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Dry start to the day with scattered showers this afternoon

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Looks may be deceiving as we start the day.  We'll have to watch out for a few scattered showers and thunderstorms this afternoon and evening.  Luckily, the scattered rain chances today will mean that you shouldn't have to cancel any outdoor plans.  Better chances for rain however will linger into the day on Sunday as well.

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Latest River Flooding Forecasts

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Get the latest forecast for rivers in Mid-Michigan that are currently under Flood Warnings here.

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Flooding causes US-10 closure in Midland County

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Heavy rains brought flooding to parts of Michigan, prompting authorities in the Midland area to caution people against unnecessary travel. 

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Mason poised to become Michigan's economic development chief

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Jeff Mason, the executive director of the state's University Research Corridor, is poised to become chief executive of the Michigan Economic Development Corp.    Gov. Rick Snyder announced his recommendation this week. An MEDC committee will meet July 11 to consider appointing Mason.    He would replace Steve Arwood, who is leaving after serving as the state's top economic development official for 2 1/2 years. Mason worked at the MEDC from 1999 to 2009 in various r... More>>

5-county parks chief on paid leave during investigation

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The head of a five-county park system in southeastern Michigan has been placed on paid leave during an internal investigation.    The Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority won't explain the investigation. But director George Phifer is off the job for now.    The Huron-Clinton system has 13 parks in Wayne, Oakland, Macomb, Washtenaw and Livingston counties and is supported through property taxes.    Phifer has worked for the park system since 2008 when he w... More>>

Man's body found a day after disappearing in Lake St. Clair

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Authorities have recovered the body of a 44-year-old man who jumped off a boat and died in Lake St. Clair.    The Macomb County sheriff's office says Virdest Day was on a boat that was returning to Harrison Township from the annual Jobbie Nooner party. He jumped in after another passenger fell into the water Friday night.    Day was wearing a life jacket but it wasn't secured on him.    His body was recovered Saturday near Lake St. Clair Metropark. No fou... More>>

Senators want more funding for US maple producers

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A group of senators including Maine's Angus King is asking for at least $5 million in federal money to support maple syrup producers around the U.S.    King, an independent, is joining with Connecticut Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy, Michigan Democratic Sen. Debbie Stabenow and others on the request. The senators say the Acer Access and Development Program helps maple syrup producers increase production, but President Donald Trump didn't include funding for it in his budget pr... More>>

One injured in afternoon fire

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One person is recovering after a fire on Nylon Street in Carollton Township. Investigators say they are looking into arson as a possible cause of the blaze.  It happened near Bauer Drive on Nylon, around 12pm Saturday.  At least one person was inside the home when the fire began, and that person suffered minor burns.  Firefighters were able to contain the fire to only half the duplex.  Copyright 2017 WNEM (Meredith Corporation). All rights reserved.  More>>

Mid-Michigan hit hard by heavy rain, flooding

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Mother Nature drenched Mid-Michigan with heavy rain from Thursday's thunderstorms. 

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Bay, Isabella, Midland counties declare state of emergency due to flooding

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Bay, Isabella and Midland counties have declared a local state of emergency due to flooding.

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Bicyclists pedaling to Traverse City for cancer prevention

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A group of bicyclists is riding from Detroit to Traverse City to raise money for cancer prevention.

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Man arraigned in death of boy who found gun, shot himself

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A 29-year-old man has been charged in the death of a 3-year-old Detroit-area boy who accidentally shot himself with a gun he found on the ground.

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Police find 547 cartons of cigarettes in Michigan home

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Dozens of boxes of cigarettes worth about $40,000 have been recovered from a southeastern Michigan home.

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Rain will not stop St. Stan's Polish Festival

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Despite heavy rain and flooding in Bay City, the St. Stan's Polish Festival will go on.

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Deal called for Snyder to oppose labor bills

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Gov. Rick Snyder's administration agreed that he would publicly oppose many future labor-relations bills in a bid to secure Democratic votes in the Michigan House for economic development tax incentives.

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Snyder makes case in Europe for Michigan aerospace sector

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Gov. Rick Snyder says a major automotive supplier could expand its operations in Michigan and an Italian biotech company is considering Michigan as a place to which to locate in the U.S.

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Flood water destroys parts of roadways, bridges

The force of the heavy flood waters and river run-off have swept away chunks of roads and entire bridges.

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Homes flooded after heavy rains hit Mid-Michigan

Dozens of families were forced from their homes as flood waters filled basements.

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Red Cross opens shelters in Isabella, Midland counties

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The American Red Cross has opened a shelter for those impacted by the floods in Isabella County.

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Surgeon: Knife was millimeters away from slashing Neville's artery

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Hospital officials in Flint, Michigan, are expected to discuss the medical condition of an airport officer stabbed during what federal officials are investigating as an act of terrorism. 

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Vehicles underwater after overnight rain

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Some Mt. Pleasant residents are stranded after heavy rains not only flooded roads but their vehicles as well. 

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Residents kayak down flooded road in Midland

Some Midland residents decided to kayak down Joe Mann Boulevard on Friday after heavy rain flooded the roadway. (Courtesy: Amber Simmons)

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Fish go on adventure in flooded Bay City

This video was taken at the Alderwood Estates in Bay City. (Courtesy: Amanda Smith)

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Barge breaks loose, crashes on Tittabawassee River

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A flat-bottomed boat crashed on the Tittabawassee River after it broke loose during Friday's heavy rainfall.

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Dino caught on camera kayaking down Midland street

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Not even all this water can get this dino down. 

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