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Man stabbed in Escanaba

ESCANABA, MI-- Police in Escanaba are investigating a stabbing in the city Monday afternoon. The Department of Public Safety says it happened around 3 p.m. on the 800 block of 2 nd Avenue South. Officers found the 26-year-old male victim with a 3- to 4-inch cut on his neck. The injury was superficial and the man was treated at the scene. The suspect in the incident ran from the scene but was found in a nearby residence. Officers also recovered the knife allegedly used in the assault. The...

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President Trump is returning to a red-meat topic for his political base — building a border wall and cracking down on illegal immigration.

Before Trump rallies the faithful in Phoenix (and possibly also faces down protesters) at a campaign rally there Tuesday, he will check out a Predator drone and other equipment used by Customs and Border Protection to track and stop people from entering the country illegally.

President Trump returns Tuesday night to the same Phoenix convention center where he spoke during the campaign last year, laying out a 10-point plan to fight illegal immigration.

He's also visiting a U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility in Yuma, Ariz., a few miles from the Southwest border.

Now seven months into his presidency, Trump has pushed for dramatic changes to the nation's immigration system. But he's also been stymied by Congress and by the courts.

A commuter train outside Philadelphia smashed into a parked train car, hurting 42 passengers early Tuesday, but an official said none of the injuries were life-threatening.

The collision happened just after midnight at the 69th Street Terminal Center in Upper Darby, Pa., about 10 miles west of Philadelphia, Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority spokeswoman Heather Redfern told Reuters.

The Norristown High Speed Line train was pulling into the station when it hit a second, unoccupied train car. The operator was among those injured, she said.

MARQUETTE, MI--   The Alzheimer’s Association-Greater Michigan Chapter is looking for participants for next month’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s in Marquette. 

The annual event takes place Saturday, September 23 at NMU’s Jacobetti Complex. More than 600 communities nationwide hold the walk, which is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support, and research.

Those who participate must register. There’s no fee to walk, and those involved are encouraged to raise funds and bring attention to the cause.  

MARQUETTE, MI--   The U.S. Department of Agriculture is now accepting applications for home repair loans from low-income families in rural areas.

Loans may be up to $20,000 and carry an interest rate of 1 percent. The money may be used for repairs, insulation, improvements, weatherization, water heater and furnace replacement, and to make a home accessible for persons with a disability.

Applicants must meet certain criteria to qualify.

To learn more, call the USDA office in Sault Ste. Marie at 632-9611, ext. 4 or the Gladstone office at 428-1060, ext. 4. 

LANSING, MI (AP)--   The Michigan State Police is investigating after Republican U.S. Senate candidate Lena Epstein said someone hacked her campaign's Twitter account last week and "liked" posts from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.

ESCANABA, MI--   Police in Escanaba are investigating a stabbing in the city Monday afternoon.

The Department of Public Safety says it happened around 3 p.m. on the 800 block of 2nd Avenue South. Officers found the 26-year-old male victim with a 3- to 4-inch cut on his neck. The injury was superficial and the man was treated at the scene.

The suspect in the incident ran from the scene but was found in a nearby residence. Officers also recovered the knife allegedly used in the assault.

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