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Former CMU RB dies in accidental shooting

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A former Central Michigan University football player was pronounced dead on Tuesday.

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Efforts to help 700 employees to be cut by Dow Chemical

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One of Mid-Michigan's largest employers is cutting hundreds of jobs. 

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Burn ban includes fireworks for some communities

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 The ban includes barrels, recreational fires, fireworks of any kind, including lanterns, campfires and any other open fires. 

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Refreshing Tuesday

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 Clouds moved in overnight and it’s an overcast picture this morning, now sun is on the way, but it will take most of the day for it to reach us. Once it does show up it won’t be moving much. 

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At least 28 killed in Istanbul airport blasts Video included

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Dozens are dead after a suicide bombing attack on Ataturk airport, the third biggest airport in Europe.

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Michigan attorney general wants $3.4M more for Flint probe

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Michigan's attorney general has won preliminary approval to spend $3.4 million more to investigate Flint's water crisis, which would more than triple overall spending on the probe.

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Woman needs help after insurance company threatens to cancel policy

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A Mid-Michigan woman is on a tight time frame after her insurance company threatened to cancel her policy if she doesn't fix parts of her home.

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Mateen Cleaves' attorney files motion to disqualify prosecutor's office

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The attorney for former Michigan State basketball star Mateen Cleaves in his sexual assault case has filed a motion to recuse the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office. 

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Supreme Court rejects pharmacists' religious rights appeal

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal from Washington state pharmacists who said they have religious objections to dispensing Plan B or other emergency contraceptives. More>>

Polar bear stretches her legs at new Detroit-area home

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An elderly polar bear that spent years at an Indianapolis zoo is roaming around her new home at the Detroit Zoo.

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Tri-Kids-Try Triathlon

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The event was created to foster a healthy lifestyle and sense of accomplishment. 

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16 years later, cold case may be cracked

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Since her death DNA evidence associated with the crime scene and the unknown killer were collected. Over the years several persons of interest have had their DNA submitted for comparison, but none were a match, until April, 2016.

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Michigan attorney general wants $3.4M more for Flint probe

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Michigan's attorney general is seeking $3.4 million more to investigate Flint's water crisis.

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Monument honors police officer killed in line of duty

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A monument now honors a Mid-Michigan police officer killed in the line of duty.

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Local CMU student creates superhero-themed prosthetic hand for boy

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An 8-year-old Muskegon Heights boy who was born without a left hand has received a superhero-themed prosthetic hand. 

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High court will hear dispute over service dog at school

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The Supreme Court is taking up an appeal from an 11-year-old Michigan girl with cerebral palsy who wasn't allowed to bring her service dog to school. 

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Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $390 million

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What would you do with $390 million? It could be your chance to find out if you win tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot.

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Two hurt in motorcycle, car crash

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Two people were hurt Monday night when a motorcycle and car crashed in Genesee County. 

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Fiat Chrysler gearshift probe finds 266 crashes, 68 injuries

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A government investigation into confusing gear shifters like the one in the SUV that crushed and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin found 266 crashes that injured 68 people. More>>

Legendary basketball coach Pat Summitt dies at 64 Video included

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Pat Summitt led the Tennessee Lady Volunteers basketball team to eight national championships and won 1,098 games in her 38-year career - more than any other coach, men's or women's, in college basketball history.

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Pilot, bystander hurt after plane crash-lands in street

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Authorities say a small plane has crashed, leaving the pilot injured along with a person on the ground.

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Volkswagen settles emissions-cheating cases for $14.7B

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Volkswagen is agreeing to settle consumer lawsuits and government allegations that it cheated on emissions tests by taking steps that will cost the company $14.7 billion.

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Construction officially starts at former Tiger Stadium site

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Construction has officially started at the former site of Tiger Stadium in Detroit that's being redeveloped into a youth sports facility and Detroit Police Athletic League headquarters. Crews began tearing up grass on Monday. 

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