SW Michigan

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Courtesy of Kalamazoo Humane Society / Kalamazoo Humane Society

The Kalamazoo Humane Society says $3-million has been raised toward a capital campaign to build a new facility. 

Rick Pluta, The Michigan Public Radio Network / Michigan Public Radio Network

(MPRN-Lansing) A group marched on Governor Rick Snyder’s office Tuesday to call for faster work fixing Flint’s water system. 

Republican Lawmakers, Governor Make Budget Deal

Jun 14, 2017
State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) A deal for the state’s budget and teacher retirement has been made. Top Republican lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder have been in a stalemate over what to do with the teacher’s retirement plan. But now a deal is in place. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Zero tolerance in Michigan schools is out. Now the State Board of Education is working on revising the Model Code of Student Conduct to reflect the change. 

A Kalamazoo area lawmaker is recovering from injuries suffered in an auto accident last week. A South Haven man will be presented the Medal of Honor in July. Kalamazoo Public Schools looks to get more students reading this summer.