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Traverse City Graffiti Gets To An Inherent Truth of The Universe

While exploring the grounds of what was the Traverse City State Mental Hospital, a hiker stumbled across some graffiti painted on the side of one of the structures which spoke to a truth we all know. Or should know.

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Watch Out! The Trailer Park Boys are Coming to Grand Rapids

Some things are for sure. So, expect what’s supposed to be an intimate evening with the Trailer Park Boys to quickly go off the rails. Thursday, August 24 will never be the same again.

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5 Weird, Random Things Currently Being Given Away on Grand Rapids’ Craigslist

Oh Craigslist, you almost never disappoint. You can use Craigslist to buy and sell all sorts of things, reconnect with someone that you had a random encounter with, and you can also get rid of the random crap that you don't want anymore...

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No, A Michigan Woman Did NOT Train Squirrels to Attack Her Ex-Boyfriend

We're sure that you've seen the post flying around on Facebook about a Detroit woman named Janice Smith who trained squirrels to attack her ex-boyfriend at gnaw off his testicles. Sorry, it's fake news.

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$20 Dollar Tickets for Broadway Musical “Rent” at DeVos Performance Hall

Here's some exciting and affordable news. Broadway Grand Rapids announced that seats in the first two rows of the orchestra section will be available for $20 for every performance of RENT, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical coming to Grand Rapids.

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A Blast From the Past in the 80’s [Video]

The 80's decade seems to hold so much fascination for people. Cable TV was coming into it's own, and early video games were a kick.

Thirty-seven years ago I began doing morning radio here in Grand Rapids after several years on TV, and I've never looked back...

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Laughfest Announces ‘For The Health Of It’ Events

Science has proven it. Laughter is good medicine. Good for not only emotional health, but physical health as well.

Here are some events planned for LaughFest that will teach you ways to laugh more at life.

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The Origin Of The Michigan Habit Of Adding An ‘S’ To Everything

When I was growing up, I would ask my Dad for two dollars to walk downtown to Penney's. A few years later I would borrow the car to drive to K-Mart's.

Why do Michigan residents have a tendency to add a possessive 'S' to everything?

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Michigan Turns 180 Years Old Today. What Are Your Favorite Things About Our Home State?

Although it doesn't look a day over 170, our grand old state has been in the union for 180 years.

Since 1837 we've been serving up unsalted beaches and rolling green hills.

So Reddit asked its readers what they love best about our state. Their answers were both heartwarming and funny.

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Michigan Publishes a State Pronunciation Guide, and it Might Be a Bit Too Helpful

There's no doubt there are some words associated with our state that are tough to pronounce, like 'Hamtramck' and 'Sault Sainte Marie', but do we really need know how to pronounce 'Big Rapids'?

The State of Michigan has a new official state pronunciation page, and its a little too thorough.

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Don’t Warm up Your Car in Your Own Driveway! It’s Illegal in Michigan!

Get ready for a wacky story that's absolutely true. It's Illegal to warm up your own car, in your own driver way, in Michigan! Say what? TRUE!

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New Year’s Resolutions a Success or Bust?

Are you making a New Year's resolution? Did you know that about 60% of us do make New Year's resolutions, but statistics show that only about 8% of us follow through. I'm there. Still, year after year, we keep making them – hoping this is the year we will make it happen. Is that you?

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