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  • Shutdown shuts out Brighton father's chance at life-saving cancer treatment

    Shutdown shuts out Brighton father's chance at life-saving cancer treatment

    Thursday, October 3 2013 6:13 AM EDT2013-10-03 10:13:34 GMT
    Doctors recommend an aggressive procedure to attack a man's stage 4 skin cancer, but the treatment is at the National Institute of Cancer, a facility now closed off to new patients during the shutdown.
    Each day the government remains shutdown limits the number of days a Brighton father could have left to live. Doctors recommend an aggressive procedure to attack his stage 4 skin cancer. But the treatment is at the National Institute of Cancer, a facility now closed off to new patients during the shutdown.
  • Sound Off: #shutdown3words

    Sound Off: #shutdown3words

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 5:45 PM EDT2013-10-02 21:45:36 GMT
    Add three words to describe how you feel about the government shut down to our Facebook or Twitter page with #shutdown3words and we'll pull it together in one nice feed to send to DC.
    Let the government know what you think!  Add three words to describe how you feel about the government shut down to our Facebook or Twitter page with #shutdown3words and we'll pull it together in one nice feed to send to Washington DC.
  • How the government shutdown could affect flu season

    How the government shutdown could affect flu season

    Wednesday, October 2 2013 11:35 AM EDT2013-10-02 15:35:13 GMT
    This is the time of year we're used to hearing about the big flu forecast. The feds talk about what strains to look out for and how big or bad it could be, but for now you'll hear nothing from the CDC.
    This is the time of year we're used to hearing about the big flu forecast. The feds talk about what strains to look out for and how big or bad it could be, but for now you'll hear nothing from the Center for Disease Control.
  • Mich. projected to lose $18M a day during govt. shutdown

    Mich. projected to lose $18M a day during govt. shutdown

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 7:03 PM EDT2013-10-01 23:03:40 GMT
    As the state loses $18 million a day during the federal government shutdown, the politicians in Lansing want to know who is to blame in Washington.
    As the state loses $18 million a day during the federal government shutdown, the politicians in Lansing want to know who is to blame in Washington.
  • Obama hits GOP 'ideological crusade' in shutdown

    Obama hits GOP 'ideological crusade' in shutdown

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 1:54 PM EDT2013-10-01 17:54:57 GMT
    Congress hung "Closed" signs on a big swath of the government Tuesday and sent home 800,000 workers in what President Barack Obama labeled an "ideological crusade" by the GOP.
    Congress hung "Closed" signs on a big swath of the government Tuesday and sent home 800,000 workers in what President Barack Obama labeled an "ideological crusade" by the GOP.
  • How the government shutdown impacts metro Detroit

    How the government shutdown impacts metro Detroit

    Tuesday, October 1 2013 6:56 AM EDT2013-10-01 10:56:55 GMT
    How could the government shutdown affect us here in metro Detroit?
    How will the partial government shutdown affect metro Detroit? The shutdown will likely affect local homebuyers and college students. Those who collect social security, Medicare and unemployment benefits are likely to still receive their checks.
  • Patterson on govt. shutdown: "We're not going to give a damn"

    Patterson on govt. shutdown: "We're not going to give a damn"

    Monday, September 30 2013 11:21 PM EDT2013-10-01 03:21:35 GMT
    Michiganders can't help but wonder how bad the government shutdown will affect us locally. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson shares his opinion, saying we won't even notice.
    Michiganders can't help but wonder how bad the government shutdown will affect us locally. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson shares his opinion, saying we won't even notice.
  • Budget Battle: Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

    Budget Battle: Countdown: GOP unity frays as shutdown grows near

    Monday, September 30 2013 2:59 PM EDT2013-09-30 18:59:28 GMT
    Republican unity showed signs of fraying Monday as the Senate swatted aside the latest tea party-driven demand to delay the nation's health care overhaul in exchange for averting a partial government shutdown.
    Republican unity showed unmistakable signs of fraying Monday as the Senate swatted aside the latest tea party-driven demand to delay the nation's health care overhaul in exchange for averting a partial government shutdown at midnight.
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  • Dead cats found hanging from trees in Yonkers

    Dead cats found hanging from trees in Yonkers

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-04-25 03:03:00 GMT
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    Police are investigating the discovery of at least two dozen dead cats found inside plastic bags hanging from trees in Yonkers Thursday, according to the SPCA of Westchester. Some of the cats were badly decomposed but others appeared more recently killed.
    Police are investigating the discovery of at least two dozen dead cats found inside plastic bags hanging from trees in Yonkers Thursday, according to the SPCA of Westchester. Some of the cats were badly decomposed but others appeared more recently killed.
  • Some residents return after NJ brush fires force evacuations

    Some residents return after NJ brush fires force evacuations

    Thursday, April 24 2014 10:42 PM EDT2014-04-25 02:42:55 GMT
    A school and many homes in Ocean County, N.J., were evacuated on Thursday afternoon because of several brush fires that were fanned by winds. Some residents returned a few hours later. The largest fires burned about 300 acres around Berkeley Township. Firefighters had about 30 percent contained late Thursday night.
    A school and many homes in Ocean County, N.J., were evacuated on Thursday afternoon because of several brush fires that were fanned by winds. Some residents returned a few hours later. The largest fires burned about 300 acres around Berkeley Township. Firefighters had about 30 percent contained late Thursday night.
  • 'Here Lies Love'

    'Here Lies Love'

    Thursday, April 24 2014 7:33 PM EDT2014-04-24 23:33:22 GMT
    "Here Lies Love" tells the rise and fall of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos. History meets disco literally as the story is told in a nightclub.Ruthie Ann Miles plays Marcos. Miles admits a big challenge is bringing to life a woman with views vastly different from her own and giving that to show-goers. "As an actor you believe in yourself," Miles says. "You need to be your own best friend, your own biggest supporter so that the audience can come on a journey with you."
    "Here Lies Love" tells the rise and fall of former Philippines first lady Imelda Marcos. History meets disco literally as the story is told in a nightclub.Ruthie Ann Miles plays Marcos. Miles admits a big challenge is bringing to life a woman with views vastly different from her own and giving that to show-goers. "As an actor you believe in yourself," Miles says. "You need to be your own best friend, your own biggest supporter so that the audience can come on a journey with you."
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