SW Michigan

Aggregated news from sources around the state

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

Governor Whitmer and a Kalamazoo area lawmaker are at odds over a bill to legalize online gambling. Police investigate the vandalizing of state Republican Party headquarters. Should ceremonial balloon releases be banned in Michigan? 

Kalamazoo County Administration Building - file photo from WMUK
WMUK

Kalamazoo County Commissioners seek feedback on mental health services. Another Democrat enters the race in the district represented by Republican Justin Amash. Teachers and other school workers hold a rally at the state Capitol to call for more education funding. 

Governor Gretchen Whitmer - file photo by Gordon Evans, WMUK
Gordon Evans / WMUK

Kalamazoo County Commissioner Stephanie Moore will run for state House next year. Governor Whitmer announces grants for better treatment of opioid addiction. Protesters call for a stop of deportations to Iraq. 

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

Governor Whitmer could soon sign legislation allowing public employees to administer opioid overdose treatments. A Flint hospital disputes the state’s findings about a connection to legionella exposure. The Bombers winning streak ends. The Growlers losing streak continues.

Kalamazoo Public Schools Administration Building - file photo by WMUK
WMUK

Kalamazoo Schools have an interim superintendent ready when Michael Rice starts his new job with the state. The Flint water crisis investigation changes gears. Governor Whitmer says Michigan could lose a lot of money and clout without full Census participation. 

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