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April 26, 2018 - 4:47 pm
LANSING (WWJ) - If you are trying to renew your driver registration tabs or license today you might be left on the side of the road. According to a message tweeted out Thursday afternoon by the Michigan Secretary of State -- there are problems -- not just in Michigan but nationally. The message...
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April 26, 2018 - 4:07 pm
"Sometimes the source of the contamination is never identified."
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Shri Thanedar
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April 26, 2018 - 3:47 pm
(WWJ) Michigan's leading Democratic candidate for governor Shri Thanedar is defending himself against a report he allowed animals to be left behind to die without food or water at a former medical testing lab he owned. The report first came out in USA Today in 2010 when Thanedar owned and operated...
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April 25, 2018 - 6:37 pm
EAST LANSING (WWJ) - She was the first to person to file a Title IX complaint of sexual abuse at Michigan State University in connection with Larry Nassar -- now she may be setting her sights on shaping future policy at the school. Amanda Thomashow is exploring a bid for the MSU Board of Trustees...
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April 25, 2018 - 4:58 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - A funeral home in Detroit is being shut down by the state because of deplorable conditions. The state agency regulating licensing (LARA) has stepped in to shut down Cantrell Funeral Home after a complaint was made and the agency found multiple violations. The state says inspections...
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April 22, 2018 - 2:55 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are advising residents to get vaccinated for hepatitis A if their summer plans include visits to Kentucky or Michigan. The Department of Health says significant outbreaks of the liver-damaging hepatitis A virus have been reported in Kentucky and Michigan...
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Northern lights mirrored on lake (Dreamstime)
April 20, 2018 - 1:00 pm
Michiganders lucky enough to be Up North Friday morning enjoyed an awe-inspiring treat: a spectacular view of the glowing northern lights.
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In this Wednesday, April 18, 2018 photo, officers investigate after two infant children were allegedly left in a suitcase along West Pierson Pierson Road in Flint, Mich. (Roberto Acosta/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
April 20, 2018 - 11:50 am
Prosecutors say the woman has not been arraigned and is being mentally evaluated at a hospital.
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April 19, 2018 - 11:39 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Yes, that was an earthquake we felt. Its origin just across the river in Amherstburg, Ontario. John Zawiskie a geologist at the Cranbrook Institute in Bloomfield Hills says it's another benefit of living in Michigan. "It's a beautiful place, all the liquid fresh water surrounding...
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April 19, 2018 - 10:48 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - An earthquake with a 3.6 magnitude hit Canada and the tremors were felt by people all over the metro Detroit area on Thursday night. Just after 8 p.m. folks questioned what was going on and calls came in to the WWJ Newsroom at lightning speed. It didn't take long for confirmation to...
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