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The Annual Perseid Meteor Shower
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The Perseid Meteor Shower Will Light Up Thursday and Friday Night. Maybe.

Astronomers promise a sky show of sorts for Thursday and Friday evenings as the Perseid Meteor Shower passes by the Earth and promises another show.

But sometimes it produces nothing but disappointment. 

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Snow Storm Puts Fargo Area  Residents In Limbo As Flood Waters Freeze
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The Most Common Job In MIchigan Is…

Using census data, NPR has drawn a map of the Unites States which lists the most common job in every state.

It's not surprising to find that the most common job in Michigan has shifted from machine operator in 1978 to electronic equipment assembly in 1996, to this job, which incidentally, is the most common job in the country.

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ORV Trail Riding Event, Atlanta, MI, 2006
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Michigan Free ORV Weekend is August 20 -21

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is inviting off-road enthusiasts to enjoy Free ORV Weekend August 20 - 21.

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Lone Grand Rapids Area Olympian To Compete Saturday In Rio [Video]

Brent Bookwalter, who grew up In Rockford, was named to the USA Olympic Cycling team for the team road racing competition. After competing in the grueling Tour de France for the BMC Cycling team, Bookwalter is a longshot to medal in Rio.

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In Michigan You Get to Climax Before Going to Hell

I love traveling the roads of Michigan. It’s always interesting to drive by an exit for a town that has a very unique name.

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PEOPLE DOING GOOD: Sparta Police Officer Does a Cool Thing

With all the negativity surrounding police lately, I’m really enjoying finding these types of stories.  The majority of officers are good people, doing a very dangerous job, so we can continue to go catch Pokémon (or whatever it is you enjoy doing while feeling protected...

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Michigan’s New Football Jerseys Honor Gerald Ford [Video]

Gerald Ford grew up in Grand Rapids, and went on to play football at Michigan in the 1930s. This week, when the Michigan uniform contract switched to Nike, they unveiled a new football design which contained a subtle 'Easter Egg' nod to the late former President.

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What Are The Most Successful Cities In The Grand Rapids Area?

The web site Zippia has listed the most successful cities in the state, and the GR area is well represented. One GR suburb landed in the Top Ten, and five more landed in the Top 50.

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Michigan Up North Video Makes Us Feel Like We’re There Again [Video]

If you're like me and you spend most of your weekends in Michigan's Beautiful North, this video will take you back there instantly, whisking you away from your desk.

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Kirk Cousins To Be Enshrined In A Corn Maze [Video]

Former Michigan State and Holland Christian quarterback Kirk Cousins has really made a mark in the Washington DC area where he currently plays for the Redskins.

A Northern Virginia farm will have a Kirk Cousins corn maze this fall, complete with pumpkin cannons.

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Grand Rapids Is The Fifth ‘Most Hipster’ City In America

I'm not really sure what this means, but Grand Rapids has been ranked fifth in the nation for having the most 'hipsters'. My facial hair grew just reading about it.

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A Summer At The Bottom Of Lake Michigan [Video]

A research team from Wisconsin has released a video recording four months of activity on the lake bed of Lake Michigan. Spoiler Alert: lots of fish make a cameo appearance.

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