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Upton Confident On Proposed House Rules

The push for new rules in the U.S House continues. Congressman Fred Upton tells WSJM News the Problem Solvers group appears to be gaining momentum with so many new members having been elected this month. The Problem

Army Corps Releases Asian Carp Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released its final plan to stop the Asian carp from getting into the Great Lakes. It centers around the Brandon Road Lock and Dam near Joliet, Illinois, and involves a

SMC Leader Talks Marijuana Policy

Leaders at Southwestern Michigan College are working to make sure students understand SMC’s policy on marijuana now that Michigan voters have opted to decriminalize the substance. SMC President David Mathews tells WSJM News no marijuana is allowed

[VIDEO] Bears in the Air Launches at South Bend International Airport

Video Playback Not Supported <iframe class=’wpb_videoplayer video-single-player-iframe’ allowfullscreen scrolling=’no’ width=’600′ height=’330′ frameborder=’0′ src=’https://www.wsjm.com/wp-content/plugins/wpb-video/wpb-video-embed/wpb-video-embed.php?blogid=&id=56474&flag_call=singleVideo&playerid=&player_slug=&chkFlagFrom=meta_insert_video’></iframe> Bears in the Air has taken off once again at the South Bend International Airport. On Wednesday, the airport launched its annual campaign, collecting

Bangor Man Facing Attempted Murder Charge

Van Buren County Sheriff’s deputies and South Haven police have a 30-year-old Bangor man locked up on attempted murder and assault charges. Brandon McCollum is accused of shooting his 28-year-old girlfriend in the ankle and hitting her

Whiteford Receives Committee Assignment

State Representative Mary Whiteford of Casco Township has been named to the Michigan House Committee on Committees. That’s a body that decides which lawmakers get assigned to which legislative committees when the new term begins in January.