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Britain's new Prime Minister Boris Johnson walks toward the lectern to speak outside 10 Downing Street, London, Wednesday, July 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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A Western Michigan University Political Science Professor says Great Britain has always been somewhat “aloof” from the rest of Europe. However, Gunther Hega, who studies European politics, says British attitudes toward the European Union have changed over the last 45 years.

Bernie Sanders, in a dark suit and blue tie, speaks animatedly with his hands near his face. The background is out of focus.
Carlos Osorio / AP Photo

Ten Presidential candidates were in Detroit today to give their elevator pitches to members of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. 

Cybercrime Hotline Launches In Kent County

Jul 23, 2019
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Kent County residents can now dial 2-1-1 to report and get resources to recover from cybercrime.

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An initiative designed to increase prosperity in Kalamazoo returns for the second year. The Kalamazoo Black Business Expo will be held Aug. 24. It will showcase 60 African-American entrepreneurs, up from 40 last year.  The city of Kalamazoo once again is a lead sponsor and four others have signed on, including the Kalamazoo Community Foundation and two banks.

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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.