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Rose Bowl Final: Michigan State 24, Stanford 20! Spartans Win! [Video]

Fourth-ranked Michigan State University rallied to defeat fifth-ranked Stanford 24-20 on Wednesday evening in the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, Calif.

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2014 NHL Winter Classic: Red Wings vs. Maple Leafs [Video]

The 2014 NHL Winter Classic has the Detroit Red Wings facing the Toronto Maple Leafs.

The two NHL teams are playing outside in front of more than 105,000 at The Big House of Michigan Stadium on the campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich

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Rose Bowl Primer: Michigan State vs. Stanford [Video]

The 100th Rose Bowl with Michigan State versus Stanford will be a hard-hitting old-school college football affair as two of the nation’s top defenses square off.

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Lake Superior State University Releases 2014′s ‘Banished Words List’

Lake Superior State - the smallest public university in Michigan - has released its annual list of banished words. The list’s proper name is the List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness, and has been a Lake Superior tradition since 1976.

What words have been banned this year?

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Driverless Cars Now Allowed In Michigan

The future is here.

Governor Rick Snyder has signed a law allowing driverless cars in Michigan.

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Reports Of ‘Flu-Like’ Illness In Michigan Reach Highest Levels Since March

Flu season has reached a new peak.

The Michigan Department of Community Health says that reports of flu-like symptoms at hospitals and doctor's offices have reached a seasonal high.

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Progress Made on Outages in Greater Grand Rapids and Across Michigan [Video]

Saturday afternoon update: Restoration work continues for Consumers Energy customers impacted by last weekend’s devastating ice storm and those affected by ice melting off trees and equipment from Friday’s and today’s warmer weather.

As of 11:30 a.m. Saturday, about 18,000 Consumers Energy customers remained without service, including 3,667 in Barry County and 468 in Ionia County. Since noon Dec. 21, the storm has caused 409,000 outages, or about 23 percent of the utility’s 1.8 million electric customers.

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Consumers Energy Fixing Power Outages in Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan

This will remembered as the Christmas without power for many.

FRIDAY MORNING UPDATE: As of 4:30 a.m. Friday, 52,000 Consumers Energy customers were without electricity. Since noon Saturday, the winter storm caused more than 377,000 outages across Michigan.

Among the counties most affected by the outages still are Kent, with 313 customers without power; Barry, 6,754; Ionia, 1,909; Kalamazoo, 187; and Calhoun, 739.

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Power Restoration Continues in Greater Grand Rapids, West Michigan [Video]

Despite some extra efforts, Christmas is a powerless holiday for many in greater Grand Rapids and across West Michigan because of snow, cold and the lingering effects of a weekend ice storm, officials said Tuesday.

More than 152,000 electricity customers of Consumers Energy were without power headed into Tuesday evening.

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How To Report Or File A Damage Claim About Potholes In Grand Rapids And Across Michigan

An early start to winter has brought an early start to pothole season too.

Potholes are causing problems in West Michigan.

Learn how to report potholes and how to file a damage claim if your vehicle is damaged by a pothole.

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West Michigan Job Listings

The West Michigan Jobs Page is dedicated to helping out of work Michiganders find the perfect job.

Our friends at Workbox Staffing are the title sponsor for the page and provide job listings in a wide range of professions. Townsquare Media also has job listing.

If you are an area business or employer and would like to have job listings from your company listed on our jobs page, please fill out the form by clicking the button below.

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