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Negaunee woman trapped after rollover crash

NEGAUNEE TOWNSHIP, MI-- A woman had to be extricated from her vehicle, following a rollover accident in Negaunee Township. Sheriff’s deputies say the crash happened Wednesday around 7:10 p.m. on North Road. A Dodge Caravan driven by Joni Heino, 20, of Negaunee was southbound when she lost control of the vehicle rounding a curve. The caravan left the roadway, rolled over, and came to rest on its roof. Heino became trapped, upside-down, in her seat belt, but was uninjured. The Marquette County...
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Belt leaving Marquette Fire Department

MARQUETTE, MI-- Marquette Fire Chief Tom Belt is retiring. He’s been a firefighter for 41 years, and served as chief for the past 21. Belt will leave his post at the end of the year. Ian Davis, Fire Inspector for the Marquette Fire Department, has been suggested to the city manager as a replacement for Belt.
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Donald Trump may be backing down — sort of.

The billionaire businessman was the only GOP presidential candidate not to raise his hand at last month's debate to pledge he wouldn't run as a third-party candidate.

Now, however, it seems he's poised to promise not to undertake an independent bid if he loses the Republican nomination.

It was supposed to be a routine photo-op.

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Imagine a space shuttle speeding toward earth at 17,500 miles per hour, the friction outside heating the vessel up to more than 3,000 degrees Fahrenheit as it enters the atmosphere.

Editor's Note: The photos in this story may be distressing to some viewers.

The numbers associated with today's migration crisis are huge: 4 million Syrians fleeing their country; 3 million Iraqis displaced. But it was the image of a solitary child — a toddler in a red T-shirt, blue shorts and Velcro sneakers, found face-down on a Turkish beach — that shocked and haunted the world this week.

Hungary's prime minister says his country is doing all it can to manage a growing migrant crisis that has flooded it with refugees, even as European officials said they will meet later this month in Brussels to discuss an effort to "strengthen the European response" to the situation.

Florida Cowboys Week: Part Two

The state of Florida has a rich and diverse tradition of cattle ranching. Recently we explored the black cowboys of Florida. There are other distinctive elements to the state's past as well.

"Indian cowboys", for instance.

A federal judge has thrown out Tom Brady's four-game suspension over his role in "deflate-gate."

The suspension was handed down by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell after attorney Ted Wells found that employees of the New England Patriots deflated footballs to make them easier to grip. Goodell said Brady likely knew about the scheme.

Brady appealed Goodell's decision in federal court and, today, he prevailed.

A former aide to Hillary Clinton said he will invoke his Fifth Amendment right to remain silent and not answer questions from Congress.

The aide, Bryan Pagliano, helped set up Clinton's private email server. Clinton has faced months of scrutiny for using her home server and a private email address to conduct State Department business.

The Select Committee on Benghazi had asked Pagliano, a former State Department employee, to field questions next week. His lawyer has declined, sending a letter to Congress citing the negative political environment.

DETROIT, MI (AP)--   The lone survivor of a 1966 Great Lakes shipwreck has died of cancer. Dennis Hale was 75.  

Barb Hale tells the Detroit Free Press that her husband died Wednesday in Ashtabula, Ohio. She says he was an "inspiration to many."

In November 1966, Hale was among 29 crew members on the Daniel J. Morrell, a freighter that broke in two during severe weather on Lake Huron, off Port Hope, Michigan.

Hale and three other men climbed into a raft. He was rescued after 38 hours but the others froze to death.

LANSING, MI (AP)--   The state has approved Michigan Energy Assistance Program grants totaling $89.5 million for 13 organizations to help low-income residents.  

The Michigan Agency for Energy, working with Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, says Wednesday the funding is for the fiscal year that starts in October.