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The Michigan Accent: Know It, Learn It, Love It [Video]

The Michigan Accent was definitely much thicker a generation ago, but it still exists, so you better learn to love it.

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G.R. Brothers Arrested after Craigslist Meet-up Turns Deadly Outside of MI Wal-Mart

Two brothers from Grand Rapids were arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart, near Owosso.

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Ban Introduced On Smoking Marijuana In Public Areas
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Genesee County To Vote On Prohibiting Tobacco Products To Anyone Under 21

The #RaiseTheAge campaign, a movement to increase the required age to purchase tobacco from 18 to 21, has been gaining momentum across the country...

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Valentine’s Day is Almost Here – Guys, Check Out These Amazing Michigan Getaways

There's pressure every year to do better for Valentine's Day, if you have someone to share the day with. If you're like me and you don't, have a great Singles Awareness Day! But if you have a Significant Other, you may feel pressure to be more romantic, or do something more fun that last year.

Chocolate and flowers just doesn't cut it anymore. Especially if you're looking to get a little extra "romantic" at the end of the night.

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Meet Michigan’s Youngest State Representative

Jewell Jones, a student at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has made political history for a second time.

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HEADS UP: New Phone Scam That Could Pretty Much Fool Anyone

Police around the country are warning you to hang up immediately, if you get a call where someone asks you “Can you hear me?”

The scammers use your response of YES to then make unauthorized purchases on your phone or utility bill...

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Teen Apparel Retailer Wet Seal To Shutter Over 300 Stores, Lay Off Nearly 3700
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Wet Seal to Close All of Its 171 Locations Due to Struggling Sales

Are you a fan of Wet Seal? If so, we have some bad news for you as they is closing all of its 171 locations. This includes three locations right here in West Michigan...

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Angry Michigan Casino Goer Stabs Cop After His Wife Pees on Herself

Petoskey must be a different kind of place. A man was arrested there for stabbing a tribal police officer with a pen because he and his wife were denied re-entry into the casino. What's a little pee between strangers, right?

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The Detroit Zoo Wants You to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Watching Animals ‘Do It’

Are you and your partner looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day or maybe you're single with no plans? Why not watch zoo animals do each other...

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Michigan Turns 180 Years Old Today. What Are Your Favorite Things About Our Home State?

Although it doesn't look a day over 170, our grand old state has been in the union for 180 years.

Since 1837 we've been serving up unsalted beaches and rolling green hills.

So Reddit asked its readers what they love best about our state. Their answers were both heartwarming and funny.

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G.R. Students Will Be Able to Get a Head Start in College

Starting this fall, some high school students will be able to take college courses.

The Grand Rapids Public School and Grand Rapids Community College teamed up to create an 'Early Middle College' program...

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Lead Levels Drop Below Federal Limit in Flint For the First Time Since 2014

Michigan state environmental officials announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 that 'Flint’s water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit.' This is welcome news for all of Flint's population, but this doesn't mean that there isn't work to do.

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