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Aug. 10, 2020 9:00 AM EDT

The Detroit News. Aug. 8, 2020 Michigan can’t count on feds for bailout Michigan’s school leaders have been trying to get the attention of lawmakers and Gov. Gretchen Whitmer all summer, pleading for some budget certainty. It’s true that the Legislature and Whitmer’s budget director...

‘MasterChef Junior’ teen who lost his parents battles tumors

Aug. 9, 2020 12:01 AM EDT

GARY, Ind. (AP) — Ben Watkins loves few things more than cooking but now struggles to stir. The precocious 13-year-old from the Region, who used to cook at the Ben’s Bodacious BBQ restaurant in Miller and appeared on the “MasterChef Junior” television show, has been in too much...

Nuemonei Tre Vonne Laster is seen in an Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020 photo provided by the Davenport, Iowa Police Department. The Quad-City Times says 26-year-old Jeramie Shorter, of Davenport, was shot Saturday morning outside Weerts Funeral Home in Davenport and later died. Police later arrested 24-year-old Nuemonei Tre Vonne Laster, of Davenport, who appeared in court Sunday on charges of first-degree murder, eluding and weapons counts. (Davenport Police Department via AP)

Man fatally shot at 8-year-old son's funeral; suspect held

Aug. 3, 2020 11:36 AM EDT

DAVENPORT, Iowa (AP) — A suspect has been arrested and charged after a man was fatally shot in the parking lot of an eastern Iowa funeral home where he was attending the funeral of his 8-year-old son, who died of cancer, police said. Jeramie Shorter, 26, of Davenport, was shot Saturday morning outside...