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Bitcoin gaining popularity around the globe

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The online currency known as bitcoin has a checkered past, often being used by drug dealers or human traffickers. More>>

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Hospitals evacuated due to gas line break

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TV5 has received word that two hospitals in Saginaw have been evacuated due to a gas line break. More>>

Not all on board as county switches to 'Smart Meters'

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Local gas companies are making the switch to so-called 'Smart Meters' but not everyone likes the plan.
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Powerful storms tore through mid-Michigan on Sunday, leaving significant damage and many people without power. More>>

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These lovable dogs and cats are available for adoption in the Tri-City area -- can you offer them a good home? More>>

Man thrown from buggy during hit and run, police search for driver

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The Clare Police Department was dispatched to McEwan and Mary Street for a hit-and-run accident involving an Amish buggy on July 19. More>>

Authorities discussing charges in fatal dog attack

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Authorities will discuss whether owners of two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road will face criminal charges. More>>

Potatoes for prison discarded after maggots found

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Officials discarded more than 4,000 pounds of potatoes at Alger Correctional Facility in Michigan's Upper Peninsula after maggots were found in a shipment from a food supplier. More>>

Police: Michigan newborn found in grave was a boy

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Investigators say a newborn found in a shallow grave in St. Clair County was a boy. More>>

Local man dies after working out

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A local family is devastated after their son's attempt at staying fit may have cost him his life.
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Candidate's own mother chooses opponent

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It turns out you can't always count on family for a vote if you're running for office.
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2 Flint women charged with abusing emaciated man

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Genesee County authorities have arrested two women after an elderly man in their care was found emaciated and in septic shock due to bed sores. More>>

Man's obituary: 'Please don't email me, I'm dead'

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When a Pennsylvania man died, he left behind a now-viral reminder of his life and his quirky sense of humor. 

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Man walking dog finds abandoned newborn along road

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A man walking a dog along a western Michigan dirt road has found a newborn with her umbilical cord still attached. More>>

New program offers amnesty to people with misdemeanor warrants

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Monday was a busy day for local police working to clear up a lengthy back log of outstanding warrants and they're doing it by cutting people a little slack. More>>

Big Ten Media Day kicks off in Chicago

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It's the unofficial start of the college football season as players and coaches from the Big Ten meet the media in Chicago. More>>

Genesee County receives almost $400,000 to fight blight

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Genesee County is getting $396,000 to help tear down vacant homes. More>>

Trial for dad, stepmom of boy found in basement

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A trial is scheduled for Sept. 8 to decide whether the father and stepmother of a 12-year-old Detroit boy found in his basement after an 11-day disappearance will lose custody of their children. More>>

A pregnant mother of two and her family were denied passage on a cruise ship departing Florida at the last minute. More>>

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Mid-Michigan's favorite landmark

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It's time again for another installment of TV5's Top 5 on 5. WNEM is looking for mid-Michigan's favorite landmark. More>>

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GM recall problems continue

General Motors is recalling 2.4 million vehicles in the U.S. as part of a broader effort to resolve outstanding safety issues more quickly. More>>

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Check out who has been charged with crimes in the area with Mid-Michigan mugshots. More>>

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  • Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Study: 35 percent in US facing debt collectors

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:50 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:50:16 GMT
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More >
    More than 35 percent of Americans have debts and unpaid bills that have been reported to collection agencies, according to a study released Tuesday by the Urban Institute.More >
  • Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    Sources: EU adopts tough new sanctions on Russia

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 12:39 PM EDT2014-07-29 16:39:24 GMT
    European Union ambassadors are meeting to discuss a dramatic toughening of the trade bloc's sanctions against Russia.More >
    Frustrated by the apparent ineffectiveness of previous sanctions and outraged by the deaths of 298 people aboard the Malaysia Airlines plane downed over eastern Ukraine, the European Union adopted tough new economic...More >
  • China reports deadly attack in northwest

    China reports deadly attack in northwest

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 11:56 AM EDT2014-07-29 15:56:16 GMT
    A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants.More >
    A mob armed with knives rampaged through part of China's volatile northwestern region of Xinjiang and police responded with gunfire, leaving dozens of people dead in the latest violence blamed on Islamic militants,...More >
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