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Senate Questions Social Media Executives On Harm to Kids

Executives from several social media platforms like YouTube and Snapchat were questioned by senators Tuesday about how they plan to keep kids safe online. It comes after former Facebook employee and whistleblower Frances Haugen testified that Instagram appears to seriously harm teens, especially young girls. Senators are asking these platforms to stop prioritizing profit over safety and put measures in…

Democrats Scaling Back 3 Areas of “Build Back Better” Plan

Democrats are now focusing on scaling back three key areas of President Biden’s infrastructure bill in hopes of winning over senators Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona. Support from the two moderate Democrats is critical to passing the bill in the evenly divided Senate. Democrats are now proposing at least four weeks of paid family leave…

Live Ammo Found On “Rust” Movie Set During Shooting Investigation

Detectives have released new information in their investigation of the movie set shooting that killed cinematographer and injured the director. In their investigation, they say they found three revolvers, spent shell casings, and ammo lying around the New Mexico set of the movie “Rust.” Sources on the set say crew members had been firing live ammo earlier that day on…

96-Year-Old Woman Goes To Trial For Holocaust Crimes

A 96-year-old woman is on trial in Germany for alleged accessory to the murder of thousands at a Nazi concentration camp. When Irmgard Furchner was 18, she worked as a secretary to the commander of the Stutthof concentration camp, where more than 60,000 people were killed. According to Furchner’s attorneys, she claims she is not guilty of any crime. Investigators…

Grant Me Hope: Tyler

Tyler realizes the world doesn’t revolve around him. Instead, Tyler’s understanding is that the world revolves around Pokémon. He loves Pokémon and admires those who share his interest in all things Pokémon, including his close acquaintances. “The fact that they have Pokémon Go made them the coolest people ever,” says one of the people who knows him well. As you…

A Drink With: Musician Matt Noveskey

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Mesick Man Arrested For Attempted Larceny in Wexford County

Michigan State Police say a Mesick man has been arrested for attempted larceny in Wexford County. Troopers say a trooper from the MSP Cadillac Post was called to a laundromat on West 16 Road in Mesick on the afternoon of Sept. 7 for a report of an attempted larceny. The owner says he was in his office when he heard…

Two Women Injured in Grant Township Explosion

The Clare County Sheriff’s Office says two women were injured in an explosion in Grant Township early Tuesday afternoon. Deputies say around 12:30 p.m., Central Dispatch received a report of an explosion in which it was reported that a box blew up in someone’s hand at a Grant Township storage facility. They say it was reported two women, ages 27…

Munson Healthcare Expands Access to COVID-19 Testing

Munson Healthcare announced Tuesday that they are taking steps to expand COVID-19 testing options in their communities by offering PCR COVID-19 testing in Traverse City and rapid antigen testing kits at several health system pharmacies. They say under a partnership with LabCorp, they are now offering PCR covid testing services at their Foster Family Community Health Center Library. “This is…

125 New COVID-19 Cases Reported in Area Schools

Nineteen area schools reported new coronavirus outbreaks, as of Monday. The state reports new COVID-19 school outbreaks every Monday. On Monday, the state reported 7,856 new confirmed coronavirus cases since Saturday and 56 additional COVID-19 related deaths. Within the 9&10 News coverage area, 125 new combined cases are being reported in 19 area schools. New School Clusters and Outbreaks   …