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Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Though Michigan is best known for its peninsulas, this story begins with an island: a strip of land off Riverview Drive that is surrounded by the City of Kalamazoo but is not part of it.

J. Scott Applewhite / AP Photo

A coalition of veterans groups is putting pressure on Republicans in Congress to support the impeachment of President Donald Trump. That includes Representative Fred Upton of Saint Joseph.

Paul Sancya / AP Photo

The state is looking for people who want to help redraw Michigan's political lines. The Secretary of State's office is holding public forums on the new, independent Michigan Redistricting Commission. One of them will be in Kalamazoo on Thursday, November 14.

Annette Elizabeth Allen / NPR

The U.S. House of Representatives is holding open hearings in its impeachment inquiry into President Trump. All hearings will be streamed through this video player as they are live.

Kalamazoo School buses - file photo by WMUK

Kalamazoo Public Schools reopened Loy Norrix and Kalamazoo Central High Schools as well as Linden Grove Middle School Tuesday under heightened police presence and other security measures. Meanwhile threats have closed three Portage schools.