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    Multiple fatalities, rope rescues of survivors after head-on train collision in ‘inaccessible area’ of Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on a train crash in Germany that has caused deaths and injuries (all times local): 12:25 p.m. German police say the death toll from a head-on train crash in the southern state of Bavaria has risen to nine. Federal police spokesman Rainer Scharf told The Associated Press at the scene of the accident that the ninth body was still being removed from the train. All survivors have now been taken to safety and investigators are […]

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    Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins

    MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire’s primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would lend needed credibility to the unexpected contenders’ pursuit of their parties’ nomination. Trump leads a Republican field that has been in flux in the final days of campaigning across snowy New Hampshire. A rocky debate performance by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio has jeopardized his chance to pull away from a trio […]

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    GRPD: Arrest made in connection with weekend stabbing

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Early Tuesday morning, GRPD announced they made an arrest in connection to a weekend stabbing. A massive police response and tactical unit investigated a barricaded house in the city’s southwest side Monday evening in relation to a weekend stabbing. Sgt. Terry Dixon says that a search warrant was issued to a home in the 1000 block of Sheridan Avenue SW around 6:45 PM. Police initially believed that a suspect involved with the stabbing that happened at the Yester […]

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    Around 6700 homes without power in Kalamazoo County

    UPDATE (11:15 PM): KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — The Consumers Energy outage map says that there are no more widespread power outages in the Kalamazoo County area. ORIGINAL: KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — Consumers Energy says they are working to restore power to nearly 6700 homes in Kalamazoo County. Officials with the energy company say that a piece of equipment malfunctioned at one of their substations in the area a little after 6 PM Monday evening. Crews are working to get the part fixed […]

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    Rockford interim city manager named after loss of Michael Young

    ROCKFORD, Mich. — The Rockford City Council appointed an interim city manager Monday evening to serve while they search for a new full-time administrator to take the role Michael Young left behind. Chief of Public Safety David Jones was unanimously appointed by the council to temporarily fill in as the city’s top administrator. He takes over after the previous city manager, Michael Young, died the previous month after suffering a stroke. “We’re going to get up tomorrow and move forward,” […]

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    Restorative yoga for cancer patients

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    Financial Fix: Are you worried about your 401 (K)?

  • DETROIT, MI - MARCH 1: Michigan Governor Rick Snyder talks with the news media after announcing that he will appoint an Emergency Financial Manager for the city of Detroit during a town hall meeting at Wayne State University March 1, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. Detroit has more than $14 billion in debts and liabilities. The City has 10 days to appeal Gov. Snyder's decision. (Photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

    State board of canvassers approves petition to recall Snyder

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) – The State Board of Canvassers has approved a petition to recall Gov. Rick Snyder, but denied the majority of proposals related to Flint’s lead-tainted water crisis. The board was split across party lines Monday on one proposal to recall Snyder for acknowledging he had “failed” the people of Flint in his State of the State Address. The measure has failed because a vote of 3-1 is needed to approve ballot language. The board unanimously approved another […]

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    South Carolina teen charged with Mason Co. bomb threat

    A 13-year-old from South Carolina is charged in connection with the Jan. 19 bomb threat at Covenant Christian School