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Elk Causes Problems For Cheboygan County Drivers

An elk on the freeway caused big problems for a couple of weekend drivers in Cheboygan County. The Sheriff says the elk was standing on I-75 near the Wolverine exit just after midnight Sunday morning when a man driving a minivan hit the animal. Then, along came a pick-up truck pulling a snowmobile trailer, and it also hit the elk,…

Braces Off Faster

Thousands of kids get them every year, and now one in five orthodontic patients is over the age of 18. Nobody likes the time spent waiting for braces to come off. As Shainna Ziegler explains in Healthy Living, researchers are testing a new device that shakes teeth back into shape to get the metal mouth off faster than ever.

Cadillac Police: One Man Stabbed in Weekend Fight

Cadillac Police are investigating a stabbing that happened around 10:00pm on Dandy Street. A 41-year-old man was stabbed in the stomach while fighting with another man. He was stabilized at Mercy Hospital then transferred to Munson Medical Center. His condition is unknown. Police arrested a 24-year-old suspect for the stabbing. They say the suspect and victim knew each other.

9&10 News at 5:00

Reports of some violence in Haiti as earthquake survivors wait for more food, water and medicine. An update from Port Au Prince at 5:00. The FDA is changing its stance on a chemical called BPA that's in many plastic food and beverage containers. Their new warning at 5:00. And money reporter Stacy Johnson identifies the products and services that may…

Man Injured in Mecosta County ORV Accident

A man is recovering from an ORV accident in Mecosta County. The accident happened around 9:15 Saturday night in Aetna Township. Police say Andrew Grose was riding on the front of an ORV when driver of the vehicle drove too close to a tree. Grose's foot was caught between the vehicle and the tree. He was taken to Mecosta County…

Republican Gubernatorial Candidates Could Debate at CMU

Republican gubernatorial candidates could square off at Central Michigan University in a debate next month. A campus conservative group plans to host the debate February 2nd in Plachta Auditorium in Warriner Hall. The group sent out invitations to candidates last November. So far, the group's president says only State Senator Tom George of Kalamazoo has confirmed. US Representative Pete Hoekstra…

Chili Cook-off Helps Raise Money For Traverse City

More than a thousand people headed to Traverse City to try some chili and help raise money for the community. The 16th Annual Downtown Chili Cook-off took place Saturday at the Park Place Hotel Dome. 15 local restaurants brought their best chili recipes, offering 20 different chilies to choose from. For $8 people were able to sample eight different recipes….

Cancer Benefit Dinner Helps Clare County Family in Need.

Community members served up hundreds of plates of spaghetti to help a local family pay for their son's cancer treatment. The spaghetti benefit dinner took place Sunday afternoon at the Moose Lodge in Harrison in Clare County. The Vaughn family found out in October that their three year old son Gavin had cancer. Since then, they've been spending hundreds of…

16th Annual Frostbite Food Drive is Underway in Traverse City

With 40% more people asking for help this year, the Father Fred Foundation says it needs your donations more than ever to fill the cupboards of hungry families. The Father Fred Foundation kicked off its 16th Annual Frostbite Food Drive Friday. They're looking for things like non-perishable food items, especially canned meats and peanut butter along with personal care items….