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Bangor Fire Chief Talks Tornado Damage

We’re getting a clearer picture of the destruction in Bangor from Saturday’s tornado. Fire Chief Derek Babcock joined COSY-FM’s Paul Layendecker to talk about the damage left behind. “There’s been about 28 to 30 houses that were

MI Rally Held To Protest Trade Deal

A rally was held Tuesday in Ann Arbor by those opposed to the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a new trade deal being pushed by the Obama administration. Ron Bieber, President of the Michigan AFL-CIO, says the agreement would lead

Interviews For St. Joseph Clerk Today

The St. Joseph City Commission will hold a special meeting today to interview four candidates for the position of clerk and finance director. The interviews will start at 10 a.m. at city hall and last through after

Whirlpool Breaks Ground On Greenville Expansion

Ground has been broken on Whirlpool’s latest expansion to its Greenville, Ohio factory distribution center. On Monday, the Benton Harbor-based appliance maker announced that it’s almost doubling the size of its Ohio center for KitchenAid products. The

Tornado Assessments Continue Today

Cleanup is continuing today in West Michigan from a tornado outbreak over the weekend. Survey teams from the National Weather Service are headed back out to Allegan, Kent, Ottawa and Van Buren counties today to survey tornado

Gas Prices Rise 7¢

Michigan’s average gas price is up to $2.32 a gallon, the ninth-highest price in the country according to Triple-A Michigan. Prices at the pump jumped 7¢ a gallon from last week. Of the ten metro areas surveyed by the auto