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Suspicious Package Found at Charlotte, NC Police Headquarters

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More chaos is erupting in Charlotte, North Carolina after a suspicious package was found at the city's police headquarters.

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Snyder Signs Bill Expanding Benefits To Families Of Fallen First Responders

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Governor Rick Snyder signed a bill to make sure families of fallen first responders are guaranteed five years of medical insurance. 

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Chippewa Co. Commission Votes To Move Forward With Lawsuit Against Walmart

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Leaders in an Upper Peninsula community unanimously decided to sue Walmart. 

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Traverse City Light and Power Requests Payment From City For Coal Dock

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Continuing coverage on a coal dock controversy: Traverse City Light and Power wants their share of the money from the dock's sale.

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Wexford County House Fire Causes Road Closure

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A Wexford County road is back open after it closed due to a house fire.

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Northern Michigan Tattoo Parlors React To State Regulations

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A lot of people have them or think about what they might get. But not as many think about how they're done, or what's actually in tattoos. Some of the ink itself contains heavy metals and other additives that can react with skin, and the proper techniques don't always come into play.

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Northern Michigan Corn Harvest Gets Head Start, Farmers Expect Promising Crop

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Corn farmers are getting early start, giving much of the credit to Mother Nature.

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Man Arrested After Leading Deputies On Chase Through Isabella, Gratiot Counties

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We can now show you a man arrested for leading deputies on a chase through Gratiot and Isabella counties.

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Day Two Of Jury Selection In Baby Kate Case: Community Anxious For Answers

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It’s day two of jury selection in the Baby Kate case, the people who will decide the fate of her father accused of killing the four and a half month old baby girl. 

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Bay Area Transportation Authority Adds New Propane Buses To Routes

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Bay Area Transportation Authority in Traverse City is putting five new buses out on the road this week, but they're no ordinary buses. They're propane-fueled buses.

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Traverse City Businesses Experience The Beginning Of Winterize Rush

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Phones are ringing off the hook for certain local businesses now that fall weather is here. From landscaping to boat storage there's an immediate demand to winterize. 

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Inside the Kitchen: Red Mesa Grill in Boyne City

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16-hundred miles from the border, Boyne City's Red Mesa Grill masters the authentic fiesta flavors of Mexico, South America and the Caribbean.  

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City Of Ludington Approves Plan For Veteran Memorial In Stearns Park

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Ludington's city council approved a plan for a new war memorial for military veterans.

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Pere Marquette Township In The Works Of Buying Land From Dow Chemical

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A beautiful piece of property could potentially solve a problem If a local township is able to buy it. Pere Marquette Township is considering buying 400 acres of land from Dow Chemical, with recreation and safety in mind. 

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Families Adjust After Pugsley Correctional Facility Officially Closes

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The gates at Pugsley Correctional Facility in Kingsley no longer keep inmates locked up. The facility is officially closed.

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Benzonia Man Accused of Stealing Car, Suspect in Bank Robberies Back in Court

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The Benzonia man charged with stealing a car, and a suspect in three bank robbery investigations was back in court Tuesday morning.

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Otsego Lake Twp. Fire Investigation Continues, Believed to Be Arson

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Investigators are looking into a suspicious fire at an Otsego County home over the weekend. 

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Traverse City Light and Power Asking City Leaders For Money For Old Coal Dock

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Traverse City Light and Power wants the city to pay up, years after signing over its old coal dock.

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Former CMU Professor Admits To Having Child Porn, Sexually Abusing Child

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A disgusting admission from a former journalism professor at Central Michigan University. 

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Tyson Recalls 130,000 Pounds Of Chicken Nuggets Over Possible Plastic Contamination

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Tyson says it’s recalling 130,000 pounds of its chicken nuggets because they may have hard plastic in them. 

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Senate Blocks Spending Bill To Fund Government

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A spending bill needed to keep the government open beyond Friday’s midnight deadline has been blocked by the Senate. 

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Jeep Shows Off New 2017 Compass SUV

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Jeep is showing off the brand new 2017 Compass SUV. 

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Isabella County Group Makes Top 25 For People's Choice At ArtPrize

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Out of more than 1,400 entries, an Isabella County group is in the top 25 for people's choice at ArtPrize. 

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Benzonia Man Accused Of Stealing Car Appears In Court

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A suspect in several Northern Michigan bank robberies was in court Tuesday.

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People Around The World React To Presidential Debate

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People around the world watched Monday night's debate with plenty of interest. 

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Chelsea Clinton, Donald Trump To Campaign In Michigan Friday

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With the presidential debate over, nominees and their support teams are now back courting voters in person, and Michigan is on their map. 

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Co-Pilot Accused Of Being Drunk At Cherry Capitol Airport Facing Federal Charges

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A co-pilot faces federal charges Tuesday. He's accused of trying to fly a plane drunk from Cherry Capitol Airport. 

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Jury Expected To Be Selected In Baby Kate Murder Trial

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A jury is expected to be selected Tuesday in the Baby Kate murder trial.

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Rep. Tom Leonard To Lead Michigan House Republicans Next Legislature

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Michigan House Republicans will have a new leader when the next Legislature begins in January. 

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Feedback at 5:00: Presidential Debate

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Did you watch the debate? Both Hillary Clinton’s and Donald Trump’s campaigns are claiming victory after the presidential debate last night. 

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Clinton, Trump Go Head To Head In First Presidential Debate

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 America glued to their screens Monday night for the first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

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Wolverine Home Destroyed in Early Morning Fire, Community Comes Together

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A Cheboygan County home was destroyed after a fire burned for several hours Monday morning.

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East Jordan Responds To Foundry Moving Announcement

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A local community is getting wind of a big change and thinking about what it means for them. The foundry in East Jordan called EJ announced they are moving.

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Wrapping Up the First Presidential Debate: Locals React

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Voters across the country are one step closer to choosing the next president of the United States. Millions tuned in to see the first of three, heated debates between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. 

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Adopt a Pet Tuesday: Baldwin, Jasmine & Tauper

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It’s Adopt a Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Baldwin, Jasmine and Tauper –just three of Northern Michigan’s many great adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home.

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ArtPrize Finalists Announced; No Northern Michigan Artists Selected

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The finalists are in, but unfortunately no Northern Michigan pieces have made it to the final round of this year's ArtPrize.

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UPDATED: Roscommon County Dog Returned to Owner Amidst Animal Control Controversy

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In this update, a Northern Michigan dog taken away from her owner has returned home.

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Update: On A Plan to Re-Work Traverse City's 8th Street

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Continuing coverage on work in progress for a street in a Northern Michigan community.

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Political Parties in Grand Traverse React to Monday's Presidential Debate

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Many Northern Michigan voters didn't take their eyes off their television Monday night...For political fireworks, and curiosity about how the presidential candidates would handle the topics and themselves.

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Cheboygan First Responders Honored for Saving Rogers City Man's Life

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A 75-year-old man is excited Monday as he watched the many people who helped save him honored for their effort.

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Benzonia Public Library Given 2016 State Librarian's Excellence Award

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A Northern Michigan library has been awarded the 2016 State Librarian’s Excellence Award for its superior customer service.

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Grand Traverse County Democrat, Republican Voters Prepare For Debate

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Monday night's debate could reach 100 million viewers. Including many here in Northern Michigan.

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Grand Traverse County Sheriff's Office, Shoppers React to Washington Mall Shooting

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The mall attack in Washington has a big impact here in northern Michigan. 

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Jury Selection Underway In Baby Kate Murder Trial

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Five years have gone by, and still no answers about Baby Kate's disappearance. Jury selection is now underway in her father's murder trial. 

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Arnold Palmer's Legacy Lives On In Northern Michigan

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Shortly after Rory Mcilroy won the 2016 PGA Tour Championship and Fedex Cup; the golf world learned of Arnold Palmer's passing; a pioneer in the sport who is being remembered at courses around northern Michigan. 

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Man Arrested After Trying To Jump A Street In Mount Pleasant

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A man was arrested after trying to jump a street in Mount Pleasant.

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Man Arrested After Driving Car Into Mount Pleasant Home

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We have video leading up to arrest of a man police say led them on a chase and crashed a car into a home.

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Central Michigan University Faculty Points Out Cues To Look For During Presidential Debate

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Both candidates will employ several tactics to persuade voters during the debate. 

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Detroit Red Wings Visits Suttons Bay Public Schools

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While the Detroit Red Wings players are out on the ice practicing members of the organization are touring schools across the state.

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Lake City Power Outages Temporarily Leave Hundreds in the Dark

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Rolling power outages left more than a thousand people in the dark today in one Northern Michigan county.

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Benzie, Leelanau Co. Sheriffs Work With FBI To Find Bank Robbery Suspect

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The search is on at a Benzie County home for evidence that will link William Minore to several armed bank robberies in Northern Michigan.

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Jack's Journal: Fred Bear

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In the small village of Fredrick, the local snowmobile shop is quiet on a fall morning, so it was a good day to talk bow hunting.

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Traverse City Leaders Meet To Discuss 8th Street Improvement Plan

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Traverse City leaders are meeting to improve a local street. 

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Baby Kate: The Five Year Mystery Continues as Trial Gets Underway

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The afternoon of June 29th, 2011, the last time anyone saw four month old Katherine Philips. Her disappearance launching a massive search in Ludington and Mason counties.

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Troopers Investigating Arson At Otsego County Home

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State police are working to figure out who started a fire at a home under construction in Otsego County. 

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Sadie The Dog Returned To Roscommon County Home

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A Northern Michigan dog that was taken away from her owner by animal control after it was injured has been returned home. 

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Amazing Northern Michigan Homes: Lewiston Log Cabin

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When you think of ‘getting away up north’ or ‘visiting the cabin’ this place is it. 

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Retiring Well With Michael Reese: Effects of Interest Rates

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Interest rates play a big role in our economy and your money, including retirement.

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Clinton, Trump Prepare to Face Off in First Presidential Debate

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Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will face off Monday night in their first presidential debate.

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Police: Washington Mall Shooting Suspect Confessed To Killings

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The clicks of cameras were the first thing to break the silence Monday afternoon as an accused killer walked into court. 

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Benzonia Man Arrested For Stealing Car Charged With Having Stun Guns; FBI Searching Home

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A Benzonia man arrested for stealing a car has also been charged with having stun guns. 

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Cheboygan County Home Destroyed By Fire

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A Cheboygan County home destroyed overnight after catching fire. 

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Two Arrested After Trying To Jump Isabella County Road

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Two people have been arrested after trying to jump a road in Isabella County. 

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Former Traverse City 7-Eleven Employee Accused Of Stealing From Store

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An employee at a 7-Eleven in Traverse City has been fired after police say the store owners believe she stole thousands of dollars. 

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Man Arrested For Leading Mount Pleasant Police On Chase, Crashing Into Home

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We can now show you the man arrested for leading Mount Pleasant police on a chase that ended with a car crashing into a home. 

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Central Lake Drowning Victim Identified

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We now know the name of the Central Lake man who drowned on Friday.

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Former Beaverton City Clerk Sentenced To Prison For Embezzling

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A former city clerk is headed to prison for stealing money while she was a public official. 

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MTM On The Road: Junior Reporter visits Hope Lodge of Grand Rapids

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Join 11-year-old Michael Proctor as he gives us a tour of the facilities created by the American Cancer Society. We hear from current guests, past guests and Michael's own grandfather who makes visits at this free lodge for adult cancer patients. 

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Power Outage in TC Area Affecting More than 150 Consumers Energy Customers

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Nearly 170 Consumers Energy customers in the Traverse City area are in the dark.

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Flint Water Crisis Investigator Resigns Following Arrest

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The deputy chief investigator on the Flint water crisis has resigned after being arrested on the suspicion of drunk driving.

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Michigan State Police Now Sending Alerts When Active Shooter Present

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Michigan State Police are taking an extra step to make sure the public is safe when there's a threat in the area. The state police agency is going to send out text messages when there are active shooters in the area. 

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Traverse City Nonprofit Breaks Ground on New Affordable Housing Units

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An affordable housing neighborhood envisioned a few years ago has finally broken ground. Now, Homestretch Nonprofit Housing Corporation is building 16 new housing units in Traverse City. 

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Angie's List Report: Home Staging

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The housing market is heating up again, which is great for anyone who has had the "for sale" sign out a while, but with this good news comes the need to be ready to show your house on a moment's notice. This week’s Angie's List Report offers tips on how to stage your home on short notice. More>>

Suspect Behind Deadly Washington Mall Shooting to be Arraigned

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The suspect police believe killed five people at a Washington state mall will be arraigned Monday as police work to nail down a motive.

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Roscommon County Deputies Arrest Man for Stealing Boat Motor

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A downstate man was arrested Sunday morning after Roscommon County Deputies say he stole a boat motor. 

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Arnold Palmer Dies at 87

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Golfing legend Arnold Palmer has died. He was known by many as "The King."

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Jury Selection to Begin in 'Baby Kate' Murder Trial

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Jury selection for Sean Phillips’ murder trial is set to begin Monday.

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Midland Man Dies in Newaygo County Crash

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A Midland man is dead after his motorcycle collided with an SUV with a family inside in Newaygo County.

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Cadillac Home Still Standing After Garage Fire

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A Wexford County home is still standing tonight after a bike caught fire in the garage Sunday afternoon. 

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Police Still Searching For Person Who Stabbed Someone At Mount Pleasant Hotel

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Police are still searching the person who stabbed someone at a Mount Pleasant hotel.

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Ten Year Old Missaukee Boy In The Hospital After Being Hit By Truck

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A 10 year old boy, still in the hospital tonight after being hit by a truck in Missaukee County. 

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Isabella County Deputies Arrest Shepherd Man After Chase

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A Shepherd man is in jail after leading deputies on chase through parts of two counties. 

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American Man Proposes to Canadian Girlfriend at International Festival of Races

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An international proposal like no other. He is a U.S. citizen. She is a Canadian citizen. But no bridge, nor border was going to stop this proposal. 

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Mt. Pleasant Police Looking for Stabbing Suspect

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Police in Mount Pleasant are looking for a man accused of stabbing someone. 

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Charlotte Police Release Video Leading Up To Keith Scott's Death

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Police in Charlotte have released bodycam and dash cam video of Tuesday’s deadly shooting of a black man.

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Mt. Pleasant Family Unharmed After Man Crashes Car Into Their Home

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A Mount Pleasant couple was barely injured after a car came crashing into their home last night. 

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Ferris State University Celebrates 90th Homecoming

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Saturday means college football, and today was homecoming for the Ferris State Bull Dogs. 

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Hundreds Participate In Mountain Bike Race In Cadillac

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Hundreds of bikers took advantage of a beautiful fall morning and hit the trails. 

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Big Rapids Police Arrest Two People for Trailer Fire

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Two people were arrested Friday after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at a Mecosta County trailer.

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Lake City Boy in Critical Condition After Being Hit By Truck

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A Lake City boy is in critical condition after being hit by a truck Saturday morning.

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Mt. Pleasant Man Arrested After Crashing into Home, Running from Police

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A Mount Pleasant man was arrested after crashing his car into an Isabella County home.

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Gaylord Family Reunited with Special Wood Turtle Carving

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A special wood carving of a turtle has been returned home to a Gaylord family after it went missing.

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Rotary Club Of Gaylord Spreads Fall Cheer

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A perfect way to get in that fall spirit is to pick up some caramel apples. And right now you can do it for a good cause.

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Cadillac Community Chorus Showcases American Composers

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This weekend the Cadillac Community Chorus is showcasing songs made in America.

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Suttons Bay High School Makes Varsity Soccer Match Homecoming Game

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A homecoming game like no other…instead of football, a school is celebrating with a soccer game.

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TART Trails, Grand Traverse Bay YMCA Celebrate Buffalo Ridge Trail Addition

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Friday TART Trails celebrated a new addition to their Buffalo Ridge Trail in Traverse City. 

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Leland Township Fire and Rescue Moves Into New Lake Leelanau Station

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This week one Leelanau County fire department is celebrating new beginnings. 

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Serra Subaru of Traverse City Donates School Supplies To Local Kindergartners

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Friday one Traverse City kindergartner class was surprised with school supplies all thanks to Serra Subaru of Traverse City. 

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New Traverse City Housing, Business Development Seeks City Approval

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A building proposal in Traverse City could get even bigger making way for more apartments. 

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Munson Medical Center Provides Treatment For 86th District Court's New Drug Court

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A new program at the 86th District Court could help people charged with drug related crimes. 

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Central Lake Police: Man Drowned In Intermediate Lake

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A man's body found in Antrim County, just hours ago. Central Lake police say the 58-year-old man drowned Friday afternoon in Intermediate Lake. 

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Cadillac Community Remembers Longtime Resident Gus Paulos

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A longtime Cadillac resident died Thursday when a car hit him while he was walking home.

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94-year-old World War II Veteran Drops Puck at Red Wings Training Camp

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Before the Red Wings players faced off in a scrimmage Friday, one longtime hockey fan had the chance to drop the puck.

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Munson Medical Center Fuels Red Wings Team with Healthy Breakfast

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Before the Red Wings hit the ice Friday morning, Munson Medical Center made sure they were well-fed.

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Northern Michigan Artists Show Off ArtPrize Creations

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ArtPrize Eight is in full swing and some Northern Michigan artists are showing off their skills in Grand Rapids. Hundreds of thousands of people are flocking to downtown Grand Rapids to check out the entries.

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Gaylord Businesses Encourage Shopping During Construction with Prizes

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Construction in Gaylord is causing local businesses to get creative.

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Otsego County Veteran Home Sees Improvements with Help of Volunteers

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People were hard at work at an Otsego County veteran's home, all with donated time and materials.

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Hometown Tourist: Notably Natural

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In the Mercado at the Grand Traverse Commons in Traverse City, a small shop is making a big impact.

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Investigators To Release New Details On Empire Bank Robbery

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Police are ready to release new information Monday on a bank robbery investigation. 

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Veterans, Law Enforcement Officers Invited To Participate In Free Pheasant Hunt

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Veterans and law enforcement got a big thank you Friday in the form of a pheasant hunt.

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Upper Peninsula Man Sentenced To Prison For Cedarville Pharmacy Armed Robbery

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An Upper Peninsula man accused of robbing a pharmacy with a gun is headed to prison. 

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Sights and Sounds: Drone Captures Unique Squaw Island Project

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We have something very special for today's Sights and Sounds of Northern Michigan. 

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Brewvine: Mackinaw Trail Winery and Brewery Harvest Festival

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It’s an annual event that is family friendly. 

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Mackinac County Man Admits To Killing Father

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A Mackinac County man has now admitted to killing his dad. Richard McKenzie Jr. shot and killed his father in his home near St. Ignace in October 2014. 

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Former Traverse City Voice Tutor Sentenced To Prison For Sex Crime

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A former Traverse City voice teacher was sentenced to time in prison for inappropriate relationships with students. 

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Former CMU Professor Accused Of Having Child Porn Requests Plea Hearing

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A former Central Michigan University professor accused of having child porn on a class computer wants to make a plea deal. 

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FBI Investigating Report Of High-Level White House Hack

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The FBI is looking into a reported high-level hack of a low-level contractor at the White House. 

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Menominee Tribe Marching 40 Miles Against Upper Peninsula Mine

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Marching against a mine. A Toronto-based company wants to mine for gold, copper, zinc and other minerals in the Upper Peninsula.

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Family, Friends, First Responders Gather In St. Clair Shores To Honor Fallen Officer

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Family, friends and first responders all came to St. Clair Shores Friday to pay their respects to a fallen officer.

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Clinton Leads Trump In Polls Ahead Of First Presidential Debate

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The presidential candidates are both preparing for the first presidential debate. 

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Crisis in Syria: Bombing Campaign In Aleppo Intensifies

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Caught in the rubble, carried away and then peacefully sleeping on a stretcher. This little girl is the only member of her family to survive a bombing in Syria. 

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MSP Trooper Heading To Detroit Officer's Funeral Seriously Hurt In Crash

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A state trooper heading to a funeral for a Detroit police officer was seriously hurt when he was hit riding his motorcycle. 

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Targeting The Source: Tracking Down Opioid Dealers In Michigan

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In Grand Rapids Friday, U.S. attorney Patrick Miles talked about tracking down the people bringing the drugs to the state in the first place. 

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Motorcyclist Dies After Ogemaw County Crash

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A man is dead after being hit on his motorcycle in Ogemaw County.

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Manistee Police Investigating Hoax About Student Having Bomb At High School

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Manistee police are investigating a hoax about a student having a gun and a bomb at Manistee High School Friday morning.

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Man Dies After ORV Crashes Into Tree On Drummond Island

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A man is dead after the ORV he was on left the road and hit a large tree on Drummond Island. 

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South Haven Man Killed In Manistee County Crash

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A downstate man is dead after state police say he left the road and hit a tree. 

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Cadillac Man Killed While Crossing Street Identified

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We now know the name of the man killed while walking across the street in downtown Cadillac Thursday. P

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CMU Student's Dream Comes True As She Sings To Stadium Full Of People

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“We’re only guaranteed today. What do you want to do before you die?” A Central Michigan University student had one of her dreams come true when a keynote speaker at the school’s annual Leadership Safari asked her that same question.

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