SW Michigan

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(MPRN-East Lansing) A former dean at Michigan State University is scheduled for a criminal hearing in May. That’s to see if there’s enough evidence against him to go forward with charges of misconduct of a public official, criminal sexual conduct in the fourth degree, and two separate charges of willful neglect of duty. 

Public input is sought for possible city charter changes in Battle Creek. A spending bills approved by the U.S. House includes money for Great Lakes programs. The K-Wings win their third straight. 

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(MPRN-Lansing) The state medical marijuana board has deadlocked on the first two applications for licenses. The issue was how to deal with old criminal convictions. 


(MPRN-Lansing) Law enforcement and school officials say they have a plan to save children’s lives. They unveiled a proposal Thursday that calls for 120 million dollars from the state to make Michigan schools safer. 

A Wearable Collections clothes recycling bin is seen inside EPIC Residences, Thursday, July 1, 2010, in New York. Wearable Collections is not one of the company's accused of misleading labels.
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Texas clothing bin operator ATRS agreed to pay a fine of $75,000 for misleading labels on its clothing donation bins benefiting the Michigan Humane Society.