SW Michigan

7:34 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Portage School Board to decide Thursday which candidates for Superintendent will get second interviews

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Two candidates interviewed Wednesday, one more scheduled for Thursday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
PORTAGE, MI -- Roger Rathburn and Catherine Cost come from very different school districts, but they offered very similar perspectives on effective leadership and instruction during their public interviews Wednesday for the job of Portage Public Schools superintendent.
Power out
7:16 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Power outages throughout Southwest Michigan

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Strong storms have left thousands of people without power in Southwest Michigan Thursday morning.

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9:41 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Michigan House committee approves Medicaid expansion bill

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House could vote on bill this week, Senate next week
LANSING - A proposal to expand Medicaid under federal health care law has cleared its first hurdle in the Republican-led Michigan Legislature. The House's Michigan Competitiveness Committee advanced House Bill 4714 on Wednesday by a 9-5 vote - sending the measure to the House floor. Republicans were divided while Democrats generally supported the proposal.
9:26 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Post to invest $30-million in Battle Creek facility, create 92 jobs

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15 leadership positions will also be relocated from Modesto, California to Battle Creek
Nearly 100 hundred jobs will be created in Battle Creek as Post Foods plans to invest $30 million into its facility on Cliff Street, the company announced today. Some key leadership roles will also relocate to Battle Creek as the company closes a facility in Modesto, Calif.
SW Michigan
3:29 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

KVCC part-time faculty drop labor complaint

KVCC Texas Township campus
Credit WMUK

The union representing part-time instructors at Kalamazoo Valley Community College says it is dropping an unfair labor practice complaint against the school. The KVCC Federation of Teachers says it's signed an agreement with the college to prevent job losses.

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