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It’s A Bad Year For Ticks In Michigan, Here’s What You Need To Know

This summer could be the worse tick season in years for Michigan. In three trips up north to hike, I've pulled over six ticks off me, and that's AFTER using a spray containing DEET.

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A 300-Person Fight Broke Out at Grand Haven State Park on Monday

A fight got so big and out of control at Grand Haven State Park, this past Monday, that officials had to close down the park.

WNEM says that the incident occurred around 7 p...

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Kent County Third In The State For Binge Drinking, Ottawa County Not Far Behind

We are 'Beer City', but maybe we need to back off a little. Kent County was third in the state when it comes to binge and heavy drinking.

Those of us that went to Central won't be too surprised at who's number one.

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Only One More Night Of Legal Fireworks To Enjoy Or Endure

It's the day after The 4th of July and that means you only have until midnight tonight, Wednesday, July 5th, to shoot off your fireworks...

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Michigan Bucks The Trend When It Comes To Our Choice Of Fourth of July Grill Meat

I'm all for freedom of choice, but I'm sorry, the rest of the nation is wrong and we are right when it comes to what meat we slap on the grill on our nation's birthday.

Now get off my lawn!

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Traveling For the 4th? So Are Thousands of Others So Here Are Some Tips

Are you traveling for the 4th of July weekend? Quite possibly you left yesterday for the cottage, the lake, Northern Michigan, wherever. And, if you are busting out of town for the long weekend, experts say, have a strategy.

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Good or Bad Idea? Some Michigan High Schools Now Have Late Start [Poll]

It's been a topic of discussion for years - should high schoolers have a later start time? There's positives and negatives to both sides of the discussion but a school district in Michigan has now changed the game leaving it up to the student...

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American Pickers is Coming to Michigan This August

American Pickers is coming to Michigan this August, and they're looking for suggestions on where they can find large, rare collections, and things they've never seen before! If you have some interesting stuff, you could get on TV!

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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Traverse City Ranked No. 4 Beach Town to Live In

Known as a vacationer's paradise, with gorgeous beaches, awesome wineries, the National Cherry Festival, and more-- Traverse City is also being recognized as a fantastic place to stay year round.

Out of 227 beach communities across America, Traverse City has been named the No. 4 city in which to live in 2017 by Wallethub

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What Is Michigan’s Biggest Scientific Discovery?

Business Insider has posted a list of the biggest scientific breakthrough in all 50 states. For instance, Pennsylvania is known for the polio vaccine and New Mexico for the atom bomb, but the universe doesn't exist without Michigan's discovery.

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Visit Mackinac Island in 1944 and Step Back In Time [Video]

I don't know what you may have planned for this 4th of July weekend, but I know the Rent's, there are a lot of us, will be heading up to Traverse City for a Cherry Festival weekend. However, our weekend wouldn't be complete without a day trip to beautiful Mackinac Island.

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