There is a new opportunity for children interested in model railroading in Northern Michigan. The new Wexford County 4-H Model Railroading Club holds their first annual meeting Thursday in Cadillac. Children ages 9-19 are encouraged to come and learn the many different aspects of model railroading. They will be working with trains and track layouts, electrical connections, creating scenery, painting... [Read More]
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A spinning ice disk that is roughly 100 yards wide has formed in the Presumpscot River near Portland, Maine. Westbrook city officials say it's believed to have formed naturally in a part of the river where the current creates a whirlpool. (Jan. 16)        ... [Read More]
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Theresa May is expected to win a 'no-confidence' vote in her government. If she doesn't, she could resign and trigger a general election over Brexit. [Read More]
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It's made of steel. It was built because immigrants kept coming. And it attracts thousands of visitors at Ellis Island. [Read More]
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King called on his legion of fans via Twitter, and in about 24 hours had dozens of new subscribers signing up for the near-defunct local reviews... [Read More]
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Kesha revealed that showing more of her natural self is her resolution for the year, and it couldn't be more empowering. [Read More]
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Finally, the Legislature gets to work. [Read More]
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We look at how President Trump's nominee for attorney general navigated the first day of his confirmation hearings. [Read More]
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Brexit, El Chapo, Nairobi: Here's what you need to know. [Read More]
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Bank of England Governor Mark Carney is addressing the UK Parliament amid the Brexit uncertainty. Prior to that, the top financial official spoke to the Treasury committee about financial stability and UK inflation data. [Read More]
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We have had reports of multiple fires in Kalkaska County early Wednesday morning. We had a crew at a house fire in Springfield Township when the Springfield fire chief informed them of another fire at Dingman's Bar in Kalkaska. The fire at Dingman's started just after 1 a.m. The cause of the fire is under investigation. The assistant chief of Station... [Read More]
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The People's Bank of China on Wednesday pumped a record amount of money into its banking system in one day, highlighting the stress the economy is facing. [Read More]
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Tales of gender blasphemy from deep within the land of princes and princesses. [Read More]
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The 1920s weren't just gin joints and jazz. Anti-immigrant racism was all the rage. [Read More]
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In a populist age, can party establishments sideline bigots? [Read More]
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Just like many Americans, many government workers don't have much emergency money set aside. [Read More]
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Global debt is hovering near an all-time high at $244 trillion, the Institute of International Finance said in a new report. The corporate sector has accounted for a third of global debt growth since 2016, placing the ratio of corporate debt to gross domestic product at a record high. In a separate report from Bank of America Merrill Lynch distributed Tuesday, corporate leverage was found to be the primary concern among investors. Global debt is hovering near a record at $244 trillion, the Institute of International Finance said in a new report. The figure... [Read More]
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From the Ford Shelby's grand return to Infiniti's latest futuristic crossover, here's a glimpse at the hottest cars, trucks and SUVs at the Detroit Auto Show. [Read More]