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Snow will start to move into the area by daybreak Tuesday.  This will lead to a few slick spots during your morning commute.  Snow will start to mix with sleet by mid morning with accumulations totaling around 2-4 inches along and north of I-96 and 1-2" along and south of I-94.  Sleet will transitions into freezing rain by early to mid afternoon.  One to two tenths of an inch of ice accumulations are possible south of I-96.  Light rain showers are possible during the late afternoon/early evening and then will wind down quickly into the later evening hours.  Light freezing drizzle is possible after sunset. 

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W. Mich. kids refuse to let epilepsy ruin the fun

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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AUGUSTA, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A group of kids in West Michigan aren't letting epilepsy get in the way of having some summertime fun.

The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is hosting dozens of kids ages 8 to 17 at Sherman Lake in Augusta.

For five days, they'll enjoy all types of outdoor activities, including rock wall climbing, canoeing, and horseback riding.

Volunteer professionals say it's an event they look forward to every year.

"That's just wonderful to see how they adapt with the difficulties they have dealing with epilepsy," said camp volunteer and neurologist Dr. Daniel Fain. "We get to meet with their families, their parents somewhat. We get to see the friendships that develop among the campers and that's just an awesome thing to see."

This is the only camp in Michigan that specializes in children with epilepsy.
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