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  • Friday Weather - January 18, 2019 at 1:30 am

    Overall, a cloudy day in Benton Harbor with a high temp of 32 degrees. Expect snow to start around 10pm and continue through the overnight hours. Total snow accumulation of 2-4 inches is expected.

  • Michigan’s Food Safety Efforts Continue During Federal Shutdown - January 17, 2019 at 10:30 pm

    Since December 22, 2018, the federal government has been partially shut down, affecting some services and duties of federal agencies, including the U.S Food and Drug Administration and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. During this time, food inspectors from the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development as well as food sanitarians from Michigan’s 45 local health departments continue to conduct food safety inspections to protect public health and the Read more…

  • Free Narcan Training In St. Joseph - January 17, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    On Thursday, January 24th from 6:00pm to 8:00pm, the Southwest Michigan Families Against Narcotics chapter, Community Healing Center, and the Voice Change Hope Alliance is sponsoring a free prescription opioid and heroin overdose prevention education. Those that complete the training will receive a free naloxone kit. Naloxone is the antidote for an opiate overdose that can help reverse the effects of an overdose that can result in death. The event Read more…

  • Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge Taking Place January 26 - January 17, 2019 at 4:00 pm

    On Saturday January 26th, the Michigan Law Enforcement Polar Plunge will be held at the Watermark Brewing Company, 5781 Saint Joseph Avenue, Stevensville Michigan 49127. Money raised will benefit Special Olympics Michigan Inc. A swimming pool will be set up at the Watermark Brewing Company so plungers can enjoy their cool swim in a controlled environment. Berrien County Sheriff Divers and Lincoln Township Firefighters will be in the pool to Read more…

  • DNR Weekly Fishing Report - January 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

    Overall, southwest Michigan still doesn’t have much safe ice but may be fishable by next week.The St. Joseph River continues to produce steelhead. Meanwhile, in the lower portion boaters were catching some yellow perch.The Kalamazoo River was also continuing to show steelhead, especially while trolling crankbaits or drifting spawn. A few fish were caught below the Allegan Dam. Meanwhile, some pike were caught near Albion.

News From Around The World

  • How Russia used Facebook to expand the Kremlin’s messaging

    CASEZY/iStock(NEW YORK) — Facebook removed more than 250 pages on Thursday for “coordinated inauthentic behavior” masquerading as special interest groups when they were actually meant to expand the reach of the Kremlin’s media agency, Rossiya Segodnya, according to the digital investigators that led a parallel investigation. The campaign focused on amplifying Rossiya Segodnya’s online outlet Sputnik, and to a lesser extent, its video service, Tok. The pulled pages were investigated Read more…

  • ‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ cast includes trans actors

    Sony Pictures(NEW YORK) — While comic fans buzzed about seeing Spidey alongside Marvel movie newcomer Jake Gyllenhaal as Mysterio in the first trailer for Spider-Man: Far From Home, the LGBTQ community had something else to cheer about. One of Peter Parker’s buddies in the movie is played by 22-year-old trans actor Zach Barack. This marks one of the first times a trans actor has been featured in the Marvel Cinematic Read more…