SW Michigan

6:11 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Air Zoo Closes Disc Golf Course After Complaints About Inappropriate Behavior

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CEO says changes would be needed to open the disc golf course again
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Air Zoo has closed its disc golf course, citing disrespectful activities on the property. The Air Zoo opened the beginner disc golf course in the spring of 2011 with the help of former disc golf professional and local course designer Larry LaBond.
12:37 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Vicksburg

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The advisory was issued after a water main break on Sunday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
VICKSBURG, MI - A water boil advisory for Vicksburg residents that was prompted by a water main break has been rescinded. Ron Smith, Vicksburg village trustee and president pro-tem of the Vicksburg Village Council, said the boil order was rescinded following several tests for possible contamination.
7:31 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Derek Jeter has Two Hits, Receives Standing Ovation, in Final All-Star Game

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The former Kalamazoo high school star announced earlier this year that this will be his final season
MINNEAPOLIS -- It was as good as you're going to get from the reluctant hero. Derek Jeter had two hits - that's about as good as anyone could expect in the Yankees icon's last All-Star Game.
7:16 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Bankruptcy Judge Criticizes Detroit Water Shutoffs

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Judge Steven Rhodes says it may not be in his authority to address water shut offs.
Detroit's program to cut off water to residents who have not paid their bills has given the city a bad reputation in the eyes of the world and U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Steven Rhodes is using his courtroom to demand that the city better address the problem.
6:53 am
Wed July 16, 2014

Mob Boss Linked to Jimmy Hoffa's Disappearance Dies

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Last summer authorities searched property formerly owned by Giacomo Tocco for Hoffa's remains
Giacomo Black Jack Tocco, believed by law enforcement to have run the Detroit mafia for more than three decades, died Monday at age 87. Mr. Tocco was a key figure in the investigation into the disappearance of Teamster boss Jimmy Hoffa in 1975. His death was reported by Bagnasco & Calcaterra Funeral Home in Sterling Heights.

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