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2014 Michigan General Election Primer

President Barack Obama, former Massachusetts governor and presidential candidate Mitt Romney, former Florida governor and presidential candidate Jeb Bush and former U.S. Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton have all campaigned this fall in Michigan, but not in their election bids.

They were supporting Michigan candidates for governor and U.S. Senate.

Michigan's general election is Tuesday.

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Rachel Kramer
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Lake Effect: Grand Rapids’, West Michigan’s Winter 2014-15 Weather Forecast [Video]

After last winter, many us are approaching this winter with caution.

Today probably didn't help: snow on Halloween?

The National Weather Service's winter weather forecast is out. All we can say is make sure those snow blowers and shovels are ready if you live, work and/or play -- not to mention drive or travel -- between U.S. 131 and the Lake Michigan shore in greater Grand Rapids and West Michigan.

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University of Michigan Taps Retired Steelcase CEO Jim Hackett as Interim AD

University of Michigan Athletic Director Dave Brandon has resigned and retired Steelcase Inc. CEO Jim Hackett is in for the interim, U-M President Mark Schlissel said in an Ann Arbor news conference this afternoon.

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Time to Fall Back, Drive More Carefully [Poll/Infographic]

Remember to set those clocks back Saturday night as daylight saving time ends at 2 a.m. EDT Sunday.

After the change, it will be darker sooner, making driving more dangerous with bicyclists and pedestrians more difficult to see.

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Robots Might Soon Help You Find Items at Lowe’s [Video]

The future is here, folks. And the future is ROBOTS!

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Giants Beat Royals, 3-2, For 3rd World Series Win In 5 Years

World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner threw five scoreless innings of relief, and Michael Morse drove in the game-winning run with a bloop single as the San Francisco Giants beat the Royals, 3-2, in Game 7 of the 2014 World Series in Kansas City on Wednesday night.

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Meijer Announces Dates for the 2015 Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft

After a successful inaugural tournament that generated $600,000 for Midwest food pantries, the Meijer LPGA Classic presented by Kraft will return to Grand Rapids in 2015 for another week of community events and the best women golfers in the world.

The tournament is slated July 20-26, 2015, at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont, and will again benefit the Walker-based retailer Meijer's Simply Give program.

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Unmanned NASA Rocket Explodes Seconds After Launch [Video]

NASA endured a massive failure on Tuesday.

An unmanned Antares rocket, intended to deliver supplies to the International Space Station, exploded seconds after launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Two Guys Catch 13-Foot, 800-Pound Gator with Bare Hands [Video]

Two Florida men took fishing to a new level after catching a 13-foot, nearly 800-pound alligator by hand.

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London Jollies for the Lions, Other Things We Learned About NFL Week 8

High scores, amazing offensive performances and second chances highlighted Week 8 of the 2014 NFL season.

Here's what we learned on Sunday:

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Why Michigan Can’t Have Nice Things, Other Top Stories from Week 9

This weekend didn't lack for big numbers and big drama in college football.

Here are some of the highlights and what we learned. 

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MSU safety RJ Williamson intercepts Michigan's Devin Gardner and returns it for a touchdown in the third quarter. (Getty Images)
MSU safety RJ Williamson intercepts Michigan's Devin Gardner and returns it for a touchdown in the third quarter. (Getty Images)
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Michigan State Routs Michigan 35-11

The Spartans forced three turnovers en route to beating their arch-rivals for the sixth time in eight seasons.

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