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The U.S. Geological Survey now says the earthquake on Tuesday in Michigan that followed a meteor lighting up the night sky, was centered somewhere between Ann Arbor and East Lansing.  The epicenter of the 2.0 magnitude quake was also not far from where some reports say meteorite may be found.  NASA now says the Howell area, south of Lansing, is a good place to look for space rocks.

U.S. Senator Gary Peters is shooting down speculation that he may run for governor this year. Despite the urging of Mayor Mike Duggan, Peters told reporters at the auto show in Detroit that he's focused on his current job. 

Kalamazoo residents are warning against a contractor who allegedly takes payments and disappears before doing the work. Several similar complaints accuse Duane Hensley of charging hundreds of dollars upfront, then never showing up to the job.

Jeep has unveiled its newly redesigned 2019 Cherokee SUV at the North American International Auto Show. The front of the vehicle received a complete change with the removal of the "three stack" headlight design and new seven-slot front grille.

A Grand Rapids woman is accused of embezzling nearly 50-thousand-dollars from her employer. Just five months after being released for a previous embezzlement conviction, Alicia Simantos was charged with her second offense.


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VIDEO: BALL DROPS IN OWOSSO...LITERALLY
Lit Ball Lowered to Ring in 2018 Breaks Loose and Slams Into Platform
Posted by Perry Pulse at 12:45pm 12/29/17
Downtown Owosso

Despite bone-chilling sub-zero temperatures, hundreds of people poured onto downtown Owosso streets to usher in the new year with a Times Square-style ball drop.  The ball lowered in a seemingly usual fashion, but moments before midnight, seemed to get stuck.  Then, less than a minute after the clock struck midnight and Auld Lang Syne began playing; fireworks illuminating the sky, somehow the ball broke free and fell, crashing into the platform below.

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SPORTS CONCUSSION DISCUSSION WITH PHYSICAL THERAPIST TO BE HELD AT PERRY LIBRARY
Alan Fredendall, PT, to Host Q&A On Concussions in a Variety of Sports
Posted by Perry Pulse at 5:16pm 1/16/17
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The Perry Branch of the Community District Library will host a discussion with questions and answers about concussions in a variety of sports on January 29th at 7:00pm. Physical therapist, Alan Fredendall, will be the speaker.

A winter paper bag lantern craft day will be held at the branch on January 31st at 4:00pm. Participants will make a lantern using simple materials.

Preregistration is required. Phone 517-625-3166 to register or for more information. The library is located at 135 S. Main Street.