SW Michigan

2:47 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Child Vaccinations Harder to Avoid in 2015

The new rules will require additional steps for parents who don't want their kids immunized.
LANSING, MI -- The Michigan Department of Community Health is working to force parents to think twice before opting out of getting their children vaccinated. Under new rules that will take effect Jan. 1, Michigan parents will still have the right to refuse the required shots for their children.
2:43 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

NRC Finds Monitoring Violation at Palisades

The agency says the problem did not put any workers at the nuclear plant near South Haven in jeopardy.
COVERT TOWNSHIP, MI - Federal regulators found a safety violation involving monitoring of workers for radiation exposure at the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township early this year, according to a report.
12:39 pm
Thu December 11, 2014

Lawmakers Could Remove Emergency Manager Choice for Schools

Two school districts, including Benton Harbor, have agreed to financial reform goals, to avoid an emergency manager
Lansing - Lawmakers may strip financially troubled schools districts of the choice of accepting assistance from a state emergency manager to balance their budgets - two years after giving school boards options to rein in their deficits.
10:10 am
Thu December 11, 2014

WMU Guaranteed $475,000 for Bowl Game

Athletic Director total costs are still being finalized
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, MI - Western Michigan University athletic director Kathy Beauregard made it very clear the football program is in a good situation by playing in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. It's hard for Beauregard to not be ecstatic about where the program is after a 1-11 season last year.
Term Limits
7:50 am
Thu December 11, 2014

"Long Shot" Proposals Would Change Term Limits in Michigan

Credit WMUK

Two State lawmakers have introduced proposals that would change Michigan's term limits.   

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