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Is ‘Free Soil’ The Weirdest Town Name In Michigan? Nope, Here are the Top Five

The real estate web site Estately has released another map, this one claiming to show the weirdest town name in every state. You know what town name they have for Michigan? Free Soil.

Really? In a state with a Slapneck, a Felch, and a Dick, that's all you can come up with? Let's take a tour of the Top Five goofy Michigan town names, shall we?

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New Fall Freeway Construction Starts Today For West Michigan

One of Michigan's great sayings is "We have two seasons here in Michigan, winter and construction.", and this Fall is no exception.  Starting today, two new freeway construction projects begin in Grand Rapids and Lowell...

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MAC Conference Officials Suspended After Central Michigan-Oklahoma State Game [Video]

Central Michigan University pulled off one of the biggest upsets in school history as they defeated Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma on Saturday...

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Watch CMU Stun #22 Oklahoma State on Thrilling Hail Mary Lateral [Video]

The game appeared over. Even the ESPN app was reporting that the 22nd ranked team in the country, Oklahoma State, had defeated Central Michigan Saturday afternoon in Stillwater, OK.

Oklahoma State ran out the clock by throwing the ball away on fourth down as time ran out. But then the flag came out. What happened next was pretty awesome if you're a Chippewa.

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How to Identify Michigan Snakes [Videos]

What did you do the last time you saw a snake?

Run? Faint?

A little education can go a long ways towards easing fears of snakes in Michigan.

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Free Junior Deer Hunting Licenses at Meijer on Friday and Saturday

The Michigan DNR has announced that Meijer is giving away free junior deer hunting licenses at all Meijer stores in Michigan on Friday and Saturday.

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State of Michigan Suing M22 Clothing Company Over Trademark [Video]

The popular Michigan retail company, M22, is being sued by the state over trademark issues.

9 & 10 News reports that this isn't the first time the company has been hit with a lawsuit. In...

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College Football, Week Two: If It Wasn’t For The Refs, Jojo Would Be Perfect!! [Video]

I went 5-1 with my predictions last week and I owe a debt of gratitude to a Western Michigan player who tried real hard to make my record perfect.

It's on to week two, where I throw in a Division III game to make up for Sparty taking the week off.

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What You Need to Know About Meijer’s New Home Delivery Service

Meijer is set to offer home delivery from 25 stores in Michigan.

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Michigan Has the Highest Can and Bottle Return Rate in the Country at 97%

States that have Container Deposit Legislation recycle at a rate of 70%, with Michigan leading all other states with a beverage container recycle rate of 97%! Go Michigan!

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The World’s Largest Food Truck Rally is Coming Soon to West Michigan

The food trucks are coming! 98.7 WFGR and Ionia Free Fair are bringing the World's Largest Food Truck Rally to the Ionia Fairgrounds on September 17th! Every kind of food you can think of or crave will be there, including desserts to complete your meal!

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Two Area Athletes to Compete For the United States in the Paralympic Games [Video]

Two Grand Rapids area athletes, Andrew Bremer (pictured) and Michelle Woodring, are in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil to compete in the 2016 Paralympic Games which get underway tomorrow.

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