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2 hrs ago | JD Journal

Cooley Law School Paid Close to $1 Million in Legal Services in One Year

Summary: The Thomas M. Cooley Law School paid close to $1 million in one calendar year for legal services stemming from two lawsuits it filed.

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Related Topix: Thomas M. Cooley Law School

2 hrs ago | Daily Herald

DuPage Art League offers classes for young artists

Three new teachers and innovative art classes have been added to the schedule for young artists this fall at the DuPage Art League in Wheaton.

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Related Topix: Wheaton, IL

7 hrs ago | MLive.com

Central Michigan University President George Ross, football Coach Dan ...

With thousands of Central Michigan University students watching, President George Ross had a bucket of ice water dumped on his head for the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Central Michigan University, University of Toledo, Eastern Michigan University, University of Akron

Thu Aug 21, 2014

State of Michigan

WMU Site of Final 2014 Cyber Awareness Luncheon Conference Series

Kalamazoo is the next and final stop for the 2014 Michigan Cyber Awareness luncheon conference series hosted by the Michigan Department of Technology, Management and Budget .

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Related Topix: Michigan

Battle Creek Enquirer

Meet the candidates: See their resumes

Susan Bedsole's resume by Jennifer Bowman Location: Battle Creek Current position: Battle Creek community services director and interim city manager In the resume: With the city for nearly 10 years, Bedsole touted her experience overseeing code compliance and other city departments, including the oversight of budgets worth $10 million.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Capital University, Middleville, MI, Hastings, MI

MLive.com

'Jeopardy!' champion Stephanie Jass to perform for New Vic Theatre fundraiser

"Jeopardy!" champion and New Vic Theatre alumnus Stephanie Jass will perform as part of a fundraiser for the Kalamazoo theater.

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Related Topix: Kalamazoo, MI, Adrian College, Entertainment

MLive.com

People on The Move in Kalamazoo -- Aug. 21, 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, Portage, MI, University of Arizona

CBS Local

Western Michigan Helps Boy In Wheelchair Score A Touchdown [VIDEO]

This post is the reason why sports are amazing - It's not all about players getting suspended for drugs, oversized egos getting out of control and stars using their power for all the wrong reasons.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

MLive.com

Richland Park Horse Trials showcase synergy of horses and riders through trio of events

When you watch a horse come galloping down the cross-country course at the Richland Park Horse Trials , Aug. 21-24, you can be amazed by a couple of different things.

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Related Topix: Horse, Pets, Kalamazoo, MI

MLive.com

Bicyclist suffers minor injuries in accident involving car near WMU campus

A bicyclist suffered minor injuries Wednesday afternoon after being struck by a car on Stadium Drive near Western Michigan University's campus, police said.

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Battle Creek Enquirer

Composer gives back to community

Troyston Ramos, a composer working out of Portland, Ore., recently released a digital single for sale called "Yellow."

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Family, Kids

MLive.com

Right to Farm protection denied for Michigan farmer's goats, greenhouse

Four goats and a hoophouse have landed a young farmer in court and put the future of his budding farm on hold.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Agriculture, Science, Kalamazoo, MI, Richland, MI

WNWN-FM Battle Creek

New WMU Medical Students visit new downtown campus

The first 54 students who have been accepted to Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine visited the new campus this week.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Kalamazoo College

Tue Aug 19, 2014

MLive.com

Michigan soldier shocks girlfriend with surprise appearance at Whitecaps game

Amber Peet was told she'd been chosen to play What's in the Box, a promotion at Monday's West Michigan Whitecaps baseball game at Fifth Third Park.

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Related Topix: Grand Ledge, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

WMU's Bass returns to field after near-death experience

When Western Michigan University started fall football practice two weeks ago, it meant simply that it was the beginning of a new season for many of the Bronco players.

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WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Thousands of college students ready for move in week

ALLENDALE, Mich.- Thousands of students are making the transition from home to campus life as universities welcome students during Move-In week.

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Related Topix: Allendale, MI, Grand Valley State University

Laudator Temporis Acti

The Death of Robert Henryson

"A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites , a florilegium of elegant extracts, a tangled fardel of old-world flowers of thought, a faggot of odd fancies, quips, facetiae , loosely tied" by a "laudator temporis acti," a "praiser of time past" .

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Related Topix: Michigan

ABA Journal

Cooley law school confirms layoffs, but not numbers

Several faculty and staff members at the Michigan campuses at Western Michigan University Cooley Law School have learned of their impending layoffs as the law school deals with declining enrollment.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

MLive.com

Building a web: Former WMU basketball player Andre Ricks turning networking into a professional dream

At any given time of day the former Western Michigan University men's basketball point guard could be talking to a relative, an NBA star, or a famous celebrity.

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Related Topix: Love and Hip Hop, Entertainment, Television, Benton Harbor, MI, Kalamazoo, MI

Battle Creek Enquirer

Sonya Bernard-Hollins: Library to honor BCC alumna

Merze Tate, a 1922 graduate of Battle Creek Central High School, will be among the more than 260 African Americans who have been honored with the naming of a library in their honor.

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Related Topix: African-American, Blanchard, MI, Battle Creek, MI, Lansing, MI, Grand Valley State University

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