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Whitmer signs abortion ban repeal


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Wednesday repealing Michigan’s abortion ban from 1931 that made it a crime to assist in an abortion. The abortion ban, which fueled one of the largest ballot

State Police: stay alert of severe weather


As the threat of severe weather looms across Lower Michigan today, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging residents and visitors to stay aware of local forecasts and be prepared to

Lower Peninsula Under Tornado Threat


All of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula is under a threat of tornadoes today as temperatures warm up ahead of a cold front sweeping through. Forecasters say the tornadoes could be strong and measure at least an EF2. The

Michigan Adds 5,263 COVID-19 Cases


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 5,263 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the past week. That comes out to an average of 752 a day. There were 67 deaths from the