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MUNISING, MI-- More details have emerged surrounding the reappearance of a hiker declared missing at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore. Kara Moore, 55, had been hiking with family members last Friday in the Beaver Creek Wilderness Area. When the group got to the trailhead parking lot they noticed Moore was missing. Officials launched a land and water search that lasted five days. Wednesday around 1:30 p.m. hikers on the Beaver Lake Trail saw a woman matching Moore’s description walking toward...

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Is Inflammation Bad For You Or Good For You?

Jul 21, 2017

Chronic, low-level inflammation seems to play a role in a host of diseases, including type 2 diabetes, heart disease, Alzheimer's, cancer and even depression. And even though the science on inflammation and disease is far from settled, tests and treatments are being promoted that claim to reduce that risk.

That's even though inflammation is also a force for good, protecting against infection and injury. Acute inflammation occurs when you sprain your ankle or get a paper cut. It's part of the immune system's box of tricks to spark a defense and promote healing.

Given the fact that "New of Kopi Jantan Tradisional Natural Herbs Coffee" has been marketed as a "male enhancement" product, it might be fair to assume that consumers who plucked the instant coffee off store shelves had a clear idea of its intended effects.

The Affordable Care Act is not "exploding" or "imploding," as President Trump likes to claim. But Trump does hold several keys to sabotaging the insurance marketplaces, should he so choose — one of which his administration is reportedly weighing using.

Manal Idrees looks out the car window in shock at the streets of her neighborhood in the oldest part of Mosul, reduced to chunks of concrete and tangled metal.

She fled when ISIS moved in three years ago. Although she has seen images of the destruction after Iraqi forces retook Mosul two weeks ago, experiencing it in person is staggering.

"It's ruined — all ruined," she says as we drive by streets where not a single building is left standing. "Mosul is gone. Iraq is gone."

And then she starts to sob for the son she lost: "All the beautiful young men are gone."

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ADAMS TOWNSHIP, MI--   Two ORV riders missing in Houghton County have been found. 

State Police from the Calumet Post were notified Thursday around 11:10 p.m. that two men in their late 60s had gone riding that afternoon in Adams Township and hadn’t returned. The men both suffer medical issues. The wife of one of the men notified authorities and a search was organized.

The U.S. government will ban American citizens from traveling to North Korea, citing safety and security concerns. The State Department confirmed the new restriction on Friday, after Young Pioneer Tours, which organized Otto Warmbier's fateful visit to North Korea, announced the pending move.

Warmbier's trip to the pariah nation ended in detention, imprisonment and a catastrophic head injury that resulted in his death after being released and deported to the U.S. last month.

ROGERS CITY, MI (AP)--   A Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually assaulting another priest after a night of drinks has been found not guilty in northern Michigan. 

The Rev. Sylvestre Obwaka was acquitted Thursday, the third day of trial in Presque Isle County. Obwaka admits that sexual contact occurred, but he said it was consensual.

The other priest told jurors that he was assaulted in February while visiting Obwaka and spending a night at the rectory at St. Ignatius Church in Rogers City.

PETOSKEY, MI (AP)--   A celebration of Ernest Hemingway's birthday will include the dedication of a statue in Petoskey commemorating the author's ties to northern Michigan.

Hemingway was born July 21, 1899, in Oak Park, Illinois. His family spent summers at their cottage on Michigan's Walloon Lake. Hemingway's adventures in the area inspired many of his early short stories, particularly those involving the character Nick Adams.

He was married to his first wife, Hadley Richardson, in nearby Horton Bay.

MUNISING, MI--   More details have emerged surrounding the reappearance of a hiker declared missing at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore.

Kara Moore, 55, had been hiking with family members last Friday in the Beaver Creek Wilderness Area. When the group got to the trailhead parking lot they noticed Moore was missing. Officials launched a land and water search that lasted five days.

Wednesday around 1:30 p.m. hikers on the Beaver Lake Trail saw a woman matching Moore’s description walking toward them. They gave her food and water and contacted park authorities.

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