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  • White House briefing twist: Give thanks, then ask questions

    WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders added a new, holiday-themed prerequisite for reporters wanting to ask a question at the daily briefing. They had to say what they’re thankful for before she would take their questions Monday. Sanders opened the last briefing before Thanksgiving by saying she was thankful for her family, her faith, members of the military, first responders and the chance to serve. She said “it’s only fair” that reporters also say what they’re […]

  • Nebraska gives long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline new life

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska regulators Monday approved a Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state, breathing new life into the long-delayed $8 billion project, although the chosen pathway is not the one preferred by the company that hopes to build it and could mean more time is needed to study the changes. The Nebraska Public Service Commission’s vote also is likely to face court challenges and may even require another federal analysis of the route, if the project’s […]

  • Justice Dept. to sue to stop AT&T’s $85B Time Warner deal

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department intends to sue AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, according to a person familiar with the matter who was not authorized to discuss the matter ahead of the suit’s official filing. That sets the stage for a legal battle with AT&T. The telecom giant’s CEO Randall Stephenson said earlier this month that he would not sell “key franchises” of Time Warner to get the deal done. The government’s objections […]

  • ‘Chainsaw Nun’ who helped hurricane cleanup honored by Miami Heat

    (Fox News) The chainsaw-wielding nun who was featured in a viral video cleaning up debris after Hurricane Irma was honored for her efforts Friday by her hometown basketball team. Sister Margaret Ann, the principal of Archbishop Coleman F. Carroll High School in southwest Miami-Dade County, was surprised during a pep rally by former Miami Heat star Shane Battier. “We got her here under the ruse that it was a pep rally for the school, which it was,” Battier told WSVN. […]

  • Holland business a complete loss after overnight fire

    HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Graphix Sign and Embroidery went up in flames early Monday morning and according to Holland Township Fire Chief Jim Kohsel the building is now considered a complete loss. According to officials, the business, located at 11223 East Lakewood Boulevard in Holland Township, was closed when the fire ignited. Graphix Signs and Embroidery has been part of the community for over 26 years, according to the business’ website.  They opened their doors in 1991 and produce promotional […]

  • Trump says US will declare NKorea a state sponsor of terror

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Monday that the U.S. will designate North Korea as a state sponsor of terror amid heightened nuclear tensions on the Korean peninsula. Trump said the designation will impose further penalties on the country. He called it a long overdue step and part of the U.S. “maximum pressure campaign” against the North. North Korea would join Iran, Sudan and Syria on the list of state sponsors of terror. “In addition to threatening the world […]

  • Trump: NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the NFL should suspend Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch. Lynch sat during most of the U.S. anthem and stood for the Mexican anthem before Sunday’s game against the Patriots at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City. He hasn’t stood for the national anthem since returning from retirement this season. Early today, Trump tweeted, “Great disrespect! Next time NFL should suspend him for remainder of season. Attendance and ratings way down.” Marshawn Lynch of […]

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    Woman recovering after allegedly being stabbed by her granddaughter

    RICHLAND TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police say Linda Barrett, 87, of Kalamazoo is feeling better and recovering after allegedly being stabbed by her granddaughter Friday morning. It happened around 7:55 a.m. in the 6400 block of 28th Street in Kalamazoo. According to the Kalamazoo Sheriff’s Office, Kealey Ann Coville, 18, of Richland was arrested and charged with intent to commit murder. Police said on Friday they don’t know why Coville reportedly stabbed her grandmother.

  • Group to submit signatures to legalize marijuana in Michigan

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A ballot committee proposing to legalize the use of marijuana for recreational purposes in Michigan is set to submit more than 360,000 voter signatures in a bid for a statewide vote in 2018. The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol will turn in the signatures to state election officials in Lansing on Monday. Michigan already allows for the use of marijuana for medical reasons. The proposal would make it the ninth state to legalize the drug […]