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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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April 19, 2018 - 8:32 pm
DETROIT (WWJ) - Calls coming in from many Downriver and Detroit communities describing a trembling, rumbling and shaking just after 8 p.m. Thursday night. The U.S. Geological Survey says it detected a 3.6 magnitude quake near Amherstburg, Ontario, and people all over metro Detroit reported feeling...
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power outage
photo: WWJ/Terri Lee
April 19, 2018 - 5:44 am
DETROIT (WWJ) - DTE Energy says they've restored power to 99 percent of their customers impacted by the weekend storm. There are still about 5,000 customers without electricity and the energy company says those are in smaller pockets and are more complex jobs and that crews from several states...
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April 18, 2018 - 11:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — A survivor of a mass shooting that killed 17 at a Florida high school in February is calling for a boycott of two of what he says are the biggest investors in gun manufacturers: BlackRock and The Vanguard Group. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School senior David Hogg used the hashtags #...
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