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A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) A bulldozer removes debris from a partially collapsed building after an earthquake in Mexico City, Tuesday. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

7.1 magnitude quake kills 149 as buildings crumble in Mexico

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A magnitude 7.1 earthquake rocked central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 149 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust and thousands fled into the streets in panic.

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Sizzling Fall weather

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Tuesday was about as Fall-like as we're going to feel for the foreseeable future, and it left a lot to be desired even with the slightly cooler temperatures. A late-Summer sizzle is set to carry us well into the start of Fall later this week.

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Visitors upset about potholes inside Saginaw cemetery

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A local man says the roads inside a Mid-Michigan cemetery have been rough for years, but now he wants something done about it. 

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Several high school students cited for drag racing on M-13

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Several local high school students are in trouble with the law after police received reports of drag racing on a busy state highway. 

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Relatives of Bay City woman escape deadly Mexico earthquake

Rescue workers and volunteers search a building that collapsed after an earthquake in downtown Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell) Rescue workers and volunteers search a building that collapsed after an earthquake in downtown Mexico City. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)
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While devastating images pour in from Mexico City following a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, we're learning some good news from the region thanks to a local connection. 

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UPDATE: Horse at center of abuse allegations euthanized

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A local horse that sparked outcries of abuse from many around Mid-Michigan has been euthanized after a photo was circulated by thousands on social media.

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Woman asks judge to declare missing Michigan student dead

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Court documents say the wife of a University of Michigan doctoral student who went missing after a plane crash has asked a judge to declare him dead. 

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Fugitive Chicago police sergeant arrested after 15 years

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A former Chicago police sergeant wanted on federal drug and conspiracy charges has been arrested in Detroit after 15 years on the run.

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Teachers across country train to carry firearms in schools

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Teachers across the country are training to carry firearms in their schools.  It's a controversial subject in state legislatures and classrooms across the nation. 

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Who is responsible for Saginaw Schools missing $7M payment deadline?

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A bookkeeping blunder forces a local school district to miss a $7 million payment to the state of Michigan, leaving itself in default.

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Residents concerned over plan to cut firefighters in Bay City

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Bay City's fire department is in for a major staffing change. 

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Michigan holds off for now on LGBT discrimination declaration

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After hours of impassioned testimony in the State Capitol, the Michigan Civil Rights Commission declined a request to include LGBT protections in an anti-discrimination law.

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Cash reward offered for wanted armed robbery suspect

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Authorities are offering a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of a wanted man. 

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Home invasion suspect believed to be in Flint

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Authorities need your help locating a wanted man believed to be in Flint. 

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Elementary teacher raises money for new classroom chairs

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A local elementary school teacher takes a revolutionary stand to get her children to sit and she did it by bringing the community into her classroom. 

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Police warn of Craigslist concert scam in Lapeer County

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Lapeer County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a call about a fake concert tickets being sold on Craigslist. 

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Supporters rally for paid sick time in Michigan

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Supporters of paid sick time for workers held rallies across the state Tuesday. 

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Dairy farm owner pleads guilty to using illegal labor

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The owner of two Michigan dairy farms has pleaded guilty to harboring workers who were in the U.S. illegally. 

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Fiat Chrysler recalling 494,417 Ram trucks for safety issue

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Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost half a million Ram heavy-duty pickups and medium-duty trucks because their water pumps could be defective.

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Michigan approves petition form for minimum wage initiative

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Michigan election officials have approved the petition form for a group wanting to raise the state's minimum wage and eliminate a smaller wage paid to tipped employees. 

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Michigan doctor charged with genital mutilation wins release

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A Detroit-area doctor charged with performing genital mutilation on girls in a Muslim sect will be released from jail as she awaits trial. 

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