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4/30/2014 1:48 PM
Airlines offering fewer flights, seats
WASHINGTON  — A government watchdog confirms what airline passengers are finding when they try to book a flight: Service to communities of all sizes is declining, but especially to small and medium airports.

4/30/2014 1:39 PM
Zielinski takes stand in own murder trial
A Swanton Township man on trial for the murder of his estranged wife’s boyfriend took the stand this morning, admitting he fatally shot her boyfriend but claiming the man he found in bed with his wife had stabbed him in the leg.

4/30/2014 1:07 PM
Bad year for serious musicals
In a wildly unpredictable year for the Tony Awards, especially in the crucial category of new musicals, “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder,” “Beautiful: The Carole King Musical,” “After Midnight,” and “Aladdin,” were deemed the four nominees for best original musical, with “If/Then,” “Rocky” and “Bullets Over Broadway” all knocked out of the category.…

4/30/2014 12:40 PM
Senate GOP blocks minimum wage boost
WASHINGTON  — Senate Republicans have blocked an election-year Democratic bill that would have raised the federal minimum wage.

4/29/2014 11:39 PM
Driving instructor had earlier collision
A driving instructor who died along with a student driver Monday in a Waterville Township collision was involved a few days before in a collision nearby in which he allegedly failed to stop at a stop sign.

4/30/2014 8:40 AM
ADP: U.S. businesses add 220K jobs in April
WASHINGTON  — U.S. businesses boosted hiring in April, according to a private survey, a sign the economy may improve after a sluggish start this year.

4/30/2014 12:19 PM
Stocks waver on Wall Street at midday
NEW YORK — Stocks are mixed in midday trading as an unexpected slowdown in U.S. economic growth kept investors cautious.

4/30/2014 12:05 PM
Claim of possible plane wreckage dismissed
SYDNEY  — The Australian agency heading up the search for the missing Malaysian jet has dismissed a claim by a resource survey company that it found possible plane wreckage in the northern Bay of Bengal.

4/30/2014 9:28 AM
'Suspicious package' not a threat
Washington Local Schools officials have determined that a "suspicious package" found today in a parking lot outside McGregor Elementary School was a dog toy, officials said.

4/30/2014 12:00 AM
ProMedica CEO to get top award
Randy Oostra, president and chief executive officer of ProMedica, is one of 25 recipients of the Becker’s Healthcare Leadership Award.