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Warmer weather brings out youth baseball tournament

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It’s a beautiful day and baseball is back, but more importantly, so is the sunshine at Hoyt Park.

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Temperatures continue to climb on Monday

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It has been an absolutely spectacular day to finish off the weekend.  Luckily, we'll keep this going for one more day, although we'll have a few high clouds filtering in before all is said and done tomorrow.

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Record breaking cold so far for April 2018

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Ever since the official start of spring began back in late March, you may have noticed conditions outside don’t look or feel very spring like.

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Underwater vehicle used to survey damaged cables on Mackinac Bridge

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A remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) was deployed to get a better assessment of the damage done on the ATC utility cables.

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Benefit dinner held for woman who lost husband, daughter in crash

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A tragic ending to a family vacation as they returned home from Florida. A semi-truck rear-ended the family's car, claiming the life of the father and a 3-year-old. A benefit dinner was held to help pay for funeral expenses.

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Slam dunk: Tournament turns into big water relief for Flint

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Players, fans and families have donated thousands of cases of water for Flint, Michigan, while attending a basketball tournament in Indiana.

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Michigan center accused of honoring patients' racist demands

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A health care center in western Michigan is accused of agreeing to requests by patients for white-only caregivers.

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Vassar police investigating threat in high school bathroom

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The Vassar Police Department is investigating a written threat found on a bathroom stall at Vassar High School.

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Michigan develops plan to battle land-based invasive species

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Agencies have developed a plan to prevent land-based invasive plants, animals, insects and tree diseases from reaching Michigan, while limiting the damage caused by those already in the state.

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Carrollton Twp Police received multiple calls of items stolen out of cars

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The Carrollton Police Department received several reports of stolen items being taken out of unlocked cars on Thursday night, April 19.

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Hepatitis vaccines urged for travelers to Kentucky, Michigan

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Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan.

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Hurley Medical is searching for volunteer cuddlers

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Hurley Medical Center is calling for volunteers to cuddle babies.

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Aerial spray for mosquitoes to begin in Saginaw Co.

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The Saginaw County Mosquito Abatement Commission will begin their annual Spring aerial larviciding program to control mosquitoes breeding.

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High school rowing team members rescued from Detroit River

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Three members of a high school rowing team were rescued from the Detroit River after choppy waters flooded their boat.

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Flint Institute of Art unveils new space in facility

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Exciting times in the Vehicle City as the Flint Institute of Arts unveils new spaces inside its facility this weekend.

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Shiawassee National Wildlife Refuge hosts Earth Day Clean Up event

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Earth day celebrations kicked off around the world with people taking action to make our planet a better place to live environmentally and the early start didn’t stop people around Mid-Michigan.

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Flint Firebirds make donations to the Humboldt Broncos tragedy

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Hockey lovers took in the fourth annual tailgate and Blue vs White game in Flint.

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Liberty Bridge getting small pipe repair

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It’s a small but necessary fix coming to a bridge that costs Bay City millions to maintain.

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Volunteers sought for annual cleanup effort in Detroit

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Volunteers are being recruited to help beautify Detroit as part of the annual Motor City Makeover cleanup.

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Retired Clare City Police K-9 passed away

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The Clare City Police Department said goodbye to a retired member of their team.

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Protesters at MSU call for board members to resign

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A protest was held on Friday at Michigan State University where students were demanding the resignations of all members of the board of trustees.

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Deputies: man arrested after setting ex-girlfriend’s car on fire

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One man was arrested and charged on multiple charges after deputies believe he set his ex-girlfriend’s car on fire.

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Police arrest fugitive wanted for armed robbery

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Police have arrested a man wanted on multiple warrants including armed robbery and carrying a concealed weapon.

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Flint-based PBS station to stop broadcasting Monday

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A central Michigan PBS station will soon stop broadcasting after the university that owns it opted to sell it off.

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Snyder in UK to tout Michigan tourism, mobility potential

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Gov. Rick Snyder is in England to make the case for Michigan's tourism and mobility potential.

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Lawmakers push for water cleanup at former Air Force base

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Three members of Congress are asking the U.S. Air Force to move faster on removing chemical contamination around the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda, Michigan.

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In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to action Video included

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Another wave of school walkouts is expected as students honor victims of gun violence and push for gun control.

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Bay County to begin aerial treatment for mosquitoes

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It is warming up, which means those annoying mosquitoes will be popping up over the coming weeks. One local community is getting a head start trying to keep the mosquito population down.

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Saginaw Children's Zoo set to open on Saturday

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Just in time for some nice weather, the Saginaw Children’s Zoo is opening its doors. 

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CDC: Don't eat any romaine lettuce

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The number of people hospitalized due to an E. coli outbreak in multiple states continues to grow.

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SVSU coach dies from apparent heart attack on recruiting trip

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Saginaw Valley State University is mourning the loss of its men’s basketball assistant coach.

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Mt. Morris Twp man convicted of murdering 3, other charges

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A Mt. Morris Township man was found guilty of murdering three people in Flint in 2016.

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Ribbon cutting ceremony held for controversial pavilion project in Bay City

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The ribbon has been cut on a controversial pavilion that drummed up fierce debates for months in Bay City.

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WATCH: 24,000 steelhead being dumped into a Mid-Michigan river

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What does it look like when the Department of Natural Resources dumps thousands of fish into a river? Well, like this. 

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Student wounded in shooting at Florida high school, authorities say

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At least one person was injured and a suspect is in custody Friday after a shooting at a high school in Ocala, Florida, according to the Marion County Sheriff's Office. 

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Woman shot in Alma, suspect in custody

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At around 5:00 a.m., the suspect was taken into custody, according to Alma Police.

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Wanted man hides in attic until K-9 officer called

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A man wanted on a dozen warrants attempted to hide from police, until the threat of a K-9 officer brought him out of hiding. 

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Students march for tougher gun laws

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Students across the nation, and here in Mid-Michigan, walked out of their classrooms today to fight for tougher gun laws.

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Westbound I-696 shutdown to begin April 27 amid $90M rebuild

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The state says a much-anticipated freeway reconstruction project in suburban Detroit will close westbound lanes of Interstate 696 starting April 27. 

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Michigan couple gives 14th son creative middle name

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A Michigan couple had a little bit of fun naming their 14th son. Kateri and Jay Schwandt welcomed the birth of their son on Wednesday. 

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Police search for driver after boy fatally struck in Detroit

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Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who fatally struck an 8-year-old boy in Detroit. 

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Shirtless Tigers fan becomes social media sensation

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A Comerica Park bleacher creature turns into a viral sensation and all he had to do was take in a ball game - topless. 

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Magnitude 3.6 earthquake most significant in MI since 2015

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A 3.6 magnitude earthquake struck near Detroit on Thursday. 

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Classes canceled after gunfire hits Michigan school

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Classes are canceled at a school district in southern Michigan a day after gunfire apparently from a nearby neighborhood shattered windows of two occupied high school classrooms.

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Top 5 on 5: Best coney dog in Mid-Michigan

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Send your nominations to top5on5@wnem.com

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Former MSU football player arrested again in Kansas

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A former Michigan State University football player is facing more legal problems today, after already facing sexual assault charges in Ingham County. 

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