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Man killed by train in Bay City

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A man is dead after being hit by a train in Bay City. 

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A stray shower or two possible this afternoon

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It isn't out of the question to see a spotty shower or two this afternoon across Mid-Michigan.  This includes Flint for Back to the Bricks.  Luckily, any showers we see will be light and shouldn't last very long.  You can be sure to track any rain this afternoon with our Interactive Radar.  After today, we can expect high pressure to move in for Sunday, leading to a great finish to your weekend.

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MSP trooper injured in head-on crash

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That driver was taken into custody, suspected of being under the influence of alcohol.

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Anti-violence, anti-hate protest held in Burton

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Dozens turned out Friday night in Mid-Michigan, standing in solidarity for Charlottesville, Virginia.

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3 Michigan beaches closed, 6 under contamination advisory

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reports there are 9 beaches across the state either closed or under an advisory for poor water quality.

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Drone pilot could face charges in connection with deadly crash

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A drone pilot could face charges after authorities say the unmanned aircraft kept a Flight Care helicopter from landing to transport a victim to the hospital in a deadly crash. 

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Saturday food giveaway at Hidden Harvest in Saginaw

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Hundreds of families are expected to line up for a food giveaway on Saturday, August 19. 

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Man from Iowa rescued from overturned catamaran

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Huron County Deputies rescued a man from Iowa after his catamaran flipped over in Lake Huron. 

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Police searching for driver after local nun killed in hit-and-run

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Authorities are investigating after they say a local nun was killed in a hit-and-run crash while riding her bike. 

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New park helping to bring new life to Flint neighborhood

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“I believe Flint has the heart and ability to come back, and it’s on its way back as long as we have people like this put forth an effort, we can do it”

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I-75 closures, traffic shifts on Saturday, August 19

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If you’re heading to the Linwood or Pinconning area via I-75, watch out for some construction work. 

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National Weather Service confirms two tornadoes on Thursday evening

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Survey teams from the National Weather Service have confirmed two tornadoes touched down in Mid-Michigan on Thursday evening.

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Trump's chief strategist Stephen Bannon out at White House

(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon arrives for a meeting with President Donald Trump on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File) In this Jan. 31, 2017 file photo, White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon arrives for a meeting with President Donald Trump on cyber security in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington.
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President Donald Trump has decided to remove embattled Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon, the White House has confirmed.

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Ex-union business manager pleads guilty in extortion scheme

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A Florida man who was a high-ranking official at a Michigan labor union has pleaded guilty in a scheme to force union employees to pay $5,000 in kickbacks. 

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UPDATE: Crash on WB I-69 has cleared

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A crash on WB I-69 at Belsay Road, exit 141, in Genesee County has cleared.

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Hit the trails for a free ORV weekend

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Get ready to hit the trails, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting you to ride DNR-designated routes and trails during a free ORV weekend.

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Trey Songz reaches plea deal in Detroit assault case

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R&B singer Trey Songz has reached a deal with prosecutors to reduce a felony assault charge stemming from a concert in Detroit. 

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Protesters briefly block Lansing streets in prisons protest

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A group of protesters briefly shut down streets in downtown Lansing during a rally where they protested the prison system in Michigan and across the nation. 

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Finland attack: 2 killed in Turku stabbing spree

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At least two people have been killed and six others hospitalized in a stabbing attack in the Finnish city of Turku on Friday, state broadcaster YLE reported.

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Breaking:Missing Saginaw teen has been found

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Saginaw Police said a missing 13-year-old has been found.

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'Major announcement' planned for next week at Warwick Hills

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The Professional Golf Association is planning a major announcement for next week at Warwick Hills in Grand Blanc. 

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Asian carp found near Lake Michigan got past barriers

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Officials say an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes. 

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Changes made to carry-on screening at Bishop Airport

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Passengers will now be required to place electronics larger than a cellphone in a separate bin.

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Police searching for missing Owosso man

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The Owosso Public Safety Department is asking for the public’s help locating a missing man. 

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Officials recover stolen gravestone buried at Michigan home

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Authorities say they've found a child's gravestone that was reported stolen in June buried in the backyard of a southern Michigan home. 

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Man imprisoned for 2014 slaying sentenced for 2016 assault

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A man imprisoned for life for killing a woman after a 2014 Halloween party in southeastern Michigan and stashing her body in the woods has been sentenced in the 2016 sexual assault of another woman. 

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MDOT: Stopping during eclipse could be 'very dangerous'

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Millions will be treated to the very rare upcoming solar eclipse, but state highway officials are warning drivers to remain safe. 

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What scientists hope to learn from the eclipse

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The Eclipse of the Century may also turn into the Science Experiments of the Century. 

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Man accused of online threats in Michigan gets probation

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A man who authorities say posted threatening, anti-Semitic messages on Twitter has been placed on probation for two years in western Michigan. 

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Red Wings unveil first ice at Little Caesars Arena

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It just got a whole lot chillier at the new home of the Detroit Red Wings. 

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Death toll in Spain attacks rises to 14

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A woman has died after being injured in the second attack, in Cambrils, Catalan emergency services said, taking the number of dead in both attacks to 14.

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Report: Passengers not wearing safety belt in backseat

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Seat belts can save lives, but a new report finds many people choose not to wear them when riding in the backseat. 

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MSU denies white nationalist leader to speak on campus

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The university released a statement Thursday saying it supports freedom of speech, but has "significant concerns about public safety in the wake of violence in Charlottesville." 

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Michigan veteran killed in crash minutes after police chase called off

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Police say an innocent driver was killed just moments after a chase with the suspect was called off.

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Man drowns trying to spread father's ashes in lake

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A Michigan man died on a boating trip he was taking to pour his father's ashes into Lake Superior. 

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Tractor show rolling into Oakley this weekend

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The rumble of tractors will fill the air this weekend in Oakley. It’s all for the 43rd Annual Gas Tractor show, featuring the gathering of orange. 

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Back to the Bricks: Rolling Cruise

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Car lovers were revving up, and filling up on a recipe of hot cars and delicious food on night two of the rolling cruise during Back to the Bricks 2017. 

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VIDEO: Storm moving through Millington

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Michigan man in 1995 murder case to be released from prison

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A Michigan man convicted in the 1995 murder of another man who expressed romantic interest in him on national television is expected to be released from prison. 

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VIDEO: Rotating storm spotted Thursday evening near Montrose

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A storm in northwestern Genesee County got some heart rates up on Thursday evening.

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Following Charlottesville attack, Jewish leader weighs in on racism in the U.S.

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It’s been more than 70 years since the defeat of Nazi Germany, but in 2017 the fight against their ideology continues in the United States. 

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Michigan State University rejects white nationalist event

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Michigan State University has denied a request to rent space to a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer. 

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Michigan city dropping Robert E Lee name from showboat

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A western Michigan city is stripping the name Robert E. Lee from its rebuilt showboat.

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Call for people to come together to fight opioid addiction

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“There’s a statistic out there that only one in five heroin addicts ever recover,” said Taylor Deangelis. 

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