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Flags lowered for MI soldier killed in Afghanistan
November 17, 2010 – 5:50 am | Comments Off on Flags lowered for MI soldier killed in Afghanistan
Flags lowered for MI soldier killed in Afghanistan

United States flags throughout the state of Michigan and on Michigan waters should be lowered Wednesday, in honor of a Michigan soldier killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Deer hunter dead after own gun discharges
November 17, 2010 – 5:49 am | Comments Off on Deer hunter dead after own gun discharges
Deer hunter dead after own gun discharges

Authorities in western Michigan say a 59 year-old deer hunter accidentally shot himself to death as he climbed a tree stand.

Experts: BP ignored warning signs on doomed well
November 17, 2010 – 5:47 am | Comments Off on Experts: BP ignored warning signs on doomed well
Experts: BP ignored warning signs on doomed well

A group of technical experts says BP and its contractors missed and ignored a series of warning signs prior to the blowout that caused the largest offshore oil spill in U.S. history.

Identity revealed of Rogers City woman killed in accident
November 16, 2010 – 6:59 am | Comments Off on Identity revealed of Rogers City woman killed in accident
Identity revealed of Rogers City woman killed in accident

Funeral services will be held Thursday, for the 19 year-old Rogers City woman who was killed over the weekend.

4 Oscoda students charged with vandalism at Tawas High
November 16, 2010 – 6:40 am | Comments Off on 4 Oscoda students charged with vandalism at Tawas High
4 Oscoda students charged with vandalism at Tawas High

Four students from Oscoda have been charged with vandalizing Tawas Area High School.

Plea deal deadline, trial date set in Stupak threat case
November 16, 2010 – 6:38 am | Comments Off on Plea deal deadline, trial date set in Stupak threat case
Plea deal deadline, trial date set in Stupak threat case

A judge has set December 13 as a date for any plea deal in the case of a northern Michigan man charged with threatening U.S. Representative Bart Stupak.

Police continue search for missing K-9 from Alpena MSP Post
November 16, 2010 – 6:37 am | Comments Off on Police continue search for missing K-9 from Alpena MSP Post
Police continue search for missing K-9 from Alpena MSP Post

Police continue to look for a missing tracking dog that was used Sunday to search for human remains.

State & local gas prices down 3 cents
November 16, 2010 – 6:35 am | Comments Off on State & local gas prices down 3 cents
State & local gas prices down 3 cents

State and local gas prices dropped about 3 cents a gallon over the past week.

Gov.-elect Snyder names Muchmore as chief of staff
November 16, 2010 – 6:34 am | Comments Off on Gov.-elect Snyder names Muchmore as chief of staff
Gov.-elect Snyder names Muchmore as chief of staff

Governor-elect Rick Snyder has named longtime Lansing lobbyist and former Michigan United Conservation Clubs executive director Dennis Muchmore as his chief of staff.

Lobbying lawmakers a growth industry in Michigan
November 16, 2010 – 6:33 am | Comments Off on Lobbying lawmakers a growth industry in Michigan
Lobbying lawmakers a growth industry in Michigan

Lobbyists could play a bigger role next year as an especially large class of freshmen lawmakers and a governor-elect with little previous political experience take office.

Firm suspends delivery of energy-alcohol drink banned in MI & 3 other states
November 16, 2010 – 6:32 am | Comments Off on Firm suspends delivery of energy-alcohol drink banned in MI & 3 other states
Firm suspends delivery of energy-alcohol drink banned in MI & 3 other states

Connecticut liquor wholesalers have agreed to voluntarily suspend their shipment and deliveries of a caffeinated alcoholic drink that has been banned in four states.

Facebook revamping messaging
November 16, 2010 – 6:29 am | Comments Off on Facebook revamping messaging
Facebook revamping messaging

Facebook has unveiled a new messaging platform taking aim at e-mail.