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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES Michigan mom launches search for daughter after 49 years | 4:23
A Michigan woman, with the help of her five children and social media, is hoping to reunite with the child she gave up for adoption 49 years ago. WZZM
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES Watch: Tom Izzo pleased with MSU's performance | 10:42
Michigan State coach Tom Izzo reacts after the No. 1 Spartans blasted Maryland, 91-61, at Breslin Center on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. Chris Solari, Detroit Free Press
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES Controversial book on Trump released | 0:56
“Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” was released on Friday. It paints a disparaging picture of President Trump and his family. The President says it‘s filled with lies. One Washington bookstore opened overnight and quickly sold out. AP
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES East coast storm grounds nearly 5,000 flights | 1:19
The flight-tracking site FlightAware reports nearly 5,000 canceled flights across the U.S. due to the massive winter storm, disrupting travel nationwide. That includes over two-thirds of flights in and out of New York City and Boston airports. (Jan. 5) AP
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES North Korea accepted the South's offer for talks next week | 1:09
The rival Koreas agreed Friday to revive their first formal dialogue in more than two years next week to find ways to cooperate on the upcoming Winter Olympics in the South. Time
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES Why you won't win the lottery | 0:48
The odds of winning the Mega Millions jackpot are 1 in more than 302 million. You have a better chance at all these other extraordinary things. USA TODAY
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CLOSETODAY'S TOP STORIES Up North taxidermy museum aims to promote hunting | 2:12
Voss Guntzviller noticed that fewer kids go hunting nowadays. So he set out to change that with Guntzviller‘s Spirit of the Woods Museum in Williamsburg, Mich.
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- Michigan mom launches search for daughter after 49 years
- Watch: Tom Izzo pleased with MSU's performance
- Controversial book on Trump released
- East coast storm grounds nearly 5,000 flights
- North Korea accepted the South's offer for talks next week
- Why you won't win the lottery
- Up North taxidermy museum aims to promote hunting
FILE – In this Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016, file photo, a Delta Air Lines jet sits at a gate at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, in Atlanta. Delta is giving airport employees permission to offer passengers up to almost $10,000 in compensation to give up their seats on overbooked flights. Delta‘s move comes as United Airlines struggles to recover from images of a passenger‘s forced removal from a sold-out flight. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)(Photo: AP)
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DETROIT — It‘s a bird. It‘s a plane. No, it‘s a bird on a plane.
A Delta Air Lines flight captain decided to turn his plane around and return to Detroit after a bird was discovered inside the flight deck.
The airline says in a statement that shortly after takeoff Saturday, the pilots of Flight 1943 from Detroit to Atlanta saw a small bird in the flight deck. The unexpected passenger had entered the aircraft during boarding.
The captain decided to turn the plane around to “avoid a potential distraction” during the flight. The aircraft landed without incident and the bird was removed and set free.
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