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A wet weekend could spoil outdoor plans

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It has been a gray and gloomy Saturday to say the least.  Unfortunately, it looks like that trend continues not only tonight, but into tomorrow as well.  In addition, we can expect muggy conditions to make things feel rather uncomfortable through the end of the weekend.

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White House aide Kellyanne Conway says it's only fair to expose any conflicts of interest of the people helping Robert Mueller examine Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible ties to the Trump campaign. More>>

Two men injured in rollover crash

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Two men are lucky to be alive after the vehicle they were in overturned in a single vehicle crash.

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Flint police investigating suspicious death

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A man is dead and police say his death is suspicious. 

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Coast Guard rescues 2 boaters near Grand Haven

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The Coast Guard rescued two injured boaters. 

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Devastating California wildfire is slowing

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   A wildfire that destroyed 60 homes near Yosemite National Park in California has slowed down. But it's far from being contained.    The blaze that forced thousands to flee their homes in the Sierra Nevada foothills is 30 percent contained Saturday.    Fire officials say about 1,500 rural homes remain in its path. But the flames are said to be crawling instead of devouring tens of thousands of acres a day.    The nearly week-old fire has consu... More>>

Bush, Cuban: Trump dragging down GOP, billionaires

President Donald Trump listens as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017 President Donald Trump listens as Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, May 16, 2017
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 President Donald Trump's performance in the White House is making it harder for Republicans -- and billionaires -- in the coming elections.    That's according to two prominent Trump critics, billionaire businessman Mark Cuban and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who lashed out at the GOP president Saturday during a summer festival in New York City.    Cuban says he may challenge Trump in 2020.  Bush says he's not running again and suggested Trump isn't a... More>>

Inmate caught after kicking out window of moving patrol car

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Authorities in Virginia have recaptured an inmate the day after he escaped by kicking out the window of a moving patrol car.    Albemarle County Police say 26-year-old Matthew Carver of Crozet was recaptured on Saturday after an overnight manhunt following a report about a suspicious man.    Police say Carver was being taken to the Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail Friday evening when he kicked out the rear window of a moving patrol car in Louisa County and m... More>>

Fourth man charged in sex attack on New York churchgoer

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A prosecutor says a fourth man has been arrested and charged in the robbery and sex attack of a woman heading home from her New York City church.    Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced the arrest Saturday. He said in a release that the men had a "pack-like mentality" when they attacked the 50-year-old woman on July 11 at gunpoint.    Bail has been set at a half million dollars for two 20-year-olds, a 17-year-old and a 19-year-old. If convicte... More>>

Macomb clerk wants probe into relocation of court records

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More than 270 tax-foreclosed properties in eight Michigan counties will be offered at public auctions.    The state Treasury department says the auctions will be held between July 31 and Aug. 28.    The residential and commercial properties in Branch, Clinton, Iosco, Keweenaw, Livingston, Luce, Mecosta and Shiawassee counties have been foreclosed due to delinquent property taxes. The counties have chosen to use the state of Michigan as their foreclosing governmenta... More>>

Man fatally shot near Western Michigan University campus

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 A 21-year-old man has been fatally shot in Kalamazoo near Western Michigan University's campus.    WOOD TV and MLive.com report that police found the man about 2:15 a.m. Saturday. He later died at a hospital and police say he is not believed to have been a student at the school.    Witnesses told investigators the shooting occurred during a fight and that another man ran away after firing the shot. No arrests were made as of Saturday morning. Copyright 2017 ... More>>

Dad of teen who vanished on fishing trip denies negligence

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The father of a teenager who disappeared with his friend while boating in the Atlantic Ocean says he should not be held negligent for their presumed deaths.    Perry Cohen and Austin Stephanos were both 14 when they disappeared during a fishing trip in 2015. There was a massive search for them but they were never found.    Perry's mother sued Austin's family on Friday. Pamela Cohen alleges that Austin's mother, his father, William Blu Stephanos, and grandfather sho... More>>

Rotting wetlands grasses fouling part of Michigan beach

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 Rotting vegetation is making it tough for visitors to enjoy part of one western Michigan beach along Lake Michigan.    WOOD-TV reports that weeds along part of Grand Haven State Park are making it unpleasant to swim and have been clouding up the water for more than two weeks.    Park ranger Paul Vargo says the weeds are wetlands grasses and seem to be collecting on a small area on the beach.    Crews remove the weeds from the beach and the Mich... More>>

US states vie for big Foxconn display panel factory

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Taiwanese electronics maker Foxconn's plan to build a display panel factory in the U.S. has sparked a flurry of lobbying by states vying to land what some economic development officials say is a once-in-a-generation prize.    It's not just jobs that are up for grabs. Luring Foxconn would signal that the Midwest, known for hemorrhaging manufacturing jobs, can diversify into producing high-tech consumer gadgets assembled in Asia.    The hunt for Foxconn is fluid and ... More>>

Macomb clerk wants probe into relocation of court records

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A county clerk in the Detroit area wants the state to investigate the transfer of more than 200,000 circuit court files to a warehouse.    The Macomb Daily of Mount Clemens reports Saturday that Karen Spranger has asked Attorney General Bill Schuette's office to look into whether officials in the administration of Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel broke the law.    County officials say relocation of the files is part of a renovation of county buildings and that S... More>>

Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race has started

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The annual Port Huron to Mackinac Island sailboat race is underway on Lake Huron.    The Bell's Beer Bayview Mackinac Race began Saturday near the Blue Water Bridge connecting the U.S. and Canada.    More than 200 boats and roughly 2,500 sailors were expected to be in the race which includes two courses. The Cove Island course is 259 nautical miles (480 kilometers) and the Shore Course is 204 nautical miles (378 kilometers). Winners are determined based on a handic... More>>

Trump Jr., Manafort in talks with Senate panel Video included

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President Donald Trump's legal team is evaluating potential conflicts of interest among members of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigative team. More>>

The Latest: Trump tweets that Spicer's future is 'bright'

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White House chief of staff Reince Priebus says he supports incoming communications director Anthony Scaramucci "100 percent.". More>>

Saginaw police investigate cutting

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The Saginaw Police Department is investigating a cutting. It happened Friday night on the 3000 block of Birch Park Drive in Saginaw.

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Friday Night Live gives salute to veterans

It was a warm summer night to kick back and listen to some good tunes. It was also a chance for the community to come together and salute our veterans.

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Michigan man gets weekends in jail for trying to sway jury

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A man accused of jury tampering by distributing pamphlets outside a Michigan courthouse has been sentenced to eight weekends in jail.

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Detroit offers 50 percent home discounts to teachers

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Teachers who work in Detroit can get a 50 percent discount on homes purchased from the city's Land Bank auction program.

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Doctors recommend student athletes take concussion assessment

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Every year emergency rooms across the country treat thousands of children for sports-related concussions.

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Petition to recall Flint mayor receives more than enough signatures

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A petition to recall Flint Mayor Karen Weaver has received more than enough signatures.

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Family seeks return of stolen laptop that stored special memories

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A local family is desperately searching for a laptop that was stolen during a recent string of vehicle break-ins.

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Apartment complex repaving project creates headache for tenants, homeowners

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An apartment complex parking lot is under construction and turning out to be a major pain for dozens of people in one Mid-Michigan community, including nearby homeowners.

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4 Michigan beaches closed, 6 under contamination advisory

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The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality reports there are 8 beaches across the state either closed or under an advisory for poor water quality.

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Animal control officers to carry guns

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Local animal control officers are now allowed to carry a weapon and they are putting their skills to the test.

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Nurses could strike if contract isn't reached soon

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Another refusal by a local hospital board to negotiate with its nurse's union is raising tensions higher and pushing a strike vote closer to possibility.

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Man's body found a day later in northern Lake Michigan

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Searchers in northern Lake Michigan have recovered the body of a 28-year-old man.

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Michigan official is sorry for silencing 9-year-old opponent

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A Michigan official has apologized for silencing a 9-year-old girl who tried to voice opposition to construction at a council meeting.

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Driver dies after crashing into Flint home

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Authorities say a man has died after crashing into a home in Flint.

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Traffic Alert: MDOT to close on, off ramps at EB US-10

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MDOT will close the on and off ramps at eastbound US-10 and Mackinaw Road in Bay County. 

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns

White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017. Spicer answered questions about the Dakota Pipeline, infrastructure and jobs. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday morning, according to multiple reports. He objected strongly to the hiring of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.

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Michigan double murder suspect in custody

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Authorities say a double homicide suspect has turned himself in. 

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Officer hurt in police-involved shooting released from hospital

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A Saginaw Township police officer hurt in a police-involved shooting has been released from the hospital. This as we learn that the man who was fatally shot had only one wrist in handcuffs when other officers arrived on the scene.

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