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Those of us within the 50-mile safety zone of Palisades Nuclear Plant on Lake Michigan near Covert appreciate Fred Upton's powerful voice calling for a permanent fix to most recent problems that shut down the plant. Upton, a Republican who represents...
Nearly 4000 cyclists from all over the country are expected to ride the scenic 51-mile Zoo de Mack on Saturday, May 18. The 24th annual Zoo de Mack bicycle tour leaves Saturday morning from Boyne Highlands and winds its way through the scenic Tunnel of...
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, had dinner at upscale Mexican restaurant Mercadito Monday while in Chicago for NATO. And as you would expect, he had plenty of company. Besides the Prince's table of seven, the large...
WSBT-TVVAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. – Government regulators and the operators of a nuclear power plant are trying to figure out why several gallons of radioactive water leaked into Lake Michigan over the weekend. The Palisades nuclear power plant remains...
A state inspector visiting south suburban Crestwood in 2007 had a question for one of its top water officials: How could the village have pumped out more water than it had claimed to purchase from nearby Alsip? Certified water operator Frank Scaccia...
SCHOOL SAFETY Pence set to approve Indiana school safety grants INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Gov. Mike Pence has signed a bill that will help Indiana schools hire more school resource officers. Pence said Tuesday the bill would work as a tool to improve...
STATE SENATE-SPECIAL ELECTION Democrat Ananich wins Michigan Senate election FLINT, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Senate is going to have a new member soon. Unofficial results late Tuesday show Democratic state Rep. Jim Ananich of Flint easily...
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COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A southwestern Michigan congressman says the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant should remain offline until operators permanently fix a persistent water leak that triggered a weekend shutdown. Entergy Corp. shut the plant...
Tribune reporterA kayaker who had fallen off his craft was rescued from the frigid waters of Lake Michigan this afternoon by Chicago Police Department Marine Unit divers on the Near South Side. A fisherman spotted the man clinging to his kayak about 3:20 p.m. near...
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A federal safety official says that 79 gallons of "very slightly radioactive water" from a leaky tank at the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant spilled into Lake Michigan. Operators of the southwestern Michigan plant shut...
Tribune reporterGov. Pat Quinn is demanding answers from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency about why residents of south suburban Crestwood weren't notified that the village had pumped drinking water contaminated with cancer-causing chemicals for more than...
COVERT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — Operators of the Palisades Nuclear Power Plant in southwestern have removed it from service because of a repeat water leak from a tank that caused seepage into the control room last year. Operators say they took the...
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