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Coloradans Attempt to Describe Michigan Things and Landmarks (Hilariously) [Video]

We've been having some fun with some of our colleagues in different cities across the country over the past few months. We've had Texans attempt to pronounce the names of places/things in Michigan, and now we've taken things a step further.

Watch in awe as some of our friends from Grand Junction, Colo. attempt to describe common Michigan things. 

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Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
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Living the Dream: Being Michigan Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Personal Assistant

The University of Michigan has posted a position on their job board for the 'Director of Internal Communications and Operations for the Head Football Coach' -- who happens to be, of course -- Jim Harbaugh.

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Kent County Places Two Communities on List Of ‘Best Suburbs To Raise A Family’

Niche.com, a web site designed to help people find communities to live in, has placed two Kent County suburbs in the Top 10 on their 2015 'Best Suburbs to Raise a Family In' listing for the State of Michigan.

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First Confirmation of West Nile Virus in Michigan of 2015

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has confirmed Michigan's first West Nile virus activity of 2015.

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Watch As The Pontiac Silverdome Becomes One Kid’s BMX Playground [Video]

We all remember attending an event at the old Pontiac Silverdome. I can remember seeing The Who perform at the Dome in 1989, and Muskegon winning the Class A football championship there later the same year.

To see the place fall into disrepair has been disheartening to say the least, but now BMX cyclist Tyler Fernegal has given the ruins new life by using the abandoned stadium as his personal stunt track.

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Mackinac Island Named Michigan’s Most Underrated Tourist Attraction

Supercompressor.com recently released a list of the most underrated tourist attractions in each state. I don't know where they got their info from, since those of us who live in the Mitten State know about the wonders of Mackinac Island, but that is the destination they chose as Michigan's "most underrated". 

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Flint, Saginaw and Detroit Listed Among the Fastest-Shrinking Cities in America

It's no surprise to anyone who's lived in Michigan for any decent amount of time, but a new list has Flint, Saginaw and Detroit ranked among the cities with the quickest declining populations.

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Gov. Brown Signs Legislation At Google HQ That Allows Testing Of Autonomous Vehicles
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Michigan Study Says Self Driving Cars Will Make You Car Sick

It sure looks like self-driving cars are the next big thing. Maybe they’ll help us lower the rates of accidents on the road. Maybe they’ll help ease traffic jams.

Well, one thing’s for sure. They’re definitely going to cause some major motion sickness -- at least according to a study from the University of Michigan.

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Former MSU Player Goes Scorched Earth on NCAA on Twitter [Video]

While nothing good happens when you get drunk and start tweeting, lots of fun things can happen -- which will require an apology after you shake off the hangover.

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Motown Mansion For Sale

It's hard to believe that you can still buy million dollar properties in Detroit, but when the deep music history of Motown is involved, it's not that much of stretch.

Motown founder Barry Gordy's longtime Detroit residence (barely) is up for sale.

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Putt-Putt’s Bar on Grand Rapids’ West Side Under Investigation for Alleged Illegal Gambling

Putt-Putt's, a popular bar on Grand Rapids' West Side is being investigated for alleged illegal gambling.

WZZM-13 reports that on May 19th police executed a search warrant at the bar on West Fulton Street.

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A deer with CWD. (Dr. Terry Kreeger, Wyoming Game and Fish Department via CWD Alliance)
A deer with CWD. (Dr. Terry Kreeger, Wyoming Game and Fish Department via CWD Alliance)
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DNR Confirms Michigan’s First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease in Deer

The Michigan departments of Natural Resources (DNR) and Agriculture and Rural Development (MDARD) confirmed Monday that a free-ranging deer in Meridian Township (Ingham County) has tested positive for chronic wasting disease (CWD), a fatal neurological disease that affects white-tailed deer, mule deer, elk and moose.

This is the first time the disease has been found in Michigan’s free-ranging deer population.

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