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Further clarification regarding the proposed millage levies to be presented to Shelby Public Schools voters on a May 2 ballot request was provided by Superintendent Dan Bauer last week.

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The Oceana County Road Commission Board will weigh whether or not to abandon a section of Harrison Road between 64th Avenue and the US-31 expressway following a public hearing April 12.

Area residents of Oceana and Mason counties are invited to attend a free Weather Spotter Training session hosted by the National Weather Service (NWS), in cooperation with Oceana County Emergency Management and Mason County Emergency Management.

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) _ The winning numbers in Saturday evening's drawing of the "Powerball" game were:


DETROIT (AP) _ The winning numbers in Friday evening's drawing of the Michigan Lottery's "Fantasy 5" game were:


ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Rappers 2 Chainz, Lil Yachty and Desiigner are headlining an annual and expanded University of Michigan concert to raise money for Detroit youth.


DETROIT (AP) — A lawyer is raising questions about the mental health of a man charged with shooting two Detroit police officers and suspected of killing a college officer.


JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Nissan Motor Co. is declining to talk to union supporters about conditions at its Mississippi assembly plant.

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Editor’s note: A jail sentence “to be served at the court’s discretion” generally means jail time is suspended, but will be imposed if the person violates any laws or sentencing conditions wit…

PENTWATER — Fraudulent telephone calls are still being received by people in the Village of Pentwater.

The Oceana County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft of multiple weapons from the 4400 block of Adams Road in Weare Township.

The Pentwater Police Department is investigating complaints of bogus telephone solicitations requesting money.

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Voluntary deer check is only change hunters will see due to bovine TB-positive steer

Real spring is almost here, which will save rugged outdoorsmen’s imaginations a lot of work.

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As Michigan inches toward spring, anglers may want to plan an outing to target coho salmon in Lake Michigan. This lake’s coho season is open all year but activity really starts to pick up this month.

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Shelby players once again reached the top of the free throw charts in Oceana County this season, as Tiger juniors Ryan Rabe and Jenny Beckman posted the top percentages among the five schools.


ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Andrew Cogliano scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Jonathan Bernier made 25 saves and the Anaheim Ducks won their fourth straight game by defeating Henrik Lundqvist and the New York Rangers 6-3 on Sunday night.

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BOSTON (AP) — Isaiah Thomas scored 30 points, including 20 in the second half, and the Boston Celtics beat the Miami Heat 112-108 on Sunday night for their fourth straight victory.

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CARLSBAD, Calif. (AP) — Mirim Lee of South Korea shot a 7-under 65 to win the Kia Classic by six strokes Sunday and tie the tournament record of 20-under.

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — Nikola Mirotic tied a season high with 28 points, Jimmy Butler had 20 points and a career-high 14 assists, and the Chicago Bulls pulled away in the second half for a 109-94 vi…


TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi has the top of his starting rotation lined up with Masahiro Tanaka, CC Sabathia and Michael Pineda.


WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand and China say they plan to renegotiate their 9-year-old free trade deal.


LAS VEGAS (AP) — When the Monte Carlo closes its eight-table poker room in about a month as part of a $450 million overhaul, the Las Vegas Strip will have lost nearly a quarter of the tables it had a decade ago.


NEW DELHI (AP) — India's markets regulator has barred Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries and 12 others from trading in equity derivatives for a year for allegedly fraudulent trades made 10 years ago.


JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri judge says summaries of initiative petitions against right to work no longer fit since Gov. Eric Greitens signed a law to ban mandatory union fees.


U.S. stocks flirted with sharp losses but managed a mixed finish after Republicans canceled a vote on their health care bill because it became clear the bill would fail. Investors didn't trade much as they waited for answers about the state of President Donald Trump's business-friendly agenda.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks got off to a weak start on Monday as caution among investors prevailed with lingering doubts about the future policy agenda of the new U.S. administration following the health care reform failure.

TOKYO (AP) — Eight Japanese high school students are feared dead after being caught in an avalanche Monday during a mountain climbing outing at a ski resort, authorities and media said.

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