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Tigers Trade Cespedes

As expected, the Detroit Tigers have traded left fielder Yoenis Cespedes.  The soon-to-be-free-agent, acquired last December in a trade that sent starting pitcher Rick Porcello to Boston, was traded to the Mets just before the 4p

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MI Right-to-Work Wins Again

Michigan’s Supreme Court in a 4-3 opinion agreed that Michigan’s right-to-work law does apply to state employees.

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What Bands Are Playing Kalamazoo Ribfest?

Some of the Kalamazoo Ribfest bands you already know. Some of them you get to help decide.

Check out the list below to see the lineup, and click the button below to vote for the Kalamazoo Ribfest 2015 opening band!

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High School Students Get Opportunity to Experience Trooper Training

Over the past two weeks, 54 high school students sponsored by the American Legion and 51 high school students sponsored by the Michigan District of Kiwanis experienced what it takes to become Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers.Over the past two weeks, 54 high school students sponsored by the American Legion and 51 high school students sponsored by the Michigan District of Kiwanis experienced what it takes to become Michigan State Police (MSP) troopers.

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DNR Warns Wildfire Danger On The Rise In Michigan

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources announced Wednesday that, due to recent warm temperatures and lack of rain, many portions of the state are seeing “high” to “very high” fire danger. The conditions are expected to remain for the next few days and into the weekend.

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Get Up Close & Personal at Kalamazoo Ribfest: Blue Oyster Cult, Craig Morgan, Chase Bryant

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The Word “American” is a Problem Now?

Here we go again with the word police — and of course it is coming from our publicly funded universities.

According to an article in Campus Reform, the University of New Hampshire has published a “Bias-Free Language Guide” on its website.

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Meet Yasmin: An Incredible Girl On A Mission To Bring Lions To Binder Park Zoo

Ordinary people doing extra-ordinary things. Today, I got to meet Yasmin, a Kalamazoo area pre-teen, who thought Binder Park Zoo should have lions. And did something about it.

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Battle Creek Prostitution Sting Results in Arrests

Think prositution doesn't happen in our backyard?

Think again.

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Here’s Why You Were Stuck Traffic At Railroad Crossings in Downtown Kalamazoo This Week

Late Wednesday morning — around 11 a.m. — many cars were stuck at the railroad crossing. One driver said she sat in the traffic for 45 minutes to an hour.

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