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11 hrs ago | MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- April 17, 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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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan, Portage, MI, Davenport University

Wed Apr 16, 2014

MLive.com

'Elf The Musical,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' Blue...

Blue Man Group, "Beauty and the Beast" and "Elf The Musical" are a few of the highlights on Miller Auditorium 's new 2014-15 Broadway offerings.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Blue Man Group, Elf, Sister Act, Theater, Peter and the Starcatcher, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Entertainment

MLive.com

Kalamazoo College takes 2 first prizes in national Recyclemania competition

After 10 years leading the charge for Kalamazoo College in the annual Recyclemania competition, Rob Townsend has tried everything from pep rallies, "dorm storms," T-shirts, ribbons shaped like a recycling arrow and March Madness brackets.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo College, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Michigan

Tue Apr 15, 2014

MLive.com

Poverty reduction to be focus of task force created by Kalamazoo City Commission

The Kalamazoo City Commission decided Monday to create a community task force under the guidance of Mayor Bobby Hopewell to address poverty in the city.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Mon Apr 14, 2014

MLive.com

Kalamazoo police chief supports officers' response to Lafayette Avenue riot

Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley said he supports his officers' use of riot gear and tear gas at a party that turned riotous Saturday on Lafayette Avenue near the campus of Western Michigan University.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Riot

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Class Notes

Pots, pans, furniture, cleaning supplies and more can be donated during the Lakeview High School Key Club's Stuff-the-Bus event, the club said in a news release.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

Top 5 things to do in Kalamazoo this week: 'Farm City' author, Mindless Behavior and more

Bassist Chris "Freekbass" Sherman will release his new album, which features several heavy hitters from the world of funk and jam music, will perform in Kalamazoo this week.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Mindless Behavior, Hip-Hop, Funk, Funkadelic, Dartmouth College, Reo Speedwagon, Pop/Rock, Entertainment

The Citizens' Voice

Sharp-Koches

The bride-to-be is the daughter of Robert and Shelly Sharp, Kalamazoo, Mich. She is a graduate of Portage Central High School and earned a bachelor's degree from Western Michigan University.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI

Sat Apr 12, 2014

MLive.com

'House Crawl' began hours before crowd were tear gassed, police say

The initial gathering of people near Western Michigan University 's campus for what is known as "House Crawl" was peaceful early on Saturday, but as the crowd grew to an estimated 2,000 people, fights began breaking out, police say.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

WMU Wounded Warrior 5K raises $25,000 with record 500-plus participants

More than 500 runners and other donations helped Western Michigan University 's Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps raise $25,000 for the Wounded Warrior Project Saturday, more than the previous four years combined.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Life, Veteran Affairs

MLive.com

Gilmore Car Museum to highlight presidential visits to Kalamazoo in speaker series Sunday

The Gilmore Car Museum will present a double feature called "Presidential Visits to Kalamazoo" as a part of their Spring Speaker Series.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Lincoln, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MLive.com

Woody Allen's 'Bullets Over Broadway' reviewed: Marin...

Most of the early reviews of Woody Allen's "Bullets Over Broadway" say something is a bit off with the new musical, but Western Michigan University graduate Marin Mazzie received mostly positive marks.

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Related Topix: Comedy Movies, Bullets Over Broadway, Crime Movies, Zach Braff, Entertainment

MLive.com

For TiAnna Harrison, appointment to Kalamazoo school board is triumph over brain injury

It was an emotional moment when TiAnna Harrison was sworn in April 3 as the newest member of the Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, University of Phoenix

WOODTV.com

KDPS: Vehicle runs into home, driver flees

Kalamazoo public safety officers are looking for a driver who drove into a home occupied by students in Kalamazoo early Friday morning and then ditched their vehicle.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Western Michigan University ROTC Races For Wounded Warrior Project

It started over five years ago on the campus of Western Michigan University and this year it has grown to new heights.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Otago Daily Times

Rapper headed for Dunedin

Born Raymond Lawrence Riley, the poet, rapper, songwriter, producer and political activist is best known as the lead vocalist of the Coup and Street Sweeper Social Club.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

WTKG-AM Grand Rapids

WMU Room, Board Rates Going Up Next Year

Tuition talk may come later but Western Michigan University trustees decided today on what they'll charge for room and board in residential housing next year.

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MLive.com

Western Michigan University Board of Trustees approves increase in room and board rates

An increase in room and board rates for residence halls at Western Michigan University was approved at a meeting of the Board of Trustees on Wednesday.

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UPI

Body of missing Michigan doctor found in Indiana lake

A body found by a fisherman in a lake near Gary, Ind., has been identified as Dr. Teleka Patrick, a Michigan medical resident who vanished in December, authorities say.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Tue Apr 08, 2014

MLive.com

Washtenaw County Circuit Court Judge Donald Shelton will retire in September

Washtenaw County Circuit Court Judge Donald E. Shelton announced Tuesday that he will retire from the bench Sept.

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Related Topix: Washtenaw County, MI, Michigan, Prison, University of Michigan Dearborn, Eastern Michigan University

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