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West Nile Virus Found In Michigan

It’s the earliest detection of West Nile virus in Michigan in years. It’s been detected in Saginaw County, with the Department of Health and Human Services saying testing confirmed the virus in mid-June. Spokeswoman Angela Minicuci advises

Major Delays for Queen’s Cup Race

Lack of wind caused major delays for racers in the annual Queen’s Cup yacht race. It got underway Friday morning in Milwaukee and was supposed to end Saturday morning in St. Joseph. By 11:00am, there were only

Extra Police On The Roads For Holiday

Michigan State Police say they’ll be focusing on keeping the state’s roadways free of dangerous and impaired drivers over the Independence Day weekend. The effort is being called “Operation CARE.” “Which stands for Combined Accident Reduction Effort,”

One Killed In Lincoln Township Crash

One man is dead in a fatal crash in Lincoln Township. The Lincoln Charter Township Police Department report the crash was at the intersection of Cleveland Avenue and Linco Road around 11:15 Thursday morning. When they arrived,

RTAB Votes To End Benton Harbor Receivership

Pending the approval of Governor Snyder, the city of Benton Harbor is no longer under any state oversight. With a unanimous vote, the Receivership Transition Advisory Board voted Thursday to terminate the city’s receivership and move it

OutCenter Says Snyder Missed Opportunity

The OutCenter in Benton Harbor is calling it a missed opportunity for Governor Snyder to meet with the gay rights organization about expanding Michigan’s Elliott-Larsen Civil Rights Act. Executive director Mary Jo Schnell says the law needs