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Founders Makes Championship Round for Best Brewery in America

In a bracket-style tournament similar to that of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament, Founders Brewing Co. has made it to the national championship for Best Brewery in America, as decided by voters on Thrillist.

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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

Since 1985, April has been nationally recognized as Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder has officially declared it such once again in Michigan. And, it is vitally important the we acknowledge the importance of families and communities working together to prevent child maltreatment in all of its forms.

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Vote for Michigan’s Joshua Davis on The Voice Tonight

Live performances continue on The Voice, and Michigan's Joshua Davis needs your vote!

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Duke Rallies Past Wisconsin for Fifth NCAA Title

Duke won its fifth NCAA Division I men's basketball title on Monday night, getting 23 points from freshman guard Tyus Jones in a 68-63 win over Wisconsin in Indianapolis.

College basketball's player of the year, Frank Kaminsky, led the Badgers with 21 points and 12 rebounds in the battle of No. 1 seeds at Lucas Oil Stadium.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Furious 7’ Smashes April Records [Video]

The early estimates for the opening weekend gross of Furious 7 are all over the place and we probably won’t have a definitive number until tomorrow, when the dust finally settles and everyone gets a chance to breathe. However, this one thing we know for sure: the seventh film in the Fast and Furious series didn’t just shatter in-franchise records, it shattered records for any April release.

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Wisconsin Upsets Kentucky; Faces Duke in NCAA Men’s Basketball Title Game

Wisconsin defeated unbeaten Kentucky 71-64 and Duke ended Michigan State's season 81-61 in NCAA Final Four semifinal games on Saturday night.

The triumphs advanced both to Monday’s national championship game in Indianapolis for the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament.

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Michigan State’s NCAA Tournament Run Ends as Duke Advances to Championship [Photos]

Michigan State's run through the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament came to a halt Saturday night as the Spartans lost to top-seeded Duke 81-61.

Denzel Valentine had 22 points and 11 rebounds and Travis Trice 16 points as Michigan State fell in the NCAA Final Four semifinals at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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Prince to Play Impromptu Detroit Show Thursday

Prince fans, you better clear your schedule. The legendary artist has announced a Thursday show in Detroit.

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Michigan Ranked 18th ‘Most Hammy’ U.S. State

According to the Del Monte Easter Feast Ranking, Michiganders are already making plans for a tasty holiday meal — selecting ham and corn as popular menu items.

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Michigan State Is Eerily Similar to 2014 NCAA Champion Connecticut [Videos/Infographic]

You’ve heard the comparisons.

This is what it is about: This Michigan State University men's basketball team looks a lot like last year’s NCAA Division I national champion, UConn.

Whether or not that comparison is fair gets put to the test on the court in the NCAA Final Four at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Furious 7,’ ‘Cut Bank’ and ‘Effie Gray’ [Video]

If your weekend plans don't include spring break on a beach, here are this week's new movies.

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Insane Inflatable 5K Grand Rapids Coming to Millennium Park Adds Second Day in Mid-August [Video]

The Insane Inflatable 5K -- a dynamic fun run series comprised of inflatable obstacles -- coming to Grand Rapids at Millennium Park is now on Aug. 15 and 16.

The second day was just added because of local demand.

The 5-kilometer (3.1-mile run) isn’t focused on running. Instead, it's about having fun negotiating oversized inflatable obstacles on a challenging course requiring imagination, creativity and a heaping helping of insanity.

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