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US East Coast Begins To Dig Out After Large Blizzard
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‘Shoe Year’s Day’ Brings Free Guided Snowshoe Hikes to Michigan

Michigan's unpredictable winter weather is bound to bring us more snow. When it does, be prepared to join one of nine upcoming snowshoe hikes being planned by the Michigan DNR.

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Meteor, or fireball, caught falling through the Michigan sky. (Andrew Gunneson/WOODTV)
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Falling Meteor Caught on Video in Michigan

Thousands of meteors are reported falling through the skies, but not many are caught on video. On Monday, one lucky Michigander caught one burning through the atmosphere. Driving south on 131, Andrew Gunneson happened to be filming as he drove, and caught the fireball as it burned through the Michigan sky.

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Ingram Publishing, ThinkStock
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Sparta Sports Complex Could Receive $150,000; Ionia up for $74,300

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has recommended that Sparta receive $150,000 for improvements to the new Sparta Sports Complex.

The City of Ionia could receive $74,300 for improvements to Robinson Park.

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New York Charity Struggles To Collect Winter Coats For Needy
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Items in Some Michigan Donation Bins Not Going to Charity

A company operating 318 clothing donation bins in Michigan is being told stop operating the bins or face legal action for misleading the public on how the donations are being used.

The donations go to a professional fundraising company, not to charity.

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Meijer Christmas Ad Makes Its Mark As One Of The Best In The US [Video]

A Meijer Christmas ad that was released last month has made several lists as one of the best Christmas ads of the season.

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Green Bay Packers vs Detroit Lions
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Players From The 0-16 Lions Team Are Pulling For Cleveland

Sure, there are a few people out there who are rooting for the Cleveland Browns to finish their imperfect season in perfect fashion. But don’t count the 2008 Detroit Lions among them. They don’t wish their company on anyone.

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Snow And High Winds Hit The UK
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Christmas Means Great Surfing In Grand Haven [Video]

The Rock Pile Gang, so named for the piles of rocks that line the Grand Haven Pier, have been winter surfers along Lake Michigan for years. So when the wind kicked up the surf and kicked down the wind chill, these brave souls jumped in the water to surf.

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Chicago Bears v Detroit Lions
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Detroit Lions Get Coal For Christmas: No One From Team Makes Pro Bowl

The Detroit Lions currently lead the NFC North, and while lifelong fans know they still have a chance to choke that away, I thought it was kind of crappy that absolutely no one from the team made the annual Pro Bowl NFC All Star team announced yesterday.

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WOOD TV 8 via YouTube
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Belding Area Schools Vote To Change Their Mascot

Monday night, the Belding Area Schools Board of Education voted unanimously to drop the controversial Redskins mascot.

The push to change the mascot came at the end of this past school year when parents began asking for the board consider doing something different...

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Amazon Holds News Conference
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Amazon Brings 1,500 Jobs To Michigan

Good news for Michigan,Tuesday, as Amazon announced their plans to open a distribution center in Livonia, just outside of Detroit.

The opening of the distribution center will create up to 1,500 job openings in the state...

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Wyoming v Michigan State
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East Lansing Is Named The 2nd Best College Town In America

Go Green! Go White!  And Sparty On, Fellow Spartans!  Michigan State University's home of East Lansing, Michigan was named 2016's 2nd best college town in America by WalletHub...

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Today's Grand Rapids Press (Johnnie Walker/Townsquare Media)
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Today the Grand Rapids Press Reported the Detroit Lions Loss to the Cowboys…Next Week

Maybe it's not a mistake, but simply next week's headline printed by mistake today? Could the NFL be as shady and fixed as Boxing? As plotted and pre-arranged as the WWE?

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