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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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  • Girl drowns off Coney Island

    Girl drowns off Coney Island

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 11:07 PM EDT2014-07-23 03:07:25 GMT
    A girl from Staten Island apparently drowned off Coney Island Beach Tuesday evening, police said. Good Samaritans pulled Takara McDuffy, 10, and a 9-year-old girl from the water near Stillwell Avenue at about 7 p.m., the NYPD said. Medics took McDuffy to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.
    A girl from Staten Island apparently drowned off Coney Island Beach Tuesday evening, police said. Good Samaritans pulled Takara McDuffy, 10, and a 9-year-old girl from the water near Stillwell Avenue at about 7 p.m., the NYPD said. Medics took McDuffy to Coney Island Hospital where she was pronounced dead, authorities said.
  • 'Mortified': stage performers over share

    'Mortified': stage performers over share

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:56 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:56:08 GMT
    Some might call Jenn Wehrung a performance artist. Others, more simply, a masochist. This Brooklynite shares her deepest innermost thoughts from 6th grade in a show perhaps best summed up by its name: "Mortified."Wehrung is 37, single, and claims to have $37 in her bank account.Financially poor maybe, the ensemble real-life characters of "Mortified" are all filthy rich in memories.
    Some might call Jenn Wehrung a performance artist. Others, more simply, a masochist. This Brooklynite shares her deepest innermost thoughts from 6th grade in a show perhaps best summed up by its name: "Mortified."Wehrung is 37, single, and claims to have $37 in her bank account.Financially poor maybe, the ensemble real-life characters of "Mortified" are all filthy rich in memories.
  • FAA bans U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport

    FAA bans U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 10:39 PM EDT2014-07-23 02:39:02 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying to Israel's main airport for 24 hours. The FAA made the announcement at about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday. This comes after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice following a rocket landing near the Ben-Gurion Airport earlier in the day.
    The Federal Aviation Administration has banned U.S. carriers from flying to Israel's main airport for 24 hours. The FAA made the announcement at about 12:40 p.m. on Tuesday. This comes after two U.S. airlines cancelled all flights to Israel until further notice following a rocket landing near the Ben-Gurion Airport earlier in the day.
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