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Carolyn Kaster / AP Photo

An Eaton County judge may decide on Tuesday whether former Michigan State University president Lou Anna Simon will face a trial.  Simon is accused of lying about when she knew of Larry Nassar’s sexual misconduct. 

Paul Sancya / AP Photo

A former Detroit superstar will now have a portion of the freeway named in her honor. The Aretha Franklin Memorial Highway will run along a section of the M-10 freeway, between Livernois and I-94 in Detroit.

Gordon Evans / WMUK

A new project called “Eastside Voices” is exploring the history of Kalamazoo’s Eastside neighborhood through generational story-telling. 


A man with a mustache in a cap and overcoat stands on a balcony or rooftop and looks upward. Buildings are visible in the distance below.
Dowagiac Area History Museum

Webb Miller was just trying to get a story when he found himself tied up in a salt baron’s car.

 


A free public concert at Davis Street Park in the Vine Neighborhood. Photo Taylor Scamehorn
Taylor Scamehorn / Southwest Michigan's Second Wave

Southwest Michigan’s Second Wave On the Ground Kalamazoo Project Editor Theresa Coty O’Neil says the Vine neighborhood is different in many ways from the others featured so far. Over the next several weeks, O’Neil will report on the people, business, non-profit groups and more in the Vine Neighborhood.


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