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Sunday, July 21, 2019
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NEW YORK (AP) — A heat wave will continue to keep much of the Eastern United States in its grip Sunday, while a cold front that could lower temperatures in the middle of the country may be accompanied by thunderstorms that threaten flash floods.

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At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park.

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GREILICKVILLE, Mich. (AP) — Transformation of the former coal dock into the publicly accessible Discovery Pier is smoothing the way for more passenger-carrying cruise ships to visit Traverse City. The facility in December was certified as a cruise port by the U.S. Coast Guard.

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez told constituents on Saturday that President Donald Trump enjoyed hearing a crowd at his rally call for a U.S. congresswoman to return to the country where she was born.

As the rain continued to deluge Southwest Michigan through June, Brian Bailey kept an eye on Lake Michigan.

ST. JOSEPH — There are a lot of big fish out there that can help with shoreline erosion protection, Berrien County Commissioner Ezra Scott told St. Joseph residents and others Saturday, at a discussion called by the Below the Bluff Neighborhood Association.

BENTON HARBOR — Four recent Benton Harbor High School graduates and their three chaperones said they had an exciting educational experience in Cuba even though they went after President Donald Trump’s travel ban.

Presentation at Berrien Springs’ History Center

I’m pretty sure that readers of a certain age (say born before 1970) have owned or driven or were passengers in a Volkswagen Beetle. Sometimes call the VW Bug, either way we all are familiar with the little two-door sedan. In the late ’60s and early ’70s, it was the best-selling import by fa…

Is it legal to pick wild flowers? Sometimes when I’m driving I see beautiful flowers growing alongside the road and I want to stop and pick some and take them home. Would it be OK to do that?

Saturday, July 20, 2019
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NEW YORK (AP) — Americans from Texas to Maine sweated out a steamy Saturday as a heat wave canceled events from festivals to horse races, chased baseball fans out of their seats and pushed New York City to order steps to avoid straining the electrical system.

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

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A moonstruck nation celebrated the 50th anniversary of Apollo 11's "giant leap" by Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin at parties, races, ball games and concerts Saturday, toasting with Tang and gobbling MoonPies.

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NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion that four activist Democratic congresswomen of color "go back" to countries "from which they came" has excited some in his political base. Yet in many of America's workplaces and institutions, the same language would be unacceptable and pos…

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

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PORTLAND, Mich. (AP) — Portland city officials are asking Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's administration to clarify or reconsider its decision to deny aid to communities hurt by severe flooding early in the year.

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ALEXANDRIA, Ind. (AP) — At 79 years old, Art McManus says he's still able to hop on the tractor and maintain the 160 acres of cherry trees at his orchard in Traverse City, Michigan.

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FLINT, Mich. (AP) — As her campaign bus trundled along Interstate 80 toward the Michigan-Ohio border, Kirsten Gillibrand was offering wedding planning advice to one of her presidential campaign staffers who recently got engaged.

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NEW YORK (AP) — About a third of New York City's subway lines were suspended for more than an hour during Friday's hot evening commute, and the head of the city's Transit Authority acknowledged that the agency "did not know exactly where our trains were."

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BENTON HARBOR — NoBo Michigan broke ground Friday not only as the first medical marijuana facility in Benton Harbor, but as the company’s Midwest headquarters.

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BENTON HARBOR — Fifty years after U.S. astronauts landed on the moon, roots from the 1969 exploratory mission can be found in Benton Harbor.

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ST. JOSEPH — U.S. Rep Fred Upton visited the U.S.-Mexico border Friday to get a closer look at the ongoing humanitarian crisis.

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SOUTH HAVEN — South Haven emergency responders have a message for beachgoers who want to venture out into the waves of Lake Michigan when red flag warnings are up.

Friday, July 19, 2019
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HONOLULU (AP) — Officials in Hawaii said Friday that they will not call up additional National Guard troops or use force on peaceful telescope protesters blocking access to the state's highest peak.

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MIAMI (AP) — A Florida sheriff launched an investigation Friday into whether his department properly monitored the wealthy financer Jeffrey Epstein while he was serving a sentence for soliciting prostitution from underage girls.