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Coast Guard Warns Of Flood-Related Debris In Mich.

Boaters should be on the lookout for large trees, logs and other debris let loose into Michigan waterways in part by spring flooding, the U.S. Coast Guard has warned.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/31/2013

Gov. Snyder Declares State Of Disaster Due To Flooding

Along with two cities — Grand Rapids and Ionia, 19 counties are included,

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/07/2013

Police ID Body Found In Grand River At Grand Haven

Police in western Michigan say a body found in the flood-swollen Grand River belonged to a 28-year-old man who’d been missing since February.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Kayaking for yogurt (Facebook photo)

Grand Rapids Businesses, Customers Paddle On Amid Flooding

“One of our customers actually kayaked out to us,” said Glorija Maticevic, owner of the frozen yogurt shop “Spoonlickers.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

Grand River In West Michigan Breaks Record Levels

The rain-swollen Grand River in West Michigan rose to above-record levels, driving hundreds of people from their homes and flooding parts of downtown Grand Rapids amid efforts to hold back the waters.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2013

(Credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Flooding Causes State Of Emergency In Grand Rapids

Some streets are closed and there’s basement flooding in many homes and businesses in Grand Rapids.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2013

The intersection at Halstead and 14 Mile roads in West Bloomfield is closed due to flooding. (credit: Mike Campbell/WWJ Newsradio 950)

Heavy Rain Worsens Flooding In Parts Of Michigan

The American Red Cross has been responding to flooding situations throughout the state — due to the heavy rains.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/19/2013

FILE PHOTO (credit: Pat Sweeting)

Flood Watch/Warning In Effect

A flood watch remains in effect for all of southeast Michigan, and a warning was issued for some areas.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/11/2013

Flood Watch In Effect For Southeast Michigan

The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire WWJ listening area with 2 to 4 inches of rain expected.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2013

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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