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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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February 11, 2016
A study by the Pew Research Center finds the use of online dating sites has mushroomed in the past few years, particularly among 18- to 24-year-olds.

February 11, 2016
The FBI said it arrested Bundy in Portland late Wednesday night. Charges will be made public Thursday.

February 11, 2016
A U.S.-led team says it has seen gravitational waves from two black holes merging together. It is the first time humanity has directly detected such waves.

February 11, 2016
The 8-inch insect nearly went extinct when hungry rats overran its island. But Melbourne scientists found a few in 2001 and started a thriving colony. Now the San Diego Zoo is hatching them, too.

February 11, 2016
The NATO maritime force will contribute "critical information and surveillance to help counter human trafficking and criminal networks," says NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

February 11, 2016
North Korea is freezing all assets related to the Kaesong Industrial Complex and cutting two communications hotlines between the neighboring countries.

February 11, 2016
Decades ago, Pakistan International Airlines was a trendy airline whose flight attendants wore Pierre Cardin uniforms. These days the national carrier is $3 billion in debt and fighting privatization.

February 11, 2016
Nuevo Leon Governor Jaime Rodriguez, whose state includes the Topo Chico prison in Monterrey, says 52 people died in last night's riot at the prison.

February 11, 2016
Facebook's free Internet service was banned in India on the basis of net neutrality this week. Internet providers, regulators say, should not be allowed "to shape the users' Internet experience."

February 11, 2016
"The first day was great," one passenger says. "The second day we were watching a musical and everything started sliding."