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January 14, 2013
Kalamazoo Democrat discusses issues such as education and road funding as new session begins

January 10, 2013
Gongwer Editor Zach Gorchow says more contentious issues, including road funding, lie ahead

January 8, 2013
The director of Grand Valley State University’s Supply Chain Management Program Brian Long finds economic indicators were down in the region, compared to November.

January 8, 2013
West Michigan Congressman Fred Upton he would have preferred “a grand bargain” rather than the deal reached last week that averted the “fiscal cliff.” But Upton voted for the agreement.

January 7, 2013
When he was running for governor, Rick Snyder had a ten-point plan to “Reinvent Michigan”. Point number five was: “Restoring cities and controlling urban sprawl”. Snyder came to the annual Michigan Farm Bureau dinner recently in Grand Rapids

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January 14, 2013
Perry has been suspended since mid-December over what has been called an "inappropriate relationship" with a district employee

January 14, 2013
Broncos have lost four straight, including their first two Mid-American Conference games

January 14, 2013
City officials say their own tree removal efforts can't keep up with the damage done by the Emerald Ash Borer

January 14, 2013
Annual report on West Michigan health care system finds paying upfront for testing can generate long term savings

January 14, 2013
Governor says he would have preferred a broader ad about the state's business climate

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May 28, 2016
The case focused on a plan known as Operation Condor. This marks the first time a court has ruled that it was a criminal conspiracy to track down and disappear political dissidents across borders.

May 28, 2016
In response to China's moves in the South China Sea, the U.S. has tightened security ties and boosted its military presence in the region. Now Vietnam can host regular visits by U.S. military units.

May 28, 2016
Across the country, public universities are struggling with abysmal graduation rates. Here's one campus — San Jose State University — that's trying to do something about it.

May 28, 2016
Reporter John Otis reflects on the changes in Venezuela since he first arrived there 19 years ago. The country now confronts triple-digit inflation and its largest bank note is worth less than a dime.

May 28, 2016
He's a scientist. And an artist. His latest subject: the Zika virus.

May 28, 2016
More than 40 people — most of them children — were injured from lightning strikes in two separate incidents in Europe on Saturday.

May 28, 2016
The central issue: the Kurdish YPG militia, which the U.S. views as a key ally against the Islamic State in Syria, has been branded a terrorist organization by Turkey's government.

May 28, 2016
"[C]ancelling or changing the location of the 2016 Olympics will not significantly alter the international spread of Zika virus," WHO says, after scientists called for the Games to be moved.