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Fairfield Conn. Marks Memorial Day With Parade
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Battle Creek Area Memorial Day Parades and Observances

Memorial Day.  What does it mean? I googled it. 

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Video of Portage Teacher Getting The Surprise of Her Life

Linda Holzwarth, a teacher at Portage West Middle School, got the surprise of her life Wednesday.  The video will make your eyes water.
According to Mlive,

Linda Holzwarth, a teacher for 19 years at Portage West Middle School, was named the Michigan Lottery’s 2017 Educator of The Year

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Bus-Car Crash Injures Both Drivers
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Bus-Car Crash Injures Drivers And Passengers

A passenger car collided with a Kalamazoo Metro Transit bus at approximately 7:22 PM, Wednesday night, in downtown Kalamazoo.

Kalamazoo Public Safety was called to the intersection of Oakland Drive and South Street where the bus driver was pinned inside the bus and the driver of the car was unresponsive...

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Who Remembers the Sveden House?

Time once again to step back in the 'way-back' machine and remember the Sveden House.

Okay, most of us pronounced it Sweden House, but 'Sveden House' it is.

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Help The Family Of Alyssa Elsman

After the tragic event that took the life of 18 year old Alyssa Elsman and injured her younger sister Ava, two GoFundMe pages have been set up to help.

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Faygo Takes Us Back To The ’90s With Arctic Sun

Few things mean "Michigan" when you say them like Faygo, and few things remind you of the '90s as much as Faygo Arctic Sun.

According to MLive, the iconic Michigan-made Soda company told fans via a Facebook Live video that Arctic Sun would return in honor of the company’s 110th Anniversary...

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Officer Rescues Man From Apartment Fire
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Officer Rescues Man From Apartment Fire

A 34 year-old Kalamazoo man was rescued from an apartment fire, early Sunday morning, by a Kalamazoo Public Safety officer.

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety received a call, at 7:29 AM, alerting authorities of the blaze in the 1500 block of Portage Street...

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West Nile Virus Confirmed In Kalamazoo

One turkey and two crows found with West Nile Virus in Kalamazoo and Barry counties this week.  Should we worry?  Yes.  Here's why.

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Battle Creek Traffic Alert
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Battle Creek Traffic Alert Lifted

Battle Creek Police, Battle Creek Fire and Lifecare responded to a personal injury accident at the intersection of W. Columbia Ave and 20th St...

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Gunman Invades Battle Creek Home

An armed gunman forced his way into a Battle Creek home, around 10:30 PM Saturday evening, in the 5500 block of Dahlia Drive.

The man, armed with a black semi-automatic handgun, confronted the female victim and demanded drugs...

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