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IOC: uphold the ban of Russia through Winter Games PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) The International Olympic Committee executive board has recommended upholding the ban of Russia from the Pyeongchang Winter Games. The full membership is to vote on the proposal Sunday ahead of the closing ceremony, and exclu
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Grand River to crest tomorrow in many locations WEST MICHIGAN — Heavy rain from earlier in the week is finally filling the major rivers in the area to their peaks, with many portions of the Grand River expected to crest sometime on Sunday. Minor to moderate flooding is already occurring along man
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Kent County declares Local Emergency due to widespread flooding KENT COUNTY, Mich. — The Kent County Board of Commissioners has declared a Local State of Emergency due to widespread flooding in the county. It’ll remain in place for up to seven days, unless renewed. Commission Chairman James Saalfeld signed
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Kayakers, jet-skiers having fun with the record floods in Kalamazoo KALAMAZOO, Mich. A few residents knew exactly what to do with all the rising flood water on Riverview Drive. They grabbed their kayaks and jet skis and spent Saturday afternoon having fun in it. Its insane, said Becky Slater who works on Riverview Drive.
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Threat made, fruit market robbed in southeast G.R. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Grand Rapids Police say a weapon was implied but not seen during a robbery Saturday morning at Ken’s Fruit Market. It happened in the store at 2420 Eastern Avenue SE, around 10:20 a.m. Grand Rapids Police confirm no one w
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Trump says arming teachers in schools Up to States WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump appeared Saturday to begin refining his proposals for combatting school violence, tweeting that arming teachers as a deterrent against such often deadly violence an idea he championed in recent days is “Up to S
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Michigan lawmakers want study of water-tainting chemicals TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) Members of Congress from Michigan are seeking money for a study of the health effects of chemicals that have turned up at many military installations. The chemicals are known as PFAS, which stands for per- and polyfluoroalkyl sub
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Waymo wants to prevent puking in self-driving cars (CNN Money) — Waymo wants to make sure you never get sick in self-driving cars. A patent application published Thursday from the self-driving arm of Google’s parent company detailed an elaborate system to prevent motion sickness in its vehicle
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Lowell records 4th largest flood in its history LOWELL, Mich. – Water levels at Lowell have peaked in what is now the city’s 4th largest flood in recorded history. City Manager Mike Burns made the announcement Saturday afternoon. He says the river has hit its peak at “moderate”
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Dog sisters separated at adoption find each other at Washington market SEATTLE Two dogs that hadn’t seen each other since they were adopted to different families reunited earlier this month in a joyful, chance encounter in Seattle’s Pike Place Market, according to KIRO. Pam Corwin, who recorded the moment, wrote
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