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Investigators identify substance that burned children at playground

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Investigators have identified the substance that burned children at a Lapeer playground.

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NBA star hosts free basketball camp in Flint

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Flint native and NBA star Kyle Kuzma is back in his hometown giving back to his community.

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Man pleads guilty in buggy crash that killed 3 children

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A 29-year-old central Michigan man has pleaded guilty to charges in connection with the deaths of three children following a collision between their horse-drawn buggy and a pickup truck.

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Michigan State alumni magazine changed amid Nassar scandal

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Michigan State University's alumni magazine has opted for a positive message after the original issue addressing the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal was scrapped by Interim President John Engler.

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Organ donors, recipients meet for first time after unlikely match

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Two organ donors and two recipients, part of an incredible program, met for the first time. When two Michigan residents needed a kidney three people came forward to help.

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13-year-old Saginaw boy to undergo surgery after being shot in face

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An 18-year-old man was arrested after a 13-year-old boy was shot in the face. 

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Suspect arrested for home invasions in Roscommon County

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A 36-year-old man was arrested for allegedly breaking into homes and stealing items.

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Doctor: 'Dragon's breath' is safe to eat

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A new dessert called “dragon’s breath” could pose a health risk. It is infused with liquid nitrogen. When you eat it the food turns into vapor, making it look like you’re blowing smoke.

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Newlyweds locate missing wedding chairs

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It is a closed case on the mysterious disappearance of some chairs that went missing from a local couple’s wedding last month.

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Charges dismissed in 2003 slaying; man released from prison

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A 36-year-old Detroit man who spent 15 years in prison for a murder he didn't commit has been released from prison -- on his birthday.

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Police looking to ID man who allegedly used stolen credit card

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Authorities need the public’s help identifying a man suspected of theft. 

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#WantedWednesday: Police say Kollin Cassidy is in custody

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A man wanted for child abuse and other charges has been found, according to police. 

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Michigan man went missing while hiking in Montana

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Crews continued searching Wednesday for a 39-year-old Michigan man who was reported missing in the Crazy Mountains northeast of Livingston. 

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Walk-in clinic helps Saginaw families get ready for back-to-school

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Summer vacation is almost over and your students will be heading back to school. 

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Bill Schuette names Lisa Posthumus Lyons as running mate

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Our CBS affiliates at WWMT report sources say Attorney General Bill Schuette, the Republican nominee for governor, is expected to name former state representative Lisa Posthumus Lyons as his running mate for the November election. 

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Vigil held at Detroit church for Aretha Franklin

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People are praying for Aretha Franklin in the Detroit church where her father was once a pastor. 

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Former Farwell superintendent to serve one month in jail for theft

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A Mid-Michigan school superintendent who admitted to stealing from a youth sports team will serve one month in jail. 

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Death toll hits 39 in Italy bridge collapse

This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018.   (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP) This photo released by the Italian firefighters, cars are seen among the rubble of the collapsed Morandi highway bridge in Genoa, northern Italy, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018. (Vigili Del Fuoco via AP)
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A 51-year-old highway bridge in the Italian port city of Genoa collapsed in a driving rain Tuesday, killing at least 26 people and injuring 16 others as it sent dozens of vehicles tumbling into a heap of concrete and twisted steel.

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Downtown site chosen for Delta College's Midland Center

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Plans to move Delta College’s Midland Center to a downtown site are moving forward. 

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New USPS service alerts you about missing mail

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A new, free service through the U.S. Post Office could help ease your mind about whether you're missing any mail.

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Health officials continuing to monitor measles outbreak

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Health officials are monitoring a measles outbreak impacting 21 states, including Michigan. 

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Michigan native gives birth to baby at Chick-fil-A

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For the second time in less than a month, a baby was born at a Chick-fil-A. 

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Michigan woman says tomato plant spontaneously caught fire

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A Michigan woman says her tomato plant spontaneously burst into flames on her back deck, but experts say the chances of something like that happening are equivalent to winning the lottery. 

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  • US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

    US newsrooms to Trump: We're not enemies of the people

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    America's newsrooms are pushing back at President Donald Trump's demonizing of the news media as the "enemy of the people".More >
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  • Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Republicans blast Pearl Jam poster of burning White House

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:44:44 GMT
    (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). President Donald Trump speaks in Utica, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, at a joint fundraising committee reception in Utica, N.Y.
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
    Republicans are condemning a poster by Pearl Jam that shows the White House in flames and a bald eagle pecking at a skeleton they say is meant to depict President Donald Trump.More >
  • Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

    Black Americans aren't buying Omarosa's turn against Trump

    Wednesday, August 15 2018 6:44 PM EDT2018-08-15 22:44:39 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman listens during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York.
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    Omarosa Manigault Newman's decision to turn on President Donald Trump after being fired isn't buying her much with a black community that mostly dislikes the president and never cared for her yearslong alliance with him.More >

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