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    Recalled: Nest booster seats and Viking gas stoves & ranges

    BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced some new recalls this week that may impact your kitchen and the little ones at the dining room table. Below is the information on these recent recalls. Nest Booster Seat — The stitching on the restraint straps can loosen which allows the straps to separate from the seat, posing a fall hazard.  About 25,000 units are impacted here in the U.S.  The manufacturer has received five reports of incidents, but […]

  • Backstage with The Used

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Before the rock band The Used took the stage at The Orbit Room on Friday, they sat down to talk about evolution, revolution, crowd energy, and much more. The Used on Facebook Additional credit to Consulting Producer Chris Petras

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    Hunters: Several crossbows recalled, may fire even when safety is engaged

    BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recall of several popular crossbow models, over concerns that they can still fire even when the safety is engaged. Below is the information on this recall. TenPoint and Wicked Ridge crossbows — After the safety has been re-engaged, the crossbows can fire under certain circumstances if a consumer pulls the trigger, posing an injury hazard.  About 127,000 units are impacted in this recall.  They were sold at national retailers […]

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    Police: 3 men shot in Battle Creek

    BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — Three people suffered gunshot wounds in an incident on Monday night that is still under investigation, police say. It happened at around 11:45 p.m. in the area of Springview Drive and Northside Drive in Battle Creek.  When police arrived, they found three men, ages 18, 19, and 20, all described as gunshot victims.  The 18-year-old suffered a wound to the leg, and the 19-year-old was hit in the mouth as well as the leg.  Their conditions […]

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    ‘We Are Harlot’ joins us in the FOX 17 Studio

    Danny and Jeff from We Are Harlot wake up to join us on the big red couch, ahead of their gig at The Machine Shop in Flint. We Are Harlot on Facebook Additional credit to Consulting Producer Chris Petras.  

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    Climbing legend Dean Potter among 2 killed in Yosemite BASE jump attempt

    (CNN) — Extreme sports legend Dean Potter is one of two BASE jumpers found dead in Yosemite National Park after attempting an aerial descent from Taft Point, authorities said. The two men’s bodies were located during a helicopter search around noon Sunday, said Scott Gediman, a spokesman for the park. Potter, 43, and Graham Hunt, 29, were reported missing late Saturday by friends, Gediman said. The two had jumped from Taft Point, a scenic overhang, into Yosemite Valley, a descent […]

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    Blogger comes to defense of Oberon after ‘overrated’ review

    KALAMAZOO, Mich. — After a reviewer offered some heavy criticism about the seasonal beer Oberon, a blogger and Kalamazoo-native posted a response, explaining in his own words why calling Oberon ‘America’s Most Overrated Beer’ is inaccurate. In the post titled, “An Open Letter to Will Gordon Regarding Bell’s Oberon,” author Kyle Magin openly admits that he does not have the same level of beer experience as Gordon (the author of the review that prompted this response), but he puts into […]

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    Recall Roundup: IKEA child safety gates, Baby’s Dream cribs, and ‘Press and Go’ toys

    BETHESDA, Md. — The Consumer Product Safety Commission has announced the recalls of several items this week, including child safety gates sold exclusively at IKEA, as well as certain cribs that violate lead paint standards. Below is the information on this latest batch of recalls. PATRULL KLÄMMA and PATRULL SMIDIG Safety Gates (sold exclusively at IKEA) — The friction between the wall and the pressure-mounted safety gate is insufficient to hold the gate in its intended position, posing a fall […]

  • Behind the Band pt. 3 – Davis and New Kids part ways

    Watch the above video to see how our beloved floor director’s journey to stardom comes to an end.  Be sure to click the links to parts 1 and 2 below, and see a special blooper reel at the end of this post. Click here for part 1. Click here for part 2.