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 2021-05-07 19:14 

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NYC still storing COVID-19 victims in refrigerated trucks...

New York City is still using refrigerated trucks to store bodies of coronavirus victims, more than a year after they were first set up as temporary morgues as deaths surged at at the height of the pandemic....

 2021-05-07 19:04 

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Pedestrian struck, killed overnight on Jolly Road...

A 60 year old man was hit and killed by vehicle on W. Jolly Road on Thursday night....

 2021-05-07 18:53 

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Grand Ledge superintendent finalist under fire for writing letter of recommendation for ex-teacher convicted of sexual assault...

Advocates are calling on the Grand Ledge School District to disqualify superintendent finalist Steven Gabriel after allegations surfaced of him writing on a letter of recommendation for a man who was accused and later convicted of sexual assault....

 2021-05-07 18:25 

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Moderna claims COVID-19 vaccine is 96% effective in teens, booster shot helps stop variants...

As parents look ahead to the fall and what the availability of vaccines will be for those under 16, Moderna says Phase 2/3 trials of their COVID-19 vaccine show it is 96% effective in kids 12 to 17....

 2021-05-07 18:24 

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Report: Online enticement of children up 97.5% amid pandemic...

The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children said reports of online enticement, where adults communicate with children intending to commit a sexual offense or abduction, have increased 97.5% from 2019 to 2020....

 2021-05-07 18:21 

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How to ask someone if they've been vaccinated for COVID-19, according to an etiquette expert...

An etiquette expert explains when it is appropriate to ask someone about their vaccination status and how to go about doing it....

 2021-05-07 18:20 

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Severe thunderstorm watches and warnings - what's the difference?...

Meteorologist Mike Taylor breaks down the difference between a severe weather watch and warning....

 2021-05-07 18:08 

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For the second straight year, Liam and Olivia top the list for most popular baby names...

Liam and Olivia were the most popular baby names in 2020, the Social Security Administration (SSA) reported Friday, marking the second straight year those names topped the charts....

 2021-05-07 18:06 

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WATCH: White House COVID-19 Response Team hosts press briefing...

The White House COVID-19 Response Team provided updates on the COVID-19 response effort Friday morning....

 2021-05-07 18:02 

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Fact check: No, the COVID-19 vaccine doesn't cause infertility...

Spend some time online and you're sure to stumble across a slew of conspiracy theories surrounding the COVID-19 vaccine. One of the most frustrating for doctors? That the vaccine will make women sterile....

 2021-05-07 18:00 

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Michigan will reimburse National Guard soldiers deployed to U.S. Capitol...
 2021-05-07 17:47 

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Alabama legislature approves medical marijuana bill, sends it to governor...

The Alabama legislature has overcome years of resistance in approving medical marijuana legislation. Now, it's in the governor's hands....

 2021-05-07 17:41 

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Police identify victim of southwest Lansing homicide, arrest 2 suspects...
 2021-05-07 17:17 

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Tenant with cancer told his apartment was sold to turn it into a condo, lease ending soon...

As anyone in the market for a home in Denver can attest, houses are in short supply, which is leading to bidding wars, skyrocketing home prices and increasingly fewer rentals....

 2021-05-07 17:11 

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Pro golfer arrested for attempting to meet with minor for sex...

A professional golfer was arrested on Thursday in Florida after allegedly attempting to meet an underage girl for sex....

 2021-05-07 17:09 

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Decline in US birthrate will likely have long lasting effects...

A global pandemic, lockdown and isolation may have all contributed to the drop in Americans making babies, but the trend has been on the decline for years....

 2021-05-07 17:08 

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Man faces federal charges for organizing 153-person trip to Grand Canyon...

A man is facing federal charges for allegedly organizing a 153-person hike through Grand Canyon National Park in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic....

 2021-05-07 16:57 

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Stylist with breast cancer among those with lingering concerns about reopened salons...

Barbers and stylists were some of the first people to return back to work during the pandemic. But still, many Americans aren't comfortable sitting down in salon chairs and some stylists have lingering concerns about their own health....

 2021-05-07 16:23 

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As travel picks up, hospitality industry faces labor shortage...

The pandemic's pent-up demand for travel may be the good news so many hotels and restaurants have been waiting for, but it may not be living up to its potential. Tourism is facing what those in the hospitality industry call...

 2021-05-07 15:24 

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George Clooney shows off his Brad Pitt obsession while announcing contest to come see him in Italy...

George Clooney and his wife Amal are ready to hang out with people once the pandemic is over. They announced a contest where they will pick a winner and guest to fly out to Lake Como, Italy, to "get to know" each other over lunch....

 2021-05-07 15:19 

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Restaurants struggle to rehire, even in states with laws demanding former workers get job offers...

California passed a law requiring restaurant owners to offer former employees their jobs back, but even with the law in place, owners say they're struggling to hire staff....

 2021-05-07 15:11 

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Coal workers deal with uncertain future with Biden's infrastructure plan...

As President Joe Biden is pushing a more than $2 trillion infrastructure plan, with billions going toward green energy, those in the coal industry are concerned about what that could mean for the future of their jobs....

 2021-05-07 14:58 

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Ohio lawmaker caught driving while video conferencing during virtual meeting...

The video was recorded the same day that lawmakers introduced a bill that would prohibit driving while using a cell phone in the state....

 2021-05-07 14:54 

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'She-cession' fueled by the pandemic, sidelining moms who want to work...

The pandemic is becoming what's known as a 'She-cession,9; where working moms are forced to stay home and leave their careers in record-breaking numbers....

 2021-05-07 14:53 

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Whitmer signs bill reimbursing MI National Guard soldiers who were deployed at US Capitol...

Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed a bipartisan bill that will provide reimbursements to Michigan National Guard soldiers who were deployed at the U.S. Capitol....

 2021-05-07 14:51 

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Michigan mother and daughter encourage organ donation after life-saving procedure...

A Michigan mother and daughter are encouraging organ donation after a life-saving procedure....

 2021-05-07 14:49 

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Death doesn't end a relationship: It's OK to grieve on Mother's Day, experts say...

As we near Mother's Day after more than a year of the pandemic, many may be grieving the loss of a loved one....

 2021-05-07 14:26 

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Former postal worker fined for failing to deliver over 700 pieces of mail...

The mailings were for addresses in the following zip codes: 14227, 14211, 14214, 14215....

 2021-05-07 14:13 

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After bakery was burglarized, owners made cookies with suspect's photo...

Bay View's Canfora Bakery was burglarized of cash and equipment last month, but they came up with a unique way of catching the suspect: by baking sugar cookies with the suspect's photo in the middle....

 2021-05-07 14:06 

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The pandemic is hard for teens, too; what parents should look out for...

Experts say when it comes to children, parents should pay attention to prolonged behavioral changes....

 2021-05-07 14:01 

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Grand jury indicts 4 ex-cops on federal civil rights charges in connection with George Floyd's death...

A federal grand jury has indicted the four former Minneapolis police officers involved in George Floyd's arrest and death, accusing them of violating the Black man's constitutional rights as he was restrained face-down on the pavement and gasping ...

 2021-05-07 13:53 

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Binder Park Zoo Prize Giveaway!...
 2021-05-07 13:11 

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UK to offer under-40s alternative to AstraZeneca shot...

People under 40 in Britain will not be given the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine if another shot is available because of a link to extremely rare blood clots....

 2021-05-07 13:02 

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Hiring in April slows as US employers added just 266,000 jobs...

America's employers added just 266,000 jobs last month, sharply lower than in March and a sign that some businesses are struggling to find enough workers as the economic recovery strengthens....

 2021-05-07 12:53 

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Texas Republicans advance state bill that would tighten voting restrictions...

Texas Republican lawmakers have advanced a sweeping elections bill aimed at continuing that party's national push for tightening voting restrictions, even as Democrats have said the legislation would hurt voters of any party....

 2021-05-07 12:08 

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NASA rocket launch Saturday could briefly be visible in Michigan...

A rocket launching from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia may provide a brief light show in Michigan on Saturday night....

 2021-05-07 11:59 

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Pediatricians say the country is bouncing back — and so are childhood illnesses...

If you've got a sick kid at home, pediatricians say it's just the beginning of what's shaping up to be an odd year for non-COVID illnesses....

 2021-05-07 11:57 

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Medical groups, experts, say FDA's ban on menthol cigarettes is 'long overdue'...

Medical groups say the FDA's recent move to ban menthol in cigarettes and cigars is long overdue....

 2021-05-07 11:20 

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Pfizer takes first steps to apply for full FDA approval of its COVID-19 vaccine...

Pfizer and BioNTech have taken the first steps with the Food and Drug Administration to seek full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine in the U.S. for people 16 and older....

 2021-05-07 10:52 

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Top 5 things to know if you haven't filed your tax return yet...

The second "Tax Day" during this pandemic is fast approaching. Here are 5 things to know if you haven't filed your tax return....

 2021-05-07 10:39 

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Michigan expected to see dip in unemployment when April jobless report gets released Friday...

One of the biggest indicators of COVID-19's impact on Michigan's economy is jobs. On Friday morning, we'll have a clearer picture of our road to recovery when the U.S. Department of Labor releases its April jobless report....

 2021-05-07 10:31 

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'Nobody was happy about it': Michigan family moves to Ohio to lower insulin costs...

Since the 1990s, diabetes advocacy groups estimate the cost of insulin has gone up by over 1,200 percent....

 2021-05-07 10:30 

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Local musicians hopeful as venues slowly reopen after pandemic forced music industry to go silent...

The coronavirus has affected so many. Businesses have been hit especially hard, and unemployment claims went through the roof. The entertainment business was shut down and entertainers were forced to look for work elsewhere....

 2021-05-07 10:29 

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State representative acknowledges 'drinking problem' after OWI arrest...

State Rep. Bryan Posthumus (R-Cannon Twp.) was arrested Friday, April 30 on the suspicion of operating while intoxicated. He also knocked over a homeowner's mailbox in the single-vehicle crash....

 2021-05-07 10:27 

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UFO sightings up in 2020: a Michigan expert explains why...

Whether it was people spending more time looking skyward during the pandemic, the effect of its decreased pollution and visibility, or a Pentagon investigation announced this summer, more people reported UFO sightings in 2020....

 2021-05-07 10:24 

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Nursing student finds success launching cookie company during the pandemic...

A current healthcare worker and future nursing student is seeing some serious success after launching an online-based cookie company in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic....

 2021-05-07 10:23 

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State Rep. Posthumus says he won't resign following drunk driving crash...

Freshman State Representative Bryan Posthumus told police he did not remember rolling his vehicle in a crash Friday night in Ada Township....

 2021-05-07 10:20 

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Michigan House considers bill to ban vaccine passports...

There is no legislation at the state or federal level involving creating vaccine passports, to begin with....

 2021-05-07 09:49 

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India cases hit new record as calls grow for strict lockdown...

Hospitals are forced to turn patients away while relatives scramble to find oxygen....

 2021-05-07 02:47 

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Migrant families reunite after years apart: 'it feels like a dream'...

The Biden administration has begun reuniting the more than 1,000 migrant families who are still separated due to a Trump-era policy....

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