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Update – State smoking ban

Some state lawmakers are trying to burn holes in Michigan’s two-year-old smoking ban, which has cleared the air in public places and enjoyed support but contributed to cash-flow problems at some bars.  An amendment added to a budget bill by one lawmaker this past week would stop enforcement of the ban at longtime charitable fundraising events. A Senate bill introduced …

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Fatal house fire in Kalamazoo

Authorities say a 64-year-old man has been killed in an early morning fire at his Kalamazoo home.  The Kalamazoo public safety department says in a news release that officers arrive at 1:30 a.m. Saturday and found the house engulfed in flames.  It was extinguished several hours later, and the man’s body was found.  No one else lived in the house. …

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K-WINGS RALLY TO WIN GAME TWO

Showing all the courage of a fighter in the last round of a championship fight, the Kalamazoo Wings punched their way back to even the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals at one game apiece with a thrilling 3-2 victory Saturday night at Wings Stadium over the Florida Everblades. Playing most of the opening 20 minutes in the K-Wings zone, the Everblades, …

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K-WINGS SHUTOUT IN GAME ONE

Standing tall between the pipes, Pat Nagle (4-0) turned aside 34 shots to record his league-best second postseason shutout, as the Florida Everblades defeated the Kalamazoo Wings 2-0 in game one of the Eastern Conference Finals. Picture perfect passing helped put the Everblades on the scoreboard in the opening period. Working the puck tape-to-tape, David Rutherford found a cutting Bobby …

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Everblades defeat K-Wings 2-0 in series opener

KALAMAZOO- The Florida Everblades scored a goal in each of the first two periods and goaltender Pat Nagle turned away all 34 shots he faced as they defeated the Kalamazoo Wings by a score of 2-0 on Friday night. The Everblades take an early 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Eastern Conference Finals series. Riley Gill, the K-Wings net minder turned …

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Admission to musicals to be lowered

The price of admission to musicals presented by Three Rivers High School will be lowered starting next year, a measure being taken following action taken this week by the district’s Board of Education. Superintendent Roger Rathburn said $15 for adults and $12 for students was found to be the highest among schools in the county as well as in the …

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Sturgis High School to get iPads

Sturgis High School is preparing its students – and their parents – for a technology advance in the 2012-13 academic year, when all high school students will be provided an iPad to use for the school year. Sessions staged Tuesday and Wednesday this week collectively drew more than 100 parents, who were given more information about security features that will …

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TR Citizens of the Year

The Three Rivers Citizens of the Year, Jim and Vera Bippus, were recognized during a reception Tuesday at Belle Epoque. Hosted by the Three Rivers Lions Club, the banquet attracted more than 100 people and provided an opportunity to formally recognize the lifelong Three Rivers residents for their contributions to the community. The Three Rivers Lions Club has staged the …

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Nugget

My name is Nugget, if you like snuggling in the easy chair smooching after a nice long walk than I am the one for you. I am a three year old neutered Rat Terrier. I have something with my eye that doesn’t bother me at all and the vet can fix it very easily. If you would like to strike …

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Investigating suspicious fire

Fire officials from the Michigan State Police are continuing to investigate the cause of a fire Tuesday that destroyed the Trilium building, in the 26000 block of West U.S. 12. Located in unincorporated Sturgis Township, the building was fully engulfed in flames as personnel from the Tri-Township and city of Sturgis fire departments arrived shortly after 8 p.m. The fire …

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