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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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Turning on the furnace...outside

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Now less than two days left in the official Summer season, but it is showing no signs of letting up anytime soon!

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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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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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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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Maria destroys homes, triggers flooding in Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. (CNN) Hurricane Maria, one of strongest hurricanes to ever hit Puerto Rico, made landfall in the U.S. territory as a Category 4 storm. (CNN)
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The strongest hurricane to hit Puerto Rico in more than 80 years destroyed hundreds of homes, knocked out power across the entire island and turned some streets into raging rivers Wednesday in an onslaught that could plunge the U.S. territory deeper into financial crisis.

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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

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)
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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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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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  • Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Mexico quake rescuers race to free girl, other survivors

    Thursday, September 21 2017 12:10 AM EDT2017-09-21 04:10:27 GMT
    Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)Dozens of buildings in central Mexico turned into plumes of dust and debris killing more than 200 people in Mexico City and the surrounding states of Puebla, Mexico and Morelos. (Mexican Federal Police)

    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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    The wiggling fingers of a young girl trapped in the rubble of her collapsed school in Mexico City raised hopes among hundreds of rescuers working furiously Wednesday to try to free her — a drama that played out at dozens of buildings toppled by the powerful earthquake that killed at least 230 people.

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  • More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    More charges, new defendant in Texas human smuggling case

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:41 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:41:50 GMT
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    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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    The driver of a semitrailer found outside a San Antonio Walmart in July packed with immigrants, including 10 who died, faces additional charges in the smuggling case and another defendant has now been charged, federal officials said Wednesday. 

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  • SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    SEC: Hackers broke into corporate filing system

    Wednesday, September 20 2017 11:37 PM EDT2017-09-21 03:37:13 GMT
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    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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    The SEC says hackers may have made money from breaking into its corporate filing system and gaining access to inside information about companies.

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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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  • Design Time

    Design Time

    Watch TV5's 9am News to see our new Thursday segment, "Design Time" with Kathy Kilbourn from Tri City Furniture.  Every Thursday viewers will get expert design tips from Kathy, an interior designer and owner of Tri City Furniture.

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    Watch TV5's 9am News to see our new Thursday segment, "Design Time" with Kathy Kilbourn from Tri City Furniture.  Every Thursday viewers will get expert design tips from Kathy, an interior designer and owner of Tri City Furniture.

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