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Phoebe is Looking for a Good Home [Sponsored]

Phoebe, a 10-month old brindle-colored, Stafford-Shire mix, came visiting Andy Rent  on his "Andy in the Morning" show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Michigan Named Most Romantic State in the U.S.

This isn't shocking to any of us that live here: Michigan is the most romantic state in the United States.

That's the reality, at least according to Redbox. Its research shows that Michiganders watched more romantic movies in 2014 than any other state.

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New Movies (This Week): ‘Black or White,’ ‘Project Almanac’ and ‘Wild Card’ [Video]

Three new movies are hitting theaters this week.

Their themes are focused on a grieving widower, a group of teens and a recovering gambling addict.

Take a closer look and watch the trailers before heading out.

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Short’s Brewing Company Announces Production Growth of 51 Percent in 2014

Michigan breweries continue to enjoy growth.

Short’s Brewing Company of Bellaire, Michigan has announced production growth of 51 percent in 2014.

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Shaggy the Dog Equals Freedom! [Video]

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West Michigan Residents Concerned About Suspicious, Pushy Vacuum Salespeople

Residents in several West Michigan counties are voicing concerns about a group of salespeople using aggressive techniques to sell vacuum cleaners.

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Patience is a Virtue, Right? Not too Many of us Have it According to Fifth Third Bank

Are you a patient person, or an impatient person? What do you think? Quick, I need an answer!

Okay, seriously, let's take a little survey.

Do you routinely honk at the car in front of you once the stoplight turns green? Or perhaps you are always bypassing slow walkers on the sidewalk or pressing an already illuminated elevator button in hopes of getting to your destination faster? If so, you’re not alone.

According to a Fifth Third survey1, more than half of Americans admit to honking after the light turns green; a majority will wait 10 seconds or less before passing a slow walker on the sidewalk and 72 percent of Gen Yers admit to pushing an already lit elevator button.

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Movies Filmed in Michigan Generating Buzz at Sundance 2015

Two of the most talked-about movies at Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah were filmed in Michigan.

"The End of The Tour" was filmed in Grand Rapids. "It Follows" was filmed in Detroit and surrounding communities including Sterling Heights, Royal Oak, and Clawson.

The films are receiving excellent reviews and even early Oscar talk.

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It’s National Chocolate Day! Yum! [Video]

Americans typically purchase more than 58 million pounds of chocolate just for Valentine's Day.

It's National Chocolate Day today! Let's celebrate with some chocolatey ideas, suggestions and factoids.

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Governor Rick Snyder Issues Proclamation for Michigan School Choice Week

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has issued a proclamation officially recognizing Jan. 25-31, 2015 as Michigan School Choice Week.

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New Water Trail Designated in Michigan

The Huron River Water Trail is a 104-mile-long inland paddling trail in Michigan. The trail is set for future growth after being designated as part of the National Water Trails System.  

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Consumers Energy Sending Workers to Help Out with Snowstorm in Northeastern U.S.

Consumers Energy is sending more than 50 employees to the northeastern U.S. to assist in snowstorm relief.

"We are ready and willing to assist East Coast communities as they prepare for a storm that could cause significant damage," said Michele Kirkland, Consumers Energy vice president of energy operations. "We have been fortunate in the past to be helped by out-of-state crews, and with fair weather here in Michigan, this is an opportunity for us to help them."

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