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Nation

Grand jury protesters close St. Louis shopping mall

Grand jury protesters close St. Louis shopping mallMall closed as marchers protesting Ferguson grand jury decision lie down on third floor.
  • Nation
  • 1 hour, 2 minutes ago
Money

What Michigan gas tax hike could cost at pump

What Michigan gas tax hike could cost at pumpThe AP calculates a typical Michigan driver would initially pay roughly $4.60 more per month in state gasoline taxes under the plan.
  • Money
  • 3 hours, 22 minutes ago
News

Small plane with 4 aboard crashes in Berrien County

Small plane with 4 aboard crashes in Berrien CountyThe FAA says four people were aboard the plane that crashed about Friday morning in Berrien Springs.
  • News
  • 2 hours, 17 minutes ago
Politics

Immigrants legally in state eligible for licenses

Immigrants legally in state eligible for licensesA Michigan Secretary of State spokeswoman clarified the policy in response to President Obama's executive action.
  • Politics
  • 3 hours, 4 minutes ago
Walker

Morning shopping was round two for some shoppers

Morning shopping was round two for some shoppersSeveral customers returned to stores like Best Buy on Alpine Avenue ahead of morning openings.
  • Walker
  • 5 hours, 1 minute ago
Komando

5 apps to get the best prices this holiday season

5 apps to get the best prices this holiday seasonMake yourself a shopping warrior with these helpful apps.
  • Komando
  • 11 hours, 47 minutes ago
Markets

Dow ekes out record close; oil plummets 10%

Dow ekes out record close; oil plummets 10%West Texas Intermediate crude is hammered as OPEC keeps production levels unchanged.
  • Markets
  • 35 minutes ago
Entertainment

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" teaser trailer released

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" teaser trailer releasedThe film doesn't come out for more than a year yet, but on Friday fans got a new glimpse of the next "Star Wars" installment.
  • Entertainment
  • 6 hours, 37 minutes ago
Education

University of Michigan invests in making better teachers

University of Michigan invests in making better teachersU-M now looks at education school like medical school, with students doing rounds in schools and serving residencies in a variety of school situations.
  • Education
  • 4 hours, 54 minutes ago
Nation

Two boys buried by snowplow rescued from snowbank

Two boys buried by snowplow rescued from snowbankA snow-plow operator had inadvertently buried the boys.
  • Nation
  • 18 hours, 7 minutes ago
Nation Now

Shoppers scramble for deals on Black Friday

Shoppers scramble for deals on Black FridayKritstol Andelin of Des Moines, Iowa, shops in West Des Moines.
  • Nation Now
  • 8 hours, 42 minutes ago
Nation

Protesters at Ferguson-area Target call for boycott

Protesters at Ferguson-area Target call for boycottProtesters near Ferguson, Mo. chant inside and outside big box stores.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 53 minutes ago
Sports

Lions feast on Bears in Thanksgiving win, 34-17

Lions feast on Bears in Thanksgiving win, 34-17Matthew Stafford and the Detroit Lions found the perfect antidote for their struggling offense – a Thanksgiving date with the Chicago Bears.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

College student with severe peanut butter allergy dies

College student with severe peanut butter allergy diesMan was hospitalized Nov. 18 after coming in contact with peanut butter at friend's house.
  • Nation
  • 11 hours, 35 minutes ago
Kentwood

Shorter lines of customers waiting for early Black Friday deals

Shorter lines of customers waiting for early Black Friday dealsShorter lines of customers waiting for early Black Friday deals
  • Kentwood
  • 18 hours, 56 minutes ago
Grand-rapids-north

Michigan Blood encourages donations with free pizza

Michigan Blood encourages donations with free pizzaMichigan Blood says whenever it's closed because of a holiday, volunteer blood donors are always needed the day after.
  • Grand-rapids-north
  • 2 hours, 53 minutes ago
Greenville

Greenville educator teaches juggling to elementary kids

Greenville educator teaches juggling to elementary kidsBaldwin Heights Elementary School features a unique after-school club for third- through sixth-graders.
  • Greenville
  • 1 day ago
Grandville

Stores differ on being open on Thanksgiving

Stores differ on being open on ThanksgivingSome retailers are starting their Black Friday sales Thursday evening; others are staying closed until Friday morning.
  • Grandville
  • 1 day ago
Grand-rapids-central

Milder weather brings hundreds to G.R. Turkey Trot

Milder weather brings hundreds to G.R. Turkey TrotOn Thursday night, countless shoppers will be racing around for a deal, but hundreds of others started running Thursday morning for a different reason.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 5 hours ago
Grand-rapids-central

Paralyzed principal finds healing after hunting accident

Paralyzed principal finds healing after hunting accidentJust over a month ago, a hunting accident left school principal Ron Koole paralyzed with no feeling below his chest.
  • Grand-rapids-central
  • 1 day, 22 hours ago
Grand Rapids Metro

Juror explains guilty verdict in tutor sex trial

Juror explains guilty verdict in tutor sex trialJuror explains guilty verdict in tutor sex trial
  • Grand Rapids Metro
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Nation

'Star Wars' fan was 'in awe' after seeing new trailer

'Star Wars' fan was 'in awe' after seeing new trailerThis fan rushed out to the closest movie theater after hearing the new trailer for 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' was released on Friday. Video shot by Todd Cross for USA TODAY.
  • Nation
  • 27 minutes ago
Nfl

Lions' Caldwell: Don't expect that from Stafford every week

Lions' Caldwell: Don't expect that from Stafford every weekMatthew Stafford played his best game of the seasonin Thursday's 34-17 win over the Chicago Bears, but Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell said it's unreasonable to expect his quarterback to perform at that high a level every week.
  • Nfl
  • 1 hour, 5 minutes ago
Nation

Protesters block Black Friday shoppers in St. Louis

Protesters block Black Friday shoppers in St. LouisDozens of protesters moved through The Galleria mall in St. Louis on Friday afternoon, chanting and blocking shoppers on the busiest shopping day of the year.
  • Nation
  • 2 hours, 11 minutes ago
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