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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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October 23, 2014
The nephew of the iconic essayist and novelist hopes to produce a documentary on her life, and he's turned to crowd-funding to make it happen. Also: There's been much ado about the dictionary lately.

October 23, 2014
Fifty-eight-year-old Kevin Vickers is being hailed as a hero for reportedly shooting the gunman who attacked the Parliament.

October 23, 2014
A man identified as 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was killed by police in a Parliament building in Ottawa. He's being described as a recent convert to Islam.

October 23, 2014
The rate for routine vaccinations of babies used to be 97 percent. Now the figure is 27 percent. Blame it on the rippling effects of the oubreak.

October 23, 2014
Amber Vinson, 29, the second of two nurses diagnosed with the disease after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital, has no sign of the virus as of late Tuesday.

October 23, 2014
The blunt-talking Moshe Ya'alon says that Syria, Iraq and Libya have all been shattered by fighting in recent years and that the future map of the Middle East will look very different.

October 23, 2014
The mayor of Iguala and his wife, accused of being connected to the disappearance of 43 students, are now fugitives. Thousands of protesters marched in Mexico City demanding justice.

October 23, 2014
Frustrated scientists argued Wednesday that making nasty viruses even worse in the lab provides crucial insight into preventing pandemics. Others say it just ups the risk a lab germ will start one.

October 23, 2014
The saxophone superstar, hugely popular in mainland China, walked into a minefield in Hong Kong. Selfies with demonstrators sparked a response from the government — and Kenny G took down the tweets.