Polar Vortex

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The polar vortex that enveloped much of the Midwest early this year nearly wiped out the peach crop in southwestern Michigan, according to experts.

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Legislation that would forgive Michigan schools from having to make up as many as four snow days is headed to Gov. Gretchen Whitmer for her expected signature.

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Michigan school districts would not have to make up snow days that occur during state-declared emergencies under a bill advancing in the Legislature.

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The cold snap could be over by Friday. But Capital Correspondent Cheyna Roth reports once the cold weather eases up, there will be new issues for the state to handle.

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During periods of extreme cold, like the Midwest is facing, it is easy for exposed skin to get damaged. 

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If you think your propane provider is unfairly raising your rates during the cold snap, Michigan Attorney General Dana Nessel wants you to notify her office.