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  1. Portage event puts the focus on bike safetyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Her mother, Tricia Keala, brought Grace to a bike safety event held Saturday morning at Celery Flats park in Portage, where Grace was fitted for a new, free bicycle helmet, got her bike checked out by experts and also learned some tips on safe ...

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  2. Portage police seek man carrying double-edge knifeRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    Portage Department of Public Safety is seeking a suspect who ran away from an office early Saturday as he was about to be arrested for carrying a concealed weapon.

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  3. Free bike helmets for early birds at Portage bicycle safety fairRead the original story

    Aug 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    A free bike helmet will be provided to the first 100 participating kids who do not have one at a bicycle safety event from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Aug. 23 at the Celery Flats, 7328 Garden Lane in Portage.

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  4. Cross-country bicyclist raising money for firefighters makes stop in Kalamazoo areaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Fire Department and the Oshtemo Township Fire Department in the 1980s, he said. "We have a lot of family in the Portage area," said Moore, who grew up in Saline and graduated from the University of Wisconsin in May. "I have a couple of cousins that ...

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  5. Greater Kalamazoo Fall Trail Run Series offers 3 trail and cross-country eventsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Run, is presented by the KAR and serves as a showcase of the Bishops Bog Preserve and Eliason Nature Reserve in Portage. Bill Deming, director of Portage Parks, Recreation and Public Services said, "The event provides a unique opportunity to preview ...

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  6. LBG Acquires The Toys "R" Us Plaza Shopping Center in Portage, MichiganRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | PR Log

    PRLog - Aug. 22, 2014 - LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- An entity sponsored by LBG Real Estate Companies, LLC has purchased the fee interest in Toys "R" Us Plaza, a 97,646 square foot community shopping center located at South Westnedge Avenue at East Milham Avenue in Portage, MI.

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  7. Portage schools adopts new emergency anaphylaxis policy to meet new...Read the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... available in case a student suffers an allergic attack from food, insect bites medications, latex or other causes. Portage is meeting the new law's requirements, said Bradley Galin, Portage Public Schools human resources director, who is overseeing ...

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  8. Michigan police ID suspect in case of tampered vitaminsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Detroit Free Press

    ... with chocolate chips, cat food or prescription medication. The bottles were resealed and returned to the shelves. Portage police Detective Dereck Hess tells the Kalamazoo Gazette the tampered products were found at all four Meijer stores in the ...

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  9. Chinn Chinn owner says new Portage restaurant Ziingo will open in OctoberRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | MLive.com

    The sign for the carry-out restaurant at 3830 W. Centre Ave. in the Woodbridge Shopping Village went up last week and Tsui said contractors are finishing the tile work and ventilation.

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  10. Police ID suspect in case of tampered vitaminsRead the original story

    Aug 22, 2014 | The Detroit News

    Portage -- Someone tampered with bottles of vitamins at four Meijer stores in Kalamazoo County.

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  11. Suspect identified in case of tampered bottles of vitamins found in Kalamazoo-area Meijer storesRead the original story

    Aug 21, 2014 | MLive.com

    Police have identified a suspect in the case of bottles of tampered vitamins found at Meijer stores in Kalamazoo County, said Detective Dereck Hess of the Portage Department of Public Safety.

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  12. Growing elder abuse concerns prompt formation of Kalamazoo County coalitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... like getting more punch. The Kalamazoo County Prosecutor's office in July won a jury conviction against a Portage podiatrist accused of bilking a 91-year-old woman who had dementia out of well over $100,000. Dr. Regina Everett-Spears, 51, a ...

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  13. 'As bad as it gets': Portage embezzlement part of growing elder abuse problem, prosecutors sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... a felony punishable by up to 10 years in prison, but it is the first criminal conviction for Spears-Everett, and the Portage podiatrist could walk away from her September sentencing with probation, Kanaby said. At most, she could be looking at about ...

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  14. Road construction to begin Monday on Portage Road between Lakeview and Centre in PortageRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2014 | MLive.com

    Road construction has been popping up all over Portage this summer, with the latest project coming up on another section of Portage Road beginning Monday, Aug. 18. Construction on Portage Road from Lakeview Drive to East Centre Avenue starts that week that includes removal and replacement of the existing pavement, drainage improvements, sidewalk ... (more)

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  15. Portage residents invited to apply to represent city on new transportation authorityRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | MLive.com

    Portage residents have a chance to influence the type of bus service offered in the city by being named to the Central County Transportation Authority Board of Directors.

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  16. 7 Reasons '7 Habits of Highly Effective People' Lives on 25 Years LaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2014 | Entrepreneur Magazine

    ... who runs a personal and professional development consulting firm and an early-stage medical device company in Portage, Michigan says the book has also had a profound influence on him and his life. Two principles in the book - "First things first" ...

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  17. Dr. Ben Carson, neurosurgeon and outspoken conservative, to speak in Kalamazoo on Nov. 13Read the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... how faith and family helped him achieve success. The speech will be at 7 p.m. Nov. 13 at Valley Family Church in Portage. Tickets are $50 and the event is a fundraiser for the Kalamazoo Christian Schools Association. Carson, 62, recently retired as ...

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  18. 2014 election: See responses from 20th District Senate candidates from WMU forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... at a forum Wednesday night at Western Michigan University's Fetzer Center. State Rep. Margaret O'Brien, R-Portage; state Rep. Sean McCann, D-Kalamazoo; and Libertarian candidate and former state Rep. Lorence Wenke, each were in attendance to make ...

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  19. Portage may change weed treatment funding in place since 1988 for West LakeRead the original story

    Aug 14, 2014 | MLive.com

    A tie vote and some concerns by Portage City Council members could force the West Lake Improvement Association to lobby for continuing a special assessment district that has funded aquatic plant treatments for 26 years.

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  20. 2014 election: See how 61st District House candidates responded to questions at WMU forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... Kalamazoo County Commissioner Brandt Iden (R), Democrat John Fisher and Libertarian Michael Stampfler, a former Portage city manager, were the three 61st District candidates in attendance. The seat will be vacated by state Rep. Margaret O'Brien, ...

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