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    Ebola outbreak: Millions of doses of vaccines planned by 2015

    (CNN) — As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year. There is currently no cure or vaccine for Ebola, which continues to spread in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The virus has killed nearly 5,000 people — mostly in those three nations — and infected twice that number. Scientists racing to stop the epidemic are trying various experimental drugs on […]

  • Game of the Week: Mona Shores vs. Muskegon

    MUSKEGON, Mich – Mona Shores outscored Muskegon, 21-0, in the 3rd quarter on it’s way to a 48-27 win that gave the Sailors the outright OK Black conference championship.

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    1 injured after shots fired into Grand Rapids home

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — One person was injured Friday evening after shots were fired into a Grand Rapids home. The shooting happened at around 9:05 p.m. in the 2000 block of Palace Avenue SW, according to police.  The victim was shot in the leg and sustained non-life threatening injuries. No one is in custody at this time.

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    Man robbed at gunpoint after stopping to help someone along I-96

    OTTAWA COUNTY, Mich. — A man was robbed at gunpoint along I-96 Friday afternoon after Ottawa County Sheriff’s deputies say he stopped to help a woman whose car appeared to be broken down. The robbery happened at about 2 p.m. on westbound I-96 near the 10 mile marker.  Deputies say the victim stopped to help the woman and a man put a gun to his back and robbed him. The suspects then made the man get in the ditch and […]

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    Human remains belong to missing student Hannah Graham

    (CNN) — Human remains discovered last weekend in Albemarle County, Virginia, belong to University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities said Friday. Graham, 18, went missing before dawn on September 13 after being last spotted on several surveillance cameras in Charlottesville’s Downtown Mall area. The remains were discovered last Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where Graham was last seen. Graham’s parents, John and Sue, acknowledged the confirmation of the remains’ identity, announced by the Virginia Medical Examiner’s […]

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    Aero Med responds to single vehicle crash in Ottawa Co.

    PORT SHELDON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Aero Med was called to a one vehicle crash Friday in Port Sheldon Township. The crash happened at about 3:20 p.m. on 144th Avenue and Port Sheldon Street, according to Ottawa County dispatchers. One person was transported to the hospital by Aero Med.  No other details are available at this time.

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    Student: School shooting near Seattle began in cafeteria

    (CNN) — Investigators were responding Friday to a reported school shooting in Marysville, Washington, just north of Seattle, said Inci Yarkut, a spokeswoman for the Washington State Patrol. The shooting began in the cafeteria of Marysville-Pilchuck High School, a student locked down inside a classroom told CNN by phone. The student, whose name is being withheld, said when the shooting began students initially thought it was a fire drill until teachers told everyone to run into classrooms because there was […]

  • Excellence in Education Award winner week of October 21, 2014

    Each week the Michigan Lottery will be recognizing outstanding K-12 teachers and staff who are making a significant impact in the lives of Michigan students. Excellence in Education Award nominations are open to all Michigan K-12 public school employees.