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PD: Man set ex-girlfriend house on fire

Thanks to help from neighbors, police say they’re close to arresting a suspect who allegedly started his ex-girlfriend’s house on fire.

In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014, manatees Juliet, left, and Phoenix, right, swim at the Miami Seaquarium in Key Biscayne, Fla. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Manatees may lose endangered status

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is reviewing whether the manatee should be reclassified as a "threatened" species instead of an endangere…

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Police: Jogger attacked by naked man

Police are investigating after a woman said a naked man jumped on her while she was out jogging Thursday night in Battle Creek.

Kelli Williams of Momma Needs a Beer and Steve Faber of Friends of Grand Rapids Parks in the eightWest studio.

Plant a tree, one beer at a time

The Brewers Grove project involves local breweries making special beer to raise awareness and funds to plant more trees in community parks.

Shiite tribal fighters raise their weapons and chant slogans against the al-Qaida-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq, Sunday, June 15, 2014. (AP Photo)

Britain raises terror threat level

Britain raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday, meaning that a terrorist attack is considered highly likely.