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Senator Suggests Wagering a Betsy DeVos Vote on the Super Bowl

This morning, the Senate education committee voted along party lines on whether to approve President Trump’s education secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos.

It almost came down to the Super Bowl.

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Former Lions RB Mel Farr Had Stage 3 CTE At His Death In 2015 [Video]

Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr died suddenly back in 2015 from a massive heart attack due to undiagnosed hypertension at the age of 70.

But now it turns out something else had gone undiagnosed—CTE. This is the traumatic brain injury synonymous with multiple concussions.

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Grand Rapids Was The Cloudiest Place In The World Last Week

The sun failed to show up at all from Sunday, January 22 until Saturday, January 28. That's seven consecutive days with no sun, and that made us the cloudiest city in the world.

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University of Michigan via YouTube
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U of M Works to Restore Lake Sturgeon Natural Habitat

Nothing fishy going on here!

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Big Sean Raises $100K For Flint Water Crisis [Video]

Detroit rapper Big Sean announced that his foundation has raised around $100,000 for those affected by the ongoing water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

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Lansing Brew House To Honor Elephant That Rampaged Through Town [Video]

Rajje's Tap House is named after an elephant that escaped from a circus back in 1963, and went on a legendary stroll through the city's south side before it ended tragically.

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The Michigan Accent: Know It, Learn It, Love It [Video]

The Michigan Accent was definitely much thicker a generation ago, but it still exists, so you better learn to love it.

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G.R. Brothers Arrested after Craigslist Meet-up Turns Deadly Outside of MI Wal-Mart

Two brothers from Grand Rapids were arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart, near Owosso.

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Ban Introduced On Smoking Marijuana In Public Areas
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Genesee County To Vote On Prohibiting Tobacco Products To Anyone Under 21

The #RaiseTheAge campaign, a movement to increase the required age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, has been gaining momentum across the country...

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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here – Guys, Check Out These Amazing Michigan Getaways

There's pressure every year to do better for Valentine's Day, if you have someone to share the day with. If you're like me and you don't, have a great Singles Awareness Day! But if you have a Significant Other, you may feel pressure to be more romantic, or do something more fun that last year.

Chocolate and flowers just doesn't cut it anymore. Especially if you're looking to get a little extra "romantic" at the end of the night.

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Courtesy of State Representative Jewell Jones
Courtesy of State Representative Jewell Jones
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Meet Michigan’s Youngest State Representative

Jewell Jones, a student at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has made political history for a second time.

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HEADS UP: New Phone Scam That Could Pretty Much Fool Anyone

Police around the country are warning you to hang up immediately, if you get a call where someone asks you “Can you hear me?”

The scammers use your response of YES to then make unauthorized purchases on your phone or utility bill...

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