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Sparks fly at township meeting over wind turbines

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Residents from a Mid-Michigan town are continuing their fight against wind turbines coming to their community.

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First Warn 5

Back to rain chances Wednesday

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Possible El Niño this upcoming winter season

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An El Niño pattern looks to set up for the 2018-2019 winter season.

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CDC: Parasite from McDonald's salads sickens more than 400

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More than 400 people have fallen ill from a parasite linked to McDonald's salads, according to a report released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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Federal grant to help Oscoda schools change water source

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A federal grant will enable the Oscoda school system to switch its water source amid concerns about chemical pollution.

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Saginaw zoo to host pirates, princesses day

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The Saginaw Children's Zoo is hosting a pirates and princesses day on Saturday. Visitors are encouraged to dress up as a princess or a pirate.

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Restaurants prepare for Back to the Bricks

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Back to the Bricks kicks off this week. The annual event brings thousands of people from all over back to a city where it all began.

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1 dead, 2 hospitalized after crash on Dixie Highway

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A two-vehicle crash killed one person and sent two others to the hospital. 

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Italian bridge collapse sends cars plunging, killing 26

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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Winning ticket for $894,666 jackpot bought in Grand Blanc

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Check your wallet! A Mid-Michigan lottery player is walking around with a winning ticket! 

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Parents beware! Police warn strangers using online games to meet up with kids

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Local police are warning parents after they received multiple reports about potential predators using online games to set up meetings with children. 

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Off-duty officer struck, killed by motorist while jogging

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An off-duty Wayne County sheriff's sergeant who was jogging has died after being struck and dragged by a vehicle whose driver fled.

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Michigan plans to close prison in western Upper Peninsula

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The Michigan Department of Corrections plans to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in the western Upper Peninsula. 

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Inmate who escaped Michigan hospital is in custody

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An inmate who escaped police custody while at a Michigan hospital is now in custody.

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Police seek help identifying pair

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Do you know these two? Birch Run Police are seeking help identifying the two people.

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Michigan to enforce sales tax on more online retailers

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The Michigan Department of Treasury says a 6 percent sales tax will soon be applied to all companies with no physical location in the state.

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Detroit man gets re-trial, released after serving 34 years

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A Detroit man has been released from state prison after serving more than three decades for a murder he says he didn't commit.

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Judge: Justice who presided over Nassar trial to remain

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A Michigan chief judge says a colleague who sentenced former sports doctor Larry Nassar to prison for molesting women and girls will remain on the case. 

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Leaders ask for community input about costly repairs to Bay City bridges

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Bay City leaders are still trying to figure out what to do about the costly repairs to two main bridges, and now they’re asking for the community’s input on the situation. 

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Man hit, killed by vehicle in Genesee Township

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Authorities are investigating after a man was hit and killed by a vehicle in Genesee Township.

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DNA solves 1979 cold case of missing MI teen

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DNA confirmed a body buried in Georgia in 1979 is a missing 15-year-old from Michigan. Andrew Jackson Greer ran away from his home in Addison on Feb. 12, 1979, Michigan State Police said.

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    Do you know a deserving Michigan school educator? Nominate them and they could win $10,000.

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    Do you know a deserving Michigan school educator? Nominate them and they could win $10,000.

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  • Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Ex-White House aide says Trump trying to silence her

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:55 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:55:10 GMT
    (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...(AP Photo/Mary Altaffer). Television personality and former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in New York. Manigault Newman declared she “will not be silenced” by ...
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal...More >
    Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman says she "will not be silenced" by President Donald Trump, remaining defiant as her public feud with her former boss shifted from a war of words to a possible legal battle.More >
  • 'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

    'Not an easy time' for Chris Pratt after Gunn firing

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:54 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:54:32 GMT
    Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.More >
    Chris Pratt says "it's not an easy time" as he and the rest of the "Guardians of the Galaxy" cast look to the future of the hit superhero franchise after Disney fired writer-director James Gunn.More >
  • WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    WH insists Trump's no racist as he vilifies another minority

    Tuesday, August 14 2018 9:47 PM EDT2018-08-15 01:47:16 GMT
    (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and  then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...(AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File). FILE - In this Feb. 1, 2017, file photo, President Donald Trump, center, is flanked by White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, left, and then-Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson as he speaks ...
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book.More >
    Just like old times: Trump and Omarosa spar over whether he used the N-word, other allegations in her new book.More >

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