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3 hrs ago | MLive.com

Investigators 'piecing together' shooting near WMU campus that injured 4, chief says

Investigators are still "trying to piece together" a shooting that took place near the campus of Western Michigan University that injured four people early Sunday morning, Kalamazoo Public Safety Chief Jeff Hadley says.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

6 hrs ago | Detroit News

Police: 4 people injured in shooting near Western Michigan University

Police say three men and a woman in their 20s were shot early Sunday at Campus Habitat Apartments near Western Michigan University.

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9 hrs ago | MLive.com

Election 2014: See where District 2 Democratic candidates for Kalamazoo County Board stand on issues

Kevin Wordelman, left, and Jeremy Orr are seeking election to represent District 2 on the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo County, MI, Kalamazoo, MI, Michigan State University, Temperance, MI

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Toledo Blade

Teacher recognized as leader

Marie E. Snyder, a dedicated Perrysburg teacher and recipient of a number of local leadership awards, died Wednesday at the Kingston Residence of Perrysburg.

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Related Topix: Perrysburg, OH, Bowling Green State University, Toledo, OH

Observer & Eccentric

Royal Oak Schools adds familiar faces to administrative positions

Flarity-Gram has over 20 years of special education teaching and leadership experience.

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Related Topix: Hazel Park, MI, Otter Lake, MI, Otisville, MI, Education Etc., Swartz Creek, MI

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

Four wounded in shooting near Western Michigan University overnight

Public Safety is looking for the gunman or gunmen who fired shots at a group of people in the parking lot of Campus Habitat Apartments, wounding three men and one woman at about 3 a.m. Sunday.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

4 shot outside of Campus Habitat apartment complex in Kalamazoo

Four people are recovering from injuries they sustained in an overnight shooting at an apartment complex near Western Michigan University.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

MLive.com

Western Michigan University supply management teams may save Detroit millions

"When the call for expertise in the area of lean consulting came from the city of Detroit, we knew that our students and alumni could provide the necessary talent and teamwork to help the city," Kenneth C. Jones, instructor of integrated supply management in WMU's Haworth College of business, said in a press release.

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Slate Magazine

Rx: 50 mg Nature, Ad Lib

In January, a 13-year-old patient named Kelssi came to Dr. Robert Zarr's office at Unity Health Care, a community health center in Washington, D.C. Kelssi had struggled with her weight for as long as Zarr had known her and was now obese.

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Related Topix: Medicine, ADHD, Anxiety

Thu Jul 24, 2014

MLive.com

Two Western Michigan University professors and six staff members to retire

At its Wednesday meeting, Western Michigan University's Board of Trustees approved the retirement of two faculty members and six staff and accepted the resignations of four faculty.

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Michigan Radio

Discussion in Detroit to focus on kids & breaking the cycle of violence

Michigan Radio's popular "Issues & Ale" discussion series will visit the Traffic Jam & Snug restaurant in midtown Detroit on Monday, July 28th at 6:00 pm to discuss the issue of kids growing up in violence.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Family, Kids

MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- July 24, 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: Home Building, Home, Hope College

KSL-TV

Michigan to host conference on African governance

Scholars and policymakers from around the globe plan to gather next month for a conference on Africa at Western Michigan University.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

MLive.com

WMU Board of Trustees sets 2015-16 rates for new residence halls

The foundation and footings are still being completed, but the Western Michigan University Board of Trustees has set room rates for WMU's new residence halls, which will open in fall 2015.

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MLive.com

Cole-Gilmore property deal extension authorized by WMU Board of Trustees

Western Michigan University and Downtown Tomorrow Inc. will have another year to work out a potential agreement for the Cole-Gilmore property .

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MLive.com

Golf outing to honor memory of Alexandra Burgett, WMU senior killed in 2012 crash

A golf outing next month will honor a Western Michigan University senior who was just two months from graduation in 2012 when she was killed in a crash caused by a distracted driver reaching for his wallet.

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Related Topix: Ypsilanti, MI, Kalamazoo, MI, Kalamazoo County, MI

MLive.com

Western Michigan University's Sangren Hall awarded LEED Gold certification

And then there were nine: Western Michigan University's Sangren Hall has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council, the university announced Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Energy, Kalamazoo, MI

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MLive.com

Western Michigan assistant football coach Bill Kenney files $1 million lawsuit against Penn State

Bill Kenney, the offensive line and tight ends coach for Western Michigan University , filed a federal lawsuit Monday against Penn State University.

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Related Topix: Michigan

Business Journal

Outgoing Coggin College dean satisfied he's accomplished goals

When Ajay Samant was hired as dean of the Coggin College of Business at the University of North Florida in 2010, he had three main objectives.

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MLive.com

Kalamazoo appoints St. Joe ISD director, Maple Street teacher as new...

The Kalamazoo Public Schools Board of Education has approved the appointment of a Title I coordinator and an assistant principal of Loy Norrix High School.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Education Etc., Psychology, Science

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