SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) The Freedom of Information Act could be changing in Michigan. A House committee approved a bill Thursday that would prevent public bodies like the government from suing someone that requests information through a FOIA request. 

"WASHINGTON – A month after it appeared the race for president in Michigan might be all but over, Donald Trump has cut deeply into Hillary Clinton’s post-convention lead, with an exclusive new Free Press/WXYZ-TV poll showing the Republican nominee has moved closer to tying the Democratic front-runner in a state that hasn't backed a Republican nominee since 1988." (Detroit Free Press)

"The Battle Creek NAACP has called for a public apology from the local Kohl's store after it confirmed a racially charged message was delivered over its loudspeaker." (Battle Creek Enquirer)

"Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting will testify to the the Senate Judiciary Committee in support of two bills aimed at making roads safer for bicyclists." (Kalamazoo Gazette)

"The Flint pastor who hosted Donald Trump at her church Wednesday, Sept. 14, isn't responding to comments the Republican presidential candidate made after his appearance when he called her a "nervous mess." (MLive)