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Interest Rate Hike Likely Coming Soon


The Federal Reserve could be close to raising interest rates. Michigan News Network Business Editor Murray Feldman says Fed Chair Janet Yellen has signaled a hike is coming, although she’s given no timetable. “When they do that it’s

Cook Plant Sirens To Be Tested Next Week


If you hear the sirens at the Cook nuclear power plant in Bridgman going off soon, don’t be alarmed. Cook spokesperson Dave Lefor says they’ll be conducting standard yearly tests of the plant’s 70 sirens starting on

Humane Society Redneck Games Saturday


This Saturday brings the third annual Redneck Games at the Baroda American Legion. The event raises money for the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan, and will feature team competitions that include Hungry Hungry Human Hippos, Horseshoes, a

SWM Housing Market Slows Down In July


The housing market in Southwest Michigan slowed down a bit during the month of July. The Southwest Michigan Association of Realtors says the market has been setting records for several months, but in July, there was a

Trump Flash Mobs Planned For Tuesday


On busy street corners across the state, Donald Trump fans will be out in force on August 30th. The Michigan Conservative Coalition has organized a “Flash Mob” to support for the Republican Presidential Nominee. “Bring your homemade

U.P. Harbor Fest This Weekend


The Upper Peninsula will be buzzing this weekend with the 33rd annual Harbor Fest back. The Marquette West Rotary puts on the free event for all ages. That’s according to Rosemary Smith, with the Marquette West Rotary. “It’s a

UPDATE: Missing Decatur Woman Found Safe


A happy ending this morning to a missing person’s case. Michigan State Police say they have found 60-year-old Debra Fitz of Decatur, who was reported missing last night. Fitz was found in “good physical condition” according to

MSP Looking For Missing Decatur Woman


A 60-year-old Decatur woman is missing and Michigan State Police are asking for the public’s help trying to find her. Debra Fitz disappeared at some time yesterday, and troopers say she has medical conditions that cause her