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Michigan officials are preparing for the COVID-19 coronavirus. While the state has had no confirmed cases of the disease, federal experts anticipate outbreaks in the United States.

Binta Epelly / AP Photo

What did you have for breakfast this morning? Was there a strip of bacon beside your eggs? A sausage patty on your biscuit? Jonathan Safran Foer says that matters for the future of our planet.

Coronavirus Scam Alert Issued

6 hours ago
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Michigan residents should be on the look-out for online scams related to the coronavirus. None have been reported in Michigan yet but state Attorney General Dana Nessel and the Department of Health and Human Services hope a preemptive warning will blunt the impact of any coronavirus scams.

Kalamazoo Debates Housing Rights

Feb 25, 2020

A proposed housing discrimination ordinance in Kalamazoo drew strong feelings at a special Kalamazoo City Commission meeting. The "Fair Chance" proposal would punish landlords who turn away renters with criminal records. It would also ban discrimination against victims of domestic violence or people with housing vouchers.

Kalamazoo Picks New Superintendent

Feb 20, 2020
John McNeill / WMUK

Kalamazoo's School Board has unanimously picked the person they hope will be the district's next superintendent. Rita Raichoudhuri (pronounced "rye-CHOW-dur-ee") is now the head of early college and career education for the Chicago Public Schools.