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Giggles the Pig Running For Mayor of Flint [Video]

A pig named Giggles is running for mayor of Flint, Michigan, promising to “put the pork back in government.” Michael Ewing, a defense attorney, launched the campaign for Giggles, his one-year-old pet pig.

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Rockford Family with 12 Sons to Find Out Soon if #13 is a Girl or Boy

Twelve boys, imagine having 12 sons. That's what a Rockford family is dealing with everyday and surprise, they're pregnant again!

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West Michigan Election Day Results – May 5, 2015

Today, Michigan voters decided if the state sales tax would be increased from six percent to seven percent.

Voters in Byron Township, Caledonia, East Grand Rapids, Forest Hills, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Kentwood, West Ottawa and other communities also had issues on the ballot.

Results are in.

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Michigan’s Joshua Davis Wows Crowd On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Traverse City's Joshua Davis seems to have saved his best performances for when it counts the most on NBC's singing competition, 'The Voice'.

Davis wowed judge Pharrell Williams with a Zydeco, New Orleans style take on the U2 classic, 'Desire'.

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West Michigan Earthquake Strikes During Pastor’s Nepal Relief Sermon

Where were you around 12:25p.m. Saturday? Did you feel a weird rumbling/ quaking?

I've heard some interesting tales of what people thought it was-- a car accident, odd thunder on an otherwise gorgeous and sunny day, houseguests wrestling in another room (this comes from my little brother who's 24, for which that would be a totally normal thing).

Turns out, it was an actual earthquake here in West Michigan.

And that moment was caught on tape at a church in Paw Paw, where a pastor was giving a sermon on donating to the Nepal earthquake relief fund.

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West Michigan Experiences Saturday Afternoon Earthquake

Did you feel your house shake early Saturday afternoon? Turns out you're not alone. The National Weather Service in Grand Rapids has confirmed that what we felt while sitting and binge-watching Netflix was, in fact. an earthquake. 

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Lions Number One Draft Pick Is An Overachiever Who Is A ‘People Mover’ [Video]

The Detroit Lions top draft pick, Laken Tomlinson, made huge sacrifices to get a good education. They're about to pay off.

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East Lansing McDonald’s Employee Knocks a Drunk Customer Out Cold [Video]

When you live in a college town, it's not out of the question that you'll see a drunk co-ed wandering the streets on any given night. It's also not out of the question to find them at your neighborhood fast food place after the bars close.

Of course, sometimes these booze-infused bros get a little ragey, and that's exactly what happened at a McDonald's in East Lansing near Michigan State University last week. 

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Railside Golf Club on 76th Street, Grand Rapids
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This Touching Story Of A Michigan Golf Team Will Melt Your Heart [Video]

The Golf Channel this week aired a segment on the Grayling High School golf team and how they overcame tragedy by doing the only thing they knew how to do well, play golf.

Warning. This will make you tear up, so grab a Kleenex.

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Michigan Grad Develops App That Allows Your Brain To Control Someone Else’s Arm [Video]

Greg Gage is on a mission to make brain science accessible to all.

In this fun, kind of creepy demo, the neuroscientist and University of Michigan graduate uses a simple, inexpensive DIY kit to take away the free will of an audience member. It’s not a parlor trick; it actually works. You have to see it to believe it.

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Detroit Red Wings’ Marek Zidlicky Out for Game 7 Due to Head Injury

The Red Wings will take the ice against the Tampa Bay Lightning for Game 7 Wednesday night without two of their best and most experienced defensemen.

Marek Zidlicky experienced concussion-like symptoms following Game 6, and it's now been officially announced that he'll be on the sidelines for Game 7 along with the suspended Niklas Kronwall

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Kirk Gibson, vows to ‘meet the challenge’ with His Battle with Parkinson’s

 

The Detroit Free Press and WZZM TV has reported that Detroit Tigers legend and former Michigan State 2-sport star Kirk Gibson has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

Gibson, in his f

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