SW Michigan

6:22 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Medical marijuana cooperative in Battle Creek seeks new model to comply with state law

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Marijuana is not stored on site at Higher Expectations Medical Partnership
A medical marijuana collective in Battle Creek says it has a business model that abides by new state dispensary laws -- it doesn't have any 'product' on site and simply provides a safe place for A link to this page will be included in your message.
6:09 am
Mon June 17, 2013

Hillary Clinton to speak in Grand Rapids Monday

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Group encouraging former Secretary of State to run for President plans rally outside DeVos Place
GRAND RAPIDS, MI - There will be more than one welcome party for Hillary Clinton when she visits Grand Rapids on Monday. Ready for Hillary, a self-described national grassroots group, is organizing a rally outside the former secretary of state's scheduled evening appearance at DeVos Place.
8:25 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Analysis finds decline in drunk driving arrests may be on verge of ending in Michigan

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Mlive report finds arrest rates are uneven across state, even when manpower is comparable
Michigan's disappearing DUIs may be on the verge of reappearing. After a years-long decline in drunken-driving arrests statewide, the free fall has nearly stopped, a new MLive Media Group analysis shows. Drunken-driving arrests fell less than 1 percent in 2012, the lowest in years, even as police manpower continued its nearly decade-long slide.
6:37 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Benton Harbor ten years after riots

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Some community leaders point to improvements, others lament lack of change in last decade
BENTON HARBOR - Trenton Bowens was 14 when, he says, years of bottled-up frustrations exploded on the street where he lived.
6:16 pm
Sun June 16, 2013

Education officials hope to expand Battle Creek literacy project

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Program funded by W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant has shown success in first two years
More of the youngest students at the area's lowest-performing school are on-track to meet state standards thanks to a United Way-backed literacy project, data from the project shows, and officials are hoping the project can expand.

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