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Kalamazoo, Michigan is located in Kalamazoo County. Zip codes in Kalamazoo, MI include 49006, 49009, and 49001. The median home price in Kalamazoo is $89,900 which is roughly $61/per square foot. More Kalamazoo information.

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Local news for Kalamazoo, MI continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

8 hrs ago | MLive.com

Celery Flats Music Festival in Portage to combine fundraising for parks group, bluegrass bands

Organizers of the first Celery Flats Music Festival on Sunday, July 13 featuring eight Kalamazoo area bluegrass and Americana acts in a free concert say the event has many purposes.

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12 hrs ago | MLive.com

Douglass Community Association receives $297,000 grant from W.K. Kellogg Foundation

Kalamazoo's Douglass Community Association is continuing to rebound after the group was almost forced to close its doors due to financial issues last summer .

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16 hrs ago | MLive.com

Feeling Blue? Perk up at the Kalamazoo Blues Festival today

Those looking for a dose of the blues can get their fix at the Kalamazoo Blues Festival, which kicks off its 21st annual event today at Arcadia Creek Festival Place.

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20 hrs ago | MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 10, 2014

People on The Move announces the new title or working role of local people moving from one paid position to another.

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21 hrs ago | MLive.com

Fontana Summer Festival's Hot Club of Detroit refuses to keep itself confined to Paris,...

In spite of the limitations of being an acoustic quintet of guitars, bass, reeds and accordion, and getting the frequent sub-genre tag that drives the group up the wall, Hot Club of Detroit has an expansive jazz style.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Portage council sets special meeting Thursday to discuss consolidated dispatch

The Portage City Council has scheduled a 4 p.m. Thursday special meeting at City Hall to discuss a draft proposal for a consolidated dispatch system in Kalamazoo County.

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Bell's Brewery's Larry Bell says he is upset that the Michigan Department of Transportation has put a new traffic signal in front of the sign outside his oldest commercial property.

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Decision delayed on adult prosecution for Kalamazoo teen, 16, who crashed stolen car during chase

A hearing on whether or not 16-year-old Dominique Mixon will be tried as an adult in connection with a police chase in a stolen car has been rescheduled to August.

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Riverview Launch takes shape in Kalamazoo

A project designed to highlight the Kalamazoo River Valley Trail and the Kalamazoo River is taking shape northeast of Kalamazoo.

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo one of most 'affordable college towns' in the U.S., The Simple Dollar says

The Simple Dollar ranked Kalamazoo ninth on its new list of the top 10 "Most Affordable College Towns."

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo Gay Lesbian Resource Center names Jay Maddock executive director

Maddock has served as the organization's program director since October 2012, coordinating multiple programming and service initiatives.

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MLive.com

Sushi quesadilla, Philly cheese steak egg roll on menu at Portage's new Wild Ginger

That Japanese-Mexican mash-up, the creation of Drew Lum, is part of a fusion menu at the new Wild Ginger restaurant at 639 Romence Road in Portage.

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo Blues Fest, Fontana Summer Fest and more in this weekend's Top 5

A series of intriguing music events -- from traditional Russian folk and classical to contemporary jazz to loads of blues -- will give people plenty to hear this weekend.

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Closing the gap: Kalamazoo MME and ACT scores reflect literacy efforts, Rice says

The latest round of results from the Michigan Merit Exam and ACT college-entrance test show Kalamazoo Public Schools is on an "undeniable trend" of academic improvement, Superintendent Michael Rice said.

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WMU Medical School moves its entire family medicine residency to Kalamazoo Family Health Center

While the WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine just completed work on its new downtown campus in June, its family medicine residents have moved into a different home: the Kalamazoo Family Health Center.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Vicksburg continues to investigate why some property owners tax payments were not recorded

Vicksburg officials continue to probe why several residents received a tax bill from Kalamazoo County for unpaid property taxes that were paid to the village last fall.

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Weather update: Thunderstorms likely this morning, high of 78

Expect thunderstorms and rain showers Tuesday morning, mostly before 11 a.m., in Kalamazoo with a high near 78 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

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MLive.com

Growth remains stable but slow among Kalamazoo-area manufacturers, economist Brian Long says

The Kalamazoo-area economy continued to grow through June, but not as fast as consumers, job-seekers and economists would probably like.

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MLive.com

North Church Street shooting victim identified as Orlando Walker, 30, of Kalamazoo

Funeral arrangements are pending Tuesday at Whitley Memorial Funeral Home for Orlando David Walker, 30, of Kalamazoo, the man the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety has identified at the victim of a July 6 shooting on North Church Street near Norway Avenue.

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Resolution supporting elimination of Personal Property Tax OK'd by Kalamazoo City Commission

The resolution voiced support for Proposal 1 on the August ballot, which would repeal the tax for small businesses and manufacturers and begin to phase it out over several years for large manufacturers.

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