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Michigan Workers Making Minimum Wage Will Get a Raise on January 1

If you're a Michigan worker currently making minimum wage, you can expect a small bump in your paycheck in the new year.

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Michigan Strong: Four Teams From Michigan Get Bowl Bids, And Ferris Heads To The D2 Semi-Finals

In addition to Western defying the odds and getting a major bowl bid, three other teams from Michigan are going bowling this New Year's, and then there's Ferris State's snippy Bulldogs, still kicking in the Division II playoffs.

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United Airlines to Start Charging Customers for Overhead Bins [Poll]

Not having to check a bag when traveling has its perks, especially with the convenience of the overhead bin. However, that's all going to change for passengers who fly with United Airlines...

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Western Michigan Gets To ‘Row The Boat’ To The Cotton Bowl [Video]

The Western Michigan Broncos, led by fiery coach P.J. Fleck, completed an undefeated season with a 29-23 win over Ohio University in the Mid American championship Saturday.

Yesterday, they were rewarded by becoming only the second Mid American Conference team to ever earn a berth in a major bowl game, getting a Cotton Bowl bid.

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Federal Judge Orders Michigan Election Recount to Begin Monday at Noon

Early Monday morning a federal judge has ordered the Michigan Election Recount to begin today at noon.  The order came after the U.S. District Judge Mark Goldsmith held a three hour emergency hearing late Sunday night...

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W. MI Baby Delivered By State Trooper on Side of Freeway

A Michigan State trooper can now add "delivered a baby" to his resume.

Sunday morning, an officer from the Hart Post was called to a "medical emergency" on M-82 in Newaygo County...

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This ‘Swiss Family Robinson’ House For Sale in Grand Rapids is Basically a 1970s Time Capsule

Looking for a homestead, but want to be close to the city? Want a house with character? Like the Retro look and windows? We have the perfect house for you!

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The Michigan State Police Do The ‘Mannequin Challenge’ [Video]

It’s taken me a minute to figure out why I like the “Mannequin Challenge”, sometimes I think "What's the challenge?  Anyone can just stand still" (except those little kids that failed horribly...

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Michigan Pays the Most for Car Insurance

Well, you don't have to be a brain surgeon to know a lot of money each year for car insurance. But, did you know Michiganders pay over two times the national average, and nearly $500 more than second place?!?

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WMU Fans Wonder: ‘Why Does College Football Bowl Selection Have To Be So Complicated?’

Western Michigan could be 13-0 after this weekend's MAC championship game and Navy could be 10-2 if they win the AAC. Both are in contention to go to the Cotton Bowl.

So why not just have them play each other in the Cotton Bowl and settle the issue on the field?

Because College Football has made itself WAY too complex.

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Michigan Drivers Rated 4th Best in U.S.

As we head into treacherous driving season, it's encouraging to know that a new study has found Michigan drivers to be pretty darn good.

Insurance comparison website, Quote Wizard, rated Michigan drivers the fourth best in the nation.

Which state do you think has the worst drivers?

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Ten Grand Rapids Secret Santa Gifts For Under $25

If you've ever taken part in a Secret Santa gift exchange, you know it can be complicated. How do you find a "general gift" that some random person will love?

Well, worry no more, Chief, Jojo has solved all your Secret Santa issues!!

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