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Experience the Northern Michigan Woods Old School And New School Style [Video]

Michigan announced its first 'glamping' campground this week, which made camping purists like me howl in despair. So I've paired a story about Michigan's newest camping phenomenon with a story about one of Michigan's oldest (sort of).

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It’s Been Forty Years, And We Still Don’t Know Where Jimmy Hoffa Is [Video]

Forty years ago today, former Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa went to lunch at the Macchus Red Fox Restaurant near Detroit. He hasn't been seen or heard from since, and his body has never been found.

We've all heard rumors about what happened to Jimmy, but nothing's ever been confirmed.

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When Are You Officially ‘Up North’? [Video]

It's a summer tradition as old as the State of Michigan. Going 'Up North' to get away from it all and enjoy summer sunsets on bucolic lakes. Evidence even shows that Native Americans headed north during ancient summers.

But where is 'up north'? Is it a state of mind? Or does it officially start at a given point, like the Mackinac Bridge or US-10?

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Vintage Trailer and Motor Coach Club Touring Michigan

The Michigan DNR says about 30 vintage campers are touring state parks in Michigan this summer from July 24 - August 8.

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Gas Prices Drop In Wyoming. Is It A Gas War?

War is never good, unless it's a gas price war like the one raging in Wyoming between 28th and 44th Streets.

A check on GasBuddy.com shows prices at Wyoming stations in those neighborhoods running about 42 cents a gallon cheaper than the rest of Kent County. But why?

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Report: Justin Verlander Wants to Get Married to Kate Upton. She Doesn’t Feel the Same

A report says Detroit Tigers pitcher Justin Verlander has asked actress and model Kate Upton several times to marry him, and she keeps saying "No."

That's too bad for Justin, but maybe if they break up, he can get back to pitching well.

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Is There Anything That Repels Biting Flies? [Video]

Last week on vacation, I was exposed to the dreaded stable fly on the beaches of the Upper Peninsula. If you've never experienced the stable fly, just imagine what it would be like to be surrounded by people poking you with needles, non-stop.

Is there any substance known to man that can repel a biting fly?

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Restaurant Week’s “Grand Cocktail Competition” Begins

The Grand Cocktail Competition kicked off summer in the city in Grand Rapids this past weekend. You can gather at some of the 29 restaurants, meet their bartenders and mixologists competing, and enjoy some creative cocktails throughout the month of July through August 4.

The most votes gathered online by August 4 will decide the “People’s Choice” Grand Cocktail Competition winners in both categories.

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Mourners Sing ‘Amazing Grace’ at Vigil for Omarion Humphrey [VIDEO]

Hundreds of mourners gathered at Abernathy Park in Davison, Mich. on Friday night, in honor of Omarion “Mars” Humphrey.

Humphrey's body was found in Lake Callis Friday, July 10. The boy went missing on Saturday, July 4

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Several Trucks, Cars Involved in I-94 Crash Near Mattawan

Eastbound I-94 is currently closed near Exit 66 in Mattawan following a crash involving several semi-trucks and other vehicles.

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New Movies Include ‘Minions,’ ‘Strangerland’ and ‘Self/Less’ [Video]

After weeks of dominance by Jurassic World and Inside Out, it's time for some more movies to take their shot at the box office lead.

Minions, The Gallows, Self/Less and more are now in theaters.

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Dive Team Discovers Body in Flint-Area Lake, Omarion Humphrey’s Father Says it’s His Missing Son [VIDEO]

WNEM-TV5 is reporting that Omarion Humphrey’s father, Jamall Humphrey, has confirmed that the body found earlier today in Lake Callis near Flint is indeed his son who has been missing since Saturday.

Police evacuated Lake Callis in Davison after a dive team discovered a body. Police have yet to confirm that the body is that of 9-year-old Omarion Humphrey who went missing Saturday.

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