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Some Michigan Residents Do NOT Like Fireworks

It's fireworks season in Michigan, and a lot of people aren't happy about it. Under the current Michigan law, fireworks are allowed on holidays such as the Fourth of July and the day before and after...

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We like to imagine the guy bro-ing it up like this douche. (Ljupco/Thinkstock)
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Michigan Man Surprised by Arrest After Saluting Officer with Beer While Driving

Conservation Officer Mark Siemen (don't make the joke...okay, you've already thought it...go ahead then) was parked in his patrol truck in Sanilac County, when a vehicle nearly hit him. The other driver proudly held up a beer can in salute and sped away. Big cojones.

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How Would You Feel If Facebook Ended the Ban on Sex Offenders?

A recent Supreme Court decision found that laws barring access to social media sites is unconstitutional. So now, the National Association for Rational Sex Offense Laws has contacted Mark Zuckerberg, and issued a press release, calling for Facebook to end its ban on Sex Offenders. How do you feel about this?

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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What Is Michigan’s Biggest Scientific Discovery?

Business Insider has posted a list of the biggest scientific breakthrough in all 50 states. For instance, Pennsylvania is known for the polio vaccine and New Mexico for the atom bomb, but the universe doesn't exist without Michigan's discovery.

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TNT Red, White & Blue Smoke has been recalled (photo courtesy of Consumer Product Safety Commission)
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You Might Have Problems with TNT Fireworks Bought at Meijer, Walmart, or Target

There's a recall alert on the TNT Red, White & Blue Smoke fireworks. They can explode before you want them to. Yikes! If you bought any fireworks at Meijer, Target, Walmart, Kroger, or Albertsons between May and June, you might have this defective explosive.

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Kohl's Giveaway Club via Facebook
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HEADS UP: This Coupon Is A Scam And People in West MI Keep Falling For It!

STOP!  This is a scam.  I know, “but they used Kohl’s logo!”, but it’s still a scam.  Kohl’s is not giving away coupons worth $75 off and purchase of $80 or more...

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Saturday July 8 Is D-Day If You Drive M-6

The delayed closure of The Paul Henry Freeway (M-6) for long needed repairs to the concrete surface has a new D-Day. Next Saturday, July 8 will see the eastbound lanes closed for repair until August 30.

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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
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The ABC’s Of Michigan’s Annual List Of Banned Vanity License Plates

It's someone's job in state government in Lansing to try and think of every nasty and possibly insulting name they can imagine to ban those license plates from our innocent eyes on Michigan roads.

With a list of well over 27,000 banned names, they've covered almost every angle.

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This looks like too tasty a cheeseburger to throw at someone. Don't do it. (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Marshall Mom Assaults Her Son with a Cheeseburger

Best. Weapon. Ever. Pretty good headline, too.

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Third Graders Do An Adorable Cover Version Of The Accidentals’ ‘Michigan And Again’ [Video]

The Accidentals' love letter to our state, a song called 'Michigan and Again', has been covered by a group of third graders from up north, with the kids making an earnest effort to keep true to the original. I would say they succeeded.

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