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Toronto Hockey Fans Help Out with U.S. Anthem When Mic Cuts Out [Video]

No matter where you are, the national anthem is a big deal.

It seems that the U.S.' national anthem is even a big deal in Canada. That's right, even in Canada!

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Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
Rockford Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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Celebrating Christmas and the Holiday Season in Rockford [Sponsored Post]

Celebrate Christmas and the holiday season in Rockford.

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Are You A Weather Warrior Or A Weather Weenie?

Did you wake up this morning dreading the drive, or was your body pumped with adrenaline, looking forward to the thrill?

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How to Avoid Dreaded Second Shovel

The joy you feel after finally clearing your driveway can be dashed pretty quickly by a passing snowplow, but there are now tips to help avoid the dreaded "second shovel."

The County Road Association of Michigan released an infographic on Monday to help show where to put shoveled driveway snow so that a plow won't push it back into the end of the driveway. Hopefully making it so that you won't have to shovel the end of your driveway again.

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2014 Stanley Cup Finals — L.A. Kings Beat N.Y. Rangers In 2 OTs For Title

Alec Martinez scored the game-winning goal with 5:17 left in the second overtime, and the Kings beat the New York Rangers, 3-2, in Los Angeles on Friday night to win the 2014 Stanley Cup.

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Pittsburgh Penguins Fire Dan Bylsma As Head Coach

The Pittsburgh Penguins fired head coach Dan Bylsma, Executive Vice President and General Manager Jim Rutherford announced today.

A Grand Haven native, Bylsma had coached the Penguins for five-plus seasons, compiling a record of 252-117-32 and leading the team to the Stanley Cup title in 2009.

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Mission Point Resort
Mission Point Resort
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The World’s Oldest Snow Pile

The world's oldest snow pile. And, of course, it's in Michigan -- and not really in the Upper Peninsula.

There's a little stubborn pile of snow on Mackinac Island that just won't melt. And it's June 4. Makes sense.

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Yooper Added to Merriam-Webster Dictionary [Video]

The loving term for our above-the-bridge brethren is now officially a word.  

So, what was it prior to this?

Also added: poutine, selfie, catfish (the verb) and fracking, among others.

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Grand Rapids Griffins
Grand Rapids Griffins
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This Is What Happens When You Stop a Hockey Puck with Your Teeth

Wednesday night, the American Hockey League's Grand Rapids Griffins were at home, taking on the Iowa Wild.

Late in the first period, the Griffins' Mitch Callahan was in front of the net and took a puck to the face off a teammate's stick.

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The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
The United States' Omar Bermejo competes in the men's 15-kilometer standing biathlon at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on March 14 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo: Dennis Grombkowski/Getty Images)
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Sochi Winter Games: How Grand Rapids’ U.S. Paralympian Omar Bermejo Did

Omar Bermejo achieved and competed with the world's best Winter Paralympians over the past two weeks in Russia.

The 32-year-old former Marine, who had an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident, is from Grand Rapids resident, He took part with Team USA in two nordic skiing disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.

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Touching Film Praises U.S. Paralympians’ Dedicated Mothers [Video]

If you're not in the Olympic spirit, this commercial will certainly get you there.

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Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
Omar Bermejo is representing the U.S. in the Sochi Winter Paralympics in Russia. (Photo: Mark Nadell/MacBeth Graphics)
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Grand Rapids’ Omar Bermejo Competes for U.S. in Sochi Paralympic Winter Games [Video]

Omar Bermejo believes.

He believes he can overcome. He believes in himself.

That steadfastness and determination has brought the 31-year-old former Marine to surmount an amputation of part of a severed arm suffered in a June 2009 motorcycle accident. It has the Grand Rapids resident at the pinnacle competing representing the U.S. in two disciplines at the Sochi Paralympic Winter Games in Russia.

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