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Bandit Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Bandit the dog came calling today.

Bandit visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Sanders Upsets Clinton, Trump Easily Wins in Michigan

Tuesday's Michigan primary ended with Donald Trump winning the vote for the Republican Party, and Bernie Sanders getting a surprising win over Hillary Clinton in the Democratic race.

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Yahoo! Selects Detroit Road As The State’s Most Scenic Drive, Leaving Michiganders Puzzled

Yahoo!'s list of the nation's most scenic drives include staggering mountain vistas and sweeping frives along the ocean. But when it comes to Michigan, the web site left me a little cold when it selected Woodward Avenue in Detroit as the most scenic.

If you love seeing urban decay and strip malls, it's very scenic. But this state has so many beautiful roads with much better scenery. 

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Detroit Lions’ Calvin Johnson Has Retired

The Detroit Lions announced Tuesday morning that star wide receiver Calvin Johnson is retiring from the NFL.

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‘When Does Whale Watching Season Start?’ Question Baffles Traverse City Residents

The volunteers at the Traverse City Visitor Center can almost always come up with advice for baffled tourists who need directions. But one question consistently leaves them speechless.

It’s the one about whale-watching tours. Although a fake Whale Watching page on Facebook is the source of many of the current inquiries, the idea that people think there are whales in Lake Michigan is not a new one. 

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See Your Polling Location and Ballot for the Michigan Presidential Primary

Polls are open until 8PM today in Michigan for the presidential primary election.

See where to vote, view your sample ballot and more.

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Angry Woman Yells at Spanish Speaker in Kent County Courthouse

The YWCA West Central Michigan has taken to social media to encourage community members "to not stand quietly when you see or hear an affront to the dignity of another human being" following an incident at the Kent County Courthouse last week.

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Meet Roque Rocky De La Fuente, the Other Democrat on the Michigan Primary Ballot

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton get all of the press and former Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley participated in debates before dropping out of the presidential race, but most are surprised to learn there is a fourth democrat on the Presidential Primary ballot in Michigan, Roque Rocky De La Fuente.

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Kent and Ionia County Animal Shelters Receive Share of Grants Worth $134,998

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development’s Animal Industry Division has announced their annual Animal Welfare Fund grants for animal shelters in Michigan.

This year, $134,998 will go to 23 registered animal shelters in Michigan including Kent County Animal Shelter and Ionia County Animal Shelter.

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Bernie Sanders Holds Press Conference In Michigan Condemning US Trade Deals
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Bernie Sanders to Hold Rally at Grand Valley State University Friday

Bernie Sanders is on the campaign trail this year, vying for the Democratic nomination for president. Friday he'll be making a stop in West Michigan at Grand Valley State University.

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National Weather Service Predicts Warm, Dry Spring for Michigan

The National Weather Service is forecasting a warmer and drier than average spring for Michigan.

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Senate Approves Bill to Reduce Penalty for Minors Caught Drinking

If you're a minor and get caught drinking in Michigan, the penalty might not be so stiff soon. The state Senate has passed a bill that would make an MIP (Minor in Possession) a civil infraction.

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