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With General Motors planning to close factories, UAW workers prepare for a tough contract talks.

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Humanitarian flights are different from others types of travel. One of the biggest reasons is that it’s simply impossible to predict when and where you will need to fly. At the same time, a flight is a necessity, not a luxury. The money spent on one takes away from funds that could go directly to the beneficiaries. As such, there are special needs associated with humanitarian flights and bookings
Humanitarian Travel is Unpredictable
We don’t know when and where disaster will strike. If…

Coach Jim Harbaugh says he is staying at Michigan, responding to speculation he's returning to the NFL. The former San Francisco 49ers coach tells ESPN he's not going anywhere . Former Ohio State star receiver and Fox Sports analyst Cris Carter has said Harbaugh is a potential candidate to lead the Green Bay Packers and Cleveland Browns. Harbaugh and the eighth-ranked Wolverines were celebrated Sunday at a banquet. Harbaugh was scheduled to have a news conference following the event.

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) --   An early morning fish fry in an eastside apartment complex turned into an apartment fire early Saturday morning. 
  The fire was reported just after 6am after a smoke alarm sounded at the unit in the 2300 block of Inverness Lane off Gull Road just east of Ascension Borgess.
The first Officers on ...

Immigration is one of the most highly-charged and divisive issues facing the U.S. today. Yet little attention is paid to serious analysis of immigration and data about immigrants and their influence on the U.S. economy. Instead, anecdotes—often ugly—rule the debate. A new book from the Upjohn Press helps fill the notable lack of scholarly input
The Human and Economic Implications of Twenty-First Century Immigration Policy…

Our experienced travel professionals around the globe have the skills to expertly address the uncommon needs and special destination requirements humanitarian aid workers might need. They understand the world you work in, and can handle your extremely urgent travel needs.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A House committee has released a transcript of its closed-door interview of former FBI director James Comey. The House Judiciary Committee made the document public on Saturday, just 24 hours after privately grilling the fired FBI chief about investigative decisions related to Hillary Clinton's email server and President Donald Trump's campaign.

Here are 4 lists about the great humanitarians of today and the past. They work every day to make the world a better place. They are our true heroes.

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently protected the ruins of his home for almost a month until his owner returned. Madison was there waiting when Andrea Gaylord was allowed back to check on her burned property in Paradise this week. This Friday Dec.

Economic, social and political pressures will ensure the world becomes carbon-neutral by 2050, but strong leadership is needed to stop the transition costing the earth.

To be a success in the future, entrepreneurs should take a different approach today, says Le Hong Minh, the co-founder of VNG, Viet Nam's first billion-dollar start-up.

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) --- A Kalamazoo Man has cut a deal with prosecutors to avoid facing a jury and risking getting life for the shooting death of 23-year-old Tykarri Lucas.  
Police claim that the two had a dispute that turned into a fistfight outside J & B Discount Liquor in the Edison Neighborhood in mid-September.  ...

UPDATE at 9 p. m. | A homeowner at the apartment complex where a fire caused an early morning wake-up call said the blaze started after she was frying fish on the stove that got out of hand, according to KDPS. The homeowner left the pan unattended while she went upstairs in the apartment only to return to find the kitchen enveloped in smoke and the kitchen completely on fire. She was able to escape from the apartment and alert authorities, where it…

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Officials are investigating after flames broke out inside the old Village Market store in Centreville. Crews tell us the fire started late Friday night and was called in by multiple people. When they arrived on scene, firefighters said they saw smoke and flames coming from the building. We're told it was a vacant building and no one was inside at the time, but there was significant damage. It's unclear what sparked this fire.

Being kind boosts your mood and in turn can make you more kind, according to research.

GRAND RAPIDS (WKZO AM/FM) --    Grand Rapids Police are now confirming that the dismembered and mutilated body found in various parts of Grand Rapids home last weekend belonged to a missing woman from Oshtemo. 
Ashley Young’s family reported her missing just days before a resident of the lower story of a home on Franklin St...

Just like any method of transportation, flying comes with certain risks. Generally speaking flying is very safe. These are 6 precautions you can make.

A longtime Lakeview High School girls' basketball coach was recently reinstated. Don Bussler resigned after being placed on administrative leave, but was recently reinstated. Lakeview School District would not comment on why it put Bussler on leave. A school spokesperson did say Bussler was not under any criminal investigation and the issue did not involve anything harmful to students. Bussler has coached the Lakeview girls’ basketball team for more than two decades.

Mercy Health patients in Muskegon County can now find urgent care, primary care and diagnostic services under one roof.

Do you have red or "bloodshot" eyes even though you're getting enough sleep? They can indicate an underlying condition or problematic exposures and habits.

Watoto is a faith-based humanitarian organization that takes a holistic approach to child development. Of course, it is important that women and children in East Africa are being fed. By investing in the lives of these individuals, it is hoped to also give them a bright future. Watoto, Compassion for Orphans In 1984, Canadians Gary …

Partnerships between banks and public bodies are the only way to stop criminals moving their ill-gotten gains.

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Business Outlook for West Michigan provides up-to-date statistics, news, and analysis on the economic conditions facing the six metropolitan statistical areas in West Michigan. Statistics cover employment, unemployment and UI initial claims, industry employment change, Consumer Price Index, personal income and earnings, population, and major economic developments.

Human rights are standards that are essential to the full development of individuals and communities. They allow all people to live with dignity, freedom, equality, justice and peace.