SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) The ballot campaign to adopt a part-time Legislature amendment in Michigan decided to skip getting its petition approved by a state elections board. The leader of the campaign, Lieutenant Governor Brian Calley, says he’s comfortable fighting any challenges in court. 

State Capitol - file photo
Melissa Benmark / WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) New teachers will get different retirement options than current school employees under a bill sent to Governor Rick Snyder. 

State Capitol - file photo
Kevin Lavery, WKAR

(MPRN-Lansing) Political intrigue is being blamed for the collapse of a deal for the state to offer big tax breaks to employers who bring a lot of jobs to Michigan. 

Flags are being lowered to half-staff Wednesday for Comstock Township Fire Chief Edward Switalski. The Michigan Court of Appeals is being asked to block accused shooter Jason Dalton's statement from being admitted at trial. The Growlers and Bombers...

The car that hit a Kalamazoo Metro Transit bus in May was going more than 100 miles an hour and didn't hit the brakes. Stryker is buying a Canadian company for $700-milion. Injured State Representative Dave Maturen could return to the state Capitol this week. 

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