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Vote for Mackinac Island for Best U.S. Island

Help an island out, will you?  

Mackinac Island is up against the best islands in the U.S. in a fight to the death (OK, maybe not death) and we need to knock Hilton Head, S.C., off the top.

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Detroit Teacher Fired for Breaking Up Vicious Fight Between Students [Video/Poll]

A teacher in Detroit is getting an education in how not to intervene. A teacher in the city's Pershing High School has been fired after she broke up a fight between two students with a broom.

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Grand Rapids native and champion boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., has made the top 10 in Forbes' Celebrity 100 list. (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images)
Grand Rapids native and champion boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., has made the top 10 in Forbes' Celebrity 100 list. (Photo: Harry How/Getty Images)
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Boxer Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Stays Unbeaten, Hangs with Justin Bieber and Lil Wayne, Tweeted at by Muhammad Ali [Video]

Grand Rapids native Floyd Mayweather, Jr., remained unbeaten in professional boxing on Saturday night.

In a match against Marcos Maidana at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Mayweather improved to 46-0 with a majority decision in the welterweight world championship unification bout.

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Michigan Might Get New Cable Company

Comcast wants to merge with Time Warner Cable and create the biggest cable company in the country.

Sure, those kinds of mergers happen all the time. But to do so, Comcast might have to trade some its customers here in Michigan with Charter Communications, another local cable provider, to make the deal work.

Note: Comcast and Charter both advertise with Classic Hits 98.7 WFGR.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘The Other Woman’ Tops ‘Captain America 2′

After nearly a month on top of the box office, 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' got taken down by a bunch of funny ladies. 'The Other Woman' effortlessly took the top spot, sending Marvel's latest superhero adventure to the number two slot and making the other new releases of the week look bad.

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Grand Valley State University
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Woo-Hoo to GVSU’s Class of 2014!

It's graduation day on Saturday for Grand Valley State University's Class of 2014, with commencement at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids.

Two words (or is it one?): Woo-hoo!

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Michigan Man Among First to Get Bionic Eye [video]

Roger Pontz, of Reed City, was diagnosed with the degenerative eye disease retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager- a disease that slowly robbed him of his vision. He has been completely blind for several years.

Now 55, Pontz is one of four people in the U.S. to receive a bionic eye.

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ArtPrize Reveals 2014 Poster, Launches Book and More

A capacity crowd packed the ArtPrize HUB last night for ArtPrize's 5-year anniversary celebration.

ArtPrize revealed this year's poster, served cake, drinks, and made a number of announcements.

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Boy Finds Mastodon Tooth in Holt, Michigan

Last summer 9 year-old Phillip Stoll was exploring the creek behind his house in Holt, MI when he stepped on something unusual. This object was so unusual he brought it back to his mom who, at first, thought

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HopCat Announces New Location in Indianapolis

I love living in Beer City, USA! The craft beer scene in Grand Rapids is excellent and there are so many great beers to choose from- now it’s time to share the wealth!

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PHOTO: George Frey/Getty Images
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‘Cord Cutting’ Is Becoming More Popular

A new study out today says "cord cutting" is up 44 percent over the last three years, and is becoming more prevalent.

What is it? Is it for you?  

I have some facts on the subject.

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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

The United States Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action.

The justices, in a 6-2 decision issued today, struck down a lower-court ruling that had ruled the ban was unconstitutional.

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