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Police: CA man found dead in field was stabbed to death

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Property owners found the man’s body at around 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21. 

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Rainy, but mild Tuesday

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New legislation will require locking drug vials

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 The legislation mainly targets teenagers, who most commonly abuse opioids.

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Mid-Michigan MTA bus catches fire

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Check out this picture of an MTA bus on fire. 

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Jeff Daniels & The Ben Daniels Band to perform in Mt. Pleasant this summer

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Jeff Daniels is heading to Mid-Michigan this summer to perform in the 10th annual Max & Emily’s Summer Concert Series in Mt. Pleasant. 

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Expansion, upgrade creating 200 new jobs in Tawas

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Plastic Trim makes trim, molding decorative parts, body parts and frame systems, among other things, for some of the world’s biggest automakers, including GM, Chrysler, Volkswagen, Nissan, and BMW. 

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Michigan mom sentenced to prison after 2nd infant death

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A northern Michigan woman has been sentenced up to 22 1/2 years in prison for suffocating her infant daughter, her second criminal case in the death of a child. 

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Michigan Legislature bans sale of 'whip-its' to minors

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Kids hoping to get high off laughing gas would have a harder time under a bill that is headed toward Gov. Rick Snyder's desk. 

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Semi hauling backhoe hit I-75 overpass, driver didn't have CDL

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A semi-truck hauling a backhoe has hit an I-75 overpass, causing two lanes of southbound I-75 to be blocked.

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Semi trucks line freeway to help suicidal man

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Look at this amazing display, all to save the life of a suicidal man. 

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Mother of 4 pleads for help after losing home, dog in fire

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A mother of four is pleading for your help after her home was destroyed in a fire over the weekend.

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Truck hauling farm equipment snags guide wire

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A truck hauling farming equipment hit a utility pole but kept on going until the driver was pulled over. 

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'Suspicious packages' at Federal Court Building not dangerous

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Some tense moments at the Federal Court Building in Flint this morning after reports of two suspicious packages. 

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Authorities turn away protesters at water bottling plant

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Authorities say they turned away about 40 protesters who went to a Michigan water bottling plant to try to speak with company officials about a recently approved permit to pump more groundwater.

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Family wants action after car crashes into home

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A Mid-Michigan family’s home was severely damaged when a car slammed into it. The family said it’s not the first time this has happened in their neighborhood.

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ALDI hiring spree going on today!

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Need a job? Grab your resume, and head out to the nearest ALDI store. 

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Michigan: Enough signatures collected for pot, wage measures

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Michigan's elections bureau says enough signatures have been gathered for ballot initiatives to legalize marijuana for recreational use and repeal a law requiring higher wages on state construction projects. 

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Organization grades hospitals on patient safety throughout MI

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An organization released its report of how patient safety at hospitals are throughout the state.

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City Manager: Independence Bridge still not ready to open

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TV5 has learned that despite plans for the Independence Bridge in Bay City to open weeks ago, it will still be about another three weeks before drivers can cross it. 

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Team needs help with trip to world championship

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A group of students have a shot at a world championship, but they need your help to make it happen.

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Damaged cables, pipelines in Great Lakes waterway inspected

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Officials say a remotely operated underwater vehicle is getting a close-up look at electric cables damaged by what Michigan's attorney general has called a tugboat anchor strike in a channel connecting Lake Huron and Lake Michigan.

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George H.W. Bush in intensive care just days after wife's funeral

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Former President George H.W. Bush is in intensive care just days after the funeral of his wife, CNN has learned.

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Funeral arrangements made for SVSU coach who died from apparent heart attack

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Saginaw Valley State University is mourning the loss of its men’s basketball assistant coach.

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Grandfather killed, 3 grandchildren & other driver hurt in US-10 crash

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Investigators have identified a Mid-Michigan man killed in a two-vehicle crash this morning on US-10 in Midland County.

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5 1/2 years in prison for trash hauler who bribed officials

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A rogue trash hauler who bribed public officials to protect his business in suburban Detroit has been sentenced to 5 1/2 years in federal prison.

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Dog recovering after being shot in leg

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A dog is getting a second chance at a good life after someone shot him and left him for dead. His journey back from the brink is going to cost money and his life won’t be the same once he recovers.

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Water bottles delivered to Flint thanks to basketball tournament

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A simple gesture at a youth basketball tournament last week is proving that the Flint Water Crisis remains in the hearts of many across the nation.

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Police: Human trafficking claim at movie theater is not true

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The Midland Police Department is telling residents to not believe a rumor that has been going around on social media.

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Bay City Western alumni introduce scholarship for peacemakers

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Tension over race and diversity in a local community is being countered by the efforts of parents and students using love, understanding and inspiration at a Bay City high school.

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Police: Waffle House shooting suspect in custody

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Travis Reinking, the man suspected of killing 4 people at a Waffle House in Nashville has been arrested.

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Off-duty Detroit officer charged with assaulting woman

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An off-duty Detroit police officer has been charged with several crimes after authorities say he assaulted his estranged girlfriend and pulled a gun on men trying to intervene.

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Michigan man accused of murder, kidnapping gets 2 trials

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A western Michigan man will face separate trials in the murder of a gas station clerk and kidnapping of a teenager.

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Rash of unlocked vehicle break-ins reported

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A reminder to lock your vehicle doors!

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Gymnastics coach Martha Karolyi says 'I don't feel responsible' for Nassar abuse

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Legendary USA Gymnastics coaches Bela and Martha Karolyi said they did not know former team doctor Larry Nassar was abusing girls at their gymnastics facility and declined to take responsibility for his abuse. 

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Officer gets probation after shopper assaulted at store

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A Detroit police officer accused of assaulting a shopper at a store while moonlighting as a security guard has been sentenced to three years of probation. 

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