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Rick Pluta / MPRN

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump blasted incompetent politicians, unfair international trade deals, and high taxes in a speech Monday in Detroit. The address to about 1,500 people at the Detroit Economic Club was billed as a major policy speech.

Machine Gun Fire Starts Blaze at Camp Grayling

Aug 7, 2016

"A fire that burned more than 700 acres at Camp Grayling likely started from tracer fire from 50-caliber machine guns, military officials said." (MLive)

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

A woman who helped protect a group of kids from a gunman during a mass shooting in Kalamazoo has been recognized by Kalamazoo County. Tiana Carruthers was in Richland Township February 20 when a stranger approached her. When she saw he had a gun, Carruthers told the children who were with her to flee.

Andy Robins / WMUK

Western Michigan University President John Dunn says he plans to be busy for his final year on the job. Dunn announced Monday that he will step down June 30th, 2017. 

Sehvilla Mann / WMUK

Public concern about dog attacks has reached the Kalamazoo City Commission, following a serious incident in the Edison neighborhood last week where a loose dog bit a man repeatedly until it was shot dead by police.

Kathi Valeii lives a few blocks from where the attack occurred. On Monday she told commissioners she’s been threatened by loose dogs more than once. Valeii called on the city to treat unleashed dogs as a threat to public safety.