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Jeffrey Willis trial: What to know about the Bletsch homicide case

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 9:50am

Jeffrey Thomas Willis, one of West Michigan's most notorious murder suspects, is set for trial in Muskegon County court beginning Tuesday, Oct. 17. Charged in two murders and a kidnapping, Willis will first face jurors in the death of Rebekah Bletsch.

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Top 50 high school football teams in Michigan for Week 9

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 9:00am
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5 takeaways from Muskegon area football: One showdown down, another on tap

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 8:37am

Muskegon downed Mona Shores in Week 8 and now it's undefeated Montague and Muskegon Catholic Central squaring off in Week 9.

Here are five takeaways from Week 8 of high school football action in the Muskegon area:

As good as advertised: The showdown of state-ranked and undefeated teams between Muskegon and Mona Shores lived up to the billing. The Big Reds had to play a full four quarters for the first time this season and they pulled away for a 35-24 victory. Muskegon coach Shane Fairfield said getting tested, playing in front of the huge crowd and a fired-up...

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Michigan’s Best Italian Restaurant: Pick your favorites in our 10 polls

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 7:30am

You can help pick our finalists in the search for Michigan's Best Italian Restaurant.

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9 things to know about deer-vehicle crashes in Michigan

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 6:30am

One of seven traffic accidents in Michigan is caused by a collision with a deer, and in October and November, it's one of four, according to Michigan State Police data.

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Look up 2016 deer accidents in your Michigan community

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Monday - October 16, 2017 - 6:15am

Michigan had 46,870 vehicle accidents involving deer in 2016, about 15 percent of all vehicle collisions during the year.

Michigan had 46,870 vehicle accidents involving deer in 2016, about 15 percent of all vehicle collisions during the year.

October and November are the peak months for hitting a deer. Almost a third of vehicle collisions in November involve a deer.

This post has two online databases about 2016 vehicle accidents, based on statistics collected from local police departments by the Michigan State Police.

The first database allows readers to look up the number of deer accidents by county, and includes the number that involved injuries and...

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Dam breach sends contaminated sediment downstream in Paw Paw

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 7:09pm
A 113-year-old dam separating Briggs Pond and Maple Lake was breached after weekend storms brought more than six inches of rain to Southwest Michigan. Watch video ......
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Big waves rock West Michigan lakeshore after weekend storms

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 12:04pm
According to the National Weather Service, waves of at least 5 feet are crashing down on the West side of Michigan Sunday WEST MICHIGAN -- Surf's up. According to the National We......
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Michigan lawmakers optimistic about Soo Locks upgrade, but long process lies ahead

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 9:45am

Upgrading the Soo Locks is a top priority for Michigan's Congressional delegation. Here's why.

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8″ of rain tops the list of Michigan totals

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 8:54am

Here's a preliminary rundown of rainfall totals in the past 24 hours. Watch video

The heaviest rain this weekend fell in the southwest corner of Lower Michigan. One location is reporting over 8 inches of rain. Here's a preliminary rundown of rainfall totals in the past 24 hours.

The image above is the storm total rainfall estimate from doppler radar. It gives a great look at where the swath of heavy rain fell.

You should notice two things. First, the obvious very heavy rain in the southwest quarter of Lower Michigan. Also notice the rapid drop in rainfall amounts in...

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New thermal bra for breast cancer survivors aims to eliminate the chills

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 7:29am
Spectrum Health and Central Michigan University collaborate on bra to help breast cancer survivors stay warm. Watch video GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Spectrum Health is ......
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New thermal bra for breast cancer survivors aims to eliminate the chills

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 7:29am
Spectrum Health and Central Michigan University collaborate on bra to help breast cancer survivors stay warm. Watch video GRAND RAPIDS, MI -- Spectrum Health is ......
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Tracking Muskegon-area college football: Pittman, Frederick star for Kalamazoo

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 7:00am
Here are the highlights for Muskegon-area college football players for action on Saturday, Oct. 14. Here are highlights for Muskegon-area college football players from Saturday, ......
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Wolverine landfill neighbors threaten lawsuit to force cleanup

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 6:25am
Legal notice alleges Wolverine turned blind eye to chemical threat. BELMONT, MI -- Neighbors of a Wolverine World Wide tannery waste dump are threatening a lawsuit that......
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14 Michigan monster myths to fire you up for Halloween

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Sunday - October 15, 2017 - 5:42am
These beast are straight out of folklore, legend, fable and probably outright fib. ...
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