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  1. Van Buren County United Way Holds Annual Awards LuncheonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... the organization wouldn't be able to help so many around southwest Michigan. The Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert took home the Diamond Leadership Award this year for raising over 50 thousand dollars for United Way, while Meijer of South ...

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  2. Fire Destoys Motorcycles, Vehicles At South Haven Metal RecyclingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... flames and hotspots, with assistance coming from fire departments in Columbia, Lee, Bangor, and Ganges Township. The Covert fire department was put on standby for other fire calls in South Haven.

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  3. Van Buren County Schools Get Heart Safe DesignationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... d defibrillators. The training was organized by the Van Buren Intermediate School District, with funding from the New Covert Generating Plant. The ISD notes that there are only 122 school in the entire state designated as Heart Safe.

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  4. Read Full ArticleRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

    Tempers flared at the Covert Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday as the crowd demanded that the school board president, who has been convicted of a misdemeanor drug crime, resign. The meeting got so intense that board President Diana Parrigin had to be escorted out of the building by a police officer.

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  5. Angry alumni demand school board president resignRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | WOODTV.com

    Tempers flared at the Covert Public Schools Board of Education meeting Monday as the crowd demanded that the school board president, who has been convicted of a drug crime, resign. The meeting got so intense that board President Diana Parrigin had to be escorted out of the building by a police officer.

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  6. Retiring South Haven Firefighters HonoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... says that Henry had served since 1979, rising to the level of captain. Quinn started out as a firefighter in Covert, serving 25 years there, and then came to South Haven Area Emergency Services in 1994. Both retirees were honored as the department's ...

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  7. The Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, MIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | WHTC

    ... the facility's safety rating to Column Two, leading to additional oversight. The agency says that the plant near Covert is operating safely, but lowered the rating due to a couple of incidents last year. More random NRC inspections and two ...

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  8. NRC Addresses Palisades Plant Safety At Thursday MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Thursday held a meeting regarding the annual safety performance evaluation of the Palisades power plant in Van Buren County. Palisades, located in Covert, is currently under a higher level of scrutiny from the NRC after a safety violation last year during its refueling outage.

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  9. NRC to Hold Open House, Public Hearing on Palisades SafetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | WHTC

    ... Entergy officials will discuss the facility's safety performance, along with NRC oversight efforts. The plant near Covert has had numerous operational issues. Nuclear opponents have demanded Palisades' closure; the NRC says that the plant is ...

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  10. Public meeting planned about oversight of Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ng device wasn't properly positioned while plant parts were replaced early last year. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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  11. Covert school board president keeps position after marijuana arrestRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | MLive.com

    The president of the Covert Public Schools Board of Education will keep her board position despite her arrest last month on a marijuana possession charge. The board held a 90-minute closed-door meeting Monday, April 6, to discuss the court case against Diana Parrigan, who was arrested March 7 in Covert.

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  12. NRC Rejects Petition To Shut Down PalisadesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is rejecting a New Hampshire man's request to shut down the Palisades nuclear power plant in Covert Township. In a letter to Michael Mulligan, director of the Office of Nuclear Reactor Regulator William Dean wrote that there is no basis for closing down Palisades based on the concerns Mulligan raised in a petition filed last March.

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  13. Pursuit Channel Welcomes Winchester Archery's Whitetail FrenzyRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | AmmoLand

    ... New Jersey whitetails in the 2015 season premier. Whitetail Frenzy industry partners include: Winchester Archery, Covert Cameras, Wac'em Broadheads, Alps Outdoors, Advanced Treestands, Tactacam, Thunder Mountain Camouflage, C and D Wildlife ...

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  14. Public meeting planned about oversight of Palisades plantRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2015 | KATC-TV Lafayette

    ... ng device wasn't properly positioned while plant parts were replaced early last year. The plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township on the shore of Lake Michigan is owned by New Orleans-based Entergy.

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  15. A Sense of ObligationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2015 | The Nation

    ... had to begin from virtually zero. I knew a woman who lived in Michigan who wrote her dissertation on a town named Covert, Michigan. It was called Deerfield because it was settled by New Englanders, but there were so many Deerfields that they changed ...

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  16. Entergy Nuclear, Inc. - Strategic SWOT Analysis Review - New Report AvailableRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | PR-inside.com

    ... services to nuclear stations in Arkansas, Nebraska, New York, Mississippi, Massachusetts; Palisades Power Plant in Covert, Michigan; River Bend Station in St. Francisville, Louisiana; Vermont Yankee in Vernon, Vermont; and Waterford 3 in Taft, ...

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  17. M. June MasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2015 | Northern Michigan News

    ... born on May 20, 1927, in Big Bay, Michigan, daughter of the late Robert and Gracie (Phillips) Thorpe. She attended Covert High School and graduated with the class of 1946. June married Ralph Edwin Mason, Sr. on August 18, 1947. He preceded her in ...

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  18. Stolen handgun seized by police after struggle with suspect in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | MLive.com

    When the suspect reached for his waistband, officers grabbed a hold of the man.

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  19. Murder Conviction in Van Buren County overturnedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The State Court of Appeals has overturned the conviction of Antonio Lewis in the death of his half-brother Ivory Shaver the Third whose body was found floating in an irrigation ditch in a blueberry field near Covert five years ago. To cover up the fact that Shaver had been killed, the prosecutor contended that Lewis used the dead man's phone to send text messages, claiming he was living in Georgia.

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  20. Conviction Tossed In Murder Of Ivory Shaver III - New Trial Ordered For AntonioRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... Shaver the Third in 2011 and was given between 39 and 80 years in prison. The victim's body was found in a ditch in Covert Township in 2012. The Van Buren County Prosecutor's office said the motive was revenge for Shaver cooperating with an ...

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