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Two more Olympic gold winners are speaking out in court to condemn former sports doctor Larry Nassar. Jordyn Wieber of Dewitt, came forward for the first time Friday to say she was abused by Nassar for a decade.

State Senator Ian Conyers is announcing plans to follow in the footsteps of his great uncle, longtime congressman John Conyers. The younger Conyers says he's running for the 13th District seat that the elder Conyers held for decades.

One of the most popular vehicles at the Detroit auto show isn't a new model or a concept car and even has some rust, but the 1968 Ford Mustang is attracted crowds who first saw it in the Steve McQueen movie "Bullitt." 

The American Civil Liberties Union is calling for an investigation into Michigan State Police. The ACLU grew concerned about racial profiling in traffic stops along the I-94, after receiving multiple complaints. 

Rochester congressman Mike Bishop is pushing for regular status reports on the condition of pipelines in and near the Great Lakes. A bill he introduced would require that certain repairs and safety measures be required.

Dozens of firefighters put out a fire Sunday afternoon at the vacant Ballenger Manor Apartments in Flint. Multiple calls were received by 911 around 4 p.m. for large amounts of smoke coming from the complex near the city's western border.


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VIDEO: METEOR LIGHTS UP MICHIGAN SKY
Some Reports Say Space Rock Landed Between Perry and Owosso
Posted by Corunna Now at 10:33pm 1/16/18
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Thousands of reports of a bright fireball, flash and what sounded like an explosion on Tuesday night shortly after 8pm flooded social media.  The bright flash is believed to have been a space rock entering earth's atmosphere and breaking up.  But did it hit the ground?  It's hard to say, since the event has choked up the American Meteor Society's website.  An alert from Ingham County Emergency Management at 8:40pm read "There is no indication that anything landed on the ground or caused damage."  But there are reports on social media that say it was a meteor and it landed in a field between Perry and Owosso.

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RESPITE VOLUNTEERS VOLUNTEER WORKSHOP
St. Paul Episcopol Church Hosts Volunteer Training Event January 23rd
Posted by Corunna Now at 5:35pm 1/20/18
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The next Respite Volunteers of Shiawassee Volunteer Workshop is Tues. Jan. 23rd from 10 am- 2 pm at the St. Paul Episcopal Church, 111 S. Shiawassee St. (State Rd.) Corunna. Lunch is provided at the workshop in Corunna. The workshop is an opportunity to learn more about the program, and volunteer opportunities that are available.   

There are multiple volunteer opportunities; volunteering for a person with health/medical challenges in the volunteer’s own community, providing respite for the family caregiver, helping at the office in Owosso, helping with events, helping with special projects. Volunteer opportunities for helping in the office include; greeting guests, answering the phone, answering questions, filing, helping prepare newsletters, data entry, correspondence, cleaning, yard work, maintaining the building, preparing for workshops and events and helping with fundraising. 

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