SW Michigan

8:46 pm
Sun August 4, 2013

Douglas Community Association faces funding deadline

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Association serving Kalamazoo's north side could face closure without new sources of revenue
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Douglass Community Association is in danger of closing within 30 days due to financial difficulties, but the board chairman says it "is fighting tooth and nail" to keep the organization alive.
2:37 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell to seek re-election

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Hopewell says he wants a sixth two-year term to help Kalamazoo deal with challenges ahead. Vice-Mayor Hannah McKinney is the only member of the current city commission who isn't running again in November.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Having worked together for the last eight years, Kalamazoo Mayor Bobby Hopewell and City Commissioner David Anderson announced Friday they will run a joint campaign for re-election. "The most important piece to take away from this is we believe we need to be there together," Hopewell said to a small crowd that gathered at the Bronson Park bandshell near City Hall.
12:19 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Rain cancels singles matches on first day tennis championships in Kalamazoo

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United States Tennis Association's Boys National Championships run through August 11th
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO - The weather was the first winner at the USTA Boys 18-16 National Championships, with rain forcing a delay of the first-round matches.
8:02 am
Fri August 2, 2013

Poll finds mixed results on social issues in state

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Poll shows opposition to proposed Michigan ballot questions limiting insurance coverage for abortion and legalizing gay marriage
Lansing- A majority of likely Michigan voters oppose efforts to require women to buy additional health insurance for abortion coverage and reject legalizing gay marriage, illustrating the complexity of social issues, according to a new statewide poll.
7:54 am
Fri August 2, 2013

USTA Nationals begin Friday in Kalamazoo

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Play begins Friday morning, exhibition Friday night
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The USTA Boys 18-16 National Championships begin today at Kalamazoo College's Stowe Stadium and Western Michigan University's Sorensen Tennis Complex, and will run through Aug. 11. Whether you're a newcomer to the tournament or have been attending for the 70 years it's been played in Kalamazoo, here are some things to keep in mind.

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