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Tracking Devices Proposed For State Vehicles

(MRN) A bill before the state Senate would require all state-owned or leased vehicles to have a tracking device.

Senator Tonya Schuitmaker is sponsoring the measure after a state elevator inspector in Kalamazoo was caught golfing several times last summer instead of being at work

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Western Michigan University President Dr. John Dunn. Photo courtesy of WMU.
Western Michigan University President Dr. John Dunn. Photo courtesy of WMU.
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Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo Implements New Sexual Assault Policy

Western Michigan University (WMU) in Kalamazoo has implemented a new interim policy that's designed to make it easier for students and staff to report if they've been victims of sexual assault.

WMU expects the final version of the policy to be in p

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Photo by George Marks - Getty Images.
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Southwest Michigan A Hot Spot For Bed Bugs

Several Michigan cities including Battle Creek are on a list of those experiencing the worst bed bug infestations in the country.

Detroit is ranked as the second-worst city in the country for bed bugs by Orkin

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Credit: slovegrove/ThinkStock
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Rumors Confirmed: Kalamazoo to Have Nation’s First Sustainable Beer-Brewing Degree

Internet rumors ran ramped Thursday about Western Michigan University having America's first brewing degree.

It's time to crack open those bottles and celebrate, Kalamazoo — on Friday morning, the rumors were confirmed

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Credit: Kayla Kiley
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Battle Creek Newborn Dies, Mother Claims She Did Not Know She Was Pregnant

The Battle Creek Police Department (BCPD) is investigating the death of a newborn infant whose mother told police that she didn't know that she was pregnant.

Officers responded to the report of a unresponsive newborn at a residence on the 200 block of Oak Lawn D

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Photo courtesy of Rob Hall.
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Battle Creek Police, Animal Control Help Disabled Man Clear His Driveway

Nice to see humans helping each other out.

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Bank Robbery Suspect Caught

A man is behind bars following a bank robbery and a high speed chase yesterday.

The Old National Bank on Westnedge in Portage was held up yesterday but police say a dye pack in the stolen money exploded

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Kalamazoo Commissioners Choose Cunningham For Open Seat

Kalamazoo City Commissioners chose a replacement yesterday for Stephanie Moore who was elected to the County Board in the last election.

Fifteen people applied to be considered for appointment to the post

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Video courtesy of Mike Baker.
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193 Vehicles Involved In Kalamazoo County’s I-94 Crash Friday

Galesburg, Mich. — The massive multi-vehicle crash that shut down a 5-mile stretch of I-94 in Kalamazoo County Friday now has updated numbers.

Authorities estimate that 193 vehicles were involved, which includes 76 semis and 117 passenger cars and SUVs, according to WWMT Newschannel 3.

The highway rem

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Kalamazoo: After I-94 Crash, Blood Donations Needed Now

The deadly I-94 crash in Kalamazoo County Friday morning sent many victims to greater Kalamazoo's local hospitals, and Michigan Blood wants to make sure that the hospitals have enough blood to help the injured.

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