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Top 10 Terry Crews characters

Terry Crews was born Terrence Alan Crews on July 30, 1968. With today being his birthday, it seemed appropriate to compile the top 10 best characters of his acting career.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

MLive.com

Demolition begins on final wing of East Hall at Western Michigan University

Workers started at the north-most wall, with a Bierlein excavator reaching up to the roof's peak and pulling down the bricks.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

Daily Press & Argus

Newsmakers from Livingston County

Brianna Amat of Pinckney is among 30 business students at Western Michigan University to receive major scholarships in recognition of their outstanding character and academic excellence.

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Related Topix: Pinckney, MI, Livingston County, MI, Michigan, Brighton, MI, Howell, MI

The Detroit News

Beaumont turns to 'kindness curriculum' as schools target doctor shortage

Fifteen seconds can separate a good doctor from an excellent one. That's one of the lessons students glean at the 3-year-old Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in their first week.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Oakland University, Michigan, Central Michigan University

WSJM-AM Saint Joseph

Democratic 6th District Challenger Clements Releases First TV Ad Of Campaign

The Democrat seeking to unseat 14-term Republican Congressman Fred Upton is hitting the television airwaves for the first time.

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Fred Upton

Mon Jul 28, 2014

MLive.com

Legacy Cost Task Force expected to recommend municipal bonding to...

Kalamazoo's Legacy Cost Task Force will meet again in two weeks to finalize a recommendation that the city fund it's unfunded retiree health care liability through municipal bonds, which will be purchased at low interest rates in hopes that the value rebounds after purchase.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI

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

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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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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