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James Concedes Senate Race To Peters

From the Associated Press — Republican John James has conceded to Democratic Senator Gary Peters of Michigan, nearly three weeks after the incumbent was declared the winner by The Associated Press. James, who lost by 92,000 votes

Triple A: Plan Ahead If Travelling

Holiday travel is expected to be down because of the coronavirus, but 50 million Americans are expected to travel even though the CDC has advised against it. Triple-A Michigan spokeswoman Adrienne Woodland says plan ahead. “If you’re

USDA Expert Talks Thanksgiving Food Safety

Health experts are reminding everyone that COVID isn’t the only illness you have to guard against over Thanksgiving. USDA food safety specialist Meredith Carothers tells WSJM News food borne illnesses are a threat with all of the

AARP Warns About COVID- Holiday Scams

With the spike in COVID cases and the upcoming holiday season, consumer groups are warning Michiganders a proliferation of scam artists is emerging. Mark Hornbeck with AARP of Michigan says everyone should be on the lookout for

One Hurt In Niles Crash

A 64-year-old Niles man is recovering at South Bend Memorial Hospital from injuries suffered in a Sunday afternoon crash in Niles. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department says Octavio Quispe was found pinned and unresponsive under his passenger

Governor Orders Flags Lowered To Honor Firefighter

Governor Gretchen Whitmer has ordered U.S. and Michigan flags within the State Capitol Complex and upon all public buildings and grounds across the state of Michigan to be lowered to half-staff today, Monday, November 23, 2020, in honor of  Firefighter Michael Buitendorp who