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WMU Students Clean Headstones

More than 300 Western Michigan University business students spent Saturday volunteering at a cemetery.

The students along with some faculty members visited the Fort Custer National Cemetery and spent time cleaning the headstones

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Police Seek Stabbing Suspect

Kalamazoo Police continue to search for a man who stabbed a guest at a Halloween Party this weekend.

Officers responded to the scene at a home at David and Walnut at around 2am Saturday.

According to witnesses at the party, an uninvited man was asked to leave and he came back shortly after armed with a knife and attacked one of the guests, stabbing him multiple times

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2014 Michigan General Election Primer

President Barack Obama, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush and former U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have all campaigned this fall in Michigan, but not in their election bids.

They were supporting Michigan candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.

Michigan's general election is Tuesday.

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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Alert Issued After Robbery on WMU Campus

Campus Police at Western Michigan University last night issued an alert after another armed robbery was reported.  This follows other robberies over the weekend near the west campus area.

Two students walking between the health center and Sangren Hall were held up at gunpoint at around 9

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Robbery Victim Stabs Attacker

Police in Kalamazoo say the victim in an armed robbery attempt last night managed to stab one of his attackers and escape.

The 26-year-old man was accosted by three teens on Lay Boulevard in the Edison neighborhood at around 7:45 and was hit on the head with a pistol

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Ransomware Scam in Michigan

Authorities are warning residents to be on guard against a scam being used in the area again.

The Ingham County Sheriff’s Office reports that people have been getting calls from people claiming to work for Microsoft who say their computer is infected with a virus or has pornographic images on it that need to be removed

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No Additional Traces of Asian Carp Found

Follow-up tests on the Kalamazoo River have failed to turn up more DNA from Asian Carp.

Earlier tests from July showed traces of DNA from the invasive fish in the river near Allegan.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources joined the U

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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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Convenience Store Robbery Stopped by Clerk with Baseball Bat

A robbery attempt at a Kalamazoo convenience store was stopped yesterday when a clerk pulled a baseball bat on a knife-wielding thief.

It happened at the Sunny Mart convenience store, on South Westnedge Avenue at around 1:40 in the afternoon

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