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LANSING — State Rep. Terry Sabo (D-Muskegon) has been appointed to serve on the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, filling a vacancy left after former Rep. Brian Banks resigned from office earlier this month.

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PARIS (AP) — French carmaker the PSA Group saw its profits jump last year and is giving dividends for the first time since 2011, burnishing its image as it weighs a buyout of General Motors' European operations.

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DETROIT (AP) — Technology glitches including Bluetooth phone pairing and misunderstood voice commands put a dent in car and truck reliability scores in a major survey of automobile owners.

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GOSHEN, Ind. (AP) — A northern Indiana high school is auctioning off parts of its gymnasium floor and other items that feature the Redskins nickname and mascot that were retired last year.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The 1963 civil rights march led in Detroit by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will be re-enacted at the Michigan state Capitol in Lansing as part of Black History Month.

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DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan plans to deliver his fourth State of the City address at Focus: HOPE's offices in the city.

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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.

BELDING — Whitehall’s wrestlers excelled at last Saturday’s individual district tournament, held at Belding. 10 of the Vikings to compete advanced to the regional tournament, including four district champions.

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MUSKEGON — A slow start cost Reeths-Puffer Wednesday night, as the Rockets lost 6-2 to Grand Rapids Catholic Central.

MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer couldn’t keep up with Mona Shores in the fourth quarter Friday night and lost to the Sailors 61-43.

SCOTTVILLE — Montague took first place at Wednesday’s Mason County Central Invitational, edging Hart by 11 points. The Wildcats scored 594.82 points at the meet.

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EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings general manager Rick Spielman says Adrian Peterson's status has not been decided, two weeks before the deadline for exercising an option on the running back's contract that would cost the club $18 million in 2017.

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LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Brandon Rush returned to Kansas to have his jersey retired this week, and it so happened that the ceremony coincided with the No. 3 Jayhawks clinching a share of their 13…

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ATLANTA (AP) — Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer says newly acquired power forward Ersan Ilyasova was targeted as a player he saw as a good fit on Atlanta's front line.

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KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — After two dismal seasons, there's hope for the Atlanta Braves.

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FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Byung Ho Park reported to Minnesota a year ago with a $12 million, four-year contract after the Twins agreed to pay $12.85 million to his South Korean club.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump brought two dozen manufacturing CEOs to the White House on Thursday and declared their collective commitment to restoring factory jobs lost to foreign competition.

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Nordstrom Inc. reported a better-than-expected profit for its fourth quarter, helped by strong sales at its Nordstrom Rack brand.

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EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mexican and U.S. trade industry leaders have gathered in El Paso to discuss business in the era of U.S. President Donald Trump, who says he wants renegotiate or dismantle the North American Free Trade Act.

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) _ Gap Inc. (GPS) on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter profit of $220 million.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Wholesale cash prices Thursday.

When it’s difficult to fit your job title on a business card, that immediately suggests you have an unusual job. I was the Manager of University-Owned Small Residences at Cornell University and that was the most challenging job of my entire career. The small residences I managed were university-owned fraternities, sororities and cooperatives.

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Dr. Tracy Vitale was nominated for the ATHENA Leadership Award for her community contributions and role as mentor

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Health teacher innovates to educate

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The American Cancer Society event's participants raised more than $319K

Caffeine might not be all it's cracked up to be. Explore the alternatives

Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors changed course and tempered their expectations for faster economic growth. Industrial companies, which have surged over the last few months, finished lower as Wall Street focused on gold, bonds, and companies that pay big dividends.

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Mexican and U.S. trade industry leaders have gathered in El Paso to discuss business in the era of U.S. President Donald Trump, who says he wants renegotiate or dismantle the North American Free Trade Act.

Support Love’s Mission to make a positive impact on our neighbors-in-need in Muskegon County by attending the Warm Your Heart Soup Luncheon on Wednesday, Feb. 15.

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I’m often intrigued and sometimes inspired by stories of people traveling the world using points and miles. There’s a well-known (within certain circles, at least) man who earned over a million airline miles by purchasing more than $3,000 worth of pudding during a special promotion in 1999. …

I watched as they loaded the old upright piano on the truck and slowly drove away. I went into the bedroom and began to cry. My husband came in and wanted to know why I was so upset. Through my tears I answered, “You sold it for only $25.00.” He looked at me in a strange way and said, “Well,…

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