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LaSata Announces Berrien County Photo Contest


If you’re a photographer, whether amateur or professional, then state Representative Kim LaSata could use your help. She’s looking to decorate her Lansing office with photographs of Berrien County, so she’s started a contest. Just send her

OutCenter Open House Next Week


Next week will bring an open house at the OutCenter in Benton Harbor for everyone to come out and learn about the organization’s plans for 2017. OutCenter Board Chair Todd Dockerty tells WSJM News this is just

Upton Talks Affordable Care Act Repeal


With a repeal of the Affordable Care Act already in motion, Congressman Fred Upton predicts many of its provisions will remain in place when Republicans come up with their replacement plan. He tells WSJM News there’s a

Plan Would Phase Out MI Income Tax


Rolling back the state’s income tax. A bill has been introduced in Lansing to do just that. State Representative Lee Chatfield thinks it’s a good idea. “Immediately what we’re going to see is an immediate reduction in

Bill Introduced To Keep Ibrahim Parlak In U.S.


Legislation to prevent Ibrahim Parlak from getting deported has once again been introduced in the U.S. House. The private bill submitted by Congressman Fred Upton aims to provide the Harbert restaurant owner with permanent legal residency status

Michigan Has 94 Confirmed Flu Cases


It’s that time of year again when aches and pains could be a sign of the flu. Michigan Department of Health and Human Services spokeswoman Angela Minicuci says there are confirmed cases of the flu in the