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CMU senior killed in Gratiot County crash

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A local community is raising money for the family of a Central Michigan University senior who was killed in a crash.

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Illinois teacher hailed as hero after tackling alleged student gunman

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An Illinois teacher is being hailed as hero after she took down an alleged student gunman inside a school. 

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Teacher who liked to gamble accused of stealing from school

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A teacher who liked to play slot machines has been charged with embezzling thousands of dollars from a suburban Detroit school.

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Fenton man bound over for trial in crash that killed 5

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A Michigan man charged with second-degree murder in a crash that killed five people has been bound over for trial. 

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Dairy farm operator gets probation for using illegal labor

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A woman has been placed on probation for not checking the backgrounds of people who were in the U.S. illegally and worked at her Michigan dairy farms. 

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US government will appeal order blocking Iraqi deportations

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The U.S. government says it will appeal an order that suspended the deportation of 1,400 people to Iraq. 

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Leaders: $271B needed for creaky Great Lakes water systems

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State leaders say the Great Lakes region needs to drastically improve public water systems. 

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Meijer bakery employee diagnosed with hepatitis A

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The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed a bakery food worker at the Meijer store located at 1015 Pickard Street in Mt. Pleasant was diagnosed with the illness.

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Testimony begins in case against official charged in water crisis

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The highest-ranking government employee criminally charged in the ongoing water crisis was in court Thursday to determine whether the case against him will move forward.

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'Very bizarre': Argument among friends turns into deadly stabbing

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Local police are puzzled after an argument between supposed friends escalated into a deadly stabbing.

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Man pleads guilty to fire that killed 13 horses

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A man accused of setting a fire that killed 13 horses has pleaded guilty in western Michigan.

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Community leaders re-brand downtown as Riverfront Saginaw

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A local community group dedicated to boosting a Mid-Michigan riverfront is gaining momentum. 

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State, economic leaders plan to create more jobs in Mid-Michigan

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Michigan’s Little Bavaria is a tourism hot spot. Just a few years ago, Zehnder's Splash Village got a massive addition all thanks to a special grant.

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Mid-Michigan program teaches kids string instruments

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A Mid-Michigan program is giving children of all ages the chance to learn the strings.

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Study: Water crisis led to more infant deaths

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A recent study suggests that lead-tainted water in Flint may have played a key role in the city’s low fertility rates and sudden infant deaths. 

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School warns of stranger danger encounter in Clio

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A local middle school student said he heard, "Get the boy in the car," shortly after a car pulled up to his bus stop. 

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Student brought pocket knife to after-school program

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Authorities are investigating after a student brought a knife to an after-school program, according to a letter sent home to parents. 

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Health officials confirm 319 cases of hepatitis A during outbreak

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Michigan health officials are continuing to investigate an outbreak of hepatitis A in the southeast portion of the state.

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Medical license of Midland doctor suspended

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The Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) has served an order suspending the medical license of Steven Michael Morris, of Midland.

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Maria kills 15 in Dominica, leaves Puerto Rico dark for months

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Hurricane Maria picked up steam Thursday afternoon, turning streets into raging rivers as it continues its deadly tear across the Caribbean. The storm has now killed at least 15 people on the island of Dominica.

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15 stolen guns found buried on city-owned land

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Under less than a foot of dirt they found the handguns.

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Train derailment in Bay County, blocking intersections

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Lake State Railroad said the train went off the tracks in the south end.

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Ramps to I-75 in Genesee County closing for repairs

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The Michigan Department of Transportation is closing the eastbound I-69 ramps to both north and southbound I-75 for pavement repairs.

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Meijer offers perfectly-imperfect produce at a discount price

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Meijer now offers perfectly-imperfect produce for customers who want to reduce food waste at a reduced price.

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Former Michigan St players waive key hearing in assault case

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Three former Michigan State football players charged with sexual assault have waived a key hearing and will advance to trial. 

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One-room schoolhouse brings kids of all ages together

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The day starts at Wood School in Bangor, MI much like many others, with the pledge of allegiance. But here they raise their own flag outside of the tiny one-room school before filing in.

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Baby whose mother chose giving birth over chemo has died

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Sonya Nelson says her niece, Life Lynn DeKlyen, died Wednesday evening at University of Michigan Hospital in Ann Arbor. Life's mother, Carrie DeKlyen, died Sept. 9, three days after giving birth to her sixth child.

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Court affirms 'Master Bob' murder conviction in Michigan

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The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the murder conviction of a former Rotary Club president who was accused of arranging his wife's death so he could devote himself to a life of bondage with other women as "Master Bob." 

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Crime Stoppers are still searching for suspect of double homicide

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On Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, two brothers were found dead in a home at 2200 Kansas Ave. on the east side of Flint.

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Controversial art piece takes on Flint water crisis

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A sculpture piece at ArtPrize 2017 is centered around the Flint water crisis.

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Rehabilitation Reunion Open House open to everyone

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Former HealthSource Saginaw rehabilitation patients, their families, and everyone else has the chance to get together, talk about their accomplishments, and celebrate with food and prizes. 

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VOTE: Top 5 on 5: Best Apple Orchard

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It still feels like summer, but fall is nearly here. So in this week’s Top 5 on 5 we’re looking for the best apple orchard in the Tri-Cities and Genesee County. 

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Mid-Michigan community mourns trooper killed in crash

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Michigan State Police confirm that a trooper that grew up in Mid-Michigan has passed away as a result of a crash on the west side of the state.

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Why so many hurricanes?

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After a few months of relative quiet in the tropics, why have things suddenly taken a more active turn?

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Board meeting gets heated amid missed Saginaw Schools payment deadline

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A local school board meeting got heated after a public call for a resignation. 

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Children among victims in list of Bay City overdose calls

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A Mid-Michigan city has released its list of overdose calls for 2017. 

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Own a piece of the Joe Louis Arena for $85

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The Detroit Red Wings said goodbye to Joe Louis Arena in April as they played their final game in the storied stadium. 

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Future of Flint water still up for debate

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Fireworks are expected as Flint’s finance committee prepares to talk about the quickly approaching deadline to choose a long-term water source.

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MAGNET busts marijuana operation at Shiawassee County home

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During their search of the home, police seized approximately 40-50 pounds of processed marijuana, 110 suspected marijuana plants, and approximately three pounds of butane honey oil. 

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Mexicans dig through collapsed buildings as quake kills 230

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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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'Emotion' not fact: Court overturns child abuse conviction

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The Michigan appeals court has overturned the child-abuse conviction of a woman whose 11-month-old daughter died after swallowing a morphine pill. 

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Care under investigation after local horse euthanized

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Many are pleased to see the horse is no longer suffering from a medical condition that a veterinarian was treating for some time, but some are questioning the care the horse was receiving.

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Grand opening of research center in Grand Blanc

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An international vehicle technology firm is now setting up shop right in Mid-Michigan.

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New campaign to boost Saginaw riverfront is gaining steam

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A new campaign to boost a Mid-Michigan riverfront is gaining steam. 

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Flint man convicted in deadly 2012 home invasion

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A Mid-Michigan man could spend the rest of his life in prison after a jury convicted him of seven felonies related to a 2012 home invasion.

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Claims of students drag racing on M-13 raises concerns

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A potentially dangerous situation between a pair of Mid-Michigan schools after claims of students racing. 

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Fall colors could be coming early to the Mitten

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 This year it looks like we may see the fall colors peak earlier than normal, or maybe not at all...

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New Mid-Michigan online school outperforms hundreds across state

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A brand new online school in Mid-Michigan is out-performing hundreds of other schools across the state.

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Local healthcare center offering free digital mammograms

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A local healthcare center is offering free digital mammograms. 

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Snyder signs super PAC bills, cites improved reporting rules

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Gov. Rick Snyder has quickly signed into law contentious regulations for independent expenditure committees whose footprint in elections has grown since U.S. Supreme Court decisions seven years ago.

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McDonald’s employee honored for four decades of service

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A Mid-Michigan woman is celebrating her 40 years of service at the McDonald's on State Road in Davison.

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