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Former cyber and counter terrorism expert talks about how threats are identified

Richard Clarke has been an advisor to four presidents - working as America’s top counterterrorism official and as the nationals first cyber czar.

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New bill calls for federal ballast regulations

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The Justice Department has discussed the possibility that federal law protecting the confidentiality of responses to the U.S. census may eventually be reconsidered, an internal Trump administration email shows.

A Colorado man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole after pleading guilty to murdering his wife and two daughters.

Christopher Watts, 33, was sentenced to three consecutive life terms, with an additional 12 years each for tampering with each body, The Associated Press reports. He also received 48 years for unlawful termination of a pregnancy, as his wife was 15 weeks pregnant when she was killed.

Property-renting company Airbnb says it plans to remove listings in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin described it as a "disgraceful surrender," while senior Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat called it an "initial positive step."

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A late Ferris State Pharmacy alumni gifted the school $6.59 million dollars to create an endowed scholarship for pharmacy students.

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Richard Clarke has been an advisor to four presidents - working as America’s top counterterrorism official and as the nationals first cyber czar.


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With the start of the firearm hunting season in Michigan, the state Department of Health and Human Services is reminding hunters of a Do Not Eat advisory for deer taken within five miles of Clark’s Marsh in Oscoda township.


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A bill passed by the Senate opens doors for new federal ballast regulations to protect lakes against invasive species.

Local businesses prepare for Black Friday

Nov 15, 2018
Xavier Mendoza | WCMU

 

Thanksgiving is coming up, which means stores are preparing the craziness of Black Friday.

Box businesses are known to have these sales, don’t forget to check on local businesses and boutiques for price drops.

Ollivia Macha is the owner of La Fleur Boutique. She said there are challenges in preparations for Black Friday.

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There are always those who venture away from home during the holidays, but this year’s Thanksgiving week is predicted to see more travelers than usual.

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The 2018 midterm election was the most expensive in Michigan history - according to the Michigan Campaign Finance Network.


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According to the National Parks Service, one of the wolves transported to Isle Royale as part of a relocation effort has died.


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Law enforcement officials opposed to the new state recreational marijuana law say next steps should focus on protecting kids.

Outgoing Governor Rick Snyder delivers "Exit Interview"

Nov 9, 2018
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Outgoing Governor Rick Snyder delivered his “Exit Interview” Friday afternoon at a meeting of the Detroit Economic Club.

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