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Area Schools Getting State Grants For Safety

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Eight school districts in southwest Michigan are receiving school safety grants from the state of Michigan. Overall, the state is awarding $25 million to 114 districts, 42 private schools, 22 charters, and 10 regional districts. Of the

Retired Police Officers Backing Proposal 1

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While almost every police department opposes the effort to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan, several retired police officers disagree. Sheriffs across the state say they’re concerned about more people getting high behind the wheel and children having

St. Joseph AT&T Store Burglarized

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Police in St. Joseph are still looking for one of the four suspects who broke into the AT&T store at 1021 Main Street a little after 3 a.m. today. Three were arrested in Kentwood outside of Grand

Man Busted For Crack In Niles

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A 24-year-old man is in the Berrien County Jail on four felony charges and one misdemeanor after his arrest in Niles this week. Elbert Briggs was arrested on an outstanding warrant during a traffic stop on Tuesday

Upton Praises Social Security Payment Increase

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Everyone receiving Social Security and Supplemental Security Income benefits will get a little more starting in January. Congressman Fred Upton calls the 2.8% cost of living adjustment important. “I serve on the bipartisan Social Security caucus, and