SW Michigan

7:22 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Ambassador Bridge owner files lawsuit, trying to block new U.S. - Canada crossing

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Company owned by Matty Moroun filed federal lawsuit in February.
The owner of the Ambassador Bridge has filed a lawsuit against a number of federal officials -- the U.S. secretaries of state, transportation and homeland security among them -- and the Canadian government as the company tries to block the building of a rival Detroit River bridge, and force approval for its own second span to Windsor.
6:37 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Sarkozy Bakery could re-open in four months

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Loan package will allow renovation to start this week
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- Sarkozy Bakery could be ready to reopen in four months, thanks to a $270,000 loan package that will allow the business to begin renovation of its new building soon. The 34-year-old bakery, a fixture downtown, was destroyed by a fire in February 2012.
6:33 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Four fires reported in Ann Arbor after NCAA basketball champiosnhip game

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No injuries after the University of Michigan loses to Louisville Monday night
They came to party. They left thinking about class tomorrow. After spending all day getting hyped up about their basketball team playing for the national championship, University of Michigan students packed the Crisler Center, roaring their approval loudly and often. But as the game slipped away, they headed for exits, jamming into buses and heading back to central campus.
6:25 am
Tue April 9, 2013

State House Democrats propose repeal of pension tax

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Republicans not likely to pass proposal in House or Senate
LANSING -- As the state Legislature returns from a two-week spring break and resumes action on the state's budget this week, House Democrats would like to repeal a tax on pensions, invest millions in education and make investments in a film credit, brownfield redevelopment and historic preservation.
6:17 am
Tue April 9, 2013

Battle Creek Police Officer charged with drunk driving and having a weapon while intoxicated

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Jennifer Appl was placed on paid administrative leave Sunday
A Battle Creek police officer was charged Monday with drunken driving and having a weapon while intoxicated. Calhoun County Prosecutor David Gilbert said he issued the warrant after reviewing a report from the Michigan State Police involving Jennifer Appl, 26. Gilbert said the warrants allege that Appl was legally drunk when she reported for work at 10 p.m.