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WHITEHALL – City planners have approved a plan to renovate the White Lake Moorings marina, storage and marine service on the Whitehall waterfront.

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MUSKEGON COUNTY – Modeled after the Kalamazoo promise, the Muskegon Promise gives high school students graduating with a 3.5 or higher GPA the chance to attend Muskegon Community College (MCC) and Baker College for free.

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Who was that calm, composed man, and what has he done with Donald Trump?

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DETROIT (AP) — The possible closing of some academically underperforming schools is expected to be discussed by Detroit youth during an annual leadership event.

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SEATTLE (AP) — Airport officials and civil rights lawyers are preparing for President Donald Trump's new travel ban.

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's long-time elections director will retire in June after 36 years on the job.

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DETROIT (AP) _ These Michigan lotteries were drawn Tuesday:

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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.

MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer’s frustrating season continued Wednesday night when West Ottawa erased a late Rockets’ lead and stole the game at L.C. Walker Arena, 5-4 in overtime.

MUSKEGON — Reeths-Puffer topped area finishers at Wednesday’s GMAA cheer meet, taking second place behind champion Mona Shores. The Rockets scored 753.48 points for the night.

The Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality (RISE) is partnering with the Michigan Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (MIAAA), creating RISE’s first collaboration with a statew…

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BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Retired Formula One champion Nico Rosberg seemed to have a good time, and no regrets, on Wednesday at the track.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The 330 players arriving at the league's annual combine have been preparing for this week's "Underwear Olympics" like a prize fighter gets ready for his big night, pumping …

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NEW YORK (AP) — As the college basketball regular season starts to wind down, it's a good time to look at who could potentially win some of the major awards.

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VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Justin Abdelkader scored 2:31 into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-2 on Tuesday night.

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 30 points and hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 1:55 to play, and the Charlotte Hornets rallied late for a 109-104 victory over the struggling Los Angeles …

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NEW YORK (AP) — The new CEO of Exxon Mobil says the company will increase production and has a mix of projects that will let Exxon respond to any level of oil and gas prices.

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OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Results from a monthly survey of business supply managers suggest manufacturing is boosting economic conditions in nine Midwest and Plains states.

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BEIJING (AP) — China's labor minister says Beijing will cut another 500,000 jobs this year from steel, coal and other heavy industries to reduce excess production capacity that's flooding markets and depressing global prices.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The word "grand" matched few hotels in the world better than New York City's Waldorf Astoria, but this bastion of gilded splendor is now closing for two to three years for a transformative makeover.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim by President Donald Trump from his speech to Congress and how it stacks up with the facts:

New Castle's Terry Grosetti stays true to core values

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

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor has submitted a fiscal plan that rejects austerity measures sought by a federal control board and instead proposes alternative ways to boost revenue and cut spending amid an economic recession.

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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Almost 60 years ago this month, a chapter in our area’s history was concluded. Camp Claybanks, a U.S. Army installation on Lake Michigan was shut down after only about five years of operation. The base was on 434 acres just south of the Claybanks Township Park, leased from private owners. It…

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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,…