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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Allegan, Barry, Calhoun, Eaton, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Van Buren starting Tuesday at 7am and ending at 8pm.  

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. 

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Berrien, Branch, Cass, Hillsdale, St. Joseph starting at 6am Tuesday and ending at 1pm. 

 

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Doctor builds robot to fight spread of Ebola

Updated: Tuesday, August 19, 2014
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SOUTH CAROLINA (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A doctor in South Carolina has created a lean, mean, germ-fighting machine.

He's using his invention to help fight the spread of Ebola.

The robot, known as Tru-D, is five feet tall. It has a UVC light, which can break down the DNA of organisms, such as viruses.

"The heart of the device are these sensors on top of the device. What these bulbs are, they produce UVC in amazingly high doses," said Dr. Jeff Deal.

The doctor has sent two of the robots to Liberia.

He's planning to head there this week to help train people there how to use the robots.

The Ebola virus has killed more than 1,100 people in West Africa.



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