August

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Economist Brian Long says slightly lower numbers are "not cause for concern"
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Business activity slowed in the Kalamazoo area and in much of West Michigan, according to data collected in late August by economist Brian Long. "Basically in Kalamazoo we're back to pretty much flat," Brian Long said of economic growth. "That is largely because of some anecdotal things that have happened.
6:40 am
Tue September 10, 2013

Legislation would allow craft brewers to increase output

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Governor Snyder supports bills to allow breweries to produce more each year
Lansing- Michigan's burgeoning craft beer industry is backing a bipartisan package of bills to loosen the state's complex array of brewery regulations and allow further expansion. While lawmakers and craft beer industry officials agree the reforms are needed, some microbrewery owners argue the steps may not be enough to jolt the industry into much higher growth.
8:36 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

Five finalists picked for Kalamazoo City Manager

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Two days of interviews are scheduled at the end of the month
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Five candidates have been announced for the Kalamazoo city manager job, including the city's assistant city manager and economic development director. The Kalamazoo City Commission announced the candidates at a meeting Monday afternoon after a two hour closed-session meeting.

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