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Awful Human Being Put Toothpicks in Bus Seats to Stab People’s Butts

What a prick.

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US Dollar Drops To Two And Half Year Low After Latest N. Korean Missile Launch
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Banned ArtPrize Artist Says He’s Hidden $100,000 In Grand Rapids (But There’s A Catch)

Let's face it, Artist SinGh (real name Gurmeh Singh), like a fly in the kitchen, can be annoying. Just ask anyone who tried to walk around his 'World's Largest Painting' stunt on Monroe Avenue a few years back. That stunt got him banned for life from ArtPrize.

But he loves attention, and this year, he's giving away $100,000 to get it.

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Reality Show To Highlight Michigan Family Of 25 Who Live In The Same House [Video]

Bill Putnam, the family patriarch says they're 'reinventing the old family, where everybody took care of everybody'. Which is fine, but try carving out some alone time to take care of business with only two bathrooms among 25 people. You can't.

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You Know You’ve Wondered: Can We Legally Have A Tiger, Monkey or Bear at Home In Michigan?

Let’s be real, sometimes you’re just curious about what you can and can’t have, am I right? Like, can I own a bear, tiger or monkey? Is that legal? Do I need permits for it?

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Tinder Date Ends When Dog Is Stolen From Home Woman Was Housesitting

As far as bad Tinder dates go, this one is tough to top.

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Cough Drop-Flavored Kit Kat Is Something That Exists (That Shouldn’t)

Hey, Kit Kat -- give us a break. Please.

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Couple Names Baby ‘Eclipse’ in Honor of Historic Celestial Event

These new parents really got into the spirit of Monday's eclipse.

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<> on August 20, 2017 in Casper, United States.
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This Eclipse Cloud Cover Map Completely Erased Michigan

It's not uncommon for maps to lop off the Upper Peninsula or sever the Thumb, but this cloud cover map from Monday's eclipse just got rid of Michigan altogether.

And considering how little of the eclipse we saw, they were probably right to do so.

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The Most Popular Item Sold At Walmart In Michigan Is…

A recent breakdown reveals the most popular items sold at Walmart in each state, and here in Michigan, what we buy the most makes perfect sense, even though you'll probably have a hard time guessing what it is.

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Grand Rapids Has The Third Highest Robot-To-Worker Ratio In The Country

There are 6.3 robots working in Grand Rapids for every 1000 humans employed at manufacturing jobs. It may not sound like much, but it's increasing every day.

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Trump Budget Would Eliminate West Coast Earthquake Early Warning System Funding
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Louisiana Is Coming To Michigan To Help Us With Our Crayfish ‘Problem’

This Saturday, August 19th is 'Cray-Day' in Michigan. A day set aside for Michigan to find out that crayfish are a good thing, not a bad thing.

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Words That People From Michigan Just Can’t Pronounce Properly

It's been said that the Midwestern accent is  the most widely perceived "mainstream" American English accent.  In fact, a lot of TV and Radio broadcasters prefer their anchors and DJs to have this Midwestern accent because "it plays well in all parts of the country...

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