FROST ADVISORY

MIDNIGHT TO 8 AM

The National Weather Service has issued a FROST ADVISORY for the following counties in West Michigan, effective Saturday morning through 8 o'clock: Kent, Ionia, Montcalm, Mecosta, Newaygo, and Oceana. Precautions should be taken to protect tender vegetation in the Advisory area. Cold air overnight Friday-Saturday could lead to scattered areas of frost. The threat will be over shortly after the sun rises and begins heating the atmosphere.  

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House passes bill to get epinephrine at schools

Updated: Saturday, August 3, 2013 |
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WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Congress is working on legislation that could save a child's life from a potentially deadly allergic reaction while at school.

The House has passed a bill that encourages states to come up with policies to make epinephrine available in schools.

The drug is used to treat severe and potentially deadly reactions to things like peanuts or bee allergies.

It would also give incentives to schools to permit trained administrators to inject the medication.

And, it would require states to review their liability laws to make sure those administrators have adequate legal protections when they come to the aid of students.

The bill now goes to the Senate.




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