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State Aims For Increased Seatbelt Use

We’re not buckling up like we’re used to. Kendall Wingrove of the Michigan Office of Highway Planning says seat belt use has slipped significantly over the past two years. “The seatbelt compliance numbers are moving in the

WSJM Morning Sports-07/22/2021

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Upton Urges More COVID Vaccinations

Congressman Fred Upton says it’s important more southwest Michigan residents get vaccinated against COVID-19. He tells WSJM News he’s spoken with local hospitals, and they know the Delta variant is here. “What’s alarming is, the way this

Prosecutor Sees Increase In Gun Crimes

It isn’t just police who have noticed an increase in gun crimes in Berrien County over the last couple of years. Police say most are in the Benton Harbor and Benton Township areas. Berrien County Prosecutor Steve

Whitmer Announces Registered Apprenticeship Grants

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has announced $3.1 million in funding to support apprenticeship programs around the state. The governor’s office has released the following: Governor Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity (LEO) today announced the