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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

Proos Talks Youth Sports Concussion Law


State Senator John Proos tells us the latest anti-concussion legislation signed into law by Governor Rick Snyder will ensure coaches and volunteers with youth leagues are up to date on the latest science. The plan recently signed

Two Killed In Edwardsburg Crash


A deadly crash in Cass County is under investigation. Two people were killed when their pickup truck hit a utility pole in Edwardsburg around 8 p.m. last night. According to our reporting partners at WNDU NewsCenter 16,

Upton Optimistic On Tax Reform Plan


The Republican tax reform plan could be coming any day now, and Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM Newson Tuesday he thinks it will lead to economic growth. As for talk that the plan could slash tax-free 401(k)