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What’s a Diverging Diamond and How Do You Drive Through It? [Videos]

The new construction at Interstate 96 and Cascade Road SW in Grand Rapids will be completed late this year.

In addition to being a giant pain to negotiate while undergoing construction, it will be a new type of interchange called a diverging diamond when it's done.

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Why Is CBS Series ‘Battle Creek’ Set In Battle Creek? [Video]

The new CBS Sunday cop drama Battle Creek has won rave reviews so far, but why did Vince Gilligan choose the Cereal City has the locale for the series?

But it's the answer David Shore gives at the end that will make you proud to be from Michigan.

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Michigan’s Adopt-A-Highway Program Begins 25th Year This Weekend

The Michigan Department of Transportation's Adopt-A-Highway program will begin its 25th year when volunteers head out to pick up litter on April 11.

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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Smashes April Records [Video]

The early estimates for the opening weekend gross of Furious 7 are all over the place and we probably won’t have a definitive number until tomorrow, when the dust finally settles and everyone gets a chance to breathe. However, this one thing we know for sure: the seventh film in the Fast and Furious series didn’t just shatter in-franchise records, it shattered records for any April release.

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Tanger Outlets to Open Grand Rapids Location in July

Tanger Outlets has announced the opening of its new location in West Michigan.

According to its website, the new outlet center will have its grand opening in July 2015. An exact date hasn’t been announced.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Biggby Warns Customers of Security Breach

If you get your coffee at Biggby, or if you've applied for a job, hackers may have your personal information.

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Man Found Dead Near Car in Caledonia Pond

Police have recovered a body found floating in a retention pond near a submerged car.

A passerby discovered the body floating in the pond around 7:30 a.m. Friday in a subdivision near the intersection of 76th Street and Kraft Avenue in Caledonia.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Cut Bank’ and ‘Effie Gray’ [Video]

If your weekend plans don't include spring break on a beach, here are this week's new movies.

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Vinyl Is Back, with Styx Pushing Its Eight Albums

Many old-school groups seem to be releasing music this spring, either digitally re-mastered classics or brand spanking new music.

Styx is heading out on tour to support its eight-album vinyl box set collection, which is slated for release May 12. No tour dates have been released yet, although tickets are to be available through Ticketmaster.

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