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A city of southwest Michigan south of Grand Rapids on the Kalamazoo River, which flows about 260 km (160 mi) eastward into Lake Erie. Settled in 1829, Kalamazoo is a manufacturing center.
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(Placename) a city in SW Michigan, midway between Detroit and Chicago: aircraft, missile parts. Pop: 75 312 (2003 est)
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(ˌkæl ə məˈzu)

a city in SW Michigan. 76,310.
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Noun1.Kalamazoo - a town in southwest Michigan
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(from the headstone of a British nobleman in Kalamazoo)
Kalamazoo's Chairman, Luke Reinehr, commented: 'The addition of exploration tenure to our South Muckleford Project is a great result for the Company and shareholders alike.
She has an associate degree in English from Kalamazoo Valley Community College.
During the shootout that ensued, a police officer from the Kalamazoo Public Safety Department (KDPS) was shot in the torso but the injury wasn't life-threatening since he was wearing a bulletproof vest.
7, 2019, file photo, Jason Dalton, left, talks with his defense attorney Eusebio Solis moments before pleading guilty to six counts of murder and several other charges at the Kalamazoo County Courthouse in Kalamazoo, Mich.
"Kalamazoo was the obvious choice for expansion of our fill-finish services," said Peter Stevenson, vice president and general manager, Pfizer CentreOne.
Caption: The Kalamazoo Living History Show attracts more than 270 artisans and vendors.
Launched in fall 2015, the new curriculum is being delivered in state-of-the-art facilities on a new health-focused campus in downtown Kalamazoo. The campus was developed on 13 acres of land donated by Bronson Healthcare and houses three facilities: Kalamazoo Valley's Food Innovation Center at 224 East Crosstown Parkway (figures 1 and 2), its Culinary and Allied Health Building at 418 East Walnut Street (figure 3), and an integrated health clinic/pharmacy for Kalamazoo Community Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services.
Police said the rampage began about 6pm local time on Saturday outside an apartment complex on the eastern edge of the Kalamazoo County, where a woman was left with serious injuries after being shot multiple times.
| Police meet early yesterday at Kalamazoo Valley Community College after searching for a gunman involved in multiple shootings in Kalamazoo, Michigan
The city also is known for the anonymously funded Kalamazoo Promise scheme, which has paid college tuition fees of students who graduate from Kalamazoo Public Schools for more than a decade.
In all, eight people were shot in three locations Saturday, Kalamazoo County Undersheriff Paul Matyas told CNN.

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