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Harbor Hospice has been offering Camp Courage for 24 years as a way to help children and their families following the death of a loved one. The emotions of grief can be overwhelming and isolating for children who have not yet developed the verbal and emotional skills to navigate the grief process.


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.


HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. (AP) — Martha Gilmore Parfet, the last surviving granddaughter of the founder of The Upjohn Co., has died. She was 91.

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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.



PARIS (AP) — Criticized by manager Jose Mourinho for being over-confident in the first leg at Old Trafford, Manchester United's players put on a fine display of focus and discipline on Wednesday to beat Saint-Etienne 1-0 and reach the last 16 of the Europa League with a 4-0 aggregate win.


BOSTON (AP) — New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick (BEHL'-ih-chik) has been added to a list of people who could be called to testify at the double murder trial of former player Aaron…

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Michael Waltrip tries not to get too nostalgic or reflective at Daytona International Speedway.


FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — The Red Sox hope adding Chris Sale to a rotation that already included Rick Porcello and David Price will boost the team to its first World Series title since 2013.


GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Here's a change or, ahem, a change-up: Andrew Miller has the Indians feeling nervous.


CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa gun dealer has pleaded guilty to illegally selling a rifle to a man barred from owning guns due to allegations of domestic abuse.


ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal appeals court is ordering a resentencing for a southwest Missouri restaurateur in a $5.5-million bank fraud case, ruling he breached a plea deal in pressing for a lighter prison term.


LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Portugal is finding it hard to please the International Monetary Fund.


FRAMINGHAM, Mass. (AP) — The TJX Cos. on Wednesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $677.9 million.


NEW YORK (AP) — Unilever is reviewing options after rival Kraft Heinz withdrew a $143 billion takeover offer.

Health teacher innovates to educate

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

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Gates Chili staff members gain skills and knowledge

Know what to do in a non-emergency

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit by Michael Brown's parents over the 2014 police shooting death of their son in Ferguson, Missouri, now won't happen until at least next year, though a judge is giving both sides time to resolve the matter out of court.

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy says Cuban President Raul Castro appears eager to maintain better relations with the United States and gave a group of U.S. congress members signed copies of a speech expressing his willingness to negotiate with President Donald Trump.

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Altars to the Virgin of Guadalupe are ubiquitous at businesses across Mexico. Now federal police say one has even been used in a gasoline smuggling racket in the central state of Puebla.

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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