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  • CLEVELAND, OH - AUGUST 26: Astronaut and former Ohio Senator John Glenn talks to members of the media prior to the game between the Cleveland Indians and the New York Yankees at Progressive Field on August 26, 2012 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images)

    Former astronaut, US Sen. John Glenn has died at 95

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former astronaut and U.S. Sen. John Glenn has died in Ohio. He was 95. Glenn became a national hero in 1962 when he became the first American to orbit the Earth. Hank Wilson with the John Glenn School of Public Affairs says Glenn died Thursday afternoon at the James Cancer Hospital in Columbus. Glenn was the third U.S. astronaut in space and the first of them to get into orbit. He circled the Earth three times. […]

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    House approves bill on Calif. drought, Flint water

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a wide-ranging bill to approve water projects across the country, including $170 million to address lead in Flint, Michigan’s drinking water and $558 million to provide relief to drought-stricken California. The bill was approved Thursday on a vote of 360-61 even as some Democrats complained that the drought measure was a giveaway to California farmers and businesses. House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican who brokered the water deal with Democratic Sen. […]

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    ‘Grinch’ caught on video stabbing Frosty the Snowman

    FOX 32 NEWS – A Missouri man has started a GoFundMe for his inflatable Frosty the Snowman’s medical costs after surveillance video shows a vandal stabbing a hole in the lawn decoration. “We could see a pickup truck come down the street- down the alley here- a passenger jumped out you can see him run up to the snowman here and shank it, try to cut the rope and then he took off went back to the truck and took […]

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    Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan in need of donations during the holiday season

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.– The Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan is hoping you will help cross some items of its holiday needs list with a donation this holiday season. The home is in need of a variety of items including household items, office supplies, and different foods. Donations can be dropped off at the Ronald McDonald House of Western Michigan, 1323 Cedar St NE in Grand Rapids, 7 days a week between 9 a.m. and 9 p.m. For a complete list of […]

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    How the Ottawa County Road Commission prepares for snow

    Today we learned: Drivers often fail to notice new wing plows that stick out from county snowplows and run into them. The Ottawa County Road Commission has salt left over from last winter. Wind affects the material used on snow-covered roads as well as temperatures.

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    West Michigan girl headed to Alabama to compete in Junior Olympics

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – A 12-year-old girl from West Michigan is aiming high and heading for the Junior Olympics competition this Thursday. Jana Stiffler, of Twin Lake, has been running for the past two years. She trains with the Grand Rapids Track Club and competes against other homeschool students. Stiffler, a student at Great Lakes Cyber Academy, managed to qualify for the Junior Olympics in the 3K race and says this opportunity is something she has been hoping for. “It is […]

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    Surgeon General warns of ‘negative consequences of nicotine exposure’ from vaping

    (CNN) — The nation’s top doctor is sounding the alarm on e-cigarettes, especially when used by teens and young adults. “These products are now the most commonly used form of tobacco among youth in the United States, surpassing conventional tobacco products, including cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco and hookahs,” wrote Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, the US Surgeon General, in a new report released Thursday. In fact, use of e-cigarettes among high school students increased by 900% from 2011 to 2015, according […]

  • A voter casts her ballot for the Michigan presidential primary at a polling station in Warren, Michigan, March 8, 2016.
US voters cast ballots in White House primaries in Michigan and Mississippi Tuesday, with Republican frontrunner Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton favored to win their parties' latest tests of strength. / AFP / Geoff Robins        (Photo credit should read GEOFF ROBINS/AFP/Getty Images)

    Divided House OKs tougher voter ID requirements

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A divided Michigan House has approved tougher ID requirements for voters. Legislation passed late Wednesday by majority Republicans would change the procedure for voters who do not show photo identification at their polling place. Voters without an ID currently must sign an affidavit before voting. Under the bill, they could vote but would have to visit the local clerk’s office no later than 10 days after the election to ensure their ballot is counted. They would […]

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    Lawyer: Police ‘dropped ball’ in Wayne State officer shooting

    DETROIT (AP/WXMI) —  A defense attorney says authorities “dropped the ball” while investigating the fatal shooting of a Detroit college police officer, which led to charges being filed and dropped against her client. Nicole James says in a statement that police and prosecutors rushed to judgment when they arrested and charged DeAngelo Davis with murder in the Nov. 22 death of Wayne State University officer Collin Rose. Prosecutors dropped those charges on Wednesday. James says Rose’s death was “a tragic […]