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Why Is CBS Series ‘Battle Creek’ Set In Battle Creek? [Video]

The new CBS Sunday cop drama Battle Creek has won rave reviews so far, but why did Vince Gilligan choose the Cereal City has the locale for the series?

But it's the answer David Shore gives at the end that will make you proud to be from Michigan.

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Michigan Woman Is Now ‘Oldest Person In The World’ [Video]

Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas spent just five days as the 'Oldest Person In The World'. She stepped into the role last week when Japan's Misao Okawa (pictured) died at 117 years old.

Unfortunately, the title is never long lived, and Gertrude passed away yesterday at the age of 116, which leaves a Detroit area woman as the new reigning oldest person.

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Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Begins 25th Year This Weekend

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program will begin its 25th year when volunteers head out to pick up litter on April 11.

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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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Duke Rallies Past Wisconsin for Fifth NCAA Title

Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis.

College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Yes and Toto Announce Summer Tour, with Sterling Heights, Chicago Dates

Yes and Toto will join forces late this summer for a co-headlining North American tour that's scheduled to span 26 dates starting in August.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Smashes April Records [Video]

The early estimates for the opening weekend gross of Furious 7 are all over the place and we probably won’t have a definitive number until tomorrow, when the dust finally settles and everyone gets a chance to breathe. However, this one thing we know for sure: the seventh film in the Fast and Furious series didn’t just shatter in-franchise records, it shattered records for any April release.

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Wisconsin Upsets Kentucky; Faces Duke in NCAA Men’s Basketball Title Game

Wisconsin defeated unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 and Duke ended Michigan State's season 81-61 in NCAA Final Four semifinal games on Saturday night.

The triumphs advanced both to Monday’s national championship game in Indianapolis for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Prince to Play Impromptu Detroit Show Thursday

Prince fans, you better clear your schedule. The legendary artist has announced a Thursday show in Detroit.

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Michigan Ranked 18th ‘Most Hammy’ U.S. State

According to the Del Monte Easter Feast Ranking, Michiganders are already making plans for a tasty holiday meal — selecting ham and corn as popular menu items.

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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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