Business in Oakland-Winchell - Kalamazoo, MI

The latest recipient of money from South Carolina's major venture capital fund is a young company that wants to bring personality tests to the hiring process in companies large and

In a great outpouring of respect, the world came to Washington in December to say goodbye to one of the last century’s great champions of liberal internationalism, President George H. W. Bush. The touching remembrance of a life spent connecting nations reminded us all about the value of international cooperation. However, we have to be … Continue reading Year of the Nationalist →

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Immunization should be an essential step in your pre-travel arrangements. Humanitarians travel where help is needed most. Often, this means going to regions that face various health threats that are different from home. Any time that you travel, you should consider this and consult a healthcare professional. The good news is that you probably already …

Overall the meeting was a step forward in the fight against climate change, writes Emily Farnworth, head of climate change initiatives at the World Economic Forum.

Which violation is making its first appearance on OSHA’s annual list of most-cited violations? Safety+Health presents the data on OSHA’s “Top 10” for fiscal year 2018. Also: An exclusive Q&A with Patrick Kapust, deputy director of the agency’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs.

NEW YORK (AP) - Silicon Valley is becoming Silicon Nation. Google is planning a major expansion in New York City, announcing Monday it will spend more than $1 billion on a new office complex that will allow the internet search giant to double the number of people it employs there. The move follows similar steps by Amazon and Apple to set up operations well outside their home areas.

As you age, you may notice your eyesight getting weaker. You avoid dimly lit restaurants and the font is as large as it can be on your phone. That’s because your eyes start to struggle with seeing close distances in your mid-40s, especially when you’re on your phone or reading a book or menu. This… Continue Reading 5 Tips for Protecting Your Vision as You Age

So, how does humanitarian group travel look on your CV? It’s an opportunity to show your compassion. But It’s also a personal growth and learning experience

Forests are an ally in the fight against climate change. But deforestation in the Amazon is approaching a tipping point, after which the area will emit more carbon than it stores. Companies, investors and consumers have a responsibility to act.

A West Michigan church is raising money for a mission trip by helping people get ready for Christmas. Members of Cross Community Church of the Nazarene are planning a mission trip to Croatia and the church held a gift wrapping fundraiser on Sunday to help pay for the trip. One church member says they got the idea for the mission trip after a visit from missionaries. Nicole Leitch, a volunteer, said, "We talked to them a little bit, they talked to our youth…

In short, Duty of Care is the obligation to care for staff and volunteers. There are 2 types of Duty of Care, legal and moral. But when does each apply?

BATTLE CREEK  (WKZO AM/FM) --   A weekend shooting at a Battle Creek night spot is under investigation.
A 24-year-old Battle Creek man is recovering from a shoulder wound after he told police he was struck by a bullet from behind as he walked across the parking lot of The Music Factory very early Sunday morning.  
He s...

New research suggests that an extended holiday is an important factor in promoting a healthy heart

BRIDGEWATER, N.J.—Bausch + Lomb, a global eye health company, said Wednesday that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 510(k) clearance for Bausch + Lomb Ultra Multifocal for Astigmatism contact lenses. This is the first multifocal toric lens to be available as a standard offering in the eyecare professional's fit set, according to the announcement. The lens is the “most advanced soft contact lens design…

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) --  Kalamazoo City Commissioners will hold the last meeting of 2018 Monday night and will consider a number of items for the first time that won’t be approved until after New Year.
On the agenda, the first reading for an ordinance change regarding pedestrians using crosswalks, and a first look at an ordinance a...

A construction firm has completed the final concrete pour for a 15-story mixed-use building in the region.

Watoto is a faith-based humanitarian organization that takes a holistic approach to child development. Of course, it is important that women and children in East Africa are being fed. By investing in the lives of these individuals, it is hoped to also give them a bright future. Watoto, Compassion for Orphans In 1984, Canadians Gary …

GRANDVILLE, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Right now police in Grandville are looking for two suspects accused of trying to rob a West Michigan jewelry store. Police were called to the Jared on Rivertown Parkway SW in Grandville around 8:00 p. m. Saturday night. Officers said two black males walked into the store and tried to smash open a display case with a hammer. We're told the suspects were wearing dark hoodies and ski masks at the time of the armed robbery.

Police officers in Holland served the public in a different way than usual on Friday.

Despite their fearsome appearance, earwigs are nothing to be scared of. Here are 10 facts you should know about the garden pest to help you fear them less.

Shakespeare's Pub just added Push Hop NE IPA - Strawberry by Perrin Brewing Co., a IPA - New England, rated 3.513 on Untappd to their menu

The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety announced a former member of their K9 team passed away. Officer Bodi served KDPS for eight years starting in 2011 and retiring in June of 2018. Sgt. Jeff Deblecourt, the canine unit supervisor for KDPS, said Bodi worked as a patrol dog. He would track suspects, do public demos for schools and conduct narcotic searches. "He was a very faithful dog," Deblecourt said. "And, very good at his work. "

GRAND JUNCTION (WKZO AM/FM) --  Van Buren County deputies are looking for Niki Leigh Murphy for questioning about a felonious assault in the Grand Junction area. 
They say it occurred at about 6am Friday morning. 
They don’t give any other details, but they have released a picture and are asking for the public’s help...

Resident are being encouraged to swap their wood-burning stoves for biogas - made from pig waste.

The end of 2018 is near. For many of us, hard-earned dollars are still sitting in our designated health savings (HSA) or flexible spending (FSA) accounts. It’s time to review our finances. It’s time to use – rather than lose - that money. Medical WeightLoss Clinic can help you do so in a way that promotes good health for years to come
Medical Weight Loss Clinic often accepts FSA and HSA for weight loss programs.
Jordan Stewart, business support analyst for Medical Weight…