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Chickenpox Cases Up 57 Percent in Michigan This Year

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services says there has been 239 chickenpox cases in Michigan through April, which is about 57 percent more than at the same time last year.

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Common Tanning Myths Busted

May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month. As warmer weather approaches, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) addresses common misconceptions about tanning.

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Active Shooter Alerts Could be Coming to Phones Following Kalamazoo Shootings

New legislation motivated by the Kalamazoo shootings back in February, would authorize police to send out alerts to phones when they're aware of a mass shooter.

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Michigan High School Lacrosse Players Under Investigation for Killing an Animal Before a Game

Players on the Grosse Ile High School boy's lacrosse team are under investigation for killing an animal before a game.

According to Fox 17, a source alleges that the team members killed a guinea pig and painted themselves with its blood in an attempt at "team bonding".

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The Most Common Name For a Criminal in Michigan Is…

The folks at Protection One have determined the most common names of criminals in each of the fifty states. And you can also search to see how criminal your own name is.

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Man Who Was Busted in Criminal Sexual Assault Sting Now Suing Vigilante

One of the men busted on camera by a 23-year-old vigilante looking to out sexual predators is now suing said vigilante. Zachary Snoeyink is accusing Zach Sweers of invasion of privacy and slander.

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Waukesha Needs 8.2 Million Gallons of Clean Water Per Day, Should it Come from Lake Michigan? [Poll]

Waukesha, Wisc. is in the Mississippi River basin. The city needs clean water and has requested 8.2 million gallons of water per day from the Great Lakes basin.

Should Waukesha be given permission to divert water from Lake Michigan?

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Perfect Summer Date Spots in West Michigan

With summer upon us that means summer lovin'. Whether you're attached or single these are some of the best places to go on a date in West Michigan...

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Two-Year-Old Found in Kent City Home With Dead Body

A 2-year-old girl was found in a Kent City home with a dead body Tuesday morning.

Kent County Sheriff's Department deputies responded to a call  around 10 a...

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Traverse City Resort Owner Charged in Extortion Plot

The Michigan Department of Attorney General today charged Traverse City resort owner Bryan Punturo, 58 of Williamsburg, with one count of Felony Extortion after threatening to allegedly run a parasailing company out of business if he was not paid thousands of dollars.

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Traverse City Taproom Plans to Open Grand Rapids Location on Michigan Street

Michigan Street is getting a Traverse City transplant: 7 Monks Taproom.

MiBiz reports that the Traverse City- based craft beer bar and restaurant will open a new location on the Michigan Street Corridor in Fall 2016. 

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Top Five State Park Summer Camping Locations In Michigan

I know you're thinking -- 'Jojo, it's way too cold to go camping just yet', and you're right. Unless you're me. I love freezing to death slowly in my cheap tent.

Even if you hate spring camping, now is the time to make those camping reservations if you're to have any chance at the best state park camp sites in Michigan this summer. Here's my Top Five. 

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