The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids issues a FREEZING RAIN ADVISORY for Van Buren, Kalamazoo, Calhoun, Allegan, Barry, Ottawa, Kent, Ionia, Muskegon, Montcalm, Oceana, Newaygo, and Mecosta counties from 4 AM until 9 AM Saturday.  Up to 1/10" of ice accumulation is possible, perhaps more near and north of I-96.  Slippery roads are likely, especially bridges, overpasses, and entrance/exit ramps.  Please be careful traveling through midday Saturday.  

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Legislation would renew long-term unemployment benefits

WASHINGTON, D.C. (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - Legislation to renew an expired program of benefits for the long-term unemployed faces a test in the Senate Wednesday.

If it receives 60-votes as expected, passage could come Thursday.

Legislation would restore the benefit program for five months, retroactive to when it expired December 28th.

Democrats have been trying to restore the program since January.
The bill faces a cold reception from republicans in the House.