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Forgoing Senior Season with Michigan, J.J. McCarthy Declares for 2024 NFL Draft

Forgoing Senior Season with Michigan, J.J. McCarthy Declares for 2024 NFL Draft

Michigan star quarterback J.J. McCarthy has been added to the list of potential under-center solutions for the Denver Broncos. McCarthy made a significant announcement on Sunday, revealing his decision to forgo his return to the National Champion Wolverines and instead declare for the 2024 NFL draft. McCarthy, who will be celebrating his 21st birthday on...

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Michigan Redistricting Panel Analyzes Ripple Effect of Addressing Invalid House Districts

Michigan Redistricting Panel Analyzes Ripple Effect of Addressing Invalid House Districts

During the Michigan redistricting commission’s meeting on Tuesday, a pressing concern emerged regarding the extent to which the redrawing of seven Michigan House seats, deemed invalid by federal courts, would impact the surrounding region. In a recent development, it has been revealed that seven state House districts have been deemed invalid. This decision was made...

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Report Reveals Michigan's Black Children Lagging Behind National Peers

Report Reveals Michigan’s Black Children Lagging Behind National Peers

A recent national report has revealed that black children in Michigan are significantly lagging behind their peers in terms of graduating high school on time, completing an associate’s degree, and achieving fourth-grade reading proficiency. According to the Annie E. Casey Foundation’s Race for Results report, the academic performance of Black children in Michigan falls behind...

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Local School Districts Decide if and When to Call it a Snow Day

Local School Districts Decide if and When to Call it a Snow Day

Several school districts in West Michigan experienced snow days on Tuesday, while others remained unaffected. Various locations have their own unique considerations when making decisions, but as FOX 17 discovered, most districts follow a standardized process to inform their choices. According to Dr. Doug VanderJagt, the Superintendent for Hudsonville Public Schools, it is not a...

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West Michigan Pushes Through Weather Challenges for MLK Day Celebrations

West Michigan Pushes Through Weather Challenges for MLK Day Celebrations

MLK Day events took place throughout West Michigan on Monday, with Albion and Western Michigan University hosting their own commemorative activities. The MLK Community Celebration & Resource Fair in Albion began its seventh year at Marshall Opportunity High School at 5:30 p.m. Local organizations were recently showcased as approximately 300 attendees gathered for a complimentary...

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Storm Sparks Numerous Wrecks and Power Outages in Northeast Michigan

Storm Sparks Numerous Wrecks and Power Outages in Northeast Michigan

A powerful winter storm hit Northeast Michigan on Friday night, leaving behind a significant amount of snow. The region saw an accumulation of 12 to 15 inches, causing hazardous driving conditions and multiple vehicle wrecks. Additionally, over 4,500 customers experienced power outages as a result of the storm. A blizzard warning was issued early Friday...

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Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh in Talks with Los Angeles Chargers for Head-Coaching Position

Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh in Talks with Los Angeles Chargers for Head-Coaching Position

Jim Harbaugh, the Michigan coach, recently interviewed with the Los Angeles Chargers after successfully leading the Wolverines for nine seasons and securing a national championship. The Chargers have officially announced the interview, which took place in the late afternoon on Monday. This comes one week after Michigan’s victory over Washington in the College Football Playoff...