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Andrews updates Benton Harbor commissioners


State Representative Joey Andrews is briefing local governments on what’s been happening lately in Lansing. Speaking to Benton Harbor City Commissioners this week, Andrews said it’s been a “marathon” couple of months in Lansing, with some of

Whitmer signs abortion ban repeal


From the Associated Press — Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation Wednesday repealing Michigan’s abortion ban from 1931 that made it a crime to assist in an abortion. The abortion ban, which fueled one of the largest ballot

State Police: stay alert of severe weather


As the threat of severe weather looms across Lower Michigan today, the Michigan State Police, Emergency Management and Homeland Security Division (MSP/EMHSD) is encouraging residents and visitors to stay aware of local forecasts and be prepared to

Lower Peninsula Under Tornado Threat


All of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula is under a threat of tornadoes today as temperatures warm up ahead of a cold front sweeping through. Forecasters say the tornadoes could be strong and measure at least an EF2. The

Michigan Adds 5,263 COVID-19 Cases


The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 5,263 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in the past week. That comes out to an average of 752 a day. There were 67 deaths from the