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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State election board shoots down minimum wage initiative

Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014
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LANSING, Mich. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A state election board has voted against moving forward with a voter initiative proposal to raise Michigan's minimum wage.

The Board of State Canvassers says advocates fell about 4,000 signatures short of the more than 25,000 needed to put the issue before lawmakers or voters.

The initiative would have increased the minimum wage over time to $10.10 an hour in Michigan.

In May lawmakers passed a smaller minimum wage hike to increase it to $9.25 an hour by 2018.

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