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Human bones found in Montana shed could be missing Skelton brothers

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Michigan State Police are investigating whether the remains of three children found in Montana could be linked to the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers.

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We knew it was coming eventually, but winter really made its presence known across Mid-Michigan yesterday with accumulations really piling up toward the end of the event. 

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Crews treat Mid-Michigan roads after heavy snowfall

While many roads have been plowed and are starting to thaw out, that wasn't the case Thursday morning.

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Michigan man free on bond after 45 years in prison

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A Detroit man whose 1972 murder conviction was thrown out has been released from prison while prosecutors appeal a decision that grants him a new trial.

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Man shovels neighbors' driveways free of charge

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Even though the weather was frightful on Thursday, it brought out the best in many folks across Mid-Michigan.

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Parents scramble to find accommodations for kids on snow days

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When snowy weather forces school districts to call a snow day and daycare centers close for the day, parents often face a tough decision.

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Woman encourages smokers to get tested after being diagnosed with lung cancer

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A Mid-Michigan woman was diagnosed with lung cancer earlier this year and she is celebrating being cancer free this Christmas.

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Family makes tradition of sledding on first snow day

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A bunch of kids in Mid-Michigan woke up happy on Thursday as several school districts called a snow day.

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Single mom, son trying to stay warm after getting power shut off

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It wasn't just the snow that caused problems on Thursday. Several Mid-Michigan residents woke up to temperatures in the single digits with wind chills hovering near 0 degrees.

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Snow, ice create dangerous road conditions for drivers

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Snow and frigid temperatures made for dangerous road conditions Thursday morning. Local police described US-23 as a sheet of ice.

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Law ends immunity for police who have sex with prostitutes

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Michigan law will no longer shield police from prosecution for prostitution-related offenses committed while on duty. Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation this week to remove the immunity, effective in 90 days.

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GoFundMe page to help 3 children of couple killed in crash

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Relatives of an engaged couple who died when a vehicle driving the wrong way on Interstate 275 in Wayne County crashed into their car are raising money for their funerals and to help their three children.

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Man enters plea in Michigan crash that killed fire chief

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A 24-year-old man has entered a plea in connection with a freeway crash that killed a fire chief in southern Michigan.

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TV5 DRONE: Checking out Vet's Park sledding

Checking out Vet's Park sledding in Bay City

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Former Buena Vista Twp. police chief files lawsuit for not being rehired

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Former Buena Vista Township Police Chief Brian Booker has filed a lawsuit against Buena Vista Township, and several of its board members, for failing to rehire him. 

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FCC votes along party lines to end 'net neutrality'

Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer) Demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, in New York. The FCC is set to vote Dec. 14 whether to scrap Obama-era rules around open internet access. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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The change also gets rid of consumer protections, bars state laws that contradict the FCC's approach, and largely transfers oversight of internet service to another agency, the Federal Trade Commission.

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Bill introduced to re-name part of M-15 for fallen heroes

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The Michigan House has approved legislation to rename a part of M-15 in Vassar as the Spc. Five Michael May and CPL. Chris Esckelson Memorial Highway. 

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#ICYMI: School districts announce snow day in fun way

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Several Mid-Michigan schools are closed for Thursday, but some of those districts announced the closure in a fun way.

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Family, police still searching for missing 13-year-old

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Ashton Terrill-Leathers, 13, was last seen on Nov. 24, according to Mt. Pleasant Police. 

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Michigan residents can track snowplows online

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The Michigan Department of Transportation is allowing residents to track snowplows and watch them at work via webcam. 

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

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  • Senator: Comey's remarks on Clinton probe heavily edited

    Senator: Comey's remarks on Clinton probe heavily edited

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    (AP Photo/Jon Elswick) Parts of a letter written by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., to FBI director Christopher Wray are photographed in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Johnson says edits to a draft FBI statement on the Hillary Clinton email...(AP Photo/Jon Elswick) Parts of a letter written by Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., to FBI director Christopher Wray are photographed in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. Johnson says edits to a draft FBI statement on the Hillary Clinton email...

    A draft statement former FBI Director James Comey prepared in anticipation of concluding the Hillary Clinton email case without criminal charges was heavily edited to change the "tone and substance" of the remarks, a Republican senator said Thursday. 

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    A draft statement former FBI Director James Comey prepared in anticipation of concluding the Hillary Clinton email case without criminal charges was heavily edited to change the "tone and substance" of the remarks, a Republican senator said Thursday. 

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  • 'Super Size Me' filmmaker admits to sexual misconduct

    'Super Size Me' filmmaker admits to sexual misconduct

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    Morgan Spurlock said he called a former female assistant "hot pants" or "sex pants" in the office, only realizing it was degrading when she came to him asking for a "settlement."

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    Morgan Spurlock said he called a former female assistant "hot pants" or "sex pants" in the office, only realizing it was degrading when she came to him asking for a "settlement."

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  • Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill

    Rubio defection threatens GOP's slim majority on tax bill

    Thursday, December 14 2017 8:51 PM EST2017-12-15 01:51:29 GMT
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    The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand the tax credit that low-income Americans can claim for their children.

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    The Republicans' razor-thin margin for driving their sweeping tax package through the Senate was thrown into jeopardy Thursday when GOP Sen. Marco Rubio declared he will vote against it unless negotiators expand the tax credit that low-income Americans can claim for their children.

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