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  1. Extremely high PFAS levels found in Rockford Dam foamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | MLive.com

    Testing has found extremely high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in Rogue River foam below the Rockford Dam, a popular fishing spot in northern Kent County. Total PFAS in a foam sample from April 13 hit 296,584 parts-per-trillion , according to data collected by state contractors and publicly disclosed on Tuesday, June 5. The levels prompted a warning from state and local health officials to avoid ingesting the foam, which is 4,200 times the federal advisory level for PFAS in drinking water.

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  2. Extremely high PFAS levels found in Rockford Dam foamRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 5 | MLive.com

    Testing has found extremely high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, in Rogue River foam below the Rockford Dam, a popular fishing spot in northern Kent County. Total PFAS in a foam sample from April 13 hit 296,584 parts-per-trillion , according to data collected by state contractors and publicly disclosed on Tuesday, June 5. The levels prompted a warning from state and local health officials to avoid ingesting the foam, which is 4,200 times the federal advisory level for PFAS in drinking water.

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  3. Michigan will test for PFAS in 1,380 water systems, 460 schoolsRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | MLive.com

    The state of Michigan wants 1,380 public water systems and about 460 schools to test for fluorochemicals as part a comprehensive effort to develop a baseline dataset on their presence in statewide drinking water supplies. On Friday, May 18, letters announcing testing for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, were issued by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality.

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  4. Michigan lawmakers to Air Force: clean up Wurtsmith's toxic chemical plumesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | MLive.com

    Earlier this week a group of federal lawmakers from Michigan sent a letter to the U.S. Air Force imploring them to clean up the contamination at Wurtsmith Air Force base. The letter concerning per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances seeping into groundwater from the former air force base in Oscoda was issued Wednesday by Michigan U.S. Sens. Debbie Stabenow and Gary Peters, both Democrats, and U.S. Rep. Dan Kildee, D-Flint Twp.

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  5. Bay Area Thunder goalies finish 1-2 in winter's final Athlete of the Week pollRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | MLive.com

    In the final MLive Bay City Athlete of the Week poll of the winter sports season, the Bay Area Thunder goaltending duo finished first and second, a fitting finish to a campaign that saw each of them have their time to shine in goal. Eickel garnered the Athlete of the Week honor, collecting a whopping 20,230 votes, good for 56.6 percent of the 35,719 ballots cast.

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  6. Sticky piles of toxic PFAS foam plaguing Michigan lakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | MLive.com

    Residents near the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda Township have become increasingly concerned over the past year as toxic fluorochemicals leaching through the groundwater have generated white foam that's washing ashore on public beaches and private waterfronts around the picturesque Van Etten Lake. The foam contains alarmingly high levels of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances known as PFAS or PFCs and locals consider it a worrisome manifestation of a toxic groundwater problem that, until now, has been out of sight and to some degree out of mind.

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  7. Great performances in Bay City area and Athlete of the Week voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2018 | MLive.com

    BAY CITY, MI From a four-goal hockey game to a 39-point basketball effort, there were plenty of eye-popping performances on the local high school sports scene in the past week. Here is a look at some of the sparkling performances in the Bay City area, with your chance to help select the Athlete of the Week.

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  8. Police ping runaway teen's phone after he steals two vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2017 | MLive.com

    A runaway teen from the Oscoda area is in custody after stealing two vehicles and being nabbed in Bay County. During the early hours of Thursday, Nov. 16, Iosco County authorities contacted Bay County Sheriff's deputies and asked them to be on the lookout for a 14-year-old boy who stole a white 1997 Chevrolet Silverado.

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  9. After 27 years of 'yapping,' Glenn adds new spark to old rivalry with CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2017 | MLive.com

    John Glenn's Noah Thelen shows off the antique milk canister that will serve as the traveling trophy between Glenn and Bay City Central. Like everybody else in the delirium that encircled historic Engel Stadium in the aftermath of Glenn's most unlikely victory, Thelen and his teammates weren't exactly sure of the magnitude of what just happened.

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  10. Michigan high school football scores and highlights from Week 5Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | MLive.com

    The sun sets during a high school football game at Withington Stadium at Jackson High School on Friday, Sept. 22, 2017.

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  11. 4 Michigan places where you can find Paul BunyanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2017 | MLive.com

    Here's the paradox of Paul Bunyan: As a larger-than-life fictional character, it makes sense that so many places would want to claim him as their own -- and plenty of places do, from Maine to California, and Michigan, too. Yet due to his very nature as an epic Americana folklore figure -- rooted in the loose soil of oral tradition -- there are conflicting claims about where this giant lumberjack was "born."

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  12. Veterans who drank poison in Oscoda are getting a second lookRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2017 | MLive.com

    The federal government is reopening a 16-year-old health report on the former Wurtsmith Air Force Base in Oscoda at the urging of legislators and veterans seeking coverage for illnesses they contend were caused by exposure to toxic chemicals . The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry says it will update the 2001 public health assessment for Wurtsmith, a Strategic Air Command nuclear B-52 bomber base in northeast Michigan which closed in 1993 at the end of the Cold War.

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  13. Driver takes hands off wheel, throws trash out window while tailgating DNR officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2017 | MLive.com

    But if you're going to try and discard trash out of your window, doing so while driving behind a conservation officer with the Michigan Department of Natural Resources probably isn't the best time. According to an official DNR report, the incident occurred when CO Mike Hearn observed a vehicle quickly approach from behind while he was on patrol on a county road in Kalkaska County.

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  14. Munising, Oscoda among best budget vacation spots, TripAdvisor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | MLive.com

    Your state is home to some of the best budget travel locations in the United States, according to TripAdvisor. In a story published on Aug. 14, Oscoda and Munising are both listed among the "15 best budget travel vacation ideas by the beach."

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  15. Look up 2016 adoption and euthanasia data for Michigan animal sheltersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 7, 2017 | MLive.com

    About 144,000 dogs and cats were brought to almost 160 Michigan animal shelters in 2016, according to numbers reported to the state. Michigan animal shelters and animal control agencies are required to file an annual report on their intake numbers, along with data on animals adopted, returned to owners or euthanized.

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  16. Brad Wilson named new girls basketball coach at RockfordRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | MLive.com

    Don't challenge Rockford 's new coach, Brad Wilson, to a canoe race. He has been racing professionally since he was 15 years old.

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