Kalamazoo City Hall - file photo. Photo by Sehvilla Mann, WMUK
Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A state grant will help Kalamazoo provide water service in communities with PFAS contaminated wells. Michigan’s marijuana regulatory agency looks to help Kalamazoo and other communities through its “social equity” program. Vice President Mike Pence postpones a visit to Detroit. 

State Capitol - file photo. Photo by Cheyna Roth, Michigan Public Radio Network
Cheyna Roth / Michigan Public Radio Network

A Michigan lawmaker wants a state ban on microbeads. Vice President Mike Pence will speak in Detroit this week. The Growlers have lost six straight, and the Bombers lose their final home game of the baseball season. 

Bronco Sculpture on Western Michigan University campus. Photo by Andy Robins, WMUK
Andy Robins / WMUK

The Director of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission is reprimanded for a remark “objectifying women.” Democratic Presidential candidates Joe Biden and Kamala Harris continue their campaign in Detroit. WMU announces this year’s athletics hall of fame class. 

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Michigan State University campus photo from Wikimedia Commons
Wikimedia Commons

A lawsuit seeks to block a new redistricting commission in Michigan. A Kalamazoo organization formed to address racial disparities in infant mortality has its first CEO. Former Michigan State University President Lou Anna Simon will retire.