I-94 EB lanes shut down in Paw Paw due to crash   I-94  EB lanes near MM 58 are closed due to slide off traffic crashes including a Van Buren County Deputy. He sustained minor injuries after being trapped in his vehicle. Roads are extremely icy.
 

Crash near Decatur exit on I-94 involving deputy's cruiser  VAN BUREN COUNTY, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A second crash on I-94 involving a Van Buren County deputy is slowing traffic near the Decatur exit.

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY, FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY

UNTIL 4 PM & 10 AM

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids maintains WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES in Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties until 4 PM.  Ice covered roads due to freezing rain will make your morning commute treacherous.  Freezing rain, sleet, and even a little snow transition to all snow toward midday.

The National Weather Service in northern Indiana maintains FREEZING RAIN ADVISORIES until 7 AM in Berrien, Cass, and St. Joe counties while the Branch county ADVISORY lasts until 10 AM.   

Please be careful this morning!  It will take you longer to get where you're going.  Stay with wwmt.com for your weather today and always.  

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Michigan to hear from public on fracking rules

Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
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GAYLORD, Mich. (AP) - Michigan officials are holding two public hearings on state hydraulic fracturing rules.

The state Department of Environmental Quality will hear from Michigan residents about the drilling process known as fracking. The proposed rules released earlier this year address issues such as well location and permit application procedures.

Environmental groups have urged the state to increase fracking regulations. The Michigan League of Conservation Voters says fracking poses an environmental threat to lakes and rivers because it uses large amounts of water.

The first hearing is scheduled for Tuesday in Gaylord and the second is Wednesday in Lansing.

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