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Texans Attempt to Pronounce Michigan Words with Hilarious Results [Video]

You wouldn't think the English language could change so much throughout a single country, but there's a really big difference in words' pronunciations north, south, east and west.

Moving up here from Texas last year, I've begun learning a lot about how things are said here. And I have to be honest: I'm still not any good at the words.

I will still say 'Mack-in-nack' Island, but mostly for funnies.

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Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
Photo Courtesy of the Kent County Sheriffs Department
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West Catholic High School Student Charged in Death Threat Case Now Faces Child Porn Charges

The 17-year-old who targeted fellow classmates at West Catholic High School with death threats on Instagram is now being formally charged in the case.

Several news outlets are reporting that the teen, Matthew Herrington, is also facing child pornography charges.

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Matt Milhouse/100.5 The River
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ArtPrize Announces Events, Changes and Grants for 2015

Today, ArtPrize made several announcements about changes and growth planned for 2015 including new opportunities for curators, an expansion of ArtPrize Pitch Night, more grant money and a new showcase event called ArtPrize Tonight.

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West Michigan Women’s Expo Rolls in This Weekend at DeVos Place

The 17th annual West Michigan Women's Expo at DeVos Place in Grand Rapids is this weekend.

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Photo Courtesy of Russ Hines/Townsquare Media
Photo Courtesy of Russ Hines/Townsquare Media
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Windell Middlebrooks, ‘Suite Life on Deck’ Actor and Miller Lite Guy, Dead at 36

Windell Middlebrooks, who is best known for his roles on The Suite Life on Deck and from Miller High Life commercials, has died. He was 36 years old.

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Kevin Winter / Ethan Miller, Getty Images
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Heart Announces Tour Dates with Joan Jett & Blackhearts

Heart's always-busy tour calendar is filling up for 2015, including a series of dates with special guests Joan Jett and the Blackhearts.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Stays Alive On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Traverse City resident Joshua Davis survived a scare on Monday night's episode of the NBC-TV's talent competition The Voice.

After losing a battle round to fellow Team Blake member Brain Johnson, Adam Levine stepped in for the save.

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Can You Guess the Most Popular Street Name in Michigan?

America: where the streets have no (original) names.

New research has shed some light on something you probably don’t think about too much — the most common street names.

It includes a breakdown by state, so we know the most popular street name in Michigan. It's different from the national leader, can you guess what it might be? And no, it's not Divsion -- Kentwood's spelling, not mine.

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Risto Viitanen/ Thinkstock
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Michigan State Police Gets Approval to Use Aerial Drones [Video]

There's about to be a remote controlled eye in the sky.

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Grand Rapids Speedskater Shares Unique View of Frozen Lake Michigan [Video]

Last week, conditions on Lake Michigan were perfect for West Michigan Speedskating Club member April Chernoby to put on her skates, start up her camera and take a spin around the lake.

A video she shared on YouTube shows just how smooth the surface of Lake Michigan was.

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Michigan Men’s Basketball Coach John Beilein Gives Grand Rapids Student His Day On Court [Photos]

As a student manager for the University of Michigan basketball men's team, Ryan Kapustka has found his volunteer position to be rewarding as it gave him the ability to see the Wolverines with an up close and personal perspective.

But on Sunday afternoon in Ann Arbor, it got closer and more personal.

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Lavell Crawford Cancels Gilda’s LaughFest Appearance Because of Movie Production

Lavell Crawford has canceled his Gilda's LaughFest appearance for Wednesday night because of a movie he's currently filming, festival officials announced this morning.

The cancellation of his appearance at Fountain Street Church is because of a change in the production schedule for the film "Meet the Blacks."

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