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Wednesday snowstorm brings snow right at the wrong time

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 12:48pm

Here's a breakdown of when the snow hits hardest across Michigan.

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Republicans’ Tax Bill Nearing the Finish Line

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 12:35pm
A public hearing of the conference committee on Wednesday will be largely a show given that Republican lawmakers have a deal on a consensus $1.5 trillion tax bill....
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Al Franken’s Minnesota Seat to Be Filled by Tina Smith, a Democrat

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 12:26pm
The appointment of Ms. Smith, Minnesota’s lieutenant governor, followed weeks of debate over Senator Al Franken’s fate. The seat will be up for grabs in 2018....
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Bon Jovi Leads 2018 Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductees: ‘It’s About Time’

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 12:24pm
The band will join the institution in April along with Nina Simone, the Cars, Dire Straits, the Moody Blues and Sister Rosetta Tharpe....
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Republicans Say They Have a Deal on Tax Bill

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 12:21pm
House and Senate negotiators reach agreement, appear on track to send bill to President Trump by Christmas...
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Five new chalets will help expand Western Market in downtown Muskegon

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:59am
The addition will cost nearly $30,000. MUSKEGON, MI - Five new chalets will be built to expand Western Market next year, adding new businesses to the popular downtown pop-up shop......
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Democrats: McConnell Must ‘Hit the Pause Button’ on Tax Vote

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:40am
Buoyed by their upset victory in the Alabama Senate Race, Democrats are calling for a delay on the tax vote until Senator-Elect Doug Jones is sworn in....
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Tonight’s Geminid meteor shower ‘best of the year’ NASA says

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:39am
At its peak, bright meteors should be crossing the sky about once a minute. Heads up in The Mitten. Tonight is the peak of the annual Geminid meteor shower, and NASA said it coul......
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Why Black Voters Backed Doug Jones: ‘It’s a Matter of Character for Us’

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:36am
Turned off by Roy S. Moore, Stephen K. Bannon and President Trump, African-Americans turned out at levels that ensured victory for the Democratic Senate candidate....
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Michigan egg producers try to back out of deadline to have cage-free chickens

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:36am
Bill would move it from 2020 to 2025. LANSING, MI - Eight years after agreeing to it, Michigan's egg producers are seeking to push back a deadline by whi......
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The Carpetbagger: At the Screen Actors Guild Awards, It Will Be Women First

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 11:11am
Championing actresses and nodding at #MeToo, the industry’s biggest union will have only female presenters will hand out its acting awards....
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Up to 8 inches of snow possible as winter storm hits West Michigan

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 10:40am
West Michigan is expected to be under a winter storm warning until late Wednesday evening as forecasts are calling for as much as 8 inches of snow in some areas. Watch video ......
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Omarosa Manigault Newman to Leave White House Job Next Month

News Source: New York Times
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 10:33am
Omarosa Manigault Newman resigned “to pursue other opportunities,” the White House press secretary said....
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Former Flint mayor Walling takes stand in Flint water crisis prosecution

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 10:29am
Although he endorsed the use of the Flint River initially, Walling later lobbied the state to reconnect the city to pre-treated water from Lake Huron. FLINT, MI -- Former Mayor D......
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Here’s how to measure snow like a pro, help the National Weather Service

News Source: MLive
Post Date: Wednesday - December 13, 2017 - 10:15am
Want to help the National Weather Service during a snowstorm? Here is the best way to measure snow. Every time Michigan sees a snowstorm barrel across the state, National Weather......
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