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State Promotes 211 Hotline

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services is promoting the 211 hotline this month. Analyst Jon Breems tells WSJM News 211, run by United Way organizations around the state, connects people with help when they’re struggling.

Upton Meets With Pence To Talk Coronavirus

Congressman Fred Upton is among 14 members of the U.S. House Problem Solvers caucus who met with Vice President Mike Pence on Tuesday to get a coronavirus briefing. Upton tells WSJM News Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Debbie

Church Holding Egg Drop Next Month

A Benton Harbor area church is planning to hold an egg drop event next month in St. Joseph Township. Overflow Church Pastor Brian Bennett tells WSJM News they’ll have a helicopter drop eggs on to the American

Wendzel Seeking Reelection

State Representative Pauline Wendzel is seeking reelection. She has represented Michigan’s 79th House District since January of 2019 after being elected the previous November. Wendzel, a Republican, says she views it as her job to put the

Buttigieg Dropping Out Of Presidential Race

He started off a long-shot, and won the disputed Iowa caucuses last month. But there wasn’t enough momentum to keep former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg going in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination. The 38-year-old