HIGH WIND WARNING; WIND ADVISORY

WARNING Until 11 PM; ADVISORY Until 2 AM

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana issues a HIGH WIND WARNING in Berrien county until 11 PM for 60 mph, or higher, wind gusts.  65 mph gusts have already been confirmed in Michigan City.  

A WIND ADVISORY remains for nearly all of West Michigan until 2 AM.  45 mph to 55 mph gusts are likely and have already verified.  Downed tree branches and some power outages are possible.  The wind direction is from the north, and winds will easily be sustained in the 25 to 35 mph range.  

Stay with wwmt.com for your weather on this Halloween and always!

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US job-training review emphasizes data, employers

Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama says that as the U.S. economy adds new jobs, Americans must have the skills to fill those jobs.

Obama was speaking at a signing ceremony for bipartisan job-training legislation aimed at improving business engagement and accountability in federally funded programs. Obama says it will give states and cities more flexibility in managing their job-training programs.

The White House used the occasion to release a six-month review of federal job-training programs. The review concludes that the government needs to better engage U.S. employers, improve the use of data, and boost apprenticeship programs so workers can earn while they train.

The report also says the government is working to tailor training and grants to better match jobs that are in demand. And it stresses the need for regional partnerships and for programs that provide stepping stones for a seamless transition from one level of education to the next.

The report was overseen by Vice President Joe Biden.

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