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Michigan Man Among First to Get Bionic Eye [video]

Roger Pontz, of Reed City, was diagnosed with the degenerative eye disease retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager- a disease that slowly robbed him of his vision. He has been completely blind for several years.

Now 55, Pontz is one of four people in the U.S. to receive a bionic eye.

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Stephen Colbert Reveals He ‘Almost’ Took Internship with Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ [Video]

Although it might seem like good form for someone who has just landed a sweet new gig to kowtow a smidgen to their predecessor, soon-to-be 'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert doesn't need to force such emotions when it comes to current host David Letterman, because, man, does he really love the comedian and his show.

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I Was Wrong About Earth Day

I think the true test of a person's character is if they can admit they are wrong about something.

The phrase "won't be the first time, certainly won't be the last time" is used a lot in my vocabulary.

I can admit I'm wrong a lot, since it happens daily!

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‘Cord Cutting’ Is Becoming More Popular

A new study out today says "cord cutting" is up 44 percent over the last three years, and is becoming more prevalent.

What is it? Is it for you?  

I have some facts on the subject.

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The U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images)
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U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Michigan’s Affirmative Action Ban

The United States Supreme Court has upheld Michigan's ban on affirmative action.

The justices, in a 6-2 decision issued today, struck down a lower-court ruling that had ruled the ban was unconstitutional.

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Meb Keflezighi First American Since 1983 to Win Boston Marathon; Women’s Winner Sets Record

Meb Keflezighi won the Boston Marathon, becoming the first American to do so since 1983. The women's race saw Rita Jeptoo, of Kenya, set a new course record.

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Lyrid Meteor Shower Peaks Tonight

As I’ve previously mentioned, I’m a space nerd. I love anything having to do with celestial phenomena!

Last week there was a total lunar eclipse which, unfortunately, we missed out on due to cloud coverage. This week the annual Lyrid meteor shower will reach its peak just before dawn on Tuesday, 4/22.

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RECALL: Kraft Recalls 96,000 Pounds of Hot Dogs

If you stocked up on hot dogs in preparation for grilling season, beware - Kraft Foods is recalling 96,000 pounds of hot dogs because they might mistakenly contain cheese.

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Bob Dylan Song Inspiration Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter Dies [Video]

Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, the boxer that inspired Bob Dylan's 1975 song 'Hurricane' passed away this morning in Toronto after a battle with prostate cancer. Carter was 76 years old.

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Portland’s Draining Its Entire Oregon Reservoir Because Teen Peed in It [Video]

In what seems like a huge overreaction, the City of Portland, Ore., is draining a 50-million gallon water reservoir because a teen hopped a fence and peed into it, The Oregonian reported.

That's right. Fifty million gallons of water are now completely useless because of a couple ounces of pee.

Doesn't that seem ridiculous?

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Imprisoned GVSU Alumnus in Anti-Spying Video for FBI [Video]

As Grand Valley State University alumna, this story definitely caught my eye!

Glenn Duffie Shriver, of Jenison, was sentenced to four years in prison in 2011 for spying for China.

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The Best and Worst Jobs for 2014; Crap

The list for the best and worst jobs for 2014 in the U.S. is out.

And for lumberjacks, taxi drivers and broadcasters, it's not looking good. Hey, I'm a broadcaster! Crap.

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