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Elina Childs stood outside an Edmonton dispensary and sold all her cookies to those enduring 4-hour lines during the country's first day of legal marijuana sales.

UNDATED (WKZO AM/FM) -- It's lottery fever nationwide,  and partiicularly in Michigan where both big  national lotteries are available. Did  we say big? 
People are rushing to convenience stores and lottery outlets ahead of tonight's Mega Millions drawing that has a jackpot that has  reached one-billion-dollars. 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- In classrooms, hallways, aisles and offices we're all starting to hear more sniffles and sneezes. Flu season is in full swing.
There's any easy way to increase your odds of staying healthy, but studies show you're probably not doing it correctly.
At the University of Kansas Health System, staff members are trying to prevent the spreading of the flu and other viruses, so their employees use a hand-washing simulator to make sure everyone does the job correctly.

PAW PAW, MI (WKZO AM/FM) -- Officials are investigating a large fire that destroyed a tire store in Antwerp Township.
Crews were called to the Boven Tire Store East of Paw Paw on Red Arrow Highway around 2:30 p.m. Thursday.
Initial reports say the fire started outside the building and then traveled inside.
Thick clouds of black smoke cou...

Washing your hands with soap is the single most cost-effective public health act there is. Here's how to spread the message.

The problem is so widespread it's thought to be affecting workforce participation rates.

Friday night's Mega Millions estimated grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion, continuing a trend of giant jackpots. It's the second-largest lottery

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Michigan lottery officials have announced that the Mega Millions jackpot for Friday night is now at $1 billion. And, If no one wins Friday, the Tuesday jackpot will be $1. 6 billion. Cash value would be $904. 9 million.

The United States is one of three industrialized nations not to mandate access to paid sick time, alongside Canada and Japan. Opponents of sick-pay mandates argue they could hurt employment or wages. A new Upjohn Institute working paper from Stefan Pichler and Nicolas R. Ziebarth addresses those assumptions
Pichler, of ETH Zurich, and Ziebarth, of Cornell University, assess how city- and state-level sick-pay mandates in the…

If you’re planning a special event in your store, why not make it even more special with high-quality, sophisticated retail displays from Abstracta? When it comes to these events, customers are expecting to be wowed. Often, though, it can be intimidating making changes to your store to create those “wow moments.” It can cost money, …

How to register. It's National Voter Registration Day across Michigan. Check the Michigan Voter Information registration page to see if you are registered. Election dates and times. Polls are open in Michigan from 7 a. m. to 8 p. m. EST. (Note that four counties in the Upper Peninsula, Gogebic, Iron, Dickinson and Menominee are in the central time zone) Aug. 7, 2018: Michigan Primary. Nov. 6, 2018: General Election. Find your polling place.

WWMT-TV Newschannel 3 provides local news, weather forecasts, notices of events and entertainment programming for Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, South Haven, Paw Paw, Portage, Otsego, Texas Township, Oshtemo, Plainwell, Allegan, Holland, Saugatuck, Holland, Wayland, Kentwood, Middleville, Hastings, Marshall, Three Rivers, Sturgis, Constantine, Coldwater, Albion, Wyoming, Hudsonville, Allendale, Byron Center, Hudsonville, Grand Haven, Muskegon, Sparta, Rockford, Belding, Greenville, Ionia, Cedar Springs and their surrounding areas.

Officials say a deer in Dickinson County carried the first known case of chronic wasting disease in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. The state Department of Natural Resources says the 4-year-old doe was shot on a farm in Waucedah Township. Laboratories confirmed the animal was infected with the fatal nervous system illness found in deer, moose and elk. It was among hundreds of deer the DNR has tested in Upper Peninsula counties bordering Wisconsin.

KALAMAZOO (WKZO AM/FM) -- Dozen’s turned out for a League of Women Voters forum Thursday night in the Edison Neighborhood on the three ballot items that will appear on next month’s ballot.
Judy Karandjeff, the state President for the League of Women Voters led the group through the proposals to legalize marijuana, the initiative to ...

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It's a rivalry weekend in Michigan! There are two big match-ups: the Western Michigan Broncos are taking on Central Michigan Chippewas and Michigan State Spartans will take on the University of Michigan Wolverines. Fans across the state are getting ready for what is going to be a big Saturday of football. The five and two Broncos will head to Mount Pleasant on Saturday with the goal of bringing home the Victory Cannon.

Commissioner Scott Gottlieb says the agency’s actions to encourage lower-cost generic drugs “are beginning to see results.”

Presenter: Renee Morley, Account Manager, Life Science Division for Steris Corporation This webinar will cover the topic of "designing and implementing an ef...

The Oct. 25 forum is co-sponsored by MCCC Student Government and the International Studies Club.

There is growing business interest in investing in agriculture in low- and middle-income countries, just as several governments are looking to attract foreign investment to promote economic development. Concerns that investments might displace small-scale producers have raised questions about how to structure businesses in inclusive ways so as to promote equitable and sustainable development in rural areas.

COMPANY National Flavors LLC WEBSITE REGIONAL LOCATIONS National Flavors completed construction of a new 36,000-square-foot headquarters at 3680 Stadium Park Way in Oshtemo in 2018. Its multi-million dollar investment created space for new offices, labs, manufacturing, and distribution. It continues to maintain a location on Crosstown Parkway in Kalamazoo…

QuODA ranks Australia at tenth out of 40 donors; Sachini Muller and Terence Wood look at what this ranking is based on.

Wear this bandana with pride. Literally. You should feel proud to wear this bandana, because it celebrates diversity. And rainbows. And beer. The only American value it doesn’t celebrate? Unicorns. (Don’t worry, we’re working on that.) For now, you can let your true colors shine through with our Bell’s® Celebrate Diver

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The upgrades to Labor Park are part of the City of Monroe recreation department's master planning process..

Apple isn’t done with product events for 2018. Today the company issued media invites for an October event where it will likely showcase new iPad Pro tablets and potentially several updates to the Mac lineup.