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10 hrs ago | Washington Times

Appeals court revives case against protester

An appeals court has reversed the dismissal of charges against a man who spent 10 hours inside an oil pipeline under construction in southern Michigan.

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Related Topix: Marshall, MI

Fri Apr 18, 2014

MLive.com

Albion police: Suspects fire several shots at occupied vehicle but no one injured

Albion police have a man in custody and are seeking another in connection with an incident where a man was shot at several times Thursday, April 18. The bullets struck the victim's vehicle about 5 p.m. Thursday, in the 900 block of Boyd Drive and the suspects fled the area, an Albion Department of Public Safety release said.

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Related Topix: Albion, MI

Thu Apr 17, 2014

MLive.com

Gov Rick Snyder submits 26,000 signatures from every county for re-election bid

The first-term Republican delivered more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 Michigan counties to the Secretary of State executive building in Lansing.

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Related Topix: US News, Rick Snyder, US Governors, Michigan, Family, Kids, Battle Creek, MI

MLive.com

Former Albion city manager pleads not guilty to assault and battery charges, pretrail scheduled

Former Albion City Manager Dan Bishop pleaded not guilty to assault and battery charges for allegedly grabbing a former Albion city employee from behind , according to court records.

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Related Topix: Albion, MI

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

Jackson County Resident Calls Road Repair "Worse than Gravel"

It was supposed to be a better way to pave roads because repairs would be less frequent and less expensive.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MI, Springport, MI

Fri Apr 11, 2014

MLive.com

Police say two men arrested on warrants after drug raid; small amount of marijuana found

In response to some tips, the Calhoun County Special Response Team executed a search warrant about 6:30 a.m. Thursday, April 10. The two men in the home had arrest warrants for several offenses, including delivery of cocaine and probation violation for drug sales, a sheriff's office press release said.

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Related Topix: Drugs

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Pridesource.com

Albion Students Demand Schuette Resign From College Board

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette was targeted Apr. 4 by student protesters demanding his resignation from the board of Albion College.

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Related Topix: Albion College, Albion, MI

MLive.com

Letter: Equal pay for women should be a top priority

On Tuesday, April 8, 2014 thousands of women from across the United States joined in a national day of action against unfair pay called Equal Pay Day.

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Related Topix: Albion, MI, Opinion

Mon Apr 07, 2014

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

on Tape: 120 MPH Police Chase Through Calhoun County

FOX 17 has obtained the dash cam video of a high speed police chase that started on the side streets of Albion, before making its way onto I-94 in Calhoun County.

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Related Topix: Albion, MI

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

Circuit Court sentencings

Clifford Gray Bradley, 43, 219 Southfield, Battle Creek, pleaded no contest to receiving and concealing between $1,000 and $20,000: 365 days with credit for 87 days, $3,124.65 in fines, costs and fees, 3/3/14.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI, Athens, MI, Drugs

Battle Creek Enquirer

Be ready for spring, summer storms

Severe weather is not just about tornadoes. "When we talk about severe weather season we now have to designate which season," said Durk Dunham, director for the Emergency Management Division of the Calhoun County Sheriff Department.

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Related Topix: Blizzard, Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters

MLive.com

State allocates $669,000 to Jackson County road department, offset harsh winter

The state of Michigan allocated $669,000 to Jackson County to help offset costs of an unusually harsh winter, which left some county roads dotted in potholes and others crumbling to pieces.

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Related Topix: Jackson County, MI, US Governors, Rick Snyder, Lenawee County, MI, Washtenaw County, MI

Northern Michigan News

Authorities destroy dynamite found in barn

The Battle Creek Enquirer reports bomb squads from the Michigan State Police and the City of Battle Creek on Thursday disposed of the explosives, which turned up in Calhoun County's Convis Township.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI

Thu Apr 03, 2014

Daily Press & Argus

Phil Power: Schools must work together in lean times

When I was just a kid, way back in the 1940s, the convenient shorthand for what we did in school was the Three R's: Readin', Ritin' and 'Rithmetic.

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Related Topix: Michigan, Marshall, MI, Albion, MI, Benton Harbor, MI, Opinion

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Battle Creek Enquirer

B.C. man seeks new trial in '95 arson murder

A Battle Creek man who has served 17 years in prison for an arson murder is seeking a new trial.

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Related Topix: Prison, Battle Creek, MI, Fire

WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

Judge Allows Whistleblower Lawsuit Against Enbridge To Move Forward

The oil pipeline company was responsible for a spill of more than 800,000 gallons of oil in the Marshall area and Kalamazoo River in 2010 after a pipeline rupture.

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Related Topix: Marshall, MI

Lansing State Journal

Battle Creek school bus driver arrested; license was suspended, had multiple warrants

A Battle Creek Public Schools bus driver was arrested Monday morning when police found he had a suspended driver's license and multiple warrants after a minor crash in a Burger King parking lot.

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Related Topix: Battle Creek, MI

Lansing State Journal

Woman, infant daughter found dead in Calhoun County

Authorities say a woman and her infant daughter were found dead in bed in their home in Calhoun County and the deaths are being investigated as suspicious.

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Related Topix: East Leroy, MI

Sun Mar 30, 2014

Detroit News

Museum display tells long history of Red Cross

JoAnn King, an American Red Cross volunteer, shows off part of her collection that's on display at the Kingman Museum in Battle Creek.

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The Detroit News

Museum display tells long history of Red Cross

On the basement level of Kingman Museum, a collection of items from the long history of the American Red Cross has been cultivated from the Calhoun and Branch County Red Cross chapter and Battle Creek resident JoAnn King.

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Related Topix: Branch County, MI, Battle Creek, MI

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