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Fined for Swearing?

Swearing isn’t “polite” but who knew it could cost you $200?

A Michigan teen was recently fined $200 after he swore near a playground in Brighton.

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Yooper Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary [Video]

The loving term for our above-the-bridge brethren is now officially a word.  

So, what was it prior to this?

Also added: poutine, selfie, catfish (the verb) and fracking, among others.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Godzilla’ is King

Everyone expected 'Godzilla' to take the number one spot at the box office this weekend, but few people saw it doing business that rivals 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2.'

'Godzilla' didn't just win the box office this weekend, it conquered it, proving that after all of these years, the king of the monsters is still a massive draw.

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Baseball’s Best Logo’s–Tigers Included!

Baseball season is in full swing--and look who is in first place? The Tigers AND Whitecaps! The 2 teams connected by affiliation are having some good success early on. In one department though, there is a clear cut winner.

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I-96 Construction Continues This Weekend — You’ve Been Warned [Map]

Last week, I had the unfortunate experience of forgetting about the I-96 construction zone between Lowell and Cascade.  It made my return trip from the Tiger game a little longer than necessary.

Take my advice -- plan around this week's slow downs.  

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New Movies This Week: ‘Godzilla’ and ‘Million Dollar Arm’ [Video]

Get ready for the return of one of cinema's greatest monsters, plus an inspiring story of a few huge underdogs who get a chance to play Major League Baseball.

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‘Tis the Season for Morels! [Video]

The 54th annual National Morel Mushroom Festival kicks off in Boyne City, running Thursday through Sunday.

Boyne City has been hosting the festival for more than 50 years and thousands of foragers are expected to flock to the city just fo

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson Responds to Donald Sterling’s Derogatory Comments on ‘Anderson Cooper 360′ [Video]

By Andy Bustard | The Boombox

Donald Sterling's disgraceful (but not surprising) comments about Earvin "Magic" Johnson weren't in the air for long before the Lakers legend was able to respond.

Following the Los Angeles Clippers owner's embarrassing interview on CNN's 'Anderson Cooper 360' on Monday night, Magic had his own sit-down with Cooper Tuesday night to share his side of the story.

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Embattled Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Slams Magic Johnson [Video]

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Monday night to talk about the inflammatory comments he made that got him suspended for life by the NBA. But it's his remarks about Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson that stole the show.

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Consumer Energy Donating Free Light Bulbs to People in Need

 

Consumers Energy is helping families across Michigan to save energy and money this year by donating 85,000 energy-efficient light bulbs through food banks.

This month, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is giving out about 40,000 Energy Star-qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) through its network of food pantries. Families receive a package of two CFLs, along with information on the bulbs' benefits and other energy-saving tips.

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Two People Dead After Lansing, East Lansing Shootings

Update (5 p.m.): A suspect tied to the shootings has been arrested, according to East Lansing police.

They were taken into custody by police at an East Lansing residence in the 1800 block of Coolidge Road.

The suspect is believed to be involved in both shootings, and the secure-in-place order has been lifted.

The East Lansing and Lansing police departments worked together to apprehend the suspect, with support from area agencies.

(2:53 p.m.) According to our sister station 97.5 NOW FM in Lansing, a man walked into a Lansing pharmacy then shot and killed an employee Monday morning.

The shooting happened about 11 a.m. at a Rite Aid, located on Saginaw Street in Lansing. The victim of that shooting died at the scene.

A second shooting occurred just 15 minutes later about a mile away in East Lansing. Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown. About 2:40 p.m. Monday, police told FOX-17 that the victim of that second shooting has also died.

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Innocent Grand Rapids Area Man Accidentally Featured On ‘Dash Cam Diaries’ As Criminal; He’s Not Amused

Don't you hate it when people Google a criminal's name, and your photo pops up?

A man named Todd Keith was featured on a reality crime show that featured dash cam footage from police cruisers. The only problem was, when they showed a photo of the culprit on screen following the footage, it wasn't Todd Keith, instead it was a photo of a Wyoming man named Keith Todd, who was nowhere near the scene of the crime.

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