SW Michigan

6:51 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Battle Creek Officials Hope to Improve Promotion of Kellogg Airport

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The airport's 10,000 foot runway needs to be rehabilitated. Fire services at the Air National Guard Base are about to depart
The city of Battle Creek may make changes to one of its committees in an effort to better promote the W.K. Kellogg Airport.
6:16 am
Mon May 5, 2014

Another Review of Conyers' Petitions to Begin

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Evaluation of petition signatures is expected to be completed by Wednesday
Detroit An attorney for U.S. Rep. John Conyers said Sunday he expects some invalidated petition signatures for the Detroit Democrat to be restored following a methodical and tedious review beginning this week as he seeks to keep Conyers on the primary ballot. But John Pirich cautioned Sunday he wouldnt speculate about what percentage of signatures may be resurrected.
7:44 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Documents Show Rules May Have Been Bent for Steel Mill in Dearborn

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Area residents and environmental activists raising questions about state regulations
Did state agency lobby to bend rules on pollutants at Dearborn steel mill? The Severstal Dearborn steel plant, one of Michigan's worst air polluters, wants to 'correct' its 2006 state emissions permit to allow the release of harmful pollutants
7:38 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Grant-Funded Program Seeks to Get Kids Outdoors

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$375,000 grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation will fund three-year project
Less screen time. More outside time.That's what hundreds of area preschool children will be doing thanks to a major grant to the Outdoor Discovery Center Macatawa Greenway
7:28 pm
Sun May 4, 2014

Woman Makes Late Push to Win Kalamazoo Marathon Women's Race

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Melissa Gillette's husband Justin is two-time winner of marathon
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - There were two young children and daily chores awaiting Melissa Gillette, but for a few hours Sunday morning she said was able to enjoy herself.