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Friday, September 20, 2019
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California and 22 other states sued Friday to stop the Trump administration from revoking the authority of the nation's most populous state to set emission standards for cars and trucks.

DETROIT (AP) — These Michigan lotteries were drawn Friday:

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HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and one person was arrested, authorities said.

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HOUSTON (AP) — Emergency crews continued to pull motorists and others from high water Friday after the remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda soaked the Houston area, leaving at least two people dead during the relentless downpour.

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SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — Brian Grazer says that if weren't for Eminem making eye contact with him during a tense meeting a few years ago, the rap film "8 Mile" probably wouldn't exist.

CHICAGO (AP) — The call came on a Saturday in July delivering grim news: Many of the computer systems serving the government of LaPorte County, Indiana, had been taken hostage with ransomware. The hackers demanded $250,000.

MIAMI (AP) — A former American Airlines mechanic who prosecutors say may have some links to terrorists pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he sabotaged an aircraft with 150 people aboard.

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NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Sept. 18 about a rare mosquito-borne disease, The Associated Press misspelled the first name of a CDC scientist. He is Dr. Marc Fischer, not Mark.

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HIKO, Nev. (AP) — About 75 people arrived early Friday at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada — at the time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens — and at least two were detained by sheriff's deputies.

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BOSTON (AP) — When Edward M. Kennedy was running for the U.S. Senate for the first time in 1962, his Democratic primary opponent turned to him during a debate and said if his last name was Moore — Kennedy's middle name — his "candidacy would be a joke."

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A judge was expected to rule Friday whether a 20-year-old former college student should stand trial on charges of firing an assault rifle inside a synagogue, killing one woman and injuring three, including a rabbi and an 8-year-old girl.

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SOUTH HAVEN — As a former two-term Michigan governor and now a CNN senior contributor, Jennifer Granholm keeps a close watch on state and national politics. But as the guest speaker at Thursday’s South Haven Speakers Series, Granholm discussed something she has become very passionate about –…

ST. JOSEPH — Berrien County’s former animal control shelter is back in business, at least temporarily, the Board of Commissioners learned Thursday.

ST. JOSEPH — The case of a Benton Harbor man on trial in the shooting death of his longtime companion is in the hands of a Berrien County jury.

BENTON HARBOR — Students looking to transfer credits to four-year colleges and universities are invited to attend Lake Michigan College’s Transfer Fair at The Lake, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in the gymnasium in the Main Building on the Benton Harbor campus. 

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Fred Upton is issuing a challenge for Southwest Michigan students to participate in the Congressional App Challenge (CAC), a coding competition for students in middle and high school.

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Wendzel to host evening office hour

Thursday, September 19, 2019
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CHINA, Texas (AP) — The slow-churning remnants of Tropical Storm Imelda flooded parts of Texas on Thursday, leaving at least two people dead and rescue crews with boats scrambling to reach stranded drivers and families trapped in their homes during a relentless downpour that drew comparisons…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gemmel Moore had moved back home with his mother in Texas two years ago and was missing Los Angeles when he texted a photo of syringe in an arm to a wealthy gay man he knew in California.

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For a family with its name on a wing of one of the world's most famous museums and a school at a prestigious university, members of the Sackler clan have done a remarkable job of vanishing from public life.

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DETROIT (AP) — A General Motors offer to invest $7 billion in U.S. facilities includes $2 billion from joint ventures and suppliers for new plants that would pay workers less than the top union wage, a person briefed on the matter said.

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prosecutors on Thursday played a 12-minute recording of a gunman calmly telling a 911 dispatcher that he had just fired an assault rifle inside a synagogue to save white people from Jews, describing terms for a peaceful surrender and scolding law enforcement for taking too m…

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DETROIT (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Michigan Lottery's "Keno" game were:

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — President Donald Trump's efforts to keep his tax returns private played out on both coasts Thursday, with a California judge handing him an initial victory and his lawyers in New York City arguing that federal prosecutors there are trying "to harass" him by seeking …

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NEW YORK (AP) — More than 500 people have been diagnosed with vaping-related breathing illnesses, but the cause remains unknown, U.S. health officials said Thursday. An eighth death was also reported.