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EPA and EGLE staffers test soil at contaminated site in Madison Heights. (Photo: Jon Hewett/WWJ)
WWJ News
January 02, 2020 - 3:19 pm
Federal and state officials are on scene at 10 Mile Rd. and Couzens Ave.
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WWJ News
January 02, 2020 - 10:52 am
The new law — in effect as of January 1— is expected to impact more than 500,000 adults in Michigan.
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In this Monday, July 29, 2019, photo, a passerby uses a mobile phone while entering a subway station, in Boston. An anti-robocalls measure signed into law late Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the IRS, though it won't make all such calls disappear. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
Associated Press
December 31, 2019 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An anti-robocalls measure signed into law Monday by President Donald Trump should help reduce the torrent of unwanted calls promising lower interest rates or pretending to be the IRS, though it won't make all such calls disappear. The new law gives authorities more enforcement...
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FILE - This Aug. 28, 2017 file photo shows cigarettes displayed on a store shelf in New York. With a new law enacted in December 2019, anyone under 21 can no longer legally buy cigarettes, cigars or any other tobacco products in the U.S. It also applies to electronic cigarettes and vaping products that heat a liquid containing nicotine. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Associated Press
December 27, 2019 - 3:59 pm
Anyone under 21 can no longer legally buy cigarettes, cigars or any other tobacco products in the U.S. The new law enacted last week by Congress also applies to electronic cigarettes and vaping products that heat a liquid containing nicotine. The provision raising the legal limit from 18 to 21...
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WWJ News
December 27, 2019 - 12:00 pm
This year, the germs roared back.
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(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images) FILE
WWJ News
December 23, 2019 - 4:21 pm
“This anti-abortion effort is a nationwide movement that we in Michigan are prepared to fight."
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In this Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019 photo, pedestrians pass at St. Luke's Cornwall Hospital in Newburgh, N.Y. The hospital adopted the Hudson Valley Interlink Analytic System earlier this year, which tracks drug overdoses in New York. The system is among a number of surveillance systems being adopted around the country by police, government agencies and community groups. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Associated Press
December 23, 2019 - 2:44 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Drug overdose patients rushed to some emergency rooms in New York's Hudson Valley are asked a series of questions: Do you have stable housing? Do you have food? Times and location of overdoses are noted, too. The information is entered into a new overdose-tracking system that...
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(Photo: WWJ/Mike Campbell)
WWJ News
December 20, 2019 - 12:50 pm
Health officials say flu activity is likely to worsen in the coming weeks.
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WWJ News
December 17, 2019 - 11:24 am
Ticks can be active at temperatures greater than around 40 degrees.
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Dr. Deanna Lites
December 17, 2019 - 8:36 am
Lab-confirmed cases of the flu are on the rise in Michigan.
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