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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Winds Up Third on ‘The Voice’ [Video]

The goofy dude with the hats, Sawyer Fredericks, bested Michigan roots rocker Joshua Davis to win the NBC vocal competition, 'The Voice' Tuesday night.

Davis, who penned an original song about the people in Michigan for the show, wound up third, and performed a duet with Sheryl Crow on the finale.

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Man Finds Message In A Bottle Along The Grand River [Video]

Back in 1994, twin girls from Lansing put a message in a container and set afloat down the Grand River. Sunday, while hunting for morels in Ionia, Terry Smith found it.

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Two Michigan Women Escape Would-Be-Abductors in 48 Hours [VIDEO]

Two seemingly unrelated cases of near-abduction have Genesee County women on high alert this week.

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Michigan Man Arrested for Waterboarding 5-Year-Old [VIDEO]

Last week, 30-year-old Michael Porter of Mt. Morris (in Genessee County) was arrested for child abuse after police discovered that he had been torturing his girlfriend’s 5-year-old son using the controversial waterboard technique.

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Baby Natallya’s Cause of Death Pending

The autopsy of four-month old Natallya Rich has been completed and the cause of death is listed as "pending".

According to WZZM-13,the autopsy was performed Thursday and further testing is needed.

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New Map Helps Michigan Morel Hunters

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has created a new map to help mushroom hunters find morels.

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New International Bridge in Detroit to be Named After Red Wings’ Great Gordie Howe

The new bridge connecting Canada and The United States will be named after a Detroit Red Wings hockey great.

The Detroit News has confirmed that the second bridge will be named the "Gordie Howe International Bridge".

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Do you Have Verizon or Sprint Cell Service? They May Owe you a Refund

Sprint and Verizon Wireless will be paying customers who were “crammed” on their cell phone bills, according to a settlement that was announced Tuesday.

Sprint agreed to a $68 million settlement and Verizon agreed to a $90 million settlement.

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Rockford Couple Welcomes 13th Son

The streak remains unbroken! The couple in Rockford who already had 12 sons welcomed baby number 13 on Wednesday morning and, it's a boy!

Kateri Schwandt gave birth at 9:06 a.m. Wednesday to an 8 pound 15 ounce, 22 inch long boy.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Makes The Final Four On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Traverse City resident Joshua Davis held on to make the final round on the TV singing competition The Voice.

Davis hung around as the field was trimmed to four with the elimination of India Carney.

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Police & Family Searching for Missing White Cloud Baby

UPDATE (5/13/14 12:31 a.m.): Baby Natallya's grandmother, Heidi Thill, contacted WZZM-13 confirming that baby Natalya is dead and that Matthew Bradley told police where to find her. She was found dead in the basement.

Thill says police told her that 4-month-old Natallya Rich was found dead in the basement. They aren't letting anyone in the house and are planning to question all that lived in the house. The baby, mother, Bradley (the mother's boyfriend), and grandmother all lived in the home together.

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