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A debate is brewing in Congress over whether to close Chicago-area shipping locks to prevent Asian carp from possibly coming into the Great Lakes, at 5:00 hear what lawmakers are pushing to make this happen. President Obama is telling reporters there is no reason he and Congress can't agree on ways to keep the government funded without eliminating hundreds of…

Debate Brewing in Congress Over Asian Carp

A debate is brewing in Congress over whether to close shipping locks in the Chicago area in hopes of keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan says he will offer an amendment to a spending bill that would ban using federal funds to open the locks, which are operated by the U.S. Army Corps…

Debate Brewing in Congress Over Asian Carp

A debate is brewing in Congress over whether to close shipping locks in the Chicago area in hopes of keeping Asian carp out of the Great Lakes. Rep. Dave Camp of Michigan says he will offer an amendment to a spending bill that would ban using federal funds to open the locks, which are operated by the U.S. Army Corps…

Baby Bassinet Recall

Hundreds of thousands of baby bassinets made by Burlington Basket Co. are being recalled because of concerns that they could collapse if not assembled properly. The recall involves about 500,000 bassinets — all made by the company before June of last year. They were sold at Wal-Mart and other mass merchandisers, department stores and juvenile product stores nationwide. The Consumer…

Free Hockey Days Across Northern Michigan

Those who play it will tell you that hockey is the best sport out there, and those who don't play will tell you how difficult it is to take up. There are obstacles to playing – equipment, ice time, travel – but USA Hockey is trying to combat that along with local hockey associations to feature “free days.” On these…

GM Recalling Cadillac CTS Over Vehicle Handling

General Motors says it is recalling more than 50,000 Cadillac CTS vehicles worldwide to fix a loose joint that could cause a rear wheel to become unstable, making it hard for drivers to steer. GM says the recall affects more than 44,000 CTS vehicles in the United States from the 2009 and 2010 model years. The remaining vehicles were sold…

American Heart Association Changing Women’s Risk Guidelines

The American Heart Association is warning that women who have complications during their pregnancy could carry over risk factors for heart disease after delivery. The American Heart Association has updated guidelines to warn women that if they experienced gestational diabetes or pregnancy induced hypertension they are at risk for heart problems later on. Heart Disease is the number one killer…

American Heart Association Changing Women’s Risk Guidelines

The American Heart Association is warning that women who have complications during their pregnancy could carry over risk factors for heart disease after delivery. The American Heart Association has updated guidelines to warn women that if they experienced gestational diabetes or pregnancy induced hypertension they are at risk for heart problems later on. Heart Disease is the number one killer…

Borders Filing For Bankruptcy Will Close 200 Stores

Borders Group is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy. The Ann Arbor based company plans on closing about 30 percent of its stores. The company will receive $505-million in debtor-in-possession financing from GE Capital and others to help it reorganize. Large bookstores have struggled as people started buying books online, in electronic form or at grocery stores or discount retailers like…

Rep. Giffords Recovery Continues To Amaze

Just six weeks ago Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was shot in the head. Last week she was able to speak again, she has even sang Happy Birthday to her husband Mark. Doctors are calling her recovery nothing short of remarkable. However as encouraging as her progress has been so far, doctors caution that long-term damage is still difficult to measure. The…