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Back To School Concern: Michigan Ranks Near The Top In School Bullying

As kids prepare themselves to head back to school early next month (or later this month in some cases), it's more than a little disconcerting to know Michigan ranks in the top 10 in the nation for the prevalence of school bullying.

So what can you do about it?

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Sylvester Stallone Surprises WMU Football Player from Battle Creek with Scholarship [VIDEO]

Western Michigan University linebacker Kasey Carson, who is from Battle Creek, got a big surprise from a big movie star on Saturday.

Carson received a video message from Sylvester Stallone, telling him he was awarded a full-ride scholarship, The Battle Creek Enquirer reports.  

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Paul McCartney At Van Andel: Almost Three Hours, 38 Songs

Paul McCartney entertained over 12,000 fans at Van Andel Arena Monday night with a close to three hour set, spanning over 50 years of Beatles, Wings and solo classics.

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Polar Vortex Weather System Brings Artic Temperatures Across Wide Swath Of U.S.
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Ready For a COLD Winter? Temps as Low as 40 Below Predicted

Are you ready for an “exceptionally cold” winter? The 2017 Farmer’s Almanac was just released and it’s looking very cold for our area of the country...

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Five Things To Do Before Summer Leaves West Michigan

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day weekend, is fast approaching and school will be starting soon, so here's a to do list to accomplish before the summer slips away.

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15 Words That Have Different Meanings in Michigan

Words are a universal thing that have universal definitions, but sometimes depending on where you are in the world those words can have completely different meanings...

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Popularity Of Craft Beers Continues To Grow
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How Many Is Too Many? Two More Breweries Announce Openings In Grand Rapids

Have we reached critical mass as far as breweries go In Grand Rapids? The Creston Brewery opened up this week, and the City Built Brewery announced it will open in the Monroe North neighborhood in September.

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Michigan Is the 9th Most Lenient State on DUI

Every year drunk drivers lay down a huge toll on society, with more than 1 million arrests, nearly 10,000 deaths and over $40 billion in economic damage.

WalletHub mined some data and came up with  2016’s Strictest & Most Lenient States on DUI. And Michigan did not come out looking good, as we were the ninth most lenient state.

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Indonesians Farm Civet Cats To Produce World's Most Valuable Coffee
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Michigan Company Brings Coffee Partially Digested by Tropical Cats to U.S.

A Michigan-based company is bringing Kopi Luwak, the world's most rare and expensive coffee, to the United States.

The coffee uses beans which have been partially digested by a tropical cat.

Yum?

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Fish With ‘Human-Like Teeth’ Being Found in Michigan

Anglers in Michigan have been landing pacus, a fish with human-like teeth used for eating nuts and seeds.

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WSPA Perform Mass Dog Vaccinations As Part Of 2013 World Rabies Day
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Rabies Confirmed in Kent County as the Disease Peaks in Michigan

Rabies is peaking in Michigan. The viral disease has been found in West Michigan including the counties of Kent, Kalamazoo and Newaygo.

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What Is Michigan’s Stupidest Landmark? [Video]

In Indiana it’s the World’s Biggest Crapper! In Missouri it’s the Fudge Factory in Uranus! And Kentucky has Big Bone Lick State Park! But what is Michigan's Stupidest Landmark?

Well, according to Mandatory.com, it's a place I've never heard of before, but now I really want to go there.

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