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Stabenow Hoping For Democratic Deal On DACA

President Donald Trump denies assertions by top congressional Democrats that they have an agreement with him to preserve protections for young immigrants in the U.S. illegally. U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow tells Michigan News Network she hopes there’s an agreement.

Watervliet Man Hurt In Motorcycle Crash

The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department is investigating a crash involving a motorcycle and an SUV on Thursday morning. It happened about 6:45 a.m. on Coloma Road near Bessemer Road in Hagar Township. Sheriff’s deputies say 52-year-old Alan

Man Killed By Train In Cass County

The Cass County Sheriff’s Department is investigating after a man was killed by a train on Thursday morning. It happened in Marcellus at a CNN Railroad crossing around 10:30. Witnesses reported 27-year-old Logan Glenn Lamons was walking southbound

Michigan Jobless Rate Increases Slightly

State officials say Michigan’s unemployment rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.9% for August, even as the number of people in the workforce declined for the fourth straight month. Figures from the Michigan Department

Red Cross Training Sessions Set

Red Cross chapters in Southwest Michigan are planning one-day “Zero to Hero” training sessions over the next month, because they know they will be sending volunteers south for some time to come. The first will be at

Two Arraigned In Dowagiac Stabbing

The two suspects in a Dowagiac stabbing last Friday have been arraigned. The Dowagiac Department of Public Safety tells us Joshua Procter and Autumn Parsons are facing 12 charges in the case. They include assault with intent

MI Unemployment Rate Edges Up In August

From the Associated Press — State officials say Michigan’s unemployment rate rose by two-tenths of a percentage point to 3.9 percent for August even as the number of people in the workforce declined for the fourth straight

MI Attorney General Running For Governor

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette is in the race for governor for 2018. As expected, the Republican announced his candidacy yesterday at a barbecue in his hometown of Midland. Michigan News Network was there. “My number one

Bangor Arson Suspect Arrested

The suspect in a weekend break in and arson in Van Buren County has been caught. The Bangor Police Department tells us 21-year-old Dominick Wheeler was arrested in Allegan County with help from Michigan State Police. He’s