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  • 10-17-14 Pumpkin smashes truck screen shot

    Smashing pumpkin: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: Smashing pumpkin This is a festival in Pennsylvania. What is the countdown for? 1,200 pounds of pumpkin. Shark bait Here we are on a beach a few days ago. What is that in the water? It looks like shark fins. And it is. A shark feeding frenzy following blue fish up to the surf. Where is this … Australia? No. North Carolina last Thursday. I don’t feel like […]

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    President Obama ready to name an “Ebola czar”

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his “Ebola czar,” knowledgeable sources tell CNN. The president on Thursday signaled his openness to the idea to have one individual coordinating the entire federal response to any threat of an outbreak in the United States. “It may make sense for us to have one person … so that after this initial surge of activity, we can have a more regular process just to make sure that we’re crossing all […]

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    I-96 to close at Lowell exit for unusual bridge slide

    LOWELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — After an initial postponement due to an equipment problem, the Michigan Department of Transportation plans to move a 2,100-ton bridge into its permanent position Friday night. I-96 will be closed to allow for the process. Here’s the plan: 8 p.m. M-50 Alden Nash Avenue closes over I-96 and remains closed until no later than Monday, October 20, 5 a.m. DETOUR: From westbound I-96 to access M-50 south of the expressway, exit at Nash Highway, north to […]

  • Westaby Web Moment: Web site creates negative ads against Abraham Lincoln

    Political attacks began in our country very early: Thomas Jefferson is known to have been the backroom support for scurrilous pamphlets against John Adams in the 1800 presidential campaign. And the attacks continue today, most visibly, of course, on television and online videos. FlackCheck.org, an web site from the people behind FactCheck.org, posed an interesting question: Could Lincoln get elected today? To get a feel of what the presidential election of 1864, President Abraham Lincoln vs. General George McClellan, would […]

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    Muskegon woman arrested in homicide

    MUSKEGON, Mich. — A woman has been arrested in connection with a murder, according to online records. Shandra Simone Parker was arrested at 890 Mangin Avenue. The charge, according to a Muskegon Central Dispatch post, is “Murder: Willful killing.” No other details were available.

  • 10-16-14 Dancer screen shot

    A killer 11-year-old dancer: Videos featured on FOX 17 Morning News

    Here is today’s collection of videos aired on FOX 17 Morning News: 11-year-old dancer nails it. 11-year-old Taylor Hatala is racking up millions of views with dance videos posted by her dance instructor/choreographer Matt Stephanina. Their take on “All About That Bass” is her latest. Daredevil plays on dangerous plank trail Here’s that famous plank trail on the side of a mountain in China. Naturally, it attracts thrill-seekers. This guy goes so far as to unhook his safety line. Vertigo, […]

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    Man in custody in deaths of two Muskegon Heights women is ‘person of interest’

    MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, Mich. — When Judy Bushman and Anna Lawson were both found dead Monday night, police considered their homicides as unrelated. Now, Leon Means, 61, is in custody and considered a person of interest in both deaths. People who talked to FOX 17 said Means was dating Bushman, and the Lawson family has known Means for years. The women’s deaths occurred just blocks from one another in Muskegon Heights.

  • BRA Day is about breast reconstruction