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Prostate cancer "significantly higher" for residents drinking from private wells tested for PFAS

A health report released Tuesday indicates a significantly higher than expected rate for prostate cancer in Northern Kent County private drinking wells tested for PFAS. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department released cancer incident data as it pertains to PFAS found in two Northern Kent County combined zip codes private drinking wells. Think Belmont and Rockford where Wolverine World Wide dumped waste. The study tested for all cancers broken...

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A health report released Tuesday indicates a significantly higher than expected rate for prostate cancer in Northern Kent County private drinking wells tested for PFAS.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department released cancer incident data as it pertains to PFAS found in two Northern Kent County combined zip codes private drinking wells. Think Belmont and Rockford where Wolverine World Wide dumped waste.

The Michigan Department of Corrections plans to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in the western Upper Peninsula.
 
     The Detroit Free Press and WLUC-TV report he agency's director made the announcement Tuesday to meet a cut of more than $19 million in the prison budget.
 
     Lawmakers had instructed the department to close an unspecified prison.
 

The Michigan Department of Treasury says a 6 percent sales tax will soon be applied to all companies with no physical location in the state.
 
     The department announced Monday that sales tax will be collected from online out-of-state retailers that exceed $100,000 in sales or 200 or more transactions in Michigan within the previous calendar year. The agency estimates that the rule change beginning Oct. 1 will bring in an extra $200 million per year in state revenue.
 

The Ingham County judge who sentenced pedophile ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar will stay on the case -- for now.

   A chief judge denied Nassar’s request to have a different judge decide if he should be resentenced.

Nassar’s lawyers say Judge Rosemarie Aquilina was not fair and impartial. That she used harsh language against Nassar and was too compassionate toward his victims.

Daddy's Dough Cookies

With a bachelor degree in business, MarcQus Wright is no stranger to the kind of experience, stamina, passion and drive it takes to start up a business – but he knew that for Daddy’s Dough to make it he would need more than just real ingredients and stellar baking skills. 

Daddy’s Dough has been around for three years specializing in homemade cookies. Wright shares that making it in Grand Rapids as a Black owned business is about who you know. 

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Tinder's co-founders, along with eight other current and former executives, have slapped the popular dating app's owners with a massive lawsuit. In the suit filed Tuesday in New York, the Tinder employees past and present say the companies that own the app deliberately undervalued it to swindle them out of the money they were owed.

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A health report released Tuesday indicates a significantly higher than expected rate for prostate cancer in Northern Kent County private drinking wells tested for PFAS.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services and the Kent County Health Department released cancer incident data as it pertains to PFAS found in two Northern Kent County combined zip codes private drinking wells. Think Belmont and Rockford where Wolverine World Wide dumped waste.

The Michigan Department of Corrections plans to close the Ojibway Correctional Facility in the western Upper Peninsula.
 
     The Detroit Free Press and WLUC-TV report he agency's director made the announcement Tuesday to meet a cut of more than $19 million in the prison budget.
 
     Lawmakers had instructed the department to close an unspecified prison.
 

The Michigan Department of Treasury says a 6 percent sales tax will soon be applied to all companies with no physical location in the state.
 
     The department announced Monday that sales tax will be collected from online out-of-state retailers that exceed $100,000 in sales or 200 or more transactions in Michigan within the previous calendar year. The agency estimates that the rule change beginning Oct. 1 will bring in an extra $200 million per year in state revenue.
 

The Ingham County judge who sentenced pedophile ex-sports doctor Larry Nassar will stay on the case -- for now.

   A chief judge denied Nassar’s request to have a different judge decide if he should be resentenced.

Nassar’s lawyers say Judge Rosemarie Aquilina was not fair and impartial. That she used harsh language against Nassar and was too compassionate toward his victims.

A former Baltimore City police officer has been indicted by a grand jury on criminal charges including first-degree assault after a video surfaced on social media that showed him repeatedly punching a man in the face.

The incident in the video happened on Saturday. Hours later, the Baltimore Police Department suspended the officer, now identified as Arthur Williams. Late Sunday, the department accepted his resignation.

Updated at 4:33 p.m. ET

A long-awaited grand jury investigation into clergy sexual abuse in Pennsylvania was released Tuesday in an interim redacted form. The report detailed decades of alleged misconduct and cover-ups in six of the state's eight Roman Catholic dioceses.

Daddy's Dough Cookies

With a bachelor degree in business, MarcQus Wright is no stranger to the kind of experience, stamina, passion and drive it takes to start up a business – but he knew that for Daddy’s Dough to make it he would need more than just real ingredients and stellar baking skills. 

Daddy’s Dough has been around for three years specializing in homemade cookies. Wright shares that making it in Grand Rapids as a Black owned business is about who you know. 

In Paris, authorities are taking an unusual approach to combat the scourge of public urination: Make urination even more public.

The city is experimenting with completely exposed, eco-friendly urinals.

The devices are called "Uritrottoir," which combines the words for urinal and pavement. They're not at all subtle. They're bright red and in heavily trafficked areas — for example, directly next to the Seine near the Notre Dame Cathedral.

And if there's any confusion, a large white and red sign with a red arrow and a cartoon of a man peeing probably clears it up.

Updated at 4:35 p.m. ET

President Trump's campaign arm has filed a complaint with an arbitrator, accusing former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman of violating a 2016 confidentiality agreement with her tell-all book and publicity tour.

In her book, Unhinged, and the accompanying tour, Manigault Newman has been harshly critical of the president, calling Trump a racist and suggesting that he suffers from dementia.

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