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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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March 28, 2015
Cholita is an Andean spectacled bear that was mistreated in the circus in Peru. Now an animal rights group is trying to bring her to the U.S. as part of an effort to rescue wild animals from circuses.

March 28, 2015
Nigerians pick their president on Saturday. For election officials, the challenges include providing ballots for the many voters displaced by Boko Haram attacks.

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

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March 28, 2015
The Israeli leader ruffled feathers during the bruising campaign. Since then, he has sought to make amends. In the latest move, Israel is handing over money it had withheld from the Palestinians.

March 28, 2015
Cholita is an Andean spectacled bear that was mistreated in the circus in Peru. Now an animal rights group is trying to bring her to the U.S. as part of an effort to rescue wild animals from circuses.

March 28, 2015
Clean Reader — an app designed to find, block and replace profanity in books — has drawn considerable criticism from authors. This week, makers of the app announced they would no longer sell e-books.

March 28, 2015
Nigerians pick their president on Saturday. For election officials, the challenges include providing ballots for the many voters displaced by Boko Haram attacks.

March 28, 2015
California Gov. Jerry Brown signed his sweeping $1.1 billion emergency drought relief bill Friday. It funds water infrastructure improvements like flood control and aid for farmworkers.

March 28, 2015
You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in San Francisco and some other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.

March 28, 2015
The decision puts an end to a story that began in 2009 when Knox was found guilty of murdering 21-year-old Meredith Kirchner two years earlier.

March 28, 2015
For decades, Carlos Varela has doled out incisive criticism of the Cuban government. On our recent visit to Havana, he sang a song he says reflects the mood of the country at this historic moment.

March 28, 2015
A woman's family is stuck with medical charges for care she received after being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. Negotiating relief from the bills has become a part-time job for her daughter.

March 28, 2015
In Havana, Cuba, the old cars that crowd the streets used to symbolize a stagnant nation. Now enterprising Cubans have begun renting cars out to tourists who are hungry for the cars of their youth.