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By Ashley Henderson (ahenderson@wsbt.com) | August 3, 2011
Tuesday night's storms brought in powerful winds, lightning and power outages throughout the viewing area. A Midwest Energy Cooperative spokesperson said power has been restored to all of their customers. According to I&M Power, about 700 of thier Berrien County customers were still without power as of 2 p.m. Wednesday morning. I&M says they are dealing with reports of downed trees and power lines. I&M reminds you to stay away from downed lines and report them at: 800-311-6424 (MI)
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WSBT-TV Report | February 22, 2010
Winter’s taking another jab at Michiana, giving us slick roads, parking lots and sidewalks. Douglas Road, between Capital Avenue and Bittersweet Road in Mishawaka was closed briefly as an accident scene was cleared. A girl died in an accident on County Road 7, east of Wakarusa near State Road 119. Three other people in the vehicle were taken to the hospital. And there were multiple slide-offs near the Mayflower exit on the U.S. 20 Bypass. A “Winter Storm Warning” is in effect until 4 p.m. Monday for Berrien, Cass and St. Joseph counties in Michigan.
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By Colleen Ferreira (cferreira@wsbt.com), Click here to follow Colleen on Twitter | WSBT-TV Reporter | June 5, 2012
It won't happen again until 2117, so Tuesday night Michiana eyes locked on the 'Transit of Venus' ...  when Venus passed directly between the Earth and the Sun. The last transit was in 2004.   On Tuesday the sky turned into a playground for people across the Michiana area as people came here to be a part of the solar spectacular. “If only you could see what I see,” said Jim Parise of South Bend. It's not a bird. "That's pretty cool to watch,” Colin McClelland said.
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SBT24/7 News Report | March 21, 2010
A field fire in Marshall County burned for about an hour Sunday afternoon, but fortunately, there were no injuries and the fire didn’t spread. The fire was reported about 4 p.m. at the intersection of 13th Road and Olive Trail, according to county dispatch. Firefighters stayed on the scene until it was contained. The fire never threatened any structures. There was no immediate word on what caused the blaze, one of a number of field fires reported around the area this weekend. Six of them were in St. Joseph County on Sunday, according to the fire dispatch center.
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February 8, 2013
UPDATE:  SOUTH BEND - Today 50 local reserve Marines are coming home. They've spent the last 7 months fighting in Afghanistan. The Marines are with Engineering Company B based in South Bend. They were deployed last May and spent several weeks training at Camp Lejeune and Marine Corps Base 29 in California before being shipped to Afghanistan. Marines in Company B are from across northern Indiana and Southwest Michigan. Several local police officers will escort the buses of Marines from Ligionier to South Bend.  They are expected back in town around noon today.
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Tribune Staff Report | February 2, 2011
The blizzard is now past Michiana, but there will be continued snow showers and areas of blowing snow this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service. The high today will be near 22 degrees, with north winds around 15 mph. A winter weather advisory will remain in effect until 10 p.m. tonight. There will be a chance of snow showers tonight, with a low around 1 degree and wind chill values as low as minus 10. Snow accumulation tonight should be less than one inch.
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By Annie Chang (achang@wsbt.com) | WSBT-TV | July 24, 2013
BERRIEN CENTER, Mich. - A 60-foot tower is being erected in Berrien Center, Mich. Its name is Goliath the Giant. But this one's much taller than the one in the Bible. By the time it is finished, this tower will be more than 60 feet tall with 3,700 total square feet of climbing space. The tower is part of an outdoor education program hosted by Five Pines Ministries, a day camp during the summer and a character-building program during the school year. Five Pines' Director Michael Holets says the tower will help teach kids about teamwork.
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By Rachel Lake (RLake@wsbt.com) | WSBT-TV | August 6, 2013
ELKHART - With a new school year just around the corner, teachers across Michiana are stocking up on supplies. But some teachers didn't spend a dime, all thanks to a special program in Elkhart. It was big because many of those teachers have to pay for supplies out of their own pockets. Many get a stipend, but the program helps beyond that. And there's more to it than just giving teachers free supplies. Kate Fulnecky, a second grade teacher, can't wait to get back into the classroom.
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By Clifton French (cfrench@wsbt.com) | April 3, 2010
SOUTH BEND — Butler and Michigan fans gathered throughout the area Saturday night to see the 52-50 Butler victory over Michigan State. It was a good time for fans to go out and enjoy some food, drinks and friends. Even if those friends were rooting for the other team. "I think we're out numbered here for sure," Michigan State alum, Jennifer Wright said as she showed off her freshly painted Spartan green fingernails to her Butler fan friends at Between The Buns. "Despite the poor wishes from our table mates here and best friends, we want Butler to win," Doug Bogner said.
BUSINESS
WSBT-TV Report | February 6, 2013
SOUTH BEND - The U.S. Postal Service says it isn't waiting any longer for permission from Congress to quit delivering mail on Saturdays. Here is a look at the big changes unveiled on Wednesday: The USPS plans to start five-day-a-week delivery in August. Packages, though, will continue to be delivered on Saturdays. Mail would still be delivered to Post Office boxes on Saturdays, and Post Offices now open on Saturdays would remain open. Many of you had something to say about the Post Office cutting Saturday delivery.
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