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  1. 2 women charged in child porn case tied to abduction planRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | MLive.com

    Two women are charged with sending naked photos of children based on evidence police discovered while investigating an alleged conspiracy to kidnap and kill a child, according to court records. Amaris Mae Wyman of Comstock Township and Rachel Marie Burrell of Portage were arrested and charged after police conducted searches that turned up evidence that they allegedly took photos of children and transmitted them.

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  2. Congressional candidate defends use of 'M.D.' in campaign materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 8 | MLive.com

    Democratic congressional candidate Matt Longjohn pushed back against claims that his use of "M.D." and "Dr." in campaign materials while not being licensed to practice medicine is misleading. Yard signs, flyers and other campaign materials for Longjohn include the initials "M.D." and a heartbeat EKG to highlight his education and expertise, he said, not to make voters think he is licensed to treat patients in Michigan.

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  3. Boy Scout who died after being buried in sand had a 'heart of gold'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | MLive.com

    Family members of a boy killed when a sand dune collapsed are left to grieve the loss of a special boy who had a "heart of gold." Gage Wilson, 12, of Portage, was pronounced dead at Bronson Methodist Hospital in Kalamazoo Saturday, hours after being buried in sand on a Boy Scouts trip.

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  4. Dogs can get fresh-baked treats at Chow Hound's new pet bakeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 2 | MLive.com

    The West Michigan pet supplier announced on Monday, Oct. 1 that it has opened in-store pet bakeries at three of its locations. At each of the pop-up shops, pups will be able to eat dog biscuits that will be baked fresh daily.

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  5. Water Street Coffee locations adding beer and wine to their menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 30 | MLive.com

    A local coffee chain is making strides to provide coffee, beer, wine and cocktail drinkers alike their daily fix at multiple branches in Kalamazoo County. Water Street Coffee Joint will kick-off October by adding beer and wine to the menu at its Oakland Drive location at 3037 Oakland Drive in Kalamazoo.

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  6. Family and former boxing students of the late boxing legend Eddy Bridges pose for portraits.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | MLive.com

    The story of Junior Edward "Eddy" Bridges starts in a tar-paper shack by the railroad track in Risco, Missouri, a town of 300-some people near the banks of the Mississippi River. Those humble beginnings fostered a love for boxing, which he carried with him to Kalamazoo and he used to spark a revival of the sport throughout the 1960s, 70s and 80s.

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  7. Pfizer holds job fair, expects 650 hires over the next several yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 20 | MLive.com

    Pfizer is holding a career fair in downtown Kalamazoo while working to fill 200 immediate openings, with another 450 expected in the coming years. The event will be held 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday, Sept.

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  8. Downed wires closed U.S. 131 in both directions on Sept. 17, according to a news release.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 17 | MLive.com

    U.S. 131 southbound is closed at Centre Avenue, while northbound U.S. 131 is closed at Shaver Road, a Portage official said in a news release sent just before 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. Southbound traffic is being diverted onto West Centre Avenue, while northbound traffic is being diverted onto Shaver Road.

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  9. Building updates continue at Portage schools with new pool designsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 14 | MLive.com

    Designs for a natatorium for Portage Northern were shown off to the Board of Education during a meeting Monday, Sept.

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  10. Portage police warn of thefts from mailboxesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | MLive.com

    Residents in Portage and other Kalamazoo County communities have reported having mail stolen from their mailboxes, according to Portage police. Suspects drive through neighborhoods and open mailboxes to look for checks, credit cards and debit cards.

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  11. E.coli bacteria closes Ramona Beach in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | MLive.com

    The beach at Long Lake will remain closed until the water tests under the state water quality standards.

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  12. 2 men charged with assault in Portage stabbingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 13, 2018 | MLive.com

    Emilio Gallardo, 23, was arraigned Monday, Aug. 13 in Kalamazoo County District Court on a charge of assault with intent to commit murder. Jose Prieto, 36, was arraigned Monday on a charge of assault with intent to create great bodily harm less than murder.

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  13. NewsSouthwest Michigan First pushes restaurant tax to fund arenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | MLive.com

    A $110 million event center in downtown Kalamazoo is seen by Southwest Michigan First leaders as the best chance to bring in more college-educated residents. At a long-awaited meeting Wednesday, CEO Ron Kitchens pitched a two-step proposal to the Kalamazoo County Board of Commissioners: Swap ownership of a lot at 411 W. Kalamazoo Ave. for an empty east-adjacent lot and begin planning to place a stadium and convention facility surcharge proposal on the May 2019 ballot.

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  14. Michigan auto racing weekend highlights, results: Domination on dirtRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | MLive.com

    Merritt Speedway celebrated its 50th anniversary, and Mielke stole the show when the Lake City-based dirt oval hosted a doubleheader weekend. Mielke won the UMP Late Model and UMP Modified feature races Friday night, then returned Saturday and swept the features again.

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  15. Portage teen, MSU golfer win 2018 Kalamazoo Country Club InvitationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | MLive.com

    In a field littered with professional and collegiate golfers, it was the steady play of a 16-year-old and his Michigan State University teammate that took home the top prize Sunday at the 2018 Kalamazoo Country Club Invitational. Portage Central junior Will Anderson and MSU junior Kaleb Johnson defeated Portage's A.J. Todd and pro golfer Max Kollin 3 and 2 to claim first place in the 65th installment of the match-play tournament.

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  16. PFAS contamination found at low levels in Portage drinking waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | MLive.com

    Levels of PFAS have been found in Portage drinking water and city officials are vowing to take action to eliminate the harmful chemicals. The levels reported in a news release issued Saturday, July 28, are below the Environmental Protection Agency's lifetime health advisory limit of 70 parts per trillion, though some researchers suggest that level is set too high.

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  17. Wife of teacher killed in I-94 crash says 'half of me is not there'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | MLive.com

    Lena Erickson was at work Tuesday about to step out for lunch when she heard from her husband's manager. He hadn't shown up to work yet.

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  18. Kalamazoo NewsHundreds of incorrect absentee ballots replaced in Kalamazoo CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | MLive.com

    Clerk Tim Snow said replacement ballots were mailed this week to everyone who requested an absentee ballot in four Schoolcraft Township precincts and one Portage precinct. Before the issue was discovered, voters were given ballots that incorrectly listed 63rd District House candidates instead of 61st District candidates.

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  19. H&M opens today at The Crossroads mall in PortageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2018 | MLive.com

    H&M hired about 20 employees for the store, the company said.

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  20. Pfizer's plan for 450 high-paid jobs in Portage wins tax break, grantRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2018 | MLive.com

    Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer's planned investment of $465 million into an expansion of its Portage facility is expected to create 450 jobs, and has received praise and financial support from local and state officials. The tax break is the first to be granted through the Good Jobs for Michigan program, a new economic development mechanism signed into law by Gov. Rick Snyder last year.

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