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The red carpet rolls out for Flint the film

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It was a star-studded event, not only in Hollywood or New York City, but right here in Mid-Michigan.

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Summer-like streak continues on Sunday

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We're not quite in record territory, but temperatures are very mild for this time of year.  Today's highs were about 20 degrees above average for this time of year and we can expect tomorrow's highs to be very similar.  However, tomorrow will be the last day of temperatures in the 70s for quite some time as a major pattern change takes shape.

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Friday's Scores

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Look to the sky! Orionid Meteor Shower may be visible

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The annual Orionid meteor shower has begun.

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Flint Police vs Flint Fire in flag football fundraiser

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The Flint Police Department and the Flint Fire Department are facing each other in a game of flag football.

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Rep. Kennedy travels to Flint for water crisis update

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Two of the nation’s lawmakers are in Michigan to discuss the impacts of the water crisis.

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Man and woman face charges for fatal hit-and-run

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A man and a woman are facing charges for a deadly hit-and-run crash in Mesick.

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Film about Flint Water Crisis premieres at The Whiting

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A highly-anticipated film about the Flint Water Crisis is premiering in Flint.

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Flint church holds winter clothing giveaway

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Thanks to the generosity of their neighbors some Mid-Michigan folks can look forward to being warm this winter.

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Saginaw Twp PD responding to roll over accident

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Saginaw Township Police and Fire Department are responding to a roll over injury.

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Nestle may lose $20 million per year with MI bill

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Nestle may lose out on $20 million per year if a new bill in Lansing is signed by Governor Rick Snyder.

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Lawyers want gymnastics doctor sex assault case moved

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Attorneys for a former Michigan State and USA Gymnastics doctor accused of molesting dozens of athletes are pushing to have his trial moved out of the Lansing area.

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Woman trapped inside turned over vehicle after losing control

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Sanilac County Sheriff’s Office reports a woman lost control of her vehicle, rolled into a ditch and was trapped inside her vehicle.

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Projects restore St. Clair River fish, wildlife habitat

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A dozen projects restoring habitat for fish and wildlife in and around Michigan's St. Clair River have been completed.

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Michigan bills would regulate daily fantasy sports

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Michigan lawmakers want to regulate the fast-growing paid fantasy sports industry while leaving alone traditional private leagues in which money may change hands among friends.

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 9, October 20th (Part 1)

Midland vs. Midland Dow, Flint C-A vs. Lapeer, Frankenmuth vs. Freeland, and more. 

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 9, October 20th (Part 2)

Clare vs. Beaverton, Sacred Heart vs. Nouvel, and more. 

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Friday Night Lights

FNL Week 9 , October 20th (Part 3)

Delta College Play of the Night, Band of the Night

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Several football teams clinch playoff spot Friday night

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Friday night marked the last games of regular season high school football for Mid-Michigan. Several teams clinched a playoff spot during their last game by finishing 6-3.

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Woman arrested at Midland football game during protests

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A woman was arrested at the Midland versus Midland Dow football game Friday night.

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Dan Gilbert tells AP Detroit has advantages in Amazon HQ bid

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Dan Gilbert says Detroit's pitch to land Amazon's second headquarters has advantages over competing bids.

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Report: Several teens in custody after rock kills man on I-75

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Kenneth White was riding in a vehicle when police say he was struck in the head by a rock thrown from the Dodge Road overpass.

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Flint mayor returns from White House

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Mayor Karen Weaver returns to Flint after a meeting with White House officials. 

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Crews respond to garage fire in Saginaw

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The Saginaw Fire Department is on the scene of a fully engulfed garage fire.

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Volunteer hosts swing dance fundraiser for assisted living facility

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A Mid-Michigan woman is on a mission to make sure dozens of residents at an assisted living facility have an unforgettable Christmas.

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Big-box stores lose as Supreme Court drops big tax case

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Local governments are winners after the Michigan Supreme Court turned down an appeal in a major dispute over how to value big-box stores for tax purposes.

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Saginaw County contracts company to construct new jail

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A Saginaw company was contracted to construct a new $35.8 million county jail.

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Community remembers beloved pastor, friend

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A community in Saginaw is coming together to remember a beloved and respected leader. Pastor Rufus Bradley Sr. died on Oct. 12 at the age of 65.

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Police: Ford worker killed himself at Detroit-area factory

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Employees at a Ford plant in Michigan are safe after authorities say a worker pulled a gun and shot himself.

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Decomposing human remains found by contractor

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A contractor working on a gas line has discovered a decomposing body. 

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Tigers won't pick up team option on RHP Anibal Sanchez

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The Detroit Tigers are declining their $16 million option on right-hander Anibal Sanchez.

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Police: Man confesses to purse-snatching incidents

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Flint Township police arrested a man they said confessed to multiple purse-snatching incidents.

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Tigers pick former rival, hire Gardenhire as new manager

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The Detroit Tigers have hired Ron Gardenhire as their manager, bringing the longtime Minnesota Twins skipper back to the AL Central to take over a team in the middle of a significant rebuilding process. 

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Vote for your favorite in the West Branch pole decoration contest

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A Mid-Michigan community is getting into the Halloween spirit by decorating stop signs, light poles, and speed limit signs.

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Fiancee of man killed by rock on I-75 speaks out

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"He took away a child's father, and the love of my life," Cagle said. "His stupid act took away a life."

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Teen seriously hurt after being hit by car

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Police told TV5 that the boy was crossing Pierson Road, heading to the apartments, and was crouched down in the turn lane waiting for traffic to clear. 

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    If you watch the Olympics, you might see a few new competitions coming your way.If you watch the Olympics, you might see a few new competitions coming your way.

    If you watch the Olympics, you might see a few new competitions coming your way.

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  • Kids Preferred recalling musical toys due to choking hazard

    Kids Preferred recalling musical toys due to choking hazard

    Saturday, October 21 2017 11:01 PM EDT2017-10-22 03:01:22 GMT
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    Kids Preferred is recalling their wind-up, musical, plush toys after discovering the wind-up mechanism can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

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    Kids Preferred is recalling their wind-up, musical, plush toys after discovering the wind-up mechanism can detach, posing a choking hazard to children.

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  • Substitute teacher in Texas allegedly duct-taped students' mouths

    Substitute teacher in Texas allegedly duct-taped students' mouths

    Saturday, October 21 2017 7:11 PM EDT2017-10-21 23:11:37 GMT
    A substitute teacher at an elementary school in Texas has been banned from its campus after they allegedly duct-taped noisy students. (Photo: Google Maps)A substitute teacher at an elementary school in Texas has been banned from its campus after they allegedly duct-taped noisy students. (Photo: Google Maps)

    A substitute teacher at an elementary school in Texas has been banned from its campus after they allegedly duct-taped students' mouths.

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    A substitute teacher at an elementary school in Texas has been banned from its campus after they allegedly duct-taped students' mouths.

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