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Local church reflects on recent shootings

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Across the nation people ask the question, how can we prevent the next school shooting? Does it start with gun law reform or is there another solution? Community members are asking those questions in Flint.

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Flood Watch is in effect for parts of Mid-Michigan

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It's going to be a rough one for us over the next couple of days.  Rain will move into Mid-Michigan tomorrow afternoon and will stay with us through Wednesday afternoon.  The chances of flooding across the area will be rising, especially as the remaining snow melts.

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Lawmakers struggle for water pipes solution

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Lawmakers in Lansing still can’t see eye to eye on a bill over who will supply water pipes to Michigan cities.

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Cities pitching diversity in efforts to lure businesses

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Some cities and regions are highlighting racial diversity along with positive business climates, competitive tax rates and available land in pitches to lure tech companies and high-paying jobs to town.

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Body found in St. Clair County home that caught fire

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Authorities say a body has been found in a home that caught fire near Port Huron in St. Clair County.

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Town hall meeting held to discuss Water Crisis lawsuit

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A big town hall meeting was held to talk about the effects of the Water Crisis in Flint.

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Michigan booster group cancels raffle featuring AR-15 rifle

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A southeastern Michigan group supporting a high school football team has canceled a raffle that included the same type of semi-automatic rifle allegedly used in a mass shooting at a Florida school.

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Woman dies, man injured after ATV breaks through lake ice

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Authorities say a woman has died and a man injured after the all-terrain vehicle in which they were riding broke through ice and was submerged in a central Michigan lake.

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Flint doctor buys AR-15 to show the purchase process

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Just how easy is it to buy an assault rifle? Well, in the wake of the tragic events at a Florida high school earlier this week, a Flint doctor and philanthropist decided to find out.

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Police, firefighters responding to roll-over accident in Flushing

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Police and firefighters are on the scene of a roll-over accident in Flushing.

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Michigan releases symbol to label medical marijuana products

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Michigan has released an official symbol to label medical marijuana products that are sold in the state and is detailing required labeling for such products.

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Police investigating head-on critical crash in Bridgeport Twp

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Police are investigating a head-on crash that sent two drivers to the hospital with one of them in critical condition.

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Bridgeport woman saved from house fire by officer, trooper

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A Bridgeport woman was rescued from a house fire by a police officer and state trooper.

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New pet resort opens its doors in Kochville Twp

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A new business in Saginaw County aims to pamper your four-legged friends.

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Police take driver in for questioning, believed to have nearly hit road crew

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A driver has been taken into police custody for questioning after police say they crashed into a traffic sign and nearly hit road workers.

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Michigan St. rallies from 27 down, beats Northwestern

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Cassius Winston scored 17 points, and No. 2 Michigan State erased a 27-point deficit on Saturday to beat Northwestern 65-60 and extend its winning streak to 10 games.

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K-12 boost contingent on cutting cyber schools, shared time

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Gov. Rick Snyder's bid to boost base K-12 funding by the largest amount in 17 years is contingent on Republican lawmakers agreeing to cut state aid in two areas they favor: cyber charter schools and the use of public funds to teach private or homeschool students.

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Senator Stabenow pushes for skilled trade to fill gap

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US Senator Debbie Stabenow is pushing the importance of skilled trades.

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Polar Plunges in Mid-Michigan benefit the Special Olympics

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Some Mid-Michiganders took a cold plunge this weekend at two different cities for a good cause.

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Michigan State University program helps Latino fruit growers

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Michigan State University will use a $600,000 grant to help Latino fruit growers in the state.

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Several Mid-Michigan schools receive threats following FL shooting

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The deadly Florida school shooting left many local parents and students on edge and concerned about a copycat attack.

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FBI: Russians used social media to meddle in election

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Social media can have a widespread impact and this time it was used as a tool to cause confusion and influence the 2016 presidential election.

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Flint man sentenced to nearly 22 years for kidnapping in drug debt

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US Attorney Mattew Schnedier announced a man from Flint was sentenced to 260 months, nearly 22 years, in federal prison for kidnapping and being a felon in possession of ammunition.

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Man could spend life in prison for selling heroin resulting in death

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A 38-year-old man could spend life in prison for selling heroin resulting in death.

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U of M study finds Gov. Snyder partly at fault for Water Crisis

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Since the Water Crisis in Flint began in 2014 many believed Governor Rick Snyder was to blame and according to a new study from the University of Michigan, they weren’t entirely wrong.

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MSU Trustees chair says panel humbled by no-confidence vote

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The chairman of the Michigan State University Board of Trustees says the panel is humbled by a no-confidence vote by the Faculty Senate in the wake of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.

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Parents furious with school, saying dangerous lack of communication

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Concerned parents are frustrated with their school district for what they fear could have been a dangerous lack of communication. 

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Lawmaker wants young drivers to learn how to handle traffic stops during training

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Getting pulled over for speeding can be a nerve-wrecking experience for people on both sides of the door.

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Family fears Bay City man could be deported after being detained by ICE officers

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Family and friends of a Mid-Michigan man fear he may soon be deported to Cuba. Immigration and Customs has stepped up enforcement recently. That enforcement led to the recent detainment of a Bay City man.

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VIDEO: Both sides speak out on gun rights following Florida tragedy

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The shooting tragedy that killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida has raised the issue of gun rights. TV5 sat down with both sides of the issue and asked them the same 5 questions. 

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4 dead in apparent triple murder-suicide near Detroit

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Police say four people have been found dead in a Detroit-area home in an apparent triple-murder suicide.

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Lapeer woman killed from vehicle hitting her on sidewalk

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A woman from Lapeer is dead after she was struck by a car while she was walking on the sidewalk.

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13 Russians charged with meddling to help Trump in election

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The office of special counsel Robert Mueller says a grand jury has charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities.

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Extreme trampoline park coming to Flint

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A large trampoline park is expected to be opening in a few months.

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Funeral services announced for officer killed in crash

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Funeral services have been announced for a Detroit police officer who died after his unmarked patrol car crashed on the city's southwest side.

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First Warn 5

One year ago, Mid-Michigan was golfing

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We're expecting a warm up into next week, but do you remember a similar warm up last year that came with brighter skies?

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Flint Twp house fire extinguished, no injuries

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The Flint Township Fire Department is investigating a morning house fire.

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Michigan sees decline in revenue with fewer traffic tickets

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Michigan courts and municipalities are seeing a drop in revenue as police officers are writing a historically low number of traffic tickets. 

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