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Tax Expert Talks Reform Proposal

The new federal tax reform proposal is still being reviewed by experts, but one southwest Michigan analyst tells us it looks to him like corporate rate cuts included in the plan will make big difference. Tom Austin

State Asks For Info On Bear Dens

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to know if you spot a black bear den this fall. That’s especially in the northern Lower Peninsula. Spokesperson Katie Keen spoke with Michigan News Network about black bear dens.

New Safety Features Coming To SWM Roads

New safety features are being added to roads around southwest Michigan, and you may not even notice them. The Michigan Department of Transportation’s Nick Schirripa tells WSJM News the agency has identified areas where cars are more

Man Killed By Train In Cassopolis

A Cassopolis man is dead after being hit by a train on Friday morning. The Cassopolis Police Department tells us it happened shortly after 5 a.m. at railroad tracks located at East State and Wolfe street. A

State Responding To Hepatitis A Outbreak

A significant outbreak in Hepatitis A cases in southeast Michigan has state and county health departments taking action. Macomb County Health Director Bill Ridella told Michigan News Network this week health agencies are reaching out to high

Veterans Reminded How To Apply For Benefits

With Veterans Day just around the corner, an upcoming event in Detroit aims to support and honor those who have served by connecting them with services and benefits they’re entitled to as veterans. AARP Michigan’s Melissa Seifert