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  1. Michigan budget could affect police trainingRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... of the start of the Syrian Civil War. In an effort to shed light on the conflict, Andrews University in Berrien Springs invited two people with first-hand experience with the war to talk about their experiences. Two doctors, who work to save the ...

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  2. Citizens Academy Offered By Berrien Springs Oronko Twp PD - UpdateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    For the third time, the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department is opening itself up for people who want to learn more about several aspects of law enforcement work. That's Deputy Chief Rick Smiedendorf.

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  3. Citizens Academy Offered By Berrien Springs Oronoko Twp PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Berrien Springs Oronoko Township is set to launch its Third Citizens Academy in April. The six-week program will give people an up-close look at what officers do, and why they do it.

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  4. Harry VazquezRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 21 | Times Herald-Record

    ... Julio Santiago and his wife, Megan of South Portland, ME, Steven Vazquez and his wife, Yoloxochitl of Berrien Springs, MI; four brothers: Julio Vazquez and his wife, Nora and Erie "Eddie" Vazquez of Middletown, Jimmy and his wife, Santa Vazquez, ...

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  5. Christian College Cancels Bake Sale For Gay Youth, Students Raise $10,000 AnywayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Queerty

    All students at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, MI wanted to do was hold a bake sale to help Fierce Chicago, a non-profit organization that assists homeless LGBT youth. But when college administrators learned about it, they demanded the sale be cancelled.

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  6. Andrews University LGBT Group Turns To Crowdfunding After School Denies Bake SalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    An unofficial gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender student group at Andrews University has made over $7,300 so far in an online fundraiser to counteract not being allowed to hold a bake sale on campus with the official backing of the private religious university. AULL4ONE turned to the website indiegogo to raise money to benefit homeless LGBT youths in Chicago after the school denied a request to raise money on the Berrien Springs campus.

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  7. Christian College Banned Bake Sale For Homeless LGBT Youth, So Students Raised Thousands OnlineRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | ThinkProgress

    A Christian college in Berrien Springs, Michigan is mired in controversy after administrators denied a request from a campus group to hold a bake sale for homeless LGBT youth, spurring students to turn their frustration into opportunity and raise thousands online instead. The controversy began last September at Andrews University, a 3,500-student school affiliated with the Seventh-day Adventist tradition, a conservative-leaning mainline Christian denomination.

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  8. Christian University Shuts Down Bake Sale for HomelessRead the original story

    Wednesday Mar 11 | Drudge Retort

    ... the university's "mission and practices." According to Blue Nation Review, students at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan wanted to hold a bake sale to benefit Fierce Chicago, a relief group dedicated to providing services to LGBT ...

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  9. Christian university shuts down bake sale benefitting homeless LGBT youthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 10 | The Raw Story

    A Christian university in Michigan has told students that they are forbidden from raising money for a group that benefits homeless LGBT youth because to do so would "conflict" with the university's "mission and practices." According to Blue Nation Review , students at Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Michigan wanted to hold a bake sale to benefit Fierce Chicago, a relief group dedicated to providing services to LGBT homeless youth, who make up an estimated 40 percent of kids under 18 in the U.S. who have no place to live.

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  10. Local wrestlers still aliveRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Northern Michigan News

    ... 85) each went 0-2. In the Division 3 tournament, Reed City senior Evan Skiver lost his opener before pinning Berrien Springs' Gage Wells in 1:30. Skiver was pinned, though, in his next match by Capac's Brad Harris.

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  11. Storm Spotter Training To Be Offered In Berrien County Next WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... predicting since the 1970s. The class to become a storm watcher will be held at Andrews University in Berrien Springs starting next Tuesday at six PM. You can register by following a link we have posted at WSJM.com. You can also call 983-7111 ...

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  12. Berrien County Office of Emergency Management offering free disaster response training coursesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | WSJV-TV South Bend

    ... medical operations. The classes will be held every Thursday until April 30th from 6:30-9:00pm at the Berrien Springs-Oronoko Township Public Safety Building. The classes are free to anyone interested in attending. The Berrien County Firefighters ...

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  13. Andrews University To Screen Selma This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Two free screenings of the Oscar nominated film, Selma will be held on Sunday at Andrews University in Berrien Springs. Andrews Associate Dean for Student Life and Diversity Debbie Weithers says that the film, which tells the story of Doctor Martin Luther King's march from Selma to Montgomery during the civil rights movement of the 1960s, could help some of the young students at the university get a better understanding of the struggle for racial equality in the US in light of recent events: The screenings on Sunday will be at four PM and 6:30 PM, and they're open to the public on a first come, first serve basis.

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  14. Church NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | Whidbey News-Times

    ... The Campbells are now heading off to a new adventure. Pastor Jon will be attending Andrews University in Berrien Springs, Mich., where he will finish his bachelor's degree in theology. ST. STEPHEN'S EPISCOPAL CHURCH Sunday service start time has ...

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  15. Winter steelhead on the St. Joe: good if you have the gumptionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 15, 2015 | MLive.com

    ... here for a month because of the ice and the weather," Clark said. Other anglers were fishing upstream, near Berrien Springs, where fall-run steelhead had been stopped by the dam. The river is well-known for its steelhead. They move out of Lake ...

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  16. Muhammad Ali back in hospital for 'follow-up care' related to urinary tract infectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Lifestyles

    ... of his homes with family, Gunnell said. Ali and his wife, Lonnie, have homes in Paradise Valley, Arizona; Berrien Springs, Michigan; and in Louisville. Gunnell said he expects Ali's birthday to include watching the Louisville-Duke men's college ...

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  17. Paul Toliver Hired As New Berrien Springs Oronoko Twp Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Berrien County Sheriff's Department Captain Paul Toliver is the new police chief of the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department. Mike Hildebrand is the township supervisor and tells WSJM News that Toliver really impressed both interview committees, and the vote to hire him was unanimous this week.

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  18. Honor Credit Union Makes Investment In Cornerstone AllianceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Cornerstone Alliance heads into 2015 with support coming from Honor Credit Union, as the credit union announced on Friday that it's investing in Cornerstone with a 75 hundred dollar donation. Honor Credit Union CEO Scott McFarlane says that he believes in supporting positive things in the communities the credit union serves: McFarlane says that Honor Credit Union worked with Cornerstone Alliance on several matters in the past year, including the development of its operations center in Berrien Springs.

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  19. Paul Toliver Hired As New Berrien Springs Oronoko Twp Police ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    Berrien County Sheriff's Department Captain Paul Toliver is the new police chief of the Berrien Springs Oronoko Township Police Department. Mike Hildebrand is the township supervisor and tells WSJM News that Toliver really impressed both interview committees, and the vote to hire him was unanimous this week.

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  20. Death in Berrien County nursing-home assault leads to evaluations of fellow residentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | MLive.com

    Prosecutors say a 66-year-old man is being evaluated by police after he allegedly pushed a fellow 88-year-old nursing home patient, who later died of head injuries sustained during the incident.

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