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  1. Quinnipiac Professor, Author Thomas Reveals Gibson Guitar's Female Workforce Story, June 12Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | LocalOnlineNews.tv

    When Quinnipiac University law professor, author and guitar aficionado John Thomas stumbled upon a 1940s photo of 70 female workers in front of the Gibson Guitar factory in Kalamazoo Michigan, he was determined to find them and uncover their stories. He was also intent on learning why Gibson's advertising denied the factory was making guitars during the war, despite the fact that their female workers produced 25,000 guitars from 1940 to 1945.

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  2. Kalamazoo Growlers open home schedule in 'great...Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Portage Central High School alum and Western Michigan University pitcher got the start on the mound in the Kalamazoo Growlers' home opener against the Battle Creek Bombers in front of 4,510 lively fans. The Growlers lost 5-3 despite a strong effort from Schneider, but the left-handed hurler said the large crowd left him feeling good.

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  3. Fans enjoy new-look Homer Stryker Field at Kalamazoo Growlers home openerRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    They headed to their seats, staking out spots, while a group of children lined up behind the Kalamazoo Growlers dugout. There, they reached up and passed baseball caps over the infield fence, where Growler's pitcher Shane Bryant waited to sign them.

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  4. See beer list for America on Tap beer festival in Kalamazoo SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The festival is slated for 2 to 5 p.m. May 30 at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo.

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  5. Kalamazoo woman in urgent need of home repairs receives a helping handRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Nearly a month ago, Sally Tuttle received a notice from the city notifying her that if she didn't fix her garage, roof and paint job that she would be fined. The notice also explained that the Kalamazoo homeowner had 60 days to let the city know how she plans to fix her home.

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  6. Hackett Catholic Prep's Robin DeClercq named female recipient of 2015 Jack Moss ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... the 2015 female recipient of the Jack Moss Scholarship, a $1,000 grant awarded to two high school seniors in the Kalamazoo area who plan to attend Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo College or Kalamazoo Valley Community College. Plainwell's ...

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  7. Plainwell's Justin Benjamin named male recipient of 2015 Jack Moss ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    In the past two years, Benjamin helped lead Plainwell to a 16-4 record and coach Darren Conklin said the Trojans' best offensive lineman led by example with his "relentless effort." His efforts this past season landed him on the 2014 Kalamazoo Gazette Football Dream Team offense , but he isn't just a talented athlete.

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  8. Popeyes Chicken to open in late July or early August in KalamzooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... and operates three other Popeye's franchises. They are in Battle Creek and Lansing. He announced plans for the Kalamazoo location in February. In Kalamazoo, he plans to build a one-story, 2,400-square-foot restaurant. It is to be built on land that ...

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  9. WMU Men's Soccer Adds Home-Grown Talent, Indiana Transfer Jay McIntoshRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    After playing one season at Indiana University, Kalamazoo native and former Loy Norrix High School standout Jay McIntosh is returning to his hometown to continue his college soccer career at Western Michigan University. "We are thrilled to announce Jay will be coming home to finish his college career," said third-year WMU head coach Chad Wiseman .

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  10. Distilleries have a long history in KalamazooRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Although several business owners are now trying to start craft distilleries in Kalamazoo, distilling is not new to the city. William Clark and George Thomas Clark built their distillery on the west side of the Kalamazoo River, just north of the current Michigan Avenue bridge.

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  11. Kalamazoo names Blue Ribbon panel to find new fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The City of Kalamazoo Has assembled a prestigious panel of 21 citizens,and leaders from education, the private sector and the non-profit sector to participate in a special Blue Ribbon Panel. Their goal will be to find and recommend suitable alternatives for city revenue than the Property Taxes the city now relies on to fund city services.

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  12. Kalamazoo trial postponed in Christopher Adams homicide after jury selection stallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    DaQuan Pritchett, 19, is charged with murder and felony firearm use in the July 23 shooting of Adams, also 19, in the 3200 block of Mount Olivet Road in Kalamazoo.

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  13. Volunteer Kalamazoo names Monica Priest as fund development directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... "I'm delighted to have Monica leading our efforts to connect with the community through philanthropy," Volunteer Kalamazoo Executive Director Carrie Vanderbush said. "Monica's skill set and personality will greatly benefit Volunteer Kalamazoo in ...

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  14. After $7.5 million in renovations, Milham Meadows Apartments has a grand openingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... to come." Although Integra has no other properties in Michigan, Juhle said he is no stranger to the Greater Kalamazoo area. The Baltimore native has a brother who attended the University of Michigan, married a fellow student originally from ...

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  15. Teen born with half a heart graduating from Climax-Scotts High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... realize," he said about his heart issues, "is that it happened and you deal with it." Julie Mack is a reporter for Kalamazoo Gazette. Email her at jmack1@mlive.com , call her at 269-350-0277 or follow her on Twitter @ kzjuliemack.

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  16. Farmers Alley provides glimpse into new Broadway composing talent with 'Dogfight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Kalamazoo will have its first opportunity to hear work by one of the hottest new composing teams on Broadway when Farmers Alley Theatre presents 'Dogfight,' June 5-21.

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  17. Laaksonen's three goals ignite offense, advance Kalamazoo Christian to district finalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    The senior captain recorded three goals and one assist to lead Kalamazoo past Battle Creek Calhoun Christian 8-0, in the girls soccer district semi-finals at home. "We went in knowing this was a good team with very good players in the middle and up top," Allen said.

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  18. Bell's BreweryRead the original story

    Yesterday | WHTC

    Located in downtown Kalamazoo, Michigan, the Eccentric Cafe, located next to the Bell's General Store, is home to a unique offering of craft beer, live music, entertainment, delicious food and more.

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  19. Downtown distillery a labor of love for Kalamazoo nativesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | MLive.com

    His father is head distiller at Bainbridge Organic Distillers in Washington, and Merrill and his wife, Joanna, spent time with him before deciding to open their own distillery in Kalamazoo. "We had the opportunity to train and learn and see if it was a business we even wanted to be in," said Nic Merrill, 33. "We've been flying back and forth to Seattle for a few years now and working in the distillery out there, essentially training and learning, apprenticing."

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  20. Memorial Service Held for Wheaton-Warrenville South Grad Who Died From ALSRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Patch.com

    A memorial service and open house will be held this Friday in Wheaton for a Wheaton-Warrenville South High School graduate and multi-sport athlete who died last week following his battle with ALS. Brian Schurstein, 34, died on May 19 in Kalamazoo, Mich.

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