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Portage, Michigan is located in Kalamazoo County. Zip codes in Portage, MI include 49002, 49081, and 49024. The median home price in Portage is $152,500 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Portage information.

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Jessica Graham, 28, for violating probation in retail fraud case

Possible locations: 700 block of South Rose Street, the 700 block of West Kilgore Road, or the 4300 block of Duke Street, all in Kalamazoo, or the 5400 block of Lovers Lane in Portage.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

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Veterans, community members observe 61st Korean War Armistice anniversary at Portage ceremony

Thunderstorms held off until the afternoon Sunday to allow a ceremony for Korean War Armistice Day to be held at the Veterans Memorial in Portage.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

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Republican candidates for 63rd District bring similar levels of...

Collaboration and experience are two things both Republican candidates for Michigan's 63rd District say they will bring to the job, if elected.

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Portage to do roadwork on section of Portage Road beginning July 28

Construction is set to begin on Portage Road from East Centre Avenue to Romence Road Parkway the week of July 28, if weather permits.

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Kalamazoo's wealth of autism services attracts families seeking help

In April 2012, Jessica and Allan Macaulay and their three children moved to Portage from Michigan's Upper Peninsula when their son, John Anthony, became the first resident of the Great Lakes Center for Autism Treatment and Research.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

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Woman in critical condition after being ejected from rolling vehicle in Portage

A woman is in critical condition after being ejected from her vehicle during a rollover crash on South Westnedge in Portage .

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Portage council sides with planning commission in rezoning several East Centre Avenue properties

Several properties on East Centre Avenue in Portage have a new zoning sparked by an unsuccessful attempt to build a gas station in that area.

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Kalamazoo-area government, business leaders urge passage on Proposal...

Proposal 1 on the August ballot involves "a reasonable, bipartisan compromise" to resolve long-standing concerns about Michigan's personal property tax , says Kalamazoo City Commissioner David Anderson.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Election 2014: See who's running for school board in Kalamazoo County

The Portage, Gull Lake, Parchment and Schoolcraft school districts and Kalamazoo Valley Community College all have competitive school board races on the November ballot .

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Portage approves more than $1.5 million in contracts for road work

More than $1.5 million in funds for road improvements have been approved in Portage , clearing the way for several major and local streets to be repaved this year.

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Korean War Armistice Day ceremony on Sunday at Portage Veterans Memorial

"The Forgotten War" will be remembered when Korean War Armistice Day is observed at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 27, at the Veterans Memorial in Portage .

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

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Armed robbery spree in Portage, Oshtemo Township lands Texas parolee in prison for at least 10 years

Gilmore told Circuit Judge Alexander C. Lipsey of his tumultuous childhood, of how it had led him to a life of crime and spending 18 years of his short life behind bars "I just never had no guidance, no help, no nothing," said Gilmore, who pleaded guilty in June to two counts of armed robbery in connection with a five-day crime spree in February ... (more)

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

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Republican candidates for 61st District Michigan House seat differ on several issues

Kalamazoo County Commissioners Phil Stinchcomb, left, and Brandt Iden are both seeking the Republican nomination for the 61st District state House seat this August.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

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Taste of Portage unites local vendors, community at event under new leadership

The Taste of Portage was able to stay alive this summer thanks to the help of a community organization, allowing for hundreds of people to nibble and guzzle food and beer from local restaurants and vendors on Saturday at the Overlander Band Shell.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

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Gaza peace vigil in Kalamazoo calls for end to violence

The colors of the Palestinian flag - red, white, green and black - lined Michigan Avenue in front of the Kalamazoo Federal Building downtown Friday afternoon as a crowd of concerned citizens called for peace in Gaza.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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MLive Voter Guide an excellent resource for Southwest Michigan

The focus was on the Aug. 5 primary and we certainly plan to do some sort of voter-education in the fall prior to the general election.

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Youth leaders pass down Hindu customs during two-day camp at Portage temple

There are nearly 700 practicing Hindu families in the Kalamazoo area, but just one temple, so when it comes to educating Hindu youths about their culture, there aren't many options outside the home.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

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Taste of Portage, Funk Fest and more in this weekend's Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo

A Broadway classic, a pair of music festivals, an art fair and a celebration of Portage make up this weekend's top 5 things to do.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

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Despite projected $15,000 year-end deficit, Kalamazoo County DHS...

Despite the Kalamazoo County Department of Human Services projecting to end 2014 with a $15,000 deficit, its director says the agency is on the path to financial recovery after needing two emergency cash infusions earlier this year to fund its childcare placements.

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Portage schools old administration building demolition delayed after asbestos found

Superintendent Mark Bielang and Ron Herron, assistant superintendent of operations, said the demolition was shut down and the asbestos removal company came back to remove the hazardous fire-retardant material that was found behind metal window panels.

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