Biden Nominates first African-American S...

Elect Joe Biden will appoint retired four-star general Lloyd J. Austin III as his secretary of defense, according to the scoop by Lara Seligman, Tyler Pager, Connor O'Brien and Natasha Bertrand at Politico.
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Michigan’s election results certified; Presidential transition begins

About 800 people signed up to speak and thousands watch as the Michigan Board of State Canvassers met to vote in Lansing on whether to certify election results.

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Deer causes 7 vehicle crash on I-94 in Calhoun County

Calhoun County Sheriff’s deputies say a single car/deer crash resulted in several other chain reaction crashes on I-94 Sunday night. A 19-year-old from Indiana was traveling westbound on I-94 around 9 p.

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Fire heavily damages Battle Creek home that police say is site of double homicide

Fire heavily damaged the home where Battle Creek police have alleged two people were killed nearly two weeks ago.

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Laid-off Detroit executive found new calling during pandemic

Rex Roy, son of the iconic ad agency executive Ross Roy, was laid off because of COVID-19. He decided to help others.

Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

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5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Take That, Pandemic: Big Ten Conference Football Is Back On for 2020

Big Ten Conference football kicks off the weekend of Oct. 23–24 after initial plans to not play this fall because of COVID-19 concerns.

Ways to deal with our water woes

Over a million residents in the Klang Valley faced yet another water crisis this past week, beginning on Sept 3, 2020. Supply was being restored in stages at the time of writing, with 62.7% of affected areas reconnected on Sunday (Sept 6) night.

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Jim Harbaugh joins Michigan football march, says starting season in October a possibility

Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said all the Big Ten coaches want to play football this fall, and although he has not been in direct communication with university president Mark Schlissel, he believes starting the season at some point in October is a possibility.

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Detroit statue vandalized amid ongoing racial unrest in US cities

A Detroit statue was found vandalized Saturday as racial unrest continues to shake up cities across the country.

Obesity may cause irregular immune responses to COVID-19

Obesity may cause a hyperactive immune system response to COVID-19 infection that makes it difficult to fight off the virus, according to a new manuscript published in the Endocrine Society's journal,

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Sen. Peters Meets With Fruit Farmers In Traverse City

The United State Senate is in recess, which gives senators a chance to return to their home states and meet with constituents. Senator Gary Peters chose to use a week traveling the state on his motorcycle.

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Michigan prosecutor: No charges in Amish buggy crash that killed 3 children

The three siblings — ages 8, 10 and 13 — were killed and their 6-year-old brother was hurt in the Sept. 18, 2019, car crash.

Michigan lawmakers join bipartisan effort on $908B COVID-19 relief package

Lawmakers said would help U.S. students, families and businesses through March amid the surge of coronavirus cases across the nation

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Rocket Watts Leads No. 8 Michigan State to Comeback Win vs. No. 6 Duke

No. 8 Michigan State added a key nonconference win to its resume with a 75-69 victory over No. 6 Duke in Tuesday's Champions

Michigan State basketball at Duke tipoff: Matchup analysis and a prediction

Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch breaks down the Spartans' Champions Classic matchup with the Blue Devils

For Michigan basketball, these are the best- and worst-case scenarios

Will Michigan basketball jell all that new talent into a formidable squad? Or will the Wolverines never figure it out and miss the NCAA tournament?

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Michigan basketball releases full 2020-21 schedule

At long last, and only a week before the season is officially scheduled to begin, the No. 25 Michigan men's basketball team has its 2020-21 schedule. While there will be uncertainty throughout the ...

NFL Week 9 Wrap-Up: Wilson Regresses and Tom Brady Chokes

Here's our recap of everything that happened in Week 9 of the NFL.

Election results in Michigan: Roughly 400,000 ballots still being counted Wednesday morning

Who is winning the election? Here is where Michigan's ballot counting stands, including a breakdown in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

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NFL Week 7 Wrap-Up: Undefeated Steelers and Pitiful Cowboys

With Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season finished, we see dominance in veterans like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Big Ben, and franchises crumble.

Jim Harbaugh reveals Michigan football's 2020 team captains

According to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, the Wolverines are going to have more captains than they have ever had.

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Things Are Heating Up on 'The Bachelorette'—Here's the Season 16, Episode 2 Recap

On this week's "Bachelorette" episode, Clare explores the bachelors' love languages, and things get a little steamy!

NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

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New Austin Hospital Project Ready to Roll

Construction on a new major hospital facility in the capital city of Texas can now proceed after an older building was demolished in December, according to KVUE . The old building, the former Austin State Hospital,

Emergency Housing Assistance – How San Antonio Distributed $70 Million using Kinetech's Lowcode GovTech

Join us for this webinar to learn how technology improved San Antonio's ability to serve its residents and how low-code solutions can enhance your ability to provide essential services to your clients and customers.

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3 things that need to happen for Texas Tech to make a run in the NCAA Tournament: getting to the stripe is key for the Red Raiders’ success

With a NET ranking of 14, a road win against No. 4 Texas, and a winning record in the RPI’s toughest conference, Texas Tech would safely be in the


In Series makes its grand debut in Austin with a diverse lineup featuring Jim Suhler, Jackson Taylor and Cash’d Out, Vallejo, Mike Zeto with Chris Duarte and Ally Venable, Reverend Horton Heat and Wayne Hancock,

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Texas has a problem with its COVID-19 vaccination data, and the stakes are high. Now the state is scrambling to solve it.

Tarrytown Pharmacy in Austin quickly exhausted its supply of 500 coronavirus vaccine doses in late December, then was bombarded by phone calls from people looking to get vaccinated. Credit: Montinique Monroe for The Texas Tribune After the staff at Austin’s Tarrytown Pharmacy hustled to vaccinate 500 vulnerable Texans and front-line workers over the holidays,

Tesla to establish a new showroom and service center in Austin, Texas

Public records from Texas indicate that Tesla is planning to build a new showroom and service center in the South Austin area. The electric car maker is reportedly spending about $2.5 million for the 30,000-square foot facility, which is located at 500 E.

Ovation Fertility Fort Worth Announced as Ovation's Newest Lab Location

Ovation® Fertility is proud to announce a new laboratory location in Fort Worth, Texas. With Ovation's acquisition of

Hospital Capacity In The Dallas Area: See Latest Numbers

The still-growing caseload has placed an unprecedented strain on the nation's hospital system, which in many areas is hard put to keep up with an influx of new patients. New data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services shows just how great that strain has become on hospitals in Dallas County.

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The BEST Memes to Come Out of Inauguration Day 2021

While the events and celebrations were a bit different than in years' past, there are still plenty of memorable moments from the 2021 inauguration that have quickly become memes. Most notably, Bernie Sanders and his mittens.

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Denver's D'Evelyn Junior-Senior High School Band Chosen to Play for Inauguration

The talented group is one of only two high school bands chosen to perform.

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Your Guide to Inauguration Day 2021: Schedule of Events, Happenings

Find all the events, times, and viewing links for the 59th Presidential Inauguration. Today, Biden will be sworn into office as the 46th President, and Harris will make history as the first woman Vice President of the United States.

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Updated Road and Bridge Closures for Inauguration Day

As Inauguration Day events unfold, many roads and bridges around the area will be closed or restricted.

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