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Ford Bringing Back Bronco, Ranger

Two iconic Ford trucks are returning to the American market. The automaker’s vice president and President of the Americas Joe Hinrichs announced at the North American International Auto Show that the Ford Ranger and Ford Bronco are

Chevy Bolt Gets Car Of The Year Award

The Chevy Bolt has snagged the annual award for the top car in North America. Kathy Beslic, the Marketing Manager for Chevrolet Electric Vehicles, says this is very exciting for the company as the Bolt is the

Lakeland Planning Parking Expansion

The big expansion project going on at Lakeland Hospital is expected to create more demand for parking. That’s why they’re planning to add more spaces. Lakeland’s Dan Bacchiocchi tells WSJM News work could begin this winter. “Right now,

South Haven To Do A Tree Inventory

The city of South Haven is about to begin a tree census. Public Works Director Bill Hunter tells WSJM News they’ve secured a grant from the state to count every tree on city property and keep it

Snyder Signs Wine Delivery Legislation

Governor Rick Snyder has signed legislation to let Michigan stores ship wine directly to in-state customers using common carriers such as FedEx or UPS but ban out-of-state retailers from sending beer and wine to Michigan customers. Beer and

Gas Prices Continue Rising

Gas prices continue to go skyward in Michigan. Triple-A puts the statewide average to start the week at $2.51, up 15¢ from last week and higher than last year by 59¢ a gallon. In the Benton Harbor-St.

Ann Arbor To Hold Another Deer Hunt

State wildlife officials have signed off on Ann Arbor’s plan to kill up to 100 deer and sterilize dozens more. The Ann Arbor News says 11 parks and nature areas will be closed from 3 p.m. to midnight

Doctors: Get A Flu Shot

Now that the flu season is here, doctors are once again urging everyone to get a shot. Dr. David Davenport, with Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo, tells us the most-prevalent strain of the virus this year is

U.S. Employers Add Jobs In December

U.S. employers added 156,000 jobs in December, capping a year of slower but solid hiring. The Labor Department says the unemployment rate ticked up to 4.7%. Michigan News Network Business editor Murray Feldman tells us Michigan is