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Texting While Driving Crackdown Underway

The Van Buren County Sheriff’s Department has its eyes peeled this month for drivers who text while behind the wheel. Lieutenant Jim Charon tells WSJM News there’s a nationwide crackdown going on. He reminds everyone about the penalties

Utilities Bracing Themselves For Power Outages

Utilities are gearing up to deal with possible power outages as a result of high winds on Thursday. Consumers Energy spokesperson Brian Wheeler tells WSJM News the company brings in hundreds of extra workers when outage situations arise. “We’ve