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Kalamazoo Broadcast Pioneer, Carl E. Lee Dies at 96

Longtime Kalamazoo broadcaster Carl. E. Lee died this past Sunday, it was announced today. He was 96 years old.

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Celebrate 10th Anniversary of The Kalamazoo Promise with Events Throughout 2015

The Kalamazoo Promise began ten years ago with anonymous donations funding full- tuition scholarships for Kalamazoo Public Schools graduates to any community college or, public university in Michigan. In it's first decade, The Promise has funded 4,000 scholarships.This year, some select private institutions were added to the options for KPS students.

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Is an Empty Holster at Kalamazoo College a sign of Racism?

Students who say they have felt threatened in recent weeks due to their race are taking those concerns to the administration.

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Suspect In Texas Township Fires Arrested

Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s Deputies have a suspected serial arsonist in custody.

On Monday afternoon, Anthony Packards was arraigned on several charges, including three counts of fourth degree arson

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Photo by Tom Pidgeon/Allsport
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Competition to Determine Future of Silverdome

A competition is taking place to help determine what happens to the dilapidated Pontiac Silverdome in Detroit. 

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File photo credit: Kayla Kiley
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Suspect Arrested In Adult Store Fire

A suspect is in custody after an adult bookstore was burned down in Kalamazoo yesterday.

The Hollywood Nights store on South Westnedge Avenue caught on fire late Wednesday afternoon and was largely destroyed

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Credit: Barry Winiker
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City of Kalamazoo Launches Website In Efforts To Engage Public

The City of Kalamazoo announced the launch of Imagine Kalamazoo, a community engagement strategy designed to expand and enhance opportunities for public participation in decision-making.

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Photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Wings.
Photo courtesy of the Kalamazoo Wings.
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Kalamazoo Wings Add A Familiar Name: Jake Chelios

It was just a blurb on Twitter, but does catch your attention when a Hall of Famer's son joins the local team. Good Luck, Jake. Welcome to da 'Zoo.

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Why Less Snowfall But More Accidents?

This just occurred to me. We have had an essentially a minor snow fall over the past couple of days; a couple to three or four inches, and yet, it seems like there have been more accidents in the past day or two than during the big snowstorms earlier this winter.

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Schoolcraft Man Shoots Intruder During Break-In

A Kalamazoo County homeowner fended off two intruders Saturday night, shooting one as they entered his home.

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Category: Crime, Local News

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