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  1. Public asked to weigh in on Kalamazoo budget priorities at meeting WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    10 min ago | MLive.com

    A public meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St., to solicit opinions on what areas of the budget city residents would like to see prioritized as cost-cutting moves are made in coming years.

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  2. Suspect arrested in 2014 fatal Kalamazoo shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WOODTV.com

    ... into a relative's home in Benton Harbor. He was taken into custody without incident. The suspect, a 25-year-old Kalamazoo man, is being charged with open murder, assault with intent to commit murder, felon in possession of a firearm, and three ...

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  3. Kalamazoo's latest proposed microbrewery stirs up ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    The Kalamazoo City Commission has unanimously voted to support a request for a new liquor license for a brewpub and small winery, over the objection of residents who say it will be too close to churches and a daycare, and across the Street from the Alano Club on South Burdick, where Alcoholic's Anonymous meets. Commissioners say The Brite Eyes Brewing Company it's more of a restaurant that serves beer and coffee, but they did hear the concerns and asked staff for information on what goes into a site approval.

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  4. Timeline firmed up for Portage schools deliberations on November facilities bond voteRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... West Middle, they said, is considered not just one of Portage's best schools but a top school in the Greater Kalamazoo area. While the board has not tipped its hand on where it stands on the middle schools issue, board members said they recently ...

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  5. Micro brewer, wine licenses approved for Brite Eyes Brewing Co. after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Kalamazoo City Commission agreed Monday to approve a micro brewer and small wine making license for Brite Eyes Brewing Co., a new coffeehouse and micro brewery set to open soon near downtown Kalamazoo. The topic generated a significant amount of discussion prior to the vote after a few city residents complained too many alcohol-serving businesses are being allowed to operate within the city.

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  6. Bell's Brewery Space Prom to bring Ziggy Stardust down to EarthRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | MLive.com

    ... did enjoy the shows where you have a little bit of a license to get weird," Jay Gavan said. Gavan, a prolific Kalamazoo musician who's been in countless bands, was inspired to form his Long Players project by the success of the Red Sea ...

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  7. Gull Lake boys golf weekly roundup: Consistency is key for Brad WheelerRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | MLive.com

    In last week's boys golf action, Gull Lake finished third out of six teams at the Battle Creek Lakeview Jamboree, fifth out of 14 teams at the Greater Kalamazoo Invitational, and "did not play well" at the Kalamazoo Christian invitational. "We are still an inexperienced team," coach Pat Pearson said.

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  8. Tech-Plas to purchase eight Toshiba machinesRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Plastics Technology

    ... and wife team of Diana Hoyt and John Hoyt, recently founded Tech-Plas, Inc., a woman-owned business based in Kalamazoo, MI. Over the next five years, Tech-Plas will purchase eight ECSX all-electric injection molding machines ranging from 30 to 110 ...

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  9. Kalamazoo woman arraigned after accused of sex acts with infant granddaughterRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | MLive.com

    A Kalamazoo woman has been arraigned on federal charges after authorities claimed she sent photos of herself engaged in sexual activity with her infant granddaughter and a small dog to an Imlay City man she met online. Crystal Runyon was arraigned Thursday, April 16, in Flint U.S. District Court on one count of manufacturing child pornography after the Federal Bureau of Investigations claimed it began investigating her after it started a criminal case against an Imlay City man who they allege was using social media websites to meet children in order to manufacture his own collection of child pornography.

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  10. Kalamazoo native Alex Standiford finishes 144th at Boston Marathon; Let us know if you were thereRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Kalamazoo native finished the famous run in a time of 2 hours, 35 minutes, 5 seconds to come in 144th overall. Standiford, 22, was a state champion in cross country at Mattawan and went on to compete on the University of Michigan's cross country team for two seasons in 2011 and 2012.

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  11. Sentencings in Kalamazoo County Circuit Court for April 20, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | MLive.com

    James Alexander Doss III, 26, of Maple Court, was sentenced to one year of probation, entry into the Kalamazoo Probation Enhancement Program and ordered to pay attorney fees, court costs, state fees and restitution for uttering and publishing in September in Kalamazoo. Doss also was sentenced to probation and KPEP and ordered to pay state fees for use of a financial-transaction device to make a fraudulent withdraw/transaction in September in Kalamazoo.

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  12. Parma Western athletic director Jason Porter named new football coach at Kalamazoo Loy NorrixRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | MLive.com

    The Kalamazoo native and current Parma Western athletic director has been hired as the new varsity football coach at Kalamazoo Loy Norrix . "I'm back where things kind of started for me," said Porter, who will also be a physical education teacher.

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  13. Portage looking for residents to serve on boards, commissionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... amendments. Public Media Network Board, one expiring term, one vacancy; meets at Public Media Network in downtown Kalamazoo, oversees the community access network. Youth Advisory Committee, 18 expiring terms, 12 vacancies, one-year terms; meets 6:30 ...

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  14. Tourists missing after Upper Peninsula trip to visit familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... Family have not heard from them since April 10. Roy. 52. and Wright, 56, had an expected final destination of Kalamazoo, but never arrived. They had planned to visit some casinos and see Tahquamenon Falls. State Police Detective Sgt. Jeff Marker on ...

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  15. Attorneys in police brutality case say South Haven officials violated open-records lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... video from R.J. Baker & Associates, PLLC and Mr. Kinney," the lawsuit filed Friday in Van Buren County says. The Kalamazoo Gazette filed a FOIA request for the dash-cam video April 8 and was told it had been deleted in accordance with South Haven ...

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  16. Kalamazoo School officials worry whether Propositi...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    Kalamazoo Schools Superintendent Michael Rice says he worries that a request for special education funding for schools across Kalamazoo County that will appear on the May 5th ballot could be in jeopardy because of growing opposition to the state's road funding proposal.

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  17. Portage celebrates Earth Day with Green-A-Thon, library programRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    ... Speakers will be Robert Weir, author of "Peace, Justice, Care of Earth"; Bill Rose, president and CEO of the Kalamazoo Nature Center; and Mike McMinn, owner of Treecology. Portage's seventh annual Green-A-Thon has drawn hundreds every year and this ...

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  18. Kalamazoo WKZO reporter has passed away.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WHTC

    ... University's student-run station, and had worked at WKZO for several years. You've heard his reporting from Kalamazoo in the morning and afternoon here on 1450 WHTC and 92 7 The Van. Visitation will be held from noon to 2 on Wednesday, April 22nd, ...

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  19. Help prevent child abuse by recognizing and reportingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Rhonda Todd, victim advocate for the Kalamazoo County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, was among about 35 volunteers who worked in shifts to tie 6,112 blue ribbons to two trees in downtown Kalamazoo in 2014 to call attention to child abuse and neglect. holds classes for children and community members to educate them in preventing abuse, identifying and reporting abuse and making our community a little bit safer for children.

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  20. W. Main Street closed at Jennison Ave. in Kalamazoo due to water main breakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | MLive.com

    Eastbound and westbound West Main Street are closed at Jennison Avenue just west of Western Michigan University's campus due to a water main break at 5:30 a.m. Monday, April 20, according to the Michigan Department of Transportation.

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