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Automakers Hoping For Strong November Sales


Automakers are hoping this Thanksgiving weekend will help to make them see some green. LMC Automotive Analyst Jeff Schuster tells us they’re hoping last year’s November auto sales numbers can be topped. A strong Black Friday could

St. Joseph Police Warn About Counterfeit Money


The St. Joseph Department of Public Safety is warning the public about some fake currency that’s been reported circulating in the community. In a Facebook message, the department says there have been complaints from local businesses recently.

Woman Accidentally Shot In Pipestone Twp


An 18-year-old Pipestone Township resident is in the hospital in critical condition after being accidentally shot on Sunday night. Michigan State Police tell us it happened around 10 p.m. in the 5,000 block of Old Pipestone Road.

Trees For Troops Loading Today


Christmas trees will be sent to soldiers around the world from Gobles today. Wahmhoff Farms Nursery will load up semi trucks for their annual Trees For Troops event at 10 this morning. The trees will be shipped

Gas Prices Continue Decline


Our gas prices in Benton Harbor and St. Joseph are down 12¢ a gallon from last week to $2.45, but we’re not the lowest in the state. Triple-A Michigan says statewide, prices fell 10¢ from last Monday

Woman Accidentally Shoots Self


Michigan State Police are investigating what they’re calling an accidental shooting in Eau Claire. An 18-year-old woman shot herself in the 5000 block of Old Pipestone Road Sunday night. Our reporting partners at WNDU NewsCenter 16 say

Vaccine Waivers Up In Michigan


From the Associated Press — Vaccine waiver rates for school-age children have increased slightly in Michigan. The Detroit News reports that Department of Health and Human Services data shows 3.2% of kindergartners and seventh-graders received immunization waivers in

Christmas Tree Buying Season Underway


Some people are already buying live Christmas trees for the Holidays. So which trees last the longest without dropping all their needles? Michigan News Network asked Rick Vespa with English Gardens “First of all, the Douglas fir is

Greg Borzo; With Respect 11-26-17


John’s guest this week Greg Borzo is an historian/journalist who has highlighted unique and important parts of the City of Chicago. His latest book is Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains. They walk through the iconic (Buckingham Fountain, the Millennium

Bob Carr Talks Run For Senate


Congressman Fred Upton may not be making a Senate run next year, but another man with southwest Michigan ties who is running is Bob Carr. With Upton bowing out of the GOP race to replace Senator Debbie

One Dead In Berrien Twp Crash


An 80-year old Sawyer man is dead following a single vehicle crash in Berrien Township Saturday morning. The Berrien County Sheriff’s Department tells us officers responded to a report of a crash on Long Lake Road near

Mark III Wins Celebrated Service Award


The Mark III Grille and Bar in St. Joseph is the latest winner of the Celebrated Service Award. The Celebrated Service Award is given out by Celebration Cinema each year to salute businesses in the theater chain’s

Meijer Marks Black Friday In Its Own Way


As shoppers flood stores across Michigan this weekend, Michigan retailer Meijer offering its own kind of deals even though its stores are open around the clock. Meijer’s Jay Mahavir spoke with Michigan News Network about how things