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November 16: Four-Day Forecast For Saline

Today, mostly cloudy throughout the day. Friday November 17 Breezy starting in the evening and rain overnight. High 43, low 28. Chance of precipitation: 38%. Wind 8 mph from the SSESaturday November 18 Rain until evening and breezy starting in the afternoon. High 51, low 36. Chance of precipitation

PATCH - 2017-11-17 00:00:00

U-M threatened with lawsuit over white supremacist speech

The University of Michigan has until 5 p.m. next Friday to agree to let white supremacist Richard Spencer speak on campus or a federal lawsuit will be filed, his lawyer said Friday. In a letter sent Friday to Pres. Mark Schlissel, Kyle Bristow, who represents an Cameron Padgett, an organizer for Spe

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 16:39:45

U-M forecasters: Michigan's economic outlook still tied to fate of NAFTA

Embed x Share CLOSE TODAY'S TOP STORIES Raw: Tesla introduces new electric truck | 1:19 Tesla unveiled its new electric semitractor-trailer Thursday night near its design center in Hawthorne, California. CEO Elon Musk said the semi is capable of traveling 500 miles on an electric charge - even with

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 15:45:58

University of Michigan police issue sextortion warning for students

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (WXYZ) - University of Michigan police are issuing a warning after 2 students reported they were victims of sextortion attempts. They don't know if both of the cases are connected, but say one of the threats was made on November 12 and the other on November 14. According to investi

WXYZ - 2017-11-17 00:14:24

After 30 years, pope's altar to be used at beatification of Father Solanus Casey

The altar that more than 90,000 Catholics worshiped around when Pope John Paul II said mass in 1987 at the Pontiac Silverdome will be back in the spotlight Saturday. The mammoth wooden altar and matching ambo, or pulpit, were hauled by tractor-trailer this week from Ann Arbor to metro Detroit ahead

DETROIT FREE PRESS - 2017-11-17 11:01:02

An afternoon with U-M Robotics' newest robot

ANN ARBOR - Just over two months ago, the University of Michigan Robotics department received Cassie Blue, a sleek, bipedal robot. Many steps up from its predecessor MARLO, the team hopes Cassie will help them make make great strides in independent robotic walking. Jessy Grizzle, director of Michi

CLICKONDETROIT.COM - 2017-11-17 17:47:47

'Princess and the B' event to be held this weekend

COLDWATER - Beckett Ryan Van Lue was born six weeks early on Aug. 23, 2016, at Bronson Children's Hospital in Kalamazoo. The spunky, strong and handsome baby boy was all smiles, and parents Jody and Kristen Van Lue of Allen couldn't have been happier. Beckett, nicknamed Bumble B shortly after birth,

THEDAILYREPORTER.COM - 2017-11-17 14:34:49

Spencer threatens to sue UM over request to speak there

Lawyers for white supremacist Richard Spencer are threatening a lawsuit if the University of Michigan doesn't respond in the next week to his request to speak on campus. The letter, sent Friday by a local attorney, demands an answer by Nov. 24 after a request was made to UM on Oct. 27 by Cameron Pad

DETROIT NEWS - 2017-11-17 17:51:51

Gemstone Foods opening Florence operation

FLORENCE - Officials with Gemstone Foods LLC said operations are expected to begin in the old Hillshire Farms processing plant in Florence by January. Company officials have already started the hiring process and will soon starting training employees for the operation, which is on South Seminary Str

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 22:25:00

Worker dies after being hit by bull dozer at Florence construction site

A worker from Cherokee was killed in a west Florence construction site accident on Wednesday. File photo The man was hit by a bull dozer at the site of a new apartment complex just off West Irvine Avenue, said Florence police Sgt. Greg Cobb. Police, fire and emergency medical workers were called to

AL.COM - 2017-11-16 13:44:12

Lauderdale couple charged after chase

FLORENCE - A Lauderdale County man and his girlfriend were arrested Wednesday night after they led authorities on a high-speed chase throughout north Lauderdale County and southern Tennessee. Authorities said James Allen Burbank Jr., 26, 160 Lauderdale 13, Florence, and Shelby N. Johnson, 23, 500 La

TIMES DAILY - 2017-11-16 17:04:00

Construction worker identified after deadly incident in Florence

A man working at a construction site in Florence died Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a bulldozer, according to Florence Police. Officials identifed the man as 55-year-old David Thornton. Police said he was from Carthage, Mississippi. Police said Thornton was hit just before noon Wednesd

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-16 15:57:00

Florence, Lauderdale County leaders break ground on new animal shelter

A plot of land off of Roberson Road in Florence's Industrial Park has been cleared of all the trees and after years in the making the new Florence-Lauderdale Animal Shelter will start to take shape. Wednesday, city and county officials broke ground on the $3 million project. The building won't be

WAAY-TV - 2017-11-16 01:17:00

After years of debate, ground is broken on new Animal Services facility in Florence

FLORENCE, Ala. - There are many people in Lauderdale County who never thought they would see this day come. Wednesday morning ground was broken on a new Animal Services facility for Florence and the county. By the dump truck load, dirt is being brought in to prepare the site for construction. Floren

WHNT-TV - 2017-11-15 23:09:43

Florence PD K9 escapes; bites woman

FLORENCE, Ala. - A canine with Florence police attacked a woman over the weekend. Tuesday afternoon, Florence police briefed the news media on the incident. According to department officials, there is an ongoing investigation involving a canine who has been with the department since 2012. Sergeant W


Work begins on Florence-Lauderdale Animal Services Center

Dirt is moving in Florence to build the new animal shelter. Homeless dogs and cats in Lauderdale County will have a new place to go to help them find a forever home. "This is an exciting day. We've been waiting for this for a long time," said Florence Mayor Steve Holt. It is at least three year's of

WAFF - 2017-11-15 23:28:12

Early morning fire destroys home

Nate Webb was in the shower this morning when his house caught fire. Webb said he got up to get ready for his day and cut on his gas heating system. The heat, he said, ran for about 15 to 20 minutes before he got in the shower. Suddenly, he said, his wife's niece, who had stayed overnight at the hou

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-17 18:45:00

Little help from her friends

Woman working to recover from cancer and surgeries gets a fundraiser to get her over some of the costs of medical treatment Connie Harrell, left, Jennifer Hobbs Seward and Kathy Walker sit together inside The Daily Herald offices on Wednesday morning. Seward has fought through cancer and surgeries t

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-16 17:53:00

Sharing a library director's words

I have been writing the "A Page in Due Time" column for the Daily Herald for more than four years now. I have personally written each column and shared my thoughts about library services or resources of which would be of interest to the public. Due to time restrains, this month I am going to share t

ROANOKE DAILY HERALD - 2017-11-16 15:30:00

Not a bad seat in the house

Roanoke Cinemas is receiving a face-lift after years of use from moviegoers. Owners Blaine and Janelle Given, who purchased the business early November 2013, said the No. 2 theater will receive new seats, flooring, walls and ceiling. The two have long wanted to replace the seats, which they said wer