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A list of work zones to be lifted for Memorial Day travel

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AAA Michigan estimates more than 1.3 million people from Michigan are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home during the holiday weekend.

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Hot and sunny leading into the weekend

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It's time to get the sunglasses and shorts ready!  Temperatures will soar above average into the 80s over the next couple of days leading into Memorial Day Weekend.

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Top 5 on 5: Vote for the best fresh produce in Mid-Michigan

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We're looking for the best fresh produce in Mid-Michigan. Send your nominations to top5on5@wnem.com and the top five nominees will be announced Thursday morning on Wake-Up. 

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Three Michigan state water parks open this Memorial Day weekend

A couple of kids have fun climbing at the WhoaZone. (Photo courtesy of the WhoaZone) A couple of kids have fun climbing at the WhoaZone. (Photo courtesy of the WhoaZone)
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Have some family fun in the sun and the water this Memorial Day weekend. 

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FDA warns teething medicines unsafe, wants them off shelves

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The US Food and Drug Administration health is warning parents about the risks of teething remedies.

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Kildee calls for investigation into EPA, administrator

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Congressman Dan Kildee is calling for an investigation into the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and its administrator Scott Pruitt. 

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Tree falls on parked van in Saginaw

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It was in the wrong place, at the wrong time.  A van was trapped under a tree limb that fell Thursday night.

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Law enforcement vs. Lions charity basketball game

Crime Stoppers hosted an event to help build a better relationship with the community. It paired local law enforcement up against former Detroit Lions players.

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Campers get head start on Memorial Day weekend

Several Mid-Michigan residents will head to campgrounds for Memorial Day weekend, but some got a head start.

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Two Detroit officers face charges

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A Detroit police commander lost his rank and faces discipline and criminal charges. 

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Police say wrong stationery trips up bank robbers

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Police say they solved a Grand Rapids bank robbery because of the unusual stationery. A note demanding $50 and $20 bills was written on a piece of paper from a probation office.

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Snyder, legislative leaders reach deal on next state budget

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Gov. Rick Snyder's administration and key lawmakers have struck a budget deal that includes using a surplus to boost road spending, school-safety initiatives and savings.

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Hot ticket items for the holiday weekend

Here's a look at some of the hot ticket items families are picking up ahead of the long weekend.

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Canine distemper case reported in Roscommon County

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A local animal shelter said there is a confirmed case of a potentially deadly virus in the area. It attacks several organs and can leave dogs with serious nerve damage.

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Group helping veteran with ramp seeks help with supplies

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A spunky Mid-Michigan veteran needs your help to get safely into his home after a fall made it too difficult to get up his steps.

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Coast Guard warns of water temperature ahead of holiday weekend

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As the temperatures start to rise so will the number of people out on their boats. But that doesn’t mean the water’s temperatures have caught up.

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Controversy causes producers to pull scene from 'Show Dogs' movie

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The new children’s movie “Show Dogs” just opened in theaters. It is receiving some harsh criticism, causing the studio behind the film to make some edits.

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Mid-Michigan native arrested for hotel robberies in Texas

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A Mid-Michigan man is facing charges in a Texas robbery spree that led to a police chase that ended with a head-on crash.

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Young girl severely injured after getting hit by vehicle

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A 7-year-old girl was seriously injured and is in the hospital after she was hit by a vehicle Wednesday afternoon. It happened near the intersection of Shattuck and Michigan Avenue in Carrollton Township.

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Police seek help identifying women

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Do you know these ladies? Burton police are seeking the public's help identifying them. They did not say why they are looking for the women.

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Do you know this man? Police looking to identify him

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Saginaw Township Police are asking for your help identifying a person of interest. 

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Only minor injuries after truck topper partially impales windshield

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A woman had only minor injuries after a truck topper partially impaled her windshield after that pick-up truck driver suffered a medical condition and lost control.

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MISSING: Have you seen Patrick Kelly?

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Saginaw Police said a missing person report has been filed because Patrick Kelly hasn’t been seen since May 16 after last being seen on S. Michigan Avenue.

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Dow Chemical building under demolition collapses; no injuries

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Authorities are investigating after a building collapsed at one of Mid-Michigan's largest companies. 

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Emergency rule prohibits most anchoring in Michigan waterway

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Michigan's governor has approved an emergency rule prohibiting most vessels from dropping anchor in a waterway where oil, electric and other infrastructure cables rest. 

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  • Excellence in Education

    Excellence in Education

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

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

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  • Royal Wedding

    Royal Wedding

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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on May 19th at St. George's chapel inside Windsor Castle.

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    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will marry on May 19th at St. George's chapel inside Windsor Castle.

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  • EntertainmentMore>>

  • Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Officials: Weinstein to surrender in sexual misconduct probe

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:03:19 GMT
    (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...(Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Jan. 8, 2017, file photo, Harvey Weinstein arrives at The Weinstein Company and Netflix Golden Globes afterparty in Beverly Hills, Calif. Law enforcement officials say Weinstein is expected to...
    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.More >
    Harvey Weinstein is expected to turn himself in to police in New York City early Friday following a seven-month investigation into sexual assault allegations.More >
  • Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM

    Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM

    Friday, May 25 2018 5:03 AM EDT2018-05-25 09:03:16 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. After more than a decade at So...(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this Monday, April 9, 2018, file photo, actor Daniel Craig attends The Opportunity Network's 11th Annual Night of Opportunity Gala at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. After more than a decade at So...
    At Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM.More >
    At Sony no more, Bond 25 finds distribution from Universal, MGM.More >
  • Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Morgan Freeman apologizes in wake of harassment accusations

    Friday, May 25 2018 4:56 AM EDT2018-05-25 08:56:50 GMT
    (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....(Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File). FILE - In this May 22, 2018 file photo, actor Morgan Freeman attends the 2018 PEN Literary Gala in New York. Freeman is apologizing to anyone who may have felt “uncomfortable or disrespected” by his behavior....
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >
    Actor Morgan Freeman has apologized for making anyone feel uneasy, in the wake of a CNN report in which multiple women accused him of sexual harassment or inappropriate behavior.More >

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