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In Michigan there is a law against warming up your unlocked vehicle without a passenger inside of it.

MONTAGUE – The Chris Stark Community Worship Benefit Concert will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Montague High School Center for the Arts, 4900 Stanton Blvd.

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A collection of stories from Community Media Group newspapers across the nation on the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.

WASHINGTON D.C. - Iowa’s First District Congressman Rod Blum (R) from Dubuque will be attending the inauguration today. He shared the following thoughts about the event:

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CASS COUNTY–  Today’s inauguration will be a topic in the local classrooms.

RENSSELAER, IND. — Rensselaer Central Schools Corporation teacher Stephanie Davisson is attending the inauguration ceremony of President-elect Donald Trump today. Davisson may attempt to broadcast her view of the crowds and ceremonies live on her Facebook page, and she plans to give presentations on what she sees for Rensselaer students on Monday.

CASS COUNTY – As the nation gets ready for a new president, local Cass County Republican and Democratic chairmen are giving their thoughts on the upcoming inauguration, scheduled for today.

RENSSELAER, IND. — Patty Coons, a retired senior executive for the Decorating Den Interiors franchise who currently lives in Rensselaer, will be attending the inauguration ceremony of Donald Trump today. This opportunity comes as part of her close connection with the Mike Pence family, the Indiana Delegation, and various other historic political campaigns.

ATLANTIC - It’s a historic week for Americans, Congressman David Young, representing Iowa’s Third District, said Wednesday, during a visit to Atlantic.

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On Nov. 8, 2016, Jaedon Foreman, a freshman at the University of South Dakota studying business economics, reserved a special room on campus.

PHELPS, N.Y. — It was more than 40 years ago, but Mary Linehan clearly remembers the day her son brought home a trumpet for the first time.

GENEVA, N.Y. — Bob Hayssen and Phil Beckley hopped into Hayssen’s Hummer this morning for a road trip to Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as President of the United States.

    WATSEKA, ILL. — A Watseka couple is headed to Washington, DC, today by car, ready for a big week of inaugural festivities.

OLEAN, N.Y. — Cattaraugus County Republican Party Chairman Robert C. Keis Sr., was among the first in the state to endorse Donald Trump for president during the Republican presidential primaries.

DuBOIS – U.S. Rep. Glenn “GT” Thompson, R-Howard, Pa., will have a prime seat when Donald Trump is sworn in as the next president of the United States Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C.

OCEANA COUNTY, MICH. — Oceana County will be represented Saturday, Jan. 21 in Washington, DC as women from across the country gather for the Women’s March on Washington, a nationally organized event to celebrate not just women’s rights but equality for all people. 

GENEVA, N.Y. — At least one Genevan will be in attendance Jan. 20 when Donald J. Trump is inaugurated as our nation’s 45th President.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Costco Wholesale Corp. has agreed to pay nearly $12 million to settle Justice Department allegations of lax pharmacy controls over a four-year period.

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DETROIT (AP) — Musician Kid Rock will kick off the opening of the new home arena for the Detroit Red Wings and Detroit Pistons with four concerts.

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CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — Almost a full year after signing Stewart-Haas Racing, Ford Performance is finally able to celebrate its new addition.

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TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A report by a U.S.-Canadian agency says the two nations are behind schedule on identifying chemical pollutants in the Great Lakes and developing strategies to deal …

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on Gov. Rick Snyder's State of the State address (all times local):

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LANSING, MICH. – Fifty special edition black and gold patrol cars will join the Michigan State Police (MSP) patrol fleet in honor of the department’s 100th Anniversary.

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The Oceana County Sheriff’s Department is asking the public to share information they may have about the theft of two vintage snowmobiles and the trailer they were contained in.

Grab a fishing rod and enjoy some of the finest fishing Michigan has to offer during the 2017 Winter Free Fishing Weekend, set for Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18-19. On those two days, everyone – residents and non-residents alike – can fish without a license, though all other fishing regulatio…

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The Michigan High School Athletic Association and SuperFanHigh, a leading fan loyalty and engagement company, have launched a mobile app that will allow students, faculty, alumni, community me…

Tulip Time Festival announces the opening of online registration and details for the Tulip Time Run on Saturday, May 6, at Kollen Park.

Whitehall alumna Rachel Brown has taken the next step in her volleyball career, as Lourdes University announced Tuesday afternoon that Brown will transfer there to play next fall.

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Anderson Varejao lowered his 6-foot-11 frame into a runner's lunge and raised one arm high into the air to add a twist, demonstrating after a recent shootaround the new yoga pose he just learned.

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CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Ryan Ellis had his first career two-goal game and the Nashville Predators held off a late rally to beat the Calgary Flames 4-3 on Thursday night.

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Jordan Bell scored a career-high 26 points, Casey Benson had 15 on five 3-pointers and No. 11 Oregon rolled to an 86-63 victory over California on Thursday night.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lauri Markkanen scored 23 points, including a rainbow 3-pointer with 33 seconds left, and No. 14 Arizona held on late in a 73-66 victory over Southern California on Thursday night.

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MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The Latest from the Australian Open on Friday (all times local):

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DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Britain's treasury chief says Donald Trump's accession to the U.S. presidency is likely to create even more uncertainty for Europe than his country's unprecedented departure from the EU.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country.

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HONG KONG (AP) — Paramount Pictures says it has inked a co-financing deal with two Chinese companies for the Hollywood studio's slate of movies over the next three years.

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HONOLULU (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is going to court to gain ownership of isolated pockets of land tucked away within his sprawling estate in Hawaii.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Billionaire investor George Soros said Thursday he views President-elect Donald Trump as an "impostor and con man and a would-be dictator" who will rattle financial markets.

Two support groups offer support for those affected by opiate abuse

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Allegheny Health Network and Highmark Health investments lead to major improvements

The county ranks second in Pennsylvania for number of heroin overdoses

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The future of heart health includes more personalized care

NEW YORK (AP) — For years, the Washington National Cathedral, an Episcopal parish with a dual role as a civic gathering place, has hosted a prayer service for the newly sworn-in president. But keeping the tradition this year has caused an uproar among Episcopalians opposed to President-elect…

WASHINGTON (AP) — Behind in the polls in late October, Donald Trump ventured to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, to give American voters a "contract" detailing what he would achieve during his first day in office. Beneath a list of 18 major actions was the flourish of Trump's familiar signature and…

NEW YORK (AP) — The lack of a TV set shouldn't prevent you from following Friday's presidential inauguration ceremony, the pomp and circumstance surrounding it, and the many protests and marches planned around the country.

MONTAGUE – The Chris Stark Community Worship Benefit Concert will be held 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Montague High School Center for the Arts, 4900 Stanton Blvd.

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