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SWM Democratic Delegate: Time To Move Forward

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are preparing to head home, and many say they’re ready to move on and fully back their candidate, Hillary Clinton. Southwest Michigan Clinton delegate Sunny Sahu says some Bernie Sanders supporters

Pollutants Found In Two MI Water Supplies

Records show pollutants that have been linked to health problems including cancer and childhood developmental issues have been found in public drinking water supplies for two Michigan communities. MLive reports utilities serving Kent County’s Plainfield Township, near Grand

Mike Pence Speaks In Grand Rapids

Mike Pence says he has a lot in common with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump – just not in matters of rhetorical style. The Indiana governor and Trump’s running mate said at a Wednesday campaign stop in Grand

Old BHAS Tech Center To Be Demolished

The old Benton Harbor Area Schools Technology Center will soon meet the wrecking ball. A nearly $69-thousand dollar grant to the Berrien County Land Bank Authority from the state will pay for tearing down the abandoned building.

State Releases 30-Year Water Management Plan

State officials have released the second part of a 30-year plan to manage, protect and improve Michigan’s water resources. The Department of Environmental Quality’s Office of the Great Lakes developed the strategy. The portion announced Wednesday says that