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BARK RIVER, MI-- An Iron Mountain man has been arrested for breaking into Bark River Harris School earlier this month. Early on January 11 Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post received a report that someone had entered the school building. They learned the suspect found his way to one of the offices, broke a window to get in and rummaged through a desk. He found a small amount of cash, left the school and went to the Island Resort and Casino to gamble. Michael Racicot, 38, of Iron...

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ISHPEMING, MI--   Ishpeming Police are investigating a traffic crash on US-41 near McDonalds Wednesday.

Officers say a 65-year-old man was eastbound in a Chevy Impala when he turned onto North Road in front of a Toyota Rav 4 driven by a 19-year-old woman.

The man was taken to UPHS-Bell for treatment of minor injuries. The woman was treated at the scene.

The driver of the Impala was cited for failing to yield the right of way.

Westbound traffic was temporarily re-routed until the scene was cleared.  

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CALUMET, MI (AP)--   A Calumet man is accused of joining the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.

WLUC-TV says Karl Dresch is charged with violent entry and disorderly conduct on Capitol grounds; knowingly entering or remaining in any restricted building or grounds without lawful authority and impeding or disrupting official functions; and obstructing an official proceeding. Dresch was arrested Tuesday in Calumet and appeared in court via video Wednesday.

BARK RIVER, MI--   An Iron Mountain man has been arrested for breaking into Bark River Harris School earlier this month.

Early on January 11 Michigan State Police from the Gladstone Post received a report that someone had entered the school building. They learned the suspect found his way to one of the offices, broke a window to get in and rummaged through a desk. He found a small amount of cash, left the school and went to the Island Resort and Casino to gamble.

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Michael Pack resigned Wednesday as the CEO of the federal agency over the Voice of America and other federally funded international broadcasters after a turbulent seven-month tenure. He leaves the U.S. Agency for Global Media with a Trumpian legacy of ideological strife, lawsuits and scandal, his departure effective just two hours after the swearing-in of President Biden, who requested him to leave.

Updated at 5:06 p.m. ET

Democrats officially took control of the Senate as Georgia's two new Democratic senators-elect were sworn in Wednesday afternoon, cementing a 50-50 split, with Vice President Harris serving as the tiebreaking vote in her new role as president of the the Senate.

Harris administered the oath of office to Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff hours after her own swearing-in.

President Joe Biden has picked a slate of nearly two dozen acting officials to temporarily lead agencies as he waits for Congress to confirm his Cabinet.

According to a list of officials issued by the White House on Wednesday, most of the temporary leaders are career civil servants.

President Biden is moving quickly on climate change on his first day in office, saying he plans to sign a sweeping executive order to undo many of the Trump administration's environmental rollbacks.

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