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  • Six West Mich teams heading to State High School Football finals

    FOX 17 — Several high school football teams from West Michigan will play in the state finals next Friday and Saturday, at Ford Field in Detroit. Unity Christian, Portland, Montague, Mona Shores, Muskegon and Edwardsburg all won their semi-final games. Results of some MHSAA semi-final games Saturday, November 17th: Division 2 – Mona Shores 49, Midland 28 Division 3 – Muskegon 45, Zeeland East 22 Division 4 – Edwardsburg 46, Grand Rapids Catholic Central 44 (OT) Division 5 – Unity […]

  • GOP Legislatures try to curb Democratic governors’ power

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — With their grip on power set to loosen come January, Republicans in several states are considering last-ditch laws that would weaken existing or incoming Democratic governors and advance their own conservative agendas. In Michigan, where the GOP has held the levers of power for nearly eight years, Republican legislators want to water down a minimum wage law they approved before the election so that it would not go to voters and would now be easier to […]

  • 2 dead in vintage World War II fighter crash after flyover

    FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (AP) — A privately-owned vintage World War II Mustang fighter airplane that had participated in a flyover for a museum event crashed into the parking lot of a Texas apartment complex Saturday, killing the pilot and a passenger, authorities said. Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt. Orlando Moreno confirmed the two people on board had died in the crash in Fredericksburg, about 70 miles (113 kilometers) north of San Antonio, but he did not identify them. The aircraft […]

  • Death toll rises to 76 in California fire as Trump visits

    CHICO, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 1,300 people remain unaccounted for and the death toll from the country’s deadliest wildfire in a century climbed to 76, authorities said Saturday, hours after President Donald Trump surveyed what remained of a decimated Northern California community. Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea pleaded with fire evacuees to check the roster of people reported as unreachable by family and friends and to call in if they are safe. Deputies have located hundreds of people to date, […]

  • Dylan Larkin scores in OT as Red Wings beat Devils 3-2

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Dylan Larkin and the Detroit Red Wings are gaining confidence with each win. Rallying on the road sure helps. Larkin scored 4:09 into overtime, Jonathan Bernier stopped 38 shots and the Red Wings beat the New Jersey Devils 3-2 on Saturday. Larkin got his eighth goal of the season when he converted a 2-on-1 break with Anthony Mantha. It was Detroit’s fifth victory in its last six games. “It’s awesome and feels good coming in here […]

  • Division II playoff results: Ferris State advances with narrow win; GVSU loses

    All Times EST First Round Saturday, Nov. 17 Hillsdale 40, Kutztown 26 Slippery Rock 20, LIU Post 14 New Haven 35, West Chester 28 Wingate 41, West Georgia 31 Indianapolis 38, Fort Hays State 27 Ferris State 21, Harding 19 Northwest Missouri State 42, Grand Valley State 17 Bowie State 41, West Alabama 35 Lenoir-Rhyne 43, Florida Tech 21 Tarleton State 58, Azusa Pacific 0 Texas A&M-Commerce 33, Minnesota Duluth 17 Colorado State-Pueblo 37, Colorado Mines 17 Second Round Saturday, […]

  • ‘Tis the season: Santa Parade kicks off holiday season in downtown GR

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.  — For many in Grand Rapids, the annual Art Van Santa Parade kicks off the holiday season. And there was plenty of holiday cheer Saturday morning on Monroe Avenue downtown. Crowds bundled up in the wintry conditions to line the parade route – beginning south of Michigan Street – to get a glimpse of Santa Claus on his sleigh, the marching bands playing classic Christmas songs, and the various floats. This year’s theme was “Sounds of the […]

  • Trump sees wildfire areas, consoles those harmed by shooting

    PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday acknowledged Californians suffering from twin tragedies, walking through the ashes of a mobile home and RV park in a small northern town all but destroyed by deadly wildfires and privately consoling people grieving after a mass shooting at a popular college bar outside Los Angeles. “This has been a tough day when you look at all of the death from one place to the next,” Trump said before flying back to […]

  • Michigan beats Indiana, 31-20, for 10th win in a row

    ANN ARBOR, Mich.  —  Michigan and Ohio State may’ve been more focused on their annual showdown next Saturday than their respective games this Saturday. Tenth-ranked Ohio State escaped Maryland with a 52-51 win against the Terrapins on Saturday afternoon (Nov. 17th), 52-51, as Maryland failed to convert a two-point conversion in overtime. And 4th-ranked Michigan (10-1 overall, 8-0 Big Ten) trailed the Indiana Hoosiers, 17-15, at halftime in Ann Arbor – before pulling away in the second half to win, […]