Portage Road closed by crash  KALAMAZOO, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - The Kalamazoo Dept. of Public Safety says that Portage Road has been closed by a crash.

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WINTER WEATHER ADVISORIES

1 AM UNTIL 4 PM THURSDAY

The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Jackson, Allegan, Barry, Eaton, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, and Newaygo counties from 1 AM Thursday morning until 4 PM in the afternoon.  The ADVISORY speaks to the development of snow, sleet, and freezing rain prior to the Thursday morning commute.  Accumulations of ice are under 1/10" before an ultimate transition to snow everywhere, but we know it doesn't take a lot of ice to cause problems.  Projected accumulations ... Muskegon to Grand Rapids to Lansing: 1" to 2" ... south of that line including Kalamazoo: under 1".

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FDA gives special approval to meningitis vaccine at Princeton

Updated: Monday, December 9, 2013 |
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PRINCETON, N.J. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - An otherwise unapproved vaccine is now available for the first time at Princeton University.

The University has reported 8 cases of Meningitis-B since March.

In response to the outbreak, the FDA gave Princeton special approval to distribute a vaccine to students.

The vaccine, Bexsero, is used in Europe and Australia, but it is not otherwise approved for use in the United States.

Princeton University will make the first dose available this week, Monday through Thursday.

A second dose will be provided in February.
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