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How Honest Is Michigan Compared to the Rest of the Country? [Infographic]

Honest Tea recently conducted a national social experiment called The National Honesty Index, and the results are in.

When faced with a choice to be honest or not, the experiment found that a resounding 95 percent of Americans were honest, up from 92 percent in 2013.

So how did Michigan compare to the rest of the country?

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More Great Ice Bucket Challenge Videos

Here are some great ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos.

I bring this topic up again for four reasons.

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The Late, Great Robin Williams: A Video Tribute

The best way to remember Robin Williams, one of the best actors of his generation and one of the best comedic minds of all-time, is through his work. To pay tribute, we put together this video tribute to the man and his movies.

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Being Drunk Is No Excuse

You may want to think twice next time you blame alcohol for your bad behavior, because according to new research, that excuse doesn’t fly anymore.  It seems excessive drinking doesn’t actually impair our ability to control ourselves, it just makes us care a lot less about the stupid things we do.

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‘Fast Times at Ridgemont High’ Premiered 32 Years Ago [Video]

One of the best “coming of age” films, Fast Times at Ridgemont High, premiered August 13, 1982- 32 years ago today.

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Legendary Actress Lauren Bacall Passes Away at 89

Lauren Bacall, the legendary actress who gave us memorable performances in classic films like 'Key Largo' and 'How to Marry a Millionaire,' has sadly passed away at the age of 89. A talented woman who appeared in many films in the Golden Age of Hollywood, Bacall was a true silver screen icon.

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RIP Robin Williams: A Look Back at the Late Actor’s Best Work

Robin Williams' death is shocking and heartbreaking and touches us in a way usually reserved for close friends. Maybe that's because we're of a generation that grew up on Robin Williams. He's been making us laugh and cheering us up since we were kids; like a big-screen father figure. That he died suffering from severe depression, makes the news all the more tragic. As director Garry Marshall, who first cast Williams in 'Happy Days' and later 'Mork and Mindy,' said today, "He could make everybody happy but himself."

He made everyone happy and in that spirit, we'd like to celebrate his work, and we asked a few of our writers to look back at their favorite moments of his career.

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Robin Williams’ Death Shocks Social Media

One didn't have to look far to find out about Robin Williams' death Monday night.

I found out about it as I got home, when I got an email about Williams dying -- with a story posted on WFGR's website.

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U.S. Postal Service Issues Janis Joplin Commemorative Stamp

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The U.S. Postal Service has added legendary singer Janis Joplin to its Music Icons Forever Stamp series.

The Joplin stamp is the fifth in the U.S. Postal Service's Music Icons series, which also includes Lydia Mendoza, Johnny Cash, Ray Charles and Jimi Hendrix.

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President Richard Nixon: ‘This Is The 37th Time I Have Spoken to You From This Office’

"This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office" is how President Richard M. Nixon began his final television speech on August 8, 1974 -- 40 years ago.

He was, and still is, the only sitting U.S. president to resign from office.

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Top 100 Party Schools For 2014-15 Includes U-M, MSU, Central Michigan

The Top 100 Party Schools List is in!

Each year, students and alumni wait for the top party schools list to be released, hoping that they will have something to celebrate.

The best party schools list was recently released by Fiesta Frog, revealing the 100 schools in the United States that party the most.

The University of Michigan, Michigan State, and Central Michigan make this list, which seems a little more real than the list put out by The Princeton Review.

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98.7 WFGR’s August 2014 Top Songs Playlist

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