SW Michigan

3:18 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

"Battle Creek" Star heads to BC

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Josh Duhamel is the latest actor in the new TV series to visit the city that gave it its title.
Battle Creek is becoming a star magnet. CBS' new police series "Battle Creek" is being filmed in Los Angeles, but its cast is making pilgrimages to Battle Creek to soak up the atmosphere. Kal Penn visited last winter, going on a ride-along with officers and observing in the squad room.
3:10 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Comstock Township Supervisor Recall Moves Ahead

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A court hearing on the recall effort could be held in a few weeks.
COMSTOCK TOWNSHIP, MI - Petitions to recall Comstock Township Supervisor Ann Nieuwenhuis are currently being distributed, although the movement could be negated by an appeal hearing which has not yet been set.
3:00 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Kalamazoo Public Safety Officers Cleared in Shooting

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Kalamazoo County's prosecutor says the two officers took actions that were necessary when they shot the man nine times.
KALAMAZOO, MI - Two Kalamazoo Public Safety officers were justified when they opened fire and killed rape suspect Brad Mason in a confrontation at a house in the city's Vine neighborhood, Kalamazoo County Prosecutor Jeff Getting said. Getting held a news conference Friday to release his findings in a months-long review of the Feb.
7:17 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Detroit Emergency Manager Says Services are Improving, but More Progress is Needed

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Kevyn Orr says change still may not be felt in city's neighborhoods
City services are starting to improve one year after Detroit filed the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy. But residents and city officials agree significant work remains to reverse decades of deterioration. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr points to progress that includes a drop in violent crime; an infusion of new fire trucks, ambulances and police cruisers; and more efficient private garbage collection.
6:30 am
Fri July 18, 2014

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Endorses Challenger Ellis Over Incumbent Amash in Republican Primary

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Michigan Chamber and Right to Life of Michigan have also endorsed Ellis
WASHINGTON - Businessman Brian Ellis - who is challenging U.S. Rep. Justin Amash in a west Michigan congressional district in the Aug. 5 Republican primary - picked up another big endorsement today: the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The Free Press often does not report endorsements but Ellis has picked up an impressive string of backers from well-known conservative-leaning groups recently.

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