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Israel Airstrikes Hit Palestine, Killing 24 Including Children

UPDATE 8:40 a.m. – Rocket strikes hit southern Israel, killing two people Israel has now fired new airstrikes on Gaza in Palestine. They hit the high-rise home of a Hamas field commander. The airstrikes also struck two border tunnels dug by militants. On Monday, Palestinian militants launched several rockets from Gaza. In return, Israel launched their latest round of airstrikes….

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Sonata, Lennon & Moxie

MOXIE Show Caption Hide Caption SONATA Show Caption Hide Caption LENNON Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Sonata, Lennon and Moxie—just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home.   First up, meet Sonata. She’s a Jack Russell terrier. Sonata is a…

NASA Spacecraft Heads Home With Samples from Ancient Asteroid

A NASA spacecraft started its two-year trip home on Monday. The Osiris-Rex explorer was on a mission to collect samples from an asteroid 200 million miles away. It reached the asteroid back in 2018 and spent two years flying around it. Last October the robotic explorer collected samples from the ancient space rock. NASA says almost a pound of rubble…

California Extends Drought Emergency Amid Water Supply Shortage

California Governor Gavin Newsom has expanded a drought emergency to cover a large part of the state. His declaration now covers 41 out of 58 counties. California’s northern and central areas are experiencing water supply shortages during one of the warmest, driest springs on record. The state may be hit with another severe wildfire season this year. Newsom is also…

BREAKING: U.S. Expands Use Of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine

The United States has expanded the use of Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine. The expansion now allows children as young as 12-years-old to receive a dose of the coronavirus vaccine. The expansion comes after the Food and Drug Association declared the Pfizer vaccine safe following testing on more than 2,000 volunteers. They say the vaccine offers strong protection for teens aged 12…

Gov. Whitmer Announces 55% of Michiganders Vaccinated, In-Person Work to Resume on May 24

Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced Monday that 55% of Michigan’s population has received their first dose the COVID-19 vaccine. With the announcement, the state has reached its first milestone in the ‘MI Vacc to Normal’ plan, which allows for in-person work to resume across all sectors of Michigan’s economy, beginning on May 24.  “I am excited that 55% of Michiganders have gotten their…

Biden Administration To Protect Gay Or Transgender Americans Against Sex Discrimination In Healthcare

The Biden Administration says the federal government will now protect gay or transgender Americans against sex discrimination in healthcare. The move is the latest step in President Biden’s efforts to advance the rights of those who are gay or transgender, reverses a policy from the Trump Administration that looked to narrow legal rights for those individuals in situations involving medical…

Health Officials Report 2,716 New Coronavirus Cases, 33 Deaths

Michigan health officials are reporting 2,716 new coronavirus cases and 33 additional deaths. The state has now had 865,349 total confirmed cases of COVID-19 and 18,239 total deaths related to COVID-19. Monday’s daily case count represents new referrals of confirmed cases to the MDHHS since Saturday, May 8. Over the two days, Sunday and Monday, the average number of new…

Meals from the Mitten: Turkey Chili

Even though the days are heating up, the nights are still cold. This is why recipe guru, Gina Ferwerda is sharing a couple of dishes to keep us warm and full of goodness as we enjoy those Spring evenings. These recipes are from the book Meals from the Mitten, created by local author, Gina Ferwerda. For more information about her…

Grant Me Hope: Josiah

He’s your average kid, with a more than average dream of finding a forever family. Josiah tells us more about himself, and what he’s looking for in a potential mom and dad in this edition of Grant Me Hope. Josiah is 14-years-old and in the 9th grade. “I’m friendly and I have a lot of friends,” he said. “I like…