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  • Twenty five film inducted to National Film Registry

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The Library of Congress announced which beloved films will be added to the National Film Registry. The National Film Registry selects films that are vital to American cinema but also reflect the culture and heritage of the country. Since its creation, 725 films have been inducted into the registry. The library selected 25 films this year: “Ace in the Hole” (1951) “Boulevard Nights” (1979) “Die Hard” (1988) “Dumbo” (1941) “Field of Dreams” (1989) “4 Little Girls” […]

  • Trump congratulates Jones on ‘hard fought’ win

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — President Donald Trump has congratulated Democrat Doug Jones on a “hard fought” win in Alabama, adding Republicans will have “another shot” at the Senate seat. Trump backed Republican Roy Moore in the race, despite the multiple allegations of sexual impropriety against Moore. Trump cited the need for GOP votes on his legislative agenda. Trump says on Twitter, “The write-in votes played a very big factor, but a win is a win.” Jones’ victory will narrow the […]

  • Doug Jones wins in stunning Alabama upset

    MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — In a stunning victory aided by scandal, Democrat Doug Jones won Alabama’s special Senate election on Tuesday, beating back history, an embattled Republican opponent and President Donald Trump, who urgently endorsed GOP rebel Roy Moore despite a litany of sexual misconduct allegations. It was the first Democratic Senate victory in a quarter-century in Alabama, one of the reddest of red states, and proved anew that party loyalty is anything but sure in the age of Trump. […]

  • Update: Doug Jones wins Alabama Senate seat

    Update: (AP) — Democrat Doug Jones has won election to the U.S. Senate from Alabama, dealing a political blow to President Donald Trump. Click here for more Original story:  MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — After all the charges, denials, claims and promises, Alabama voters have had their say. Polls closed across the state Tuesday night after a scandal-stained Senate election campaign that tested the limits of party loyalty in the age of President Donald Trump and — win or lose — promised […]

  • Wyoming intersection closed ‘indefinitely’ after water main break

    WYOMING, Mich. –  Residents and drivers in Wyoming are being asked to avoid a stretch of 44th Street due to a water main break. The City of Wyoming announced on Twitter that the road will be closed “indefinitely” from Burlingame east to Oriole Avenue. The 44th and Burlingame intersection was shut down Tuesday afternoon. 44th St SW is being closed indefinitely from Burlingame east to Oriole in the City of Wyoming due to a suspected water main break. — City […]

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  • Man sentenced for barn fire that killed 13 horses

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – The man who set a barn on fire, killing 13 horses, was sentenced to jail time and a mental institution Tuesday. Payton Mellema, 20, was sentenced to five years probation including one year in jail, and given credit for time served, which is about nine months. Following jail time, Kent County Circuit Judge Donald Johnston Mellema is required to live at a mental health treatment facility for a minimum of three years; however, if an institution […]

  • Trump says senator ‘would do anything’ for cash

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Pushing into the sexual harassment debate, President Donald Trump laced into Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand on Tuesday, tweeting that the New York Democrat had begged him for campaign contributions in the past and “would do anything” to get them. Democrats accused the president of comments that were crude and worse. Gillibrand, D-N.Y., who had called for Trump’s resignation a day earlier while citing allegations of sexual misconduct, called Trump’s attack a “sexist smear attempting to silence my voice.” […]