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Keebler Foods Moving Jobs To Headquarters In Michigan
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Are Millennials Undermining Michigan’s Cereal industry With Their Laziness?

I don't know about you, but breakfast cereal was the mainstay of my diet when I was growing up, and continued into I had kids of my own. In fact, I still eat a lot of cereal. It's just a Michigan thing to do, what with Kellogg's just down the road.

But the prestigious New York Times is reporting young adults don't eat cereal that much any more, and what's really sad is the reason why.

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Grizzly Gaming via YouTube
Grizzly Gaming via YouTube
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Possible Phone Scam Caught on Video

You hear about the scams all of the time. But to actually hear one, I guess I can see why they would be scary.

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Latest James Bond Car Launched At Toy Fair
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Monopoly Goes Cashless

No more dipping into the till as the banker in Monopoly. (Which was the only way I knew how to win, dammit!)

The classic board game Monopoly is about to undergo a major overhaul and we’re not exactly sure if it’s for the better. Making its debut at the New York Toy Fair this week was the Monopoly Ultimate Banking Edition, which no longer has paper money. Instead, players are issued debit cards, and there’s no banker, just an ATM. 

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Five Things You Can Buy That Are Shaped Like Michigan

We love our state so much we put it on everything we wear, and everything in our house. Don't believe me? Just count the number of Michigan shaped crafts you can buy at the Eastown Art Fair every summer.

Here are five things you can buy to demonstrate your love for the unique shape of our state.

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Jojo’s Internet Roundup: Lounging Lizards, Dancing Politicians and Puking Deadlifters [Video]

The hot videos of the week include Ellen's hilarious 'This Week in Dance' and a weight lifting competitor that completes her lift despite an obvious problem.

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Five Excuses For Being Late That Would Only Work In Grand Rapids

CareerBuilder came out with its top excuses for being late, and many are pretty funny, but are there excuses for being late that are unique to Grand Rapids?

I have a few ideas, do you have some to add to the list?

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Man Skips Work for Six Years, No One Notices [Video]

Joaquín García has taken playing hooky to a whole new level. The government engineer from Cádiz, Spain skipped work for six years.

I suppose that's better than going to work and not getting paid, right Milton?

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Five Michigan Laws You May Have Already Broken

Remember that young woman you had a fling with back in college? Yeah, that was against the law. So was that car you bought a few Sundays ago.

Welcome to the world of law and justice, Michigan style. 

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U.S. Mourns Passing Of Former President Gerald Ford
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Three Odd Presidential Statues In West Michigan

Did you know three of the most unique Presidential statues are right here in West Michigan? From what may be the smallest statue of a President to the oldest and most unflattering portrayal of a President, we got it all within an hour's drive!

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Hall & Oates In Concert - Nashville, TN
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Hall & Oates Announce New Tour In A Weird Way [Video]

Daryl Hall and John Oates are hitting the road again this summer, announcing a 20-city tour that kicks off in Dallas on May 13.

But it's the way they announced the tour that was a bit weird.

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Economy Slows Down In Fading Factory Town
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Remember Guy Who Walked 21 Miles a Day For Work? Here’s An Update

The Detroit-area man who said he walked 21 miles a day to and from work is finding life is much easier about a year after receiving a new car and a windfall of donations.

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William Stratton via Facebook
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Man Who is Definitely Not an Air Marshal Warned of Other Armed Passengers on Frontier Flight

Sunday morning, as William Stratton prepared to depart from Chicago to head back to Phoenix, Ariz. a flight attendant approached him and handed him a note. What he saw written in that note was not something that he expected.

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