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  • Michigan State Police releasing names involved in the serious injury crash - March 30, 2015 at 4:15 pm

    The Michigan State Police (MSP) is releasing the names of the individuals involved in the serious injury crash PAW PAW, MICH.  The Michigan State Police (MSP) is releasing the names of the individuals involved in the serious injury crash involving a Van Buren County Sheriff’s Office patrol vehicle that occurred on Saturday, March 28, 2015 on West Kalamazoo Street in the Village of Bloomingdale.  The driver of the 2002 Honda Read more…

  • Google and Pure Michigan - March 30, 2015 at 2:59 am

    Due to a new partnership between Google and Pure Michigan, 360-degree, fully navigable images of many of Michigan’s most iconic tourist destinations are online to enjoy and to inspire tourists to plan a trip, said Senator John Proos. Michigan sites such as Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and Mackinac Island join other natural wonders, including the Grand Canyon, the Taj Mahal and the Great Pyramids, which are now available in Read more…

  • Whirlpool Corp. Has New Deal - March 30, 2015 at 2:58 am

    Benton Harbor-based appliance giant Whirlpool Corp. has signed a deal with Dan Ryan Builders to be the home builder’s exclusive supplier. The three-year agreement takes effect on May 1, the companies have announced. The company will provide 100% of Dan Ryan Builders’ appliances, according to the deal. The developer works in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

  • Michigan State Spartans Going To The Final Four - March 30, 2015 at 2:57 am

    Michigan State’s 76-70 overtime victory over Louisville in a thrilling NCAA tournament East Regional final Sunday advances the Spartans to the Final Four in Indianapolis. Michigan State will face Duke, which beat Gonzaga 66-52 in the South Regional final, on Saturday in Indianapolis. It’s the ninth Final Four appearance for the Spartans and the first since 2010, when they lost 52-50 to Butler in the national semifinals.

  • U.S. flags within the state Capitol Complex and on all state buildings half-staff - March 29, 2015 at 10:31 am

    U.S. flags within the state Capitol Complex and on all state buildings will be lowered to half-staff on Monday, March 30, 2015, to honor the service and sacrifice of service members killed during a training exercise earlier this month, including three Marines from Michigan, Gov. Rick Snyder said.  Snyder said the helicopter crash that claimed the lives of the Marines, including Staff Sergeants Marcus Bawol of Warren, Trevor Blaylock of Lake Orion and Read more…


News From Around The World

  • Boston Woman Finally Frees Snow-Bound Car After Two Months

    File photo. iStock/Thinkstock(BOSTON) –  For Boston resident Jillian Tenen, this year’s record-shattering winter proved too much for her 2007 Honda Civic. Tenen’s car became buried on a street corner in her Bay Village neighborhood after the first big snowfall in late January — and remained there as more snow fell, and the plows kept plowing. Boston set a record this winter for the most snow ever. After nearly seven weeks, Read more…

  • Amazon Gets FAA Approval to Test Delivery Drones, But There’s a Catch

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Amazon’s dream of drone delivery has been cleared for testing by the Federal Aviation Administration, however the small victory for the retailer comes with plenty of restrictions. The FAA issued an experimental airworthiness certificate to Amazon on Thursday that will allow the company to begin testing its fleet of delivery drones outdoors. Amazon had previously been testing them inside its Washington facility. Under the new ruling, Amazon will Read more…

  • Iran Nuclear Negotiations – Your Questions Answered

    iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — As the U.S. approaches a deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran, here are some basic facts about the negotiations to keep in mind: What is the deadline? The deadline for a deal between Iran and the P5+1 (U.S., U.K., Russia, China, France + Germany) on a broad technical framework for Iran’s nuclear program is March 31, as established by Secretary of State John Kerry in November when Read more…

  • FBI Now Probing Outgoing Rep. Aaron Schock

    US Congress(SPRINGFIELD, Ill.) — The FBI office in Illinois’ state capital has opened a criminal investigation aimed at Rep. Aaron Schock. Federal prosecutors in Springfield are assisting with the probe, which is looking at whether certain actions by the outgoing congressman violated federal law. Even Schock’s father has acknowledged his son’s ethics troubles might lead to time behind bars. “[It] all depends on what the Department of Justice wants to Read more…

  • Suge Knight’s Bail Set at $25 Million, Producer Collapses After Hearing

    Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) –  The bail hearing for rap mogul Suge Knight took place Friday in Los Angeles and ended with the amount set at the prosecution’s request of $25 million. The Death Row Records co-founder has pleaded not guilty to his charges of alleged murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run stemming from an incident that took place at the end of January in Compton, California. The judge in the Read more…