SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

The state looks to finalize licensing businesses for medical marijuana. The GOP candidates for governor say they don't want recreational pot legal in Michigan. Kalamazoo College names a new athletic director. WMU faces elimination from the MAC softball tournament. 

An MSU trustee wants a "new day" for the university. Michigan State Schools Superintendent Brian Whiston is remembered for bringing people together. An interim superintendent has been named after Whiston passed away Monday. WMU softball players collect some post-season honors, and begin play in the MAC tournament Wednesday. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) Legislation to lengthen the amount of time victims of sexual assault have to file complaints continues to get pushback. 

Election Day means requests for millages and renewals in Southwest Michigan. A Michigan State University trustees is acquitted on assault charges. Legislation would require phone solicitors to give the option for opting out of future calls. 

State Capitol - file photo
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(MPRN-Lansing) High schools in Michigan might have to add financial literacy to their curriculum. Schools would have to offer a class on personal finance management skills like spending, saving, borrowing and investing to 11th and 12th graders. 

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