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Line 5 contractor doubles down on risk analysis in final report

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 5:00pm
Public comment ends Dec. 19 on Dynamic Risk report. LANSING, MI -- Those who took issue with the risk assessment portion of a draft report on Enbridge Line 5 released this summer......
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Gov. Rick Snyder creates Public Health Advisory Council

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 4:52pm

It's intended to improve the state's response to public health threats.

LANSING, MI -- Gov. Rick Snyder on Monday created a new Public Health Advisory Council by issuing an executive order

"The Public Health Advisory Commission laid the groundwork for a more responsive and cohesive public health system in Michigan. The new council will continue this important task by turning recommendations into actions and improving the state's response to public health threats," Snyder said in a press release.

"Our residents and their health should always come first and I'm confident this council will help improve the public health and safety...

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Michigan Republican congressmen tout tax plan at Lansing manufacturer

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 4:07pm
U.S. Reps. Mike Bishop, R-Rochester; Tim Walberg, R-Tipton; and Paul Mitchell, R-Dryden toured a Lansing manufacturer on Monday. LANSING, MI - Three Republican congressmen visit......
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Hunter falls asleep with gun in lap, shoots self when cellphone goes off

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 3:57pm

He's recovering from a non-life threatening wound.

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EDWARDS TWP, MI -- Note to hunters: If you are at risk of falling asleep, be sure your finger isn't resting on your firearm's trigger.

A 32-year-old Bay City man learned this tip the hard way.

Between 8:30 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 18, the man was in a deer blind near Rau and Dunham Lake roads in Ogemaw County's Edwards Township. He ended up dozing off with his .45 caliber handgun resting in his lap, said Sheriff Howie Hanft.

A short while later, the man's cellphone alarm...

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Travel Channel is coming to Beltline Bar for ‘famous’ burritos and everyone is invited

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 3:31pm

Beltline Bar staff said it isn't authorized to say exactly which show or host is coming to eat burritos, but that everyone should come find out for themselves.

GRAND RAPIDS, MI - A mystery Travel Channel host is hungry for a "Famous Wet Burrito."

More than 5 million of Beltline Bar's signature creation have been sold nationwide, so the network is traveling to the Grand Rapids restaurant on Tuesday, Nov. 28.

Beltline Bar staff created an event on its Facebook page inviting guests to come to the restaurant from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Beltline Bar staff said it isn't authorized to say...

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Sanilac shootout that killed 2, injured one, leaves police searching for motive

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 2:27pm

"It's scary. It's too close to home for comfort, something like this."

GREENLEAF TWP, MI -- Police are continuing to piece together the fallout of a gunfight in a rural Sanilac County home that left two intruders dead, two more in jail, and a resident wounded.

"It's scary," said one neighbor who lives on the same dirt road but refused to be identified. "It's too close to home for comfort, something like this."

A Times reporter who visited the scene was met by a man who aggressively told him he did not want to talk about the incident. The reporter left the...

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Mackinac Bridge Walk will remain on Labor Day in 2018

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 2:15pm
The Mackinac Bridge Authority will not change the date of the annual event, but is proposing local communities step in to help cover the cost. Watch video LANSING......
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Atlanta’s iconic Georgia Dome demolished by Detroit company

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 1:26pm

It took a mere 12 seconds for the Detroit-based Adamo Group to implode the iconic 71,250-seat venue that served as the center of Atlanta's cultural, architectural and economic landscape for 25 years.

 

ATLANTA - The Georgia Dome is no more, courtesy of a company from Detroit.

It took a mere 12 seconds for the Detroit-based Adamo Group to implode the iconic 71,250-seat venue that served as the center of Atlanta's cultural, architectural and economic landscape for 25 years.

Approximately 250,000 cubic yards of concrete were destroyed during the implosion initiated at 7:30 a.m. on Monday.

The explosion that required more than 10,000...

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These are Meijer’s best Black Friday deals

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 1:01pm

BestBlackFriday.com ranks the Midwest retailer's best deals on Thanksgiving and Black Friday.

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Marijuana legalization one step closer to getting on the ballot in Michigan

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 12:50pm
The Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol announced it was turning in signatures.   LANSING, MI - A petition to legalize recreational marijuana in Michigan is one ste......
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Ludington State Park orders $125K in playground equipment

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 11:58am
About $125,000-worth of equipment was ordered this month. LUDINGTON, MI - Playground equipment has been ordered for two playscapes coming to Ludington State Park. ......
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Businessman Sandy Pensler announces U.S. Senate run

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 11:55am
Grosse Pointe businessman Sandy Pensler is now the latest Republican to enter the U.S. Senate race after formally announcing his campaign Monday. Grosse Pointe businessman Sandy......
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The face of evil: Cult leader Charles Manson through the years

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 11:30am
Charles Manson, the cult leader whose followers committed the gruesome murders of pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others in Los Angeles during the summer of 1969, is dead. ......
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Woman charged in drunk driving crash that paralyzed driver

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 11:13am
She has a prior drunk driving conviction. Amber Marie EshMuskegon County Jail  MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - A Laketon Township woman has been criminally charged for driving drunk a......
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Thanksgiving travel weather across Great Lakes region

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - November 20, 2017 - 11:13am
Just a few travel problems expected around the Great Lakes during Thanksgiving. With lots of cars on the roads and planes in the air, it looks like the weather will mostly cooper......
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