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Michigan Adds 12,167 COVID-19 Cases


There are 12,167 new cases of COVID-19 in Michigan in the past week. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says that’s an average of around 1,738 a day. There were 158 deaths for a total

Whitmer, Dixon Face Off In Second Debate


Governor Gretchen Whitmer and challenger Tudor Dixon have squared off in their second and final debate ahead of the November 8 election. Speaking Tuesday, the two repeated their performance from two weeks ago, with each calling the

GM Posts Strong Third Quarter


General Motors is celebrating a successful third quarter. The company’s third quarter earnings rose more than 36%, due in part to a rebound in vehicle sales from prolonged supply chain issues. GM Chief Financial Officer Paul Jacobson

Carol “Coke” Marsh

Carol “Coke” L. Marsh, age 76, of Dowagiac, passed away on Monday morning, October 24, 2022 at Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville. She was born on April 22, 1946, in Dubuque, Iowa, the only child to the

I&M Offering Teacher Grants


Indiana Michigan Power is taking applications from teachers for its Teacher Vision Grants to boost academic growth throughout the region. Spokesperson Corey Ohlenkamp tells WSJM News I&M and AEP give out the grants to help teachers buy

Oxford Shooter Pleads Guilty


From the Associated Press — A teenager has pleaded guilty to terrorism and first-degree murder in a Michigan school shooting. Four students were killed and more were injured in the shooting nearly a year ago at Oxford

SBAM Against Proposed Labor Department Rule


There’s a proposed new rule by the U.S. Department of Labor on independent contractors and the Small Business Association of Michigan doesn’t like it. “They’ve also made the rules very subjective, and that’s very risky for a

Too Much Cannabis In Michigan


An oversupply of the cannabis flower has caused major retail competition between dispensaries in Michigan. Jerry Mullen, owner of Greenhouse Walled Lake, says cannabis prices have dropped about 50%, causing businesses to close. “Prices are cheap,” says