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Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation At WMU

From the Associated Press — Officials say a landscaping crew nicked a gas line at Western Michigan University, prompting an evacuation at the school’s health center. School spokeswoman Cheryl Roland says the crew was doing excavation work on

State Takes Comments On Palisades Closure

The Michigan Public Service Commission has heard the public’s thoughts on the planned closure of the Palisades nuclear power plant. It held two hearings Monday in Lawrence on Consumers Energy’s request to end a contract with Palisades

Comcast Launches New Wi-Fi Service

Have you ever wanted your kids off wi-fi at bedtime but allow yourself to stay online? Comcast customers are now able to do that with today’s launch of XF-I. The company says it’s a new platform which

State Recognizing National Nurses Week

Have you saluted a nurse today? The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services thinks you should. It’s recognizing National Nurses Week by celebrating all of the things nurses do to keep Michiganders healthy. Spokesperson Jennifer Eisner.

Gas Prices On The Decline

It’s a little easier on the wallet this week than last to fill up. Triple-A Michigan puts our gas prices in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph at an average of $2.31, down 9¢ from last Monday. Statewide,

Humane Society Kentucky Derby Party Today

Set for today is the Humane Society of Southwestern Michigan’s Kentucky Derby Party. Director Jill Svoboda tells WSJM News they’ll gather at the Inn at Harbor Shores for drinks, dressing up, and prize giveaways. “We’re going to watch the