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Saginaw elementary, playground becomes victim of vandalism

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A Mid-Michigan elementary was the target of vandalism after someone spray painted graffiti on the school and its playground. 

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AAA: Statewide average gas prices fall 8 cents

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AAA Michigan says gas prices statewide have fallen by about 8 cents per gallon in the past week.

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Trump to outline Afghan strategy in national TV address Video included

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Signs point in the direction of Trump continuing the U.S. commitment in Afghanistan.

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Police: 1 dead, 1 hurt after go-kart, motorcycle collide

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Police say a crash involving a go-kart and a motorcycle during an apparent street race in Detroit left one man dead and another injured.

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Ex-Michigan prison food worker awaits drug case sentencing

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A former Michigan prison food worker is awaiting sentencing for trying to smuggle heroin into the Ionia Correctional Facility. 

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1 dead as vehicle rams bus stops in Marseille, France

Policce officers inspect a bus stop in La Valentine district after a van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille, southern France, Monday Aug.21, 2017. At least one person was killed. (AP Photo/Claude Paris) Policce officers inspect a bus stop in La Valentine district after a van rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille, southern France, Monday Aug.21, 2017. At least one person was killed. (AP Photo/Claude Paris)
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French media are reporting that at least one woman has died after a vehicle rammed into two bus stops in the French port city of Marseille.

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10 missing after US warship collides with tanker near Singapore

The guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship on Monday, Aug. 21, in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca. (James Vazquez/U.S. Navy via AP) The guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship on Monday, Aug. 21, in waters east of Singapore and the Straits of Malacca. (James Vazquez/U.S. Navy via AP)
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A US Navy guided-missile destroyer collided with a merchant ship east of Singapore early Monday, the second US warship to be involved in a collision in just over two months. 

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New routes begin for STARS buses in Saginaw

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Big changes start Monday for the way many get around town. 

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Scam Alert: Man pretending to be with Consumer's Energy

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Investigators said he goes by the name of Greg Miller and he's been advising people to go to the store and purchase a prepaid money card.

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Police: Robber threatens to blow up credit union

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Authorities are looking for a robber who threatened to blow up a credit union.

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Local high school class brings reunion to sick counselor

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Most people can say they have a teacher or two that's affected their lives, but it takes a special one to touch an entire generation of students. 

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Community to say goodbye to beloved nun killed in hit-and-run

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The community is preparing to say their final goodbyes for a beloved nun who was killed in a hit-and-run crash while riding her bike.

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Central Michigan University recovers from June flooding

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Flooding in central Michigan that caused over $100 million in property damages earlier this summer has affected about one-third of Central Michigan University's nearly 130 facilities.

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Police turn away customers at Five Below store

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We're working to learn why police were turning people away from a local retail outlet. 

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Solar Eclipse: Everything you need to know

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Millions of Americans will be looking up to the sky Monday for the first total eclipse to sweep the country in nearly a century. 

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Jerry Lewis, comedian , telethon host, dies at 91

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Jerry Lewis, the rubber-faced comedian and director whose fundraising telethons became as famous as his hit movies, has died.    Publicist Candi Cazau says Lewis passed away Sunday morning of natural causes at age 91 in Las Vegas with his family by his side.    Lewis first became a star in a duo with Dean Martin, entertaining audiences in nightclubs, on television and in the movies. After their split in 1956, he starred in and directed a slew of hit films such as &... More>>

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

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Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84.    Gregory's son, Christian, told The Associated Press his father died late Saturday in Washington, D.C. after being hospitalized for about a week. He had suffered a severe bacterial infection.    Gregory was one of the first black comedians to find mainstream success with white audiences in the early 1960s. He ro... More>>

'The Hitman's Bodyguard' outdoes 'Logan Lucky' at box office

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The Samuel L. Jackson and Ryan Reynolds action comedy "The Hitman's Bodyguard" has taken the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $21.6 million in grosses from 3,337 theaters according to studio estimates Sunday.    Despite largely mediocre reviews, "The Hitman's Bodyguard" easily outdid Steven Soderbergh's well-reviewed heist pic "Logan Lucky." The movie starring Channing Tatum and Daniel Craig drew in only $8.1 million fro... More>>

Filmmaker Michael Moore thinks humor can win the day

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Things may look bleak for Democrats these days, but Michael Moore thinks he knows how they can get back on top -- humor.    The Academy Award-winning director of "Bowling for Columbine" who is currently starring in his one-man Broadway show says wit can be devastating -- and points to Melissa McCarthy's "Saturday Night Live" sketches playing a role in the stepping down of White House press secretary Sean Spicer.    Moore has been doing his part ... More>>

Kennedy Center awards to go on without Trump

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The Latest on President Donald Trump's decision not to participate in the Kennedy Center arts awards (all times local):    9:45 a.m.    The Kennedy Center arts awards program will go on.    Kennedy Center Chairman David M. Rubenstein and President Deborah Rutter say in a statement that they respect President Donald Trump's decision to cancel a traditional White House reception for the five honorees. The White House reception had been scheduled for Dec. 3.... More>>

Detroit-area creative writing group seeks teen ambassadors

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A southeastern Michigan nonprofit group that works to build understanding among teens from varying backgrounds through creative writing is seeking ambassadors for its upcoming fall and winter sessions.    One Earth Writing says it's looking for teenagers interested in exploring writing through identity and participating in monthly writing workshops. They also would help run workshops in schools, houses of worship and community centers.    The application deadline f... More>>

Grant aims to get computers in Michigan physics classrooms

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Michigan State University researchers are using a federal grant to incorporate computation into high school science classrooms in the state.    The East Lansing school said four of its researchers have received a three-year, $1.2 million National Science Foundation grant. A release says they will design a development program for physics teachers to engage students through computational activities.    Researchers say using "a computer to solve, simulate or visu... More>>

Iconic entertainer Jerry Lewis dies at 91

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Iconic actor, comedian, and singer Jerry Lewis was found dead in his Las Vegas home on Sunday morning according to multiple reports.

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