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Why Being Lazy Is Good For You

Couch potatoes rejoice! Science is saying being lazy is not a bad thing. Unless you're binge watching TV shows.

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Caffeine vs. Sleep

For most of us, if we are a little tired in the morning...the first thing we grab is more coffee. It usually gives us a little added energy to help us get our day started. Now there is new research that shows the caffeine in coffee may not be as helpful as we thought.

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Legendary Women’s Basketball Coach Pat Summitt Has Died [Video]

Pat Summitt, the legendary coach of the University of Tennessee Lady Vols basketball team has died. In her prime, her women's teams at the University of Tennessee drew bigger crowds than the men's teams and won eight NCAA titles.

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Take A Quick Break Up North And Then Get Back To Work! [Video]

You are mere hours away from the weekend beginning and by now your thoughts have drifted northward to a peaceful moment by Lake Michigan, where it's just you the gentle lapping of the waves and your thoughts.

You can go there now for 20 seconds, but then you have to get back to work, okay? Promise?

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Five Uniquely Grand Rapids Things To Do This Summer

Summer is officially here (as if this weekend wasn't one of the summeriest weekends ever), and here's some things that are unique to Grand Rapids to try, if you haven't already.

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Enjoy A Blast of Michigan’s Beautiful North In Two Minutes [Video]

It's been a rough week of bad news and unsettled weather. Now that the sun is back for the weekend, get yourself in the mood with this beautiful time lapse video of the north woods.

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A Michigan Man Lived For Almost a Year and a Half Without a Heart [Video]

I've been called heartless, but it's always been a figure of speech. A Michigan man suffering from a debilitating disease actually was heartless. While waiting for a transplant, doctors kept him alive without a heart for 17 months!

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Former MSU Star Draymond Green Faces Suspension After Playoff Kick [Video]

The contentious NBA Western Conference Final Playoff Series got a little more heated Sunday when Oklahoma City thrashed defending champion Golden State, 133-105.

At the center of controversy following the game was former Michigan State great and Saginaw native Draymond Green of Golden State, who may or may not have intentionally kicked OKC forward Steven Adams in the little thunders.

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Lymphoma and Leukemia Society’s Man and Woman Of the Year Candidates Explain Their Passion For Fundraising [Video]

Steve Schmuker and Kathy Uzarski are candidates for the local title of Man and Woman of the Year, a fundraising competition to help cure Lymphoma and Leukemia.

They joined the Jojo Show this morning to tell us the reasons why they give of themselves in an effort to rid the world of these cancers.

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Eastern Michigan University Lands In The Top Ten In The Nation For Drunk Tweets

Eastern Michigan University and the Mid American Conference are not well known for their sports prowess. But there is one thing EMU and the MAC does better than any other college league in the country, they tweet about drinking. A lot.

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Go, Norma, Go! 90 Year Old Michigan Woman Fights Cancer By Living

When 90-year-old Norma found out she had uterine cancer, she didn’t take it lying down. Instead, the spunky Michigan resident declined treatment and told the doctor, "I'm 90-years-old. I'm hitting the road." 

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America’s Favorite Comfort Food Is…

There’s a good reason why Mac & Cheese, Chocolate and more are called comfort foods, because let’s face it, when we're down there’s nothing better to make us feel good, at least temporarily.

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