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Athletes take the field despite high temps

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Monday was another days of records and relentless heat, which forced some schools to close. Despite the unseasonably warm temperatures, some young athletes still took the field Monday night.

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Heat continues for one more day

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Get the latest First Warn 5 forecast here. 

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5 straight days of records, possibly more on the way

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Plenty of all-time temperature records fell in Mid-Michigan over the weekend. Take a look at the records that fell, plus tomorrow's possibilities!

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Trump's new travel ban: Third time the charm? Video included

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Trump imposes new travel restrictions on more than half-a-dozen counties as travel ban expires.

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North Korean diplomat says tweet by Trump 'declared war' Video included

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North Korea's foreign minister says Trump's tweet was a declaration of war against his country.

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Fascinated by lakes? This online course may be for you

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If you're fascinated by lakes, an online Michigan State University extension course may be for you.

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FBI: Violent crimes increase across Michigan, U.S.

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The FBI released new numbers on violent crime across the country in 2016. Michigan not only saw an increase, but it was also more than double the national average.

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Residents excited for new grocery store to be built in Flint

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With grocery stores closing up shop, people in parts of Mid-Michigan have been forced to drive extra miles just to buy fresh produce. Rev. Freelon Threlkeld Jr. knows how much a brand new grocery store means to the north side of Flint and its community. He has lived on the north side since 1953. "When things were booming, Hammity Brothers stores were three blocks apart. But now things have changed. Meijers and other stores have moved out of our community and this has caused our... More>>

Michigan Supreme Court will hear arguments in golf cart case

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The Michigan Supreme Court is taking a swing at a golf cart dispute.

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Downtown Midland to experience planned power outage

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Consumers Energy will be shutting off the power in downtown Midland Monday night.

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Crash on I-75 caused traffic to back up

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A vehicle crash on northbound I-75 has caused traffic to back up for several miles.

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Owosso Public Schools dismiss students early due to heat

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A local school district dismissed students early due to the unseasonably high temperatures.

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Health professionals encourage safe sleeping for infants with event

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September is Infant Safe Sleep Awareness Month. A Mid-Michigan group is hosting a special campaign to both educate new parents and inspire adorable nursery designs.

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Residents concerned about crumbling buildings in Saginaw

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Over the last year or two, the city of Saginaw has been forced to tear down a handful of buildings after they began crumbling into the street below.

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Woman accused of locking disabled sister in closet found guilty

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A woman accused of keeping her disabled adult sister locked in a closet for years with little food, water, or clothing has been found guilty on all counts.

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University of Michigan students protest against racism

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Hundreds of students walked out of classes and blocked streets at University of Michigan as part of a planned weeklong protest against racism.

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State Sen. Horn issues statement following drowning death of granddaughter

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Zelda “Zellie” Rowan Horn just celebrated her second birthday, according to Horn. 

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GM: Labor dispute in Canada causing layoffs in Mid-Michigan

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General Motors confirms that there will be some short-term layoffs for the engine plant in Flint, along with the engine plant in Spring Hill, TN, and a transmission plant in St. Catharines, Ontario. 

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Consumers Energy: 3 employees assaulted following car accident

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Consumers Energy is reporting that three of its employees were assaulted after getting into a car accident in Saginaw County.

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Crashes cause traffic backup on I-75 in Genesee County

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It’s unclear how many vehicles were involved or if there are any injuries. 

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Vandals strike VFW

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The padlock was still locked, but there are signs that a pry bar was used to gain access. 

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Saginaw needs volunteers for annual Arson Watch patrol

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Volunteers are needed to take part in Saginaw's annual Arson Watch. 

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