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Chippewa Co. Animal Shelter Changing Luck for Black Cats

You know that old superstition that black cats are bad luck? Well the Chippewa County Animal Shelter just doesn't agree. So next week, they're holding their third annual lucky black cat special. That's because about 30 percent of the shelters cats right now are black. They hope these traditionally unlucky cats will see some better luck and get permanent homes….

Artcenter Opening New Exhibit In Traverse City

A new exhibit opens today at the Artcenter in Traverse City. Workers spent Monday afternoon setting up the “Art of Photography” exhibit. In the center's 60-year history, this is first exhibit to focus solely on photography. Artists were encouraged to push the boundaries and submit unique entries taken in a non-traditional manner. The exhibit will be on display through Feb….

Bay Harbor Concerned About Releasing Contaminated Water

People in the Bay Harbor area are increasingly concerned about mercury-contaminated water being released back into the bay. Last week, the DNRE approved a permit for CMS land to treat and release the water, containing a small amount of mercury, back into the bay. Now a different route is being looked into a deep injection well. That would put the…

Former Senator Jason Allen Stepping Into New Role

Former State Senator Jason Allen is stepping into a new role. Governor Snyder is appointing him as the senior deputy of veterans affairs. The announcement was made Monday. The new role will mean working to make sure veterans have access to services and benefits. In the past, Allen worked to modernize laws to help veterans. He is a veteran of…

Chippewa Co. Police Captain Gets Probation for Drunk Driving

In Chippewa County, the police captain is now serving six months of probation for admitting he drove drunk. Judd Price pleaded guilty to driving with a blood alcohol content of 0.17 percent or higher near St. Ignace in December. The judge says if he violates probation, he could go to jail. The Sault Ste. Marie city manager suspended price from…

Thursday’s Fox Topix

A report out yesterday said the way to prevent $5 a gallon gasoline, would be to extend domestic oil production. It would also create nearly a half million jobs if oil companies were able to drill in offshore areas that are currently off limits. But this summer, we saw the issues offshore drilling can cause. Our Fox Topix question for…

Wednesday on Michigan This Morning

Concussions are a big story in college and pro football, but they happen all the time at the high school level too…and not just in football. We'll take a look at why parents need to be especially concerned about sports concussions on our Healthy Living segment at 7:54. Cadillac will host a big pond hockey tournament this weekend. We'll take…

Wednesday on Michigan This Morning

Concussions are a big story in college and pro football, but they happen all the time at the high school level too…and not just in football. We'll take a look at why parents need to be especially concerned about sports concussions on our Healthy Living segment at 5:16 and 6:54. Cadillac will host a big pond hockey tournament this weekend….

Traverse City Commission Hears Trash Proposals

All three of Traverse City's garbage companies are competing to be the sole trash removal provider, if the city commission approves a proposal. Allied Waste, American Waste, and Waste Management currently serve the city and each company argued its case at tonight's commission meeting. Some in support of the plan say having multiple trucks covering the same area causes extra…

Rose and Boozer lead Bulls past Pistons

Derrick Rose scored 29 points and Carlos Boozer added 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 95-82 win over the Detroit Pistons on Monday night. Luol Deng added 17 points and eight rebounds for the Bulls, who have won seven straight home games. Detroit has lost five straight on the road and have only won…