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Seven Strange Michigan Town Names Explained

If you’re like me and not from Michigan, when you look at a map of the state, read some of the names and scratch your head. Well, I had enough of head scratching and put on my detective hat and went searching for clues online...

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Michigan Bluesman Continues His March To The Finals On NBC’s ‘The Voice’ [Video]

Ann Arbor's Laith Al-Saadi continues to be the most unlikely favorite on NBC's The Voice. 

The Blues guitarist doesn't look the the typical contestant on the show, but his deep voice and impressive guitar playing skills have moved him to the short list of favorites. 

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Nine West Michigan Hospitals Get Top Rating For Safety

The Hospital Safety Score is a twice annual review of hospitals by Leapfrog Group, a nonprofit group dedicated to driving quality, safety, and transparency in the U.S. health system.

Nine hospitals in West Michigan have received an "A" for safety, WZZM-13 reports.

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Tractor Fire Closes Ionia Road [Video]

Around 1:15 p.m. Monday, Ionia County Dispatch posted on their Facebook page, asking motorists to avoid the area.

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Meijer Brand Frozen Veggies Recalled Due to Listeria

It's time to check those freezers again because Meijer has recalled their frozen veggies due to a possible contamination of listeria.

The Detroit Free Press says the recall affects 10 ounce sizes of "organic petite green peas" (use by date November 26, 2017) and "organic sweet corn" (use by date November 21, 2017) Both are the Meijer brand, True Goodness...

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Popular Downtown Eatery Closed Due to Dozens of Health Code Violations

The restaurant won't be allowed to reopen its doors to customers until it fixes all of the violations and passes an inspection. In addition to fixing the issues, the owners will also have to pay $6,000 in fines.

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That One Time Prince Went Bowling in West Michigan

Back in 1997, Prince made a stop in Grand Rapids to play Van Andel Arena on his Jam of the Year Tour. While people who attended the show remember it fondly, a Wyoming man remembers that night for a different reason.

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Kalamazoo Shooter Jason Dalton Found Competent to Stand Trial

Jason Dalton, the man charged with killing six people during a shooting spree in Kalamazoo in February appeared in court Friday for a hearing on his mental competency.

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Brotherly Love has no Bounds and is True Inspiration

Truly, brotherly love has no bounds. Especially for Hunter and Braden.

This is a heart-warming story about a 16-year-old Michigan boy who is supporting his nine-year-old brother, who has cerebral palsy, by putting his brother on his back and walking 111 miles.

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‘The Notebook 2′ Will (Probably) Not be Filming in Wyoming, Michigan

We thought we would take it upon ourselves to bring the rumors to rest -- 'The Notebook 2' will (probably) not be filming in Wyoming, Michigan.

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Five Out-Of-The-Ordinary Michigan Food Festivals

Here are five Michigan festivals involving food. Some of them are a little... strange.

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Criminal Charges Announced Over Flint Water Contamination Crisis
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Three Charged with Multiple Felonies in First Stage of Flint Water Crisis Investigation

Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette today announced a total of 13 felony charges and 5 misdemeanor charges against two state officials and one city official as a result of their actions in the Flint water crisis.

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