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More big Lotto jackpots this week

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No one won the big Mega Millions jackpot Tuesday night, so Friday’s jackpot grows to $560 million dollars. It’s just the seventh time in the game’s 21 year history the jackpot has surged past $550 million. Meanwhile,

MSU Entomologist comments on summer bugs

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Are you noticing a lot of bugs this summer? Some people complain about mosquitoes and ants, but Michigan State University entomologist Howard Russell doesn’t think it’s been that bad. “I think it’s just a normal summer,” Russell

Actor Hill Harper running for Senate in Michigan

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It’s a growing Democratic field looking to replace Michigan U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow, who is not running for re-election. Actor, writer, and businessman Hill Harper formally announced his candidacy Wednesday with a mid-day rally in Detroit’s Cadillac

Benton Township Supervisor seeking reelection

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The first 2024 elections might be more than a year away, but that’s not stopping a local officeholder from making her re-election intentions known. Benton Charter Township Supervisor Cathy Yates is announcing she’s already decided to seek

Big Lotto jackpots this week

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Big money is up for grabs in tonight’s Mega Millions jackpot and Wednesday’s Powerball. The Mega Millions is $480 million tonight and the Powerball is $725 million Wednesday night. Michigan Lottery spokesperson Jake Harris says  “Right now,

St. Joseph Commissioners honor Fred Upton

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St. Joseph City Commissioners have honored former Congressman Fred Upton. At a Monday meeting, Commissioner Michelle Binkley read a resolution expressing the commission’s appreciation for Fred’s efforts on behalf of the community as its congressman for 35

Adopt a Highway cleanup starts this weekend

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Volunteers will be out along Michigan roads this weekend as part of an Adopt A Highway cleanup. Michigan Department of Transportation spokesperson Dan Weingarten tells us more than 2,900 community groups statewide are part of the program