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3:35 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

Leonid meteor shower best seen this weekend

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EarthSky Magazine says it will be most visible on Saturday night because Sundays full moon will wash out light from the meteors.
Skywatchers, rejoice! The Leonid meteor shower, an annual mid-November treat, will be coming to a sky near you this weekend. The peak of the shower will be visible both Saturday and Sunday nights, according to EarthSky magazine. Unfortunately, the full moon comes Sunday, which will wash out all but the very brightest meteors from view.
3:05 pm
Fri November 15, 2013

U.S. House passes Fred Upton's insurance bill, unlikely Senate will

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President Obama’s administration says the President will likely veto the legislation. And that’s only if the bill passes through a largely Democratic Senate.
WASHINGTON - A Michigan lawmaker's proposal allowing insurers to sell current policies next year, even if they are out of compliance with the new health care act, passed the U.S. House as expected. But it's going nowhere fast. The bill, written by U.S. Rep. Fred Upton, R-St.
11:25 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Berrien County Board not taking over Road Commission for now

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County Commissioners have agreed to work on helping Road Commission fix problems
ST. JOSEPH - Berrien County commissioners made moves Thursday to bring the Road Commission board to full strength.
6:43 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Upton's "Keep Your Health Plan" act to move ahead in House

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At least 146,ooo people in Michigan have received cancellation noticies
Washington While President Barack Obama announced Thursday his fix for Americans wrestling with canceled health insurance, the GOP-led House will still push forward with its own legislation Friday sponsored by a top Michigan lawmaker, U.S. Rep. Fred Upton
6:33 am
Fri November 15, 2013

Women's basketball: Western Michigan 103 Detroit 86

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Broncos are 2-1, will host the University of Michigan on Monday
  • Source: Mlive
  • | Via: Kalamazoo Gazette
KALAMAZOO, Mi. - Welcome to the new basketball where fouls and scoring have both increased. What Western Michigan women's coach Shane Clipfell would like to see, though, is a little bit of the old, defensive basketball. The Broncos showed they could score points at will on Thursday night when they rolled over the University of Detroit, 103-86.

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