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  1. Regulators: Work environment better at Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Grand Haven Tribune

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December 2014 found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  2. Palisades plant work environment improves, regulators sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | Crain's Detroit Business

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in Southwest Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  3. Regulators: Work environment improves at Palisades plantRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NewsOK.com

    The work environment has improved at Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan following concerns that drew attention last year, federal regulators said. In a report issued Wednesday, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission said its inspectors in December found there is no longer a "chilled work environment" in the security department at the plant along Lake Michigan in Van Buren County's Covert Township.

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  4. Man arrested after robbing South Haven business, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | MLive.com

    ... associated with the crime was also seized. South Haven police and MSP were assisted during the investigation by Covert Township police and the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office. Alex Mitchell covers county government and taxes for the Kalamazoo ...

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  5. Return to Dover boosts May, Delaware StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 11 | The News Journal

    Return to Dover boosts May, Delaware State Guard transfers back to play for new coach Check out this story on delawareonline.com: http://delonline.us/1BQgPAG After one major alteration - Keith Walker taking over as head coach this year - DSU suited the 6-foot-3 guard from Covert, Michigan, much better. May's season has featured a 48-point effort in DSU's 72-64 win at St. Francis Brooklyn on Dec. 17, the second highest single-game total in school history.

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  6. Regulators, Palisades at odds over how much radiation workers were exposed to last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 9 | Michigan Radio

    ... the fact it was not properly measured," NRC spokeswoman Viktoria Mitlyng said. The special project at the plant in Covert, Michigan started February 6th and lasted through March 8th last Spring. 185 workers helped replace control rod drive ...

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  7. United Way Offering Free Tax Preparation Service This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 8 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    The Van Buren County United Way has announced the details of its upcoming Volunteer Income Tax Assistance free tax preparation program for 2015. The organization's Vera Tanier Sebree says that, each year, free tax preparation is offered at several sites around the county to those with an income of less than 53 thousand dollars, and this year, thanks to the Affordable Care Act, people need to know that they'll have to provide proof they have health insurance when they file: Tanier Sebree says that there will be free tax preparation sites offered in Paw Paw, Hartford, South Haven, and Covert from February second through April 15th.

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  8. Officials with Palisades plant, regulators to meet on reportRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KSLA-TV Shreveport

    ... clean up the City of Shreveport, the city is on the prowl in parts of area looking for property standards violations. COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - Officials with Palisades Nuclear Plant in southwestern Michigan plan to meet with regulators about ...

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  9. Security Supervisors Sue Palisades Plant Owner For OvertimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 5 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... Orleans-based Entergy Corp. hasn't paid them for overtime since the company bought the plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township in 2007. Palisades spokeswoman Lindsay Rose says in a statement that "regardless of the eventual outcome, Entergy is ...

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  10. Mich. nuke workers sue Entergy for overtimeRead the original story

    Monday Jan 5 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    ... Orleans-based Entergy Corp. hasn't paid them for overtime since the company bought the plant in Van Buren County's Covert Township in 2007. Palisades spokeswoman Lindsay Rose says in a statement that "regardless of the eventual outcome, Entergy is ...

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  11. Sentencings in Van Buren County Circuit Court for Dec. 19, 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... years in prison and ordered to pay state fees and restitution for trespassing upon a key facility in November 2013 in Covert Township. Clyde Rowless, 45, of Decatur, was sentenced to 14 days in jail and ordered to pay attorney fees and state fees ...

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  12. Groups want Palisades Nuclear Plant shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | WNDU-TV South Bend

    The Covert, Michigan energy plant is owned by Entergy, which is based in Louisiana. Right now, Entergy is filing for a change its license with the nuclear regulatory commission.

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  13. Men from Pullman, Covert Arrested in Separate Van Buren Co. IncidentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2014 | WHTC

    Van Buren County Sheriff's Deputies apprehended three suspects in separate incidents involving marijuana possession over a 24-hour span through last night near the Allegan County line. In the first incident, a 22-year-old Covert man was pulled over on M-140 near County Road 280 southeast of South Haven after his vehicle was spotted weaving and crossing the center line of the roadway.

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  14. Man arrested for drunken driving, marijuana possession in Van Buren CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | MLive.com

    A 22-year-old Covert man was arrested Sunday evening for drunken driving and possession of marijuana after police spotted his vehicle weaving in the roadway, according to a press release issued by the Van Buren County Sheriff's Office.

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

    Dec 1, 2014 | WHTC

    Officials of Entergy, who operate the Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, hold an open house at 5 PM this evening at South Haven's Beach Haven Event Center. Staffers of the facility will update the public on the latest at the aging complex, one that anti-nuclear protesters have long lobbied for closure.

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  16. See Mackinac Center's 2014 rankings of Kalamazoo-area high schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | MLive.com

    Four high schools in the Kalamazoo area -- Bangor, Bloomingdale, Covert and Burr Oak -- rank in the top 10 percent of high schools statewide based on a formula that compares test scores to sociodemographics, according to the Mackinac Center for Public Policy . The center's Context And Performance analysis looked at four years' worth of state assessment scores in all subjects on the Michigan Merit Exam taken by 11th graders in 2010-13.

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  17. $30,000 grant will help Van Buren County school districts achieve HEARTSafe designationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | MLive.com

    A $30,000 donation given to the Van Buren Intermediate School District by the Covert Generating Facility, will help fund CPR and automated external defibrillator training in school districts all across Van Buren County by May of next year, Van Buren Intermediate School District Superintendent Jeff Mills said.

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  18. Van Buren County ISD Announces HeartSafe GrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    In an effort to improve student safety, the Van Buren County Intermediate School Distract is embarking on a mission to get every school building in the county certified as HeartSafe by the state of Michigan by next May. On Monday, Van Buren ISD Crisis Management Administrator Gary Brown announced that the district is getting a 30 thousand dollar grant from the Covert Generating Facility to train school personnel in each of the county's 16 school districts in the use of automatic external defibrillators and CPR: Van Buren ISD personnel will be going to school buildings across the county between now and next May to teach cardiac arrest preparedness to school staff.

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

    Nov 1, 2014 | WHTC

    Preliminary results from a three-day training exercise earlier this week, by first responders and emergency personnel from Allegan, Van Buren and Berrien counties, held at the Palisades nuclear power plant near Covert, were disclosed yesterday.

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  20. Van Buren County United Way's Stuff The Bus Food Pantry Drive Is SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

    ... be from 10 am to 3:30 pm on Saturday at the following stores: South Haven: Village Market Bloomingdale: Wagoner's Covert : Dollar General Decatur: Village Market Gobles: Village Market Hartford: Harding's Friendly Market Paw Paw: Family Fare Lawton: ...

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