SW Michigan

10:28 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Michigan congressman wants President Obama impeached

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Bentivolio says impeaching the president would be a "dream come true".
DETROIT, MI -- U.S. Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Milford) would like to submit articles of impeachment against President Barack Obama, but lacks any evidence of crimes committed by the president, the Congressman told a crowd of supporters in a recorded discussion posted to YouTube.
10:13 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Benton Harbor debates plan to put police in schools

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The school district says it could save about $136,000 a year by having city police patrol school buildings instead of private security guards.
BENTON HARBOR - The most talked about topic Tuesday at the Benton Harbor school board meeting wasn't even on the agenda.
9:57 am
Wed August 21, 2013

Governor stands by state treasurer in domestic assault probe

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Wayne County's prosecutor is considering whether charges should be filed against Dillon because of an incident in July.
Lansing- Gov. Rick Snyder is standing by state Treasurer Andy Dillon in the face of allegations that Dillon assaulted his ex-wife as the fallout from an acrimonious divorce becomes increasingly public. Dillon has acknowledged a bout with alcoholism while being the governor's point man for handling financially distressed cities and school districts.
9:51 am
Wed August 21, 2013

State Capitol renovations almost complete

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The work that includes roof repairs as well as new carpets and wiring cost about $1.3 million.
Michigan Capitol renovations to wrap up this week Crews are finishing up work this week on the 134-year-old Michigan Capitol after spending most of the summer on the largest renovations in 20 years. A link to this page will be included in your message.
6:49 am
Wed August 21, 2013

BC commissioners to vote on anti-discrimination ordinance

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Commissioners say they will vote on the ordinance September 3rd. Among other things it would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity.
Lynette Rich spoke with certainty and strength until the end, when she said young people in Battle Creek who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender need protections. "And they need our support," she said, her voice cracking as she gestured toward ordinance supporters in the crowd. "My friends."

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