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Michigan Fourth and Fifth Graders Can Ski for Free

Want to get your kids out of the house on the weekends this winter and have some fun? Of course, you do! And skiing is something you probably like to do already, and now your kids can join you on the slopes for FREE! Take them skiing and have some fun!

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Yankee Candle via cpsc.gov
Yankee Candle via cpsc.gov
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Yankee Candle Recalls 31K Glass Candles

Before you gift a candle to someone this Christmas or add it to your home, check which one you're buying first.

The Yankee Candle Company, along with the U...

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Boyne Highlands to Re-Open Friday

Boyne Highlands Ski Resort was damaged by fire on Sunday. The resort has announced they are set to reopen the slopes on Friday.

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Theron Nesbitt via YouTube
Theron Nesbitt via YouTube
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Michigan School Announces Snow Day In Hilarious YouTube Video

Vassar Public schools announced their snow day yesterday with a video that would have blown away kids in the '80s! Too bad it's 2016...

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@DwayneJohnson via Facebook
@DwayneJohnson via Facebook
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Dwayne The Rock Johnson Is Currently In Michigan

It may be a long shot that he’ll actually make it to West Michigan, but we can all hope!

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson posted on social media today that he just landed in Detroit...

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Boyne Highlands Ski Lodge Damaged By Fire [Video]

A fire at the main lodge at the Boyne Highlands Ski Resort left twelve people injured early Sunday and the ski resort closed, at least temporarily.

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Antonio "L.A." Reid's 50th Birthday Party - Inside
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Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey Bringing Their ‘All The Hits’ Tour To Van Andel Arena [Video]

Lionel Richie and Mariah Carey announced their 'All The Hits' Tour today, and it will stop in Grand Rapids at Van Andel Arena Tuesday, March 28, 2017. 

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Uber Experiments With Driverless Cars
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Michigan Passes Law Allowing Driverless Cars Without Steering Wheels Or Pedals

The Michigan Senate passed a series of bills that will allow autonomous cars on the road without drivers being present in the car.  The bills overturn a previous law from 2013 that requires a backup driver to be present in an autonomous car...

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Two Michigan Locations Make Top 5 Best Winter Wonderlands List

Michigan has a lot to boast about: great beerbeaches, food— and with the holidays upon us we know the Mitten State is a fantastic place to celebrate!

Readers of  USA Today and 10 Best seem to agree. Frankenmuth and Mackinac Island made the top 5 in their "Best Winter Wonderland" list. Check out their rankings and see which location beat them out for No. 1.

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Van Andel Research brain cells with MSDC-0160
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West Michigan Organizations May Have ‘Breakthrough’ in Fight Against Parkinson’s Disease

Science Translational Medicine reports that a new drug originally developed for type 2 diabetes is being prepared for human clinical trials in hope of finding the world's first treatment to slow Parkinson's disease.

The drug was developed by Kalamazoo-based Metabolic Solutions Development Company and supported by research from Van Andel Research Institute's Center for Neurodegenerative Science.

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Lightning McQueen, Mater and Finn McMissile of "Cars 2" Roll Into Bob's Big Boy
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Pixar Bringing ‘Cars 3′ to North American International Auto Show in Detroit

Pixar has announced that the 2017 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) will include an early look at Cars 3 and debut a life-size version of one of the film's stars.

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MAC Championship - Western Michigan v Ohio
'Dude! We finally have a candle that smells like VICTORY!!! (Getty Images)
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WMU Now Has A Scented Candle To Celebrate Its Undefeated Season

After WMU's stellar year on the football field there was really only one more thing they needed - their own scented candle.

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