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It’s Official. Chris Sargent Heads up Local United Way.

The United Way has named its new local leader. He's been the local leader since last Fall, but now its official.   Chris Sargent will be the President and Chief Executive Officer for United Way of the Battle Creek and Kalamazoo Region...

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Category: Economy, Local News, News
Kellogg Announces Job Cuts
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Kellogg Announces Job Cuts

The Kellogg Company has announced job cuts at its distribution centers across the United States, 211 of those affected are workers at the Detroit facility in New Hudson...

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“ALICE” Report: 4 of 10 Calhoun Struggle to Make Ends Meet

ALICE is an acronym for "Asset Limited, Income Constrained, Employed".   United Ways of Michigan put out the study of financial hardship for a second time in three years to highlight the struggles of many Michigan families...

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Michigan's Right-To-Work Legislation Draws Large Protests At Capitol
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Michigan Thrives Under Right-to-Work

A few years ago when the Right-to-Work battle was raging in Michigan the opponents of giving people the right to work here in Michigan were foretelling of a doomed Michigan if we were to pass the Right-to-Work legislation...

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Courtsey of Tim Collins TSM
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Amazon or China Who Caused More Lost American Jobs

I just read an interesting article that made me think of lost American jobs in a different way.  Who has caused the loss of more American jobs amazon...

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Category: Economy, Michigan, shopping
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Courtesy of Senator Stamas's office
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Interview About Jobs with State Senator Jim Stamas On Live with Renk

Please join me tomorrow (Friday) at 11:06 AM, State Senator Jim Stamas will be calling in to discuss the bills he is sponsoring to improve the job market in Michigan...

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Courtesy of Hillsdale College Website
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Fed’s Want To Shrink Our Balance Sheet Let’s ask Dr. Gary Wolfram What That Means

I will be interviewing economist Dr. Gary Wolfram Today (Thursday) at the top of the 9:00 hour.

Dr. Wolfram is the William E. Simon Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College and President of Hillsdale Policy Group, a consulting firm specializing in taxation and policy analysis...

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The Fire Hub Under Construction
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What’s the status of Battle Creek’s New “Fire Hub”?

So what’s up with “The Hub”?   Last May, we first told you about FireKeeper’s Casino’s plan to renovate Battle Creek’s old fire station #4 on Kendall Street into a restaurant, meeting place, and greenhouse...

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Bernie Sanders Holds Campaign Rally In NYC On Eve Of NY State Primary
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From The Mouth of a Russian, Listen Democrats

Do you realize that the self-proclaimed socialist Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders received 598,943 votes to Hillary Clinton's 581,775 votes in the Michigan Democrat primary race...

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Category: Economy, Michigan
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Courtesy of Hillsdale College Website
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President Trump, his Economic Plans & Economist Dr. Gary Wolfram, Hillsdale College

I will be interviewing Dr. Gary Wolfram tomorrow (Tuesday) at the top of the 9:00 hour.

Dr. Wolfram is the William E. Simon Professor of Economics at Hillsdale College and President of Hillsdale Policy Group, a consulting firm specializing in taxation and policy analysis...

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Category: Economy

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