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More Michiganders Pardoned by President Obama Just Before Leaving Office

This week, President Obama has officially pardoned more people than any other president in our nation's history. With 273 more people being given another chance this week, his last in office, Obama's commutation record has hit a whopping 1,597 people pardoned! More pardons than the last 12 presidents COMBINED!

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‘Popular Science’ Predicts Sault Ste Marie will Be America’s Best City to Live in 2100

You've heard dire warnings about climate change and how potential changes in our weather could alter our lives. Popular Science magazine predicts that at the turn of the next century in 2100, the best city in America to live in will be Sault Ste Marie, Michigan.

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Need Work? These Are Some of the Fastest Growing Jobs in Michigan in 2017

Looking for a job? Something that's going to stick around for a while? Every year, every state makes projections for job growth in their state by occupation. The Michigan Department of Labor worked on these numbers with the Bureau of Labor Statistics to figure out what jobs will be growing all the way through 2024.

Here's what they've found out.

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10 Things Worse Than Winters in Michigan

Recently, Michigan was ranked the #2 state for the worst winters in the U.S.

This should come to no surprise, if you're from Michigan you know how brutal (and weird) our winters can be...

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Fiat Chrysler Announces Huge Investment And Jobs For Michigan

As the North American International Auto Show gets underway in Detroit, we find out more jobs are coming to Michigan!

Fiat Chrysler announced Sunday that they will bring 2,000 jobs to Michigan and Ohio as they invest $1 billion in plants in the two states...

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GR Brewery Makes List of Places You Should Visit in Michigan in 2017

OnlyInYourState.com has posted a list of the 14 places in Michigan you should visit for a meal in 2017. The locations span pretty much the entire state, from Sault Ste. Marie, to Lansing, to Ann Arbor, Plymouth, Glen Arbor, and of course, our very own Grand Rapids!

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Where is the Center of Michigan? It Depends Who You Ask

It would be pretty easy to determine the center of a state if it was nice and square like, say, Colorado or Wyoming. But what about when your state has two oddly shaped peninsulas? Then it gets a little more difficult. So where exactly is the center of Michigan?

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Michigan Highways to Increase Speed Limits to 75

Governor Snyder signed a bill today to allow Michigan highway speed limits to increase to 75 miles per hour! The bill requires Michigan DOT to raise the speed limit on 600 miles of freeways if a study shows it's safe.

Does this mean that the new limits are all now instantly 75?

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Michigan Will See a Near Total Solar Eclipse on August 21, 2017

Remember to mark this date down - August 21, 2017 will see a solar eclipse cross the United States. Michigan will see about a 90% eclipse.

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Michigan Near Top Of List For Worst Winters In U.S.

How would you rank Michigan’s winter, compared to the other states? Thrillist did just that; ranked all 50 states on the level of how horrible the winters are..

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New Laws in Michigan For 2017 Will Affect Us All – Good and Bad

So many people thought 2016 was the worst year ever, but we haven't even really begun 2017, and some new laws in Michigan are going to help keep things down. How about more taxes and fees? Yep, we got 'em! There are also some good things, too, though.

First, the bad. Taxes and fees are going up. Way up.

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Amazon Brings 1,500 Jobs To Michigan

Good news for Michigan,Tuesday, as Amazon announced their plans to open a distribution center in Livonia, just outside of Detroit.

The opening of the distribution center will create up to 1,500 job openings in the state...

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