FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

SATURDAY: 4 AM - 9 AM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Allegan, Barry, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, Newaygo, and Mecosta counties from 4 AM until 9 AM Saturday.  Up to 1/10" of ice accumulation is possible, perhaps more near and north of I-96.  Slippery roads are likely, especially bridges, overpasses, and entrance/exit ramps.  Please be careful traveling through midday Saturday.  

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U.S. launches airstrikes in Iraq

Updated: Friday, August 8, 2014
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NEW DELHI (AP) - The Pentagon says two U.S. fighter jets dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq towing artillery outside Irbil near U.S. personnel.
    
Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby says two F/A-18 jets dropped 500-pound bombs on a piece of artillery and the truck towing it.
    
President Barack Obama authorized such airstrikes Thursday when the Islamic state militant group advanced on Irbil, in northeaster Iraq, where U.S. military trainers are stationed.

U.S. | World News

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