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  1. United States of America v. Antonio Rios 14 2495 David Casillas 14 2512Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | FindLaw

    Before: SUHRHEINRICH and MOORE, Circuit Judges; LUDINGTON, District Judge.* COUNSEL, ARGUED: Scott Graham, SCOTT GRAHAM PLLC, Portage, Michigan, for Appellant in 14-2495. Mary Chartier, ALANE & CHARTIER, P.L.C., Lansing, Michigan, for Appellant in 14-2512.

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  2. Old building gets new life Friday, July 22KALAMAZOO (WKZO-AM) -- They ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WNWN-FM Battle Creek

    ... down to its walls and in the warehouse section, right down to it's steel frame. State Sen. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage, helped the developers get a traffic light on East Michigan Avenue in front of the building and hopes it will generate more ...

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  3. LARA Revokes Investment Adviser Registrations of Portage Firm and Area AgentRead the original story

    Thursday | State of Michigan

    July 21, 2016 - The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs , Corporations, Securities & Commercial Licensing Bureau revoked the investment adviser registration of Harbinger Asset Management, L.L.C., of Portage, MI. It also revoked the investment adviser representative and securities agent registrations of Christopher T. Tolmacs, chief compliance officer and sole member of the LLC, of Scotts, Michigan.

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  4. Portage schools bus drivers ratify new two-year contractRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | MLive.com

    Portage Public Schools bus drivers have a new two-year contract with the district, with one more union group to settle with before school resumes in September. The school board Monday approved the 2016-18 contract with the Portage Bus Drivers' Association that among several highlights includes a step increase for all eligible members along with a 1 percent increase in the pay scale.

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  5. First wave of Chromebooks for Portage students gets board approvalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | MLive.com

    The first "large wave" of what will eventually be a Chromebook for every Portage Public Schools student has been approved. The purchase of 2,400 Chromebooks for $513,000 that will be given to third through fifth graders possibly in October got the Board of Education's OK Monday.

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  6. Bay County Little League tourney run halted in state semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | MLive.com

    A 5-0 victory over host Portage sent Bay County into the semifinals of the Major Softball Little League state tournament. But that's where a 3-1 loss to Grandville ended the ride, two wins shy of a state title.

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  7. Pokemon madness has Kalamazoo players outside night and dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | MLive.com

    ... a thing I did as a kid so it's cool to see it come back and to just check it out again," said David Whiting, 24, of Portage. "What got me to finally download the game was seeing posts on Facebook about people buying pizzas for homeless people in ...

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  8. New paved paths nearly complete in Portage, Texas TownshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | MLive.com

    The 2.7-mile Texas Drive Trailway second phase will have concrete poured this weekend on 12th Street and is nearly completed, said Julie VanderWiere, township superintendent. The 1.6-mile Eliason Nature Reserve trail from Portage Industrial Drive to Osterhout Avenue could be open to the public by Aug. 1, said Kendall Klingelsmith, Portage parks, recreation and senior services director.

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  9. Teen to be sentenced Aug. 1 in crash that caused deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | MLive.com

    A teen who was the subject of a police pursuit in Kalamazoo and Portage and crashed his car, killing a Paw paw woman, is scheduled for sentencing next month, Aug. 1, before Ninth Judicial Circuit Court Gary C. Giguere, Jr. In connection with the January 9 crash that killed Crystal Norton, 33, David Michael Mills pleaded guilty July 6 to three 15-year felony charges-- Fleeing and Eluding the Police Causing Death, Operating with a Suspended License Causing Death and Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death. There was no plea agreement with the Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's Office in the case, according to Carrie L. Klein, chief assistant prosecutor.

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  10. Gourdneck Lake residents considering lake board to fight weedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | MLive.com

    A resolution to set up the Gourdneck Lake Governmental Lake Board was approved Tuesday by both the Portage City Council and Schoolcraft Township Board, setting the stage for what could be a long process. Chris Haas, president of the Gourdneck Lake Association, said he has been working on this since 2014, gathering signatures from lake property owners to establish the governmental lake board that has the power to levy special assessments for improvement projects such as weed control.

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  11. Portage backs off police pursuits unless driver poses danger to the publicRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | MLive.com

    If the possible danger to the public exceeds the potential danger of a high speed chase, Portage police will still continue their pursuit of fleeing suspects. But unless there is a clear argument that is the case, Portage officers will join others in the region and back off drivers fleeing traffic stops.

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  12. Snyder's veto on road costs keeps unfair system in placeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 13 | MLive.com

    Workers move toward completing a 2011 project to widen I-94 in Portage that included a new overpass for South Westnedge Avenue. Gov. Rick Snyder has vetoed a bill that would have released Michigan's 45 most-populous cities from having to pay a share of such MDOT projects - while counties, other cities and villages are not obligated -- dealing a huge blow to local road funds, the authors argue.

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  13. Duncan Insurance Agency Announces Community Charity Event to Support...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 12 | PRWeb

    ... Causes listing here: . As a Personal Finance Representative in Portage, agency owner Jeff Duncan knows many local families. His knowledge and understanding of the people in his community ensures that ...

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  14. Teen driver runs red light, cars collide in Portage intersectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | MLive.com

    Both drivers were injured, their passengers were not.

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  15. 2 hurt in 2 separate rollovers in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    Two vehicles that overturned in separate accidents produced injuries in the city Saturday night and early Sunday morning, according to the Portage Department of Public Safety. The first occurred at 7:56 p.m. Saturday in the 500 block of West Centre Street.

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  16. Man hurt during armed robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 9 | MLive.com

    A 31-year-old Portage man was taken to the hospital for a head injury after what he said was an armed robbery early Saturday on West Vine Street. Kalamazoo police responded at 2:27 a.m. Saturday, July 9 to the 600 block of West Vine Street on a report of a man on the ground with a head injury.

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  17. Celery Flats Music Festival features local bluegrass, singing groupsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 8 | MLive.com

    Some of the best and most familiar bluegrass and singing bands in the area will be pickin' and strummin' Sunday at the third annual Celery Flats Music Festival at the Celery Flats Historical Area, 7328 Garden Lane. The event from noon to 5:30 p.m. is free, with donations accepted, and is put on by the K'zoo Folklife Organization in partnership with the Portage Friends of the Parks, Kalamazoo Arts Council and the Portage parks system.

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  18. 40 stories of 'awesome' OK'd by preservation boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | MLive.com

    ... Van Andel Arena. "The height for us was definitely a victory," said Rich MacDonald, chief operating officer for the Portage-based developer. "We were very interested in doing something awesome. "And, we own the tallest building in Kalamazoo and we ...

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  19. Portage schools continue working on design details for middle schools, stadiums, poolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | MLive.com

    Sometime in August the design details of the new Portage Public Schools middle schools will be revealed, and in September the stadiums and pools. Portage schools officials and companies contracted to build the more than $125 million in facilities say many have asked when construction will begin, and their answer is that the timeline has not changed -- the first projects will begin spring 2017.

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  20. WWII bomber recovered from Lake Michigan to be restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 5 | Stars and Stripes

    The Air Zoo aerospace & science museum in Portage,, Mich., draws a crowd Friday, July 1st, 2016, to observe and celebrate the arrival of a rare, combat-flown World War II U.S. Navy Douglas SBD-2P "Dauntless" Dive Bomber recovered from the bottom of Lake Michigan.The Douglas SBD-2P Dauntless WWII bomber marks the third Lake Michigan-recovered aircraft project granted to the Air Zoo, whose restoration center is considered one of the nation's top locations for military aircraft restoration work. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that the restoration process for the U.S. Navy Douglas SBD-2P Dauntless Dive Bomber is expected to take three to five years to complete.

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