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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan plans to deliver his fourth State of the City address at Focus: HOPE's offices in the city.
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.
Tuesday, Feb. 21
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.
KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Eric Guay posted the fastest time in World Cup downhill training on Thursday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Evgeny Kuznetsov scored two goals, Braden Holtby made 33 saves and the Washington Capitals beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-1 on Wednesday night.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Jaylen Barford scored 16 points as Arkansas took another step toward solidifying an NCAA Tournament berth with an 86-77 win over Texas A&M on Wednesday night.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — John Gillon hit a 3-pointer from the top of the key at the buzzer, and Syracuse upset No. 10 Duke 78-75 on Wednesday night as the Orange kept alive their postseason hopes.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's administration says a red-light camera company whose former chief executive pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge is once again eligible to pursue city contracts.
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. (AP) — Kohl's Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $252 million.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Chesapeake Energy Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $343 million in its fourth quarter.
WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is trying to persuade state lawmakers to approve self-driving car rules that would benefit the automaker while potentially keeping its competitors off the road.
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's mounting unease and resentment over President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown are looming over a gathering of U.S. and Mexican leaders that the U.S. had hoped would project a strong future for relations between neighbors.
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LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas Supreme Court has struck down a city's ordinance banning discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, but it stopped short of saying whether a state law aimed at prohibiting local LGBT protections is constitutional.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ahead of Sunday's 89th Academy Awards, Associated Press film writers Lindsey Bahr and Jake Coyle share their predictions for a ceremony many expect will be a "La La Land" sweep.
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. (AP) — A man is dead following a four-hour standoff with law enforcement that ended with a SWAT team blowing a hole in the side of his central Florida house.
CAIRO (AP) — The head of the Red Crescent in Libya says 13 African migrants died of suffocation inside a shipping container while being transported over four days between two Libyan towns.
MADRID (AP) — The brother-in-law of Spain's King Felipe will avoid imprisonment but must show up in court in Switzerland, where he lives, once per month while he waits for the Supreme Court to rule on an appeal to a fraud and tax evasion guilty verdict.
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,…