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Obama to make another visit to Indiana’s Elkhart County

President Barack Obama has scheduled another visit to Elkhart. During the June 1 visit, the president will participate in a town hall meeting to discuss the economic progress Elkhart and the nation have made, the remaining economic challenges and decisions that must be made, the White House said in a statement Tuesday. It will be Obama’s third trip to Elkhart …

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Michigan man’s gunshot ordeal inspires him to become doctor

A gunshot victim whose life was saved by Detroit doctors has graduated from medical school and hopes to help others like the surgeons who treated him. The Detroit News reports that Kevin Morton Jr. graduated this month from Michigan State University’s College of Osteopathic Medicine. He plans to specialize in surgery so he can perform the same life-saving operations on …

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Drivers who are late renewing registration may get a break

Some drivers who are late renewing their license plate could have the $10 late fee waived under legislation heading toward Gov. Rick Snyder for his signature. The Senate unanimously approved the bill Tuesday after the House passed it in February. The legislation would require the secretary of state to waive a late fee if the motorist presents proof of storage …

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Officer gets pizza to destination after delivery driver hurt

A suburban Detroit police officer stepped in after a pizza delivery driver was injured in a car crash to make sure a still-warm order made it to its destination. Lincoln Park police Cpl. Joe Sparks tells The Detroit News that Monday’s collision sent the Jet’s Pizza driver to a hospital with bruises and a sore head. Sparks spotted an oven …

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Autopsy confirms identity of body found

Sheriff Brad Balk said results of an autopsy conducted on a body found Friday in the St. Joseph River confirmed it was the man who police had thought. Balk said the body was Justin Berg, 45, who had been missing since May 9. Members of the St. Joseph County Dive/Rescue team recovered the body in Three Rivers. Berg was last …

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Man arrested on drug charges after traffic stop

A Constantine man was arrested over the weekend after drugs were found inside his vehicle. Three Rivers police said the vehicle being operated by the 36-year-old man was stopped Saturday morning on West Michigan Avenue at Railroad Drive for an equipment violation. According to a department media release, officers became suspicious during their interview with the driver. The department’s canine …

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