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Detroit Lions’ Matthew Stafford Invites Meijer Shoppers Into His Can Cave, Party Ensues [Video]

Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford may not have the offense pumping on all cylinders just yet, but he knows how to throw a party.

Pepsi put Stafford in a Can Cave at a Detroit area Meijer and let him invite fans in for a party. The results are hilarious.

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Michigan Men Are Sixth Most Unlikely to ‘Take A Wife’

If you remember the TV show "Friends," before Chandler proposed to Monica, Joey told her: "Chandler was a complex fellow and was unlikely to take a wife."

Funny, I don't remember Chandler being from Michigan.

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Psst. Hey You. Wanna Win Free Taco Bell For Life?

Or for at least 46 years? Taco Bell is having a contest where you could win $10,000 worth of Taco Bell Food for a lifetime of melty, cheese, and beefy goodness.

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Quick Lane Bowl Coming to Ford Field in Detroit

This morning, the Detroit Lions announced an agreement with Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center for a new, annual college football bowl game.

The Quick Lane Bowl will be held at Ford Field and feature teams from the Big 10 and ACC conferences.

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Major Flooding In Detroit Closes I-94, I-75 [Video]

While we here in West Michigan were "dealing with" a cloudy, dreary Monday, the east side of the state was getting rain all day long. That rain caused a lot of problems on Monday afternoon and evening and will continue to be an issue on Tuesday morning

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A conceptual drawing for a proposed new Detroit arena by Olympia Development of Michigan. (Illustration: Ilitch Holdings, Inc./PRNewsFoto)
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Redevelopment Vision Shared for Detroit Mixed-Use Sports, Entertainment District

Olympia Development of Michigan today announced plans for a sweeping transformation of dozens of underutilized blocks between downtown and midtown Detroit into a sports and entertainment district.

The project will connect existing and new development efforts in downtown and midtown Detroit along Woodward Avenue with five walkable, livable mixed-use district neighborhoods, and includes an arena to replace Joe Louis Arena.

The new, mixed-use development is being coupled with new arena's construction, officials said. The development project is estimated at $650 million, according to Ilitch Holdings, Inc., which owns Olympia Development of Michigan.

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Detroit Homecoming Seeks to Bring Back Former Residents

Detroit is recruiting ex-patriots or ex-pats — people born in or who attended school in the region — to return to their hometown to reconnect, recharge and reinvest.

The Detroit Homecoming is slated Sept. 17 to 19, with an agenda to include experiences such as dinner in the not-yet-open David Whitney Building on Grand Circus Park, city tours, dinner inside the refurbished Globe Outdoor Adventure Center on Detroit's riverfront and a concert at Chene Park Amphitheatre.

All the activities have one goal in mind: to show off the possibilities in greater Detroit.

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R.I.P. Ollie Fretter [Video]

If you grew up in the '70s and '80s in Michigan, you know who Ollie Fretter was.

If he couldn't beat your best deal, he'd give you five pounds of coffee. Between Highland and Fretter appliances, that was our generation's ABC Warehouse and Art Van.

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Despite Rumors, Detroit’s ‘RoboCop’ Statue Won’t Be Unveiled Today

You may be wondering, “Why does anyone need at 10-foot-tall bronze "RoboCop" statue?”

The answer is: I don’t know.

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Guess How Many Of The 10 Most Miserable Cities In America Are In Michigan?

The answer? NONE! I KNOW! I was shocked too1 For every great Grand Rapids, Traverse City, Holland or Saugatuck we have, there's also Flint and Detroit. But the new list from marketwatch.com says Ashland/Huntington West Virginia/Kentucky is the most miserable place in America! Yay West Virginia!

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10 Things Only People From Grand Rapids Understand?

OK maybe you have seen this story making the rounds. "10 things only people from Grand Rapids understand" It's pretty cute. Why there are no rapids in Grand Rapids, Drinking beer at church. Surely local observations from a local Grand Rapidian. Or is it?

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Detroit Teacher Fired for Breaking Up Vicious Fight Between Students [Video/Poll]

A teacher in Detroit is getting an education in how not to intervene. A teacher in the city's Pershing High School has been fired after she broke up a fight between two students with a broom.

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