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Jim Dreyer Will Swim Alone in Latest Long Distance Swim Attempt in August

In the years I've known Jim Dreyer, I have come to know that he NEVER does things half-way, it's always full-steam ahead.

So, it was no surprise when I found out that he'll go it alone when swimming 22 miles across Lake St. Clair while hauling dinghies filled with 2,000 pounds of bricks.

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State Of Michigan Offers Instruction And Gear For Rookie Campers

Want to try camping, but don't have the gear?  Not sure where to start?

The State of Michigan has a program just for you.

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Traverse City Named One Of The Best Small Towns In The United States

One of Michigan's best kept secrets hasn't been a secret for many years.

Traverse City continues to grow in popularity and gain well-deserved recognition.

Traverse City has been named one of the "best small towns in the United States"

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Van Hits Woman And Her Child Then Drives Off [Video]

A man, who police are on the look out for in the Muskegon area, decided it would be a good idea to run over a woman and her child, proceed to drag the child, then left the scene entirely after the child was pulled loose. 

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They Paddled 80 Miles Across Lake Michigan for Children in Uganda

The three paddle boarder have accomplished and incredible feat. They finished an 80 mile journey across Lake Michigan, arriving safely in Norton Shores today.

Twenty-three year-old Craig Masselink, his 19-year-old brother Trent and their friend 21-year-old Ginny Melby left McKinley Beach in Milwaukee, on Sunday morning and finished their trek in just under 24 hours.

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Robots In Your Grill And Beer On Your Phone Makes For An Easy Summer In Michigan [Video]

We all knew the day was coming when robots would take over.  No use fighting it.

Why not embrace it instead and take this opportunity to relax and enjoy summer?

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Jeff Daniels & David Letterman Discuss How Awesome Michigan Is [Video]

I generally don't catch late night TV. I go to bed too early to see any of the late night shows, but generally if something noteworthy happens, I find out about it eventually. Like this - Wednesday night, Michigan native Jeff Daniels was on with David Letterman, and they had quite a lengthy conversation about just how awesome Michigan is!

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The Detroit Tigers Receive Their 11th Sports Illustrated Cover

On June 17th the Tigers will receive their 11th Sports Illustrated cover.  Prince Fielder and Miguel Cabrera will grace the cover of the legendary sporting magazine.  The duo are featured as the "Bash Bros - The swing-from-the-heels power and awesomeness of Miguel Cabrera and Prince Fielder - Baseball's 21st-century version of Mantle and Maris."  Those are some pretty big words guys...  Better not let us down this season!

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FINALLY! Relief At The Pump For West Michigan

Analysts are saying that relief is just ahead at the gas pump for West Michiganders.

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Michigan Gas Prices Out Of Control — Grand Rapids Hit Worst

Michigan's gas prices are among the highest in the nation peaking at $4.70 in Clinton Township.  Michigan currently has the 3rd highest average gas price in the United States; only Hawaii and Illinois have higher averages.  In general, the Midwest has above average fuel prices with Michigan, Illinois, and Indiana being hit the hardest.

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Governor Rick Snyder: Detroit’s Art Museum is One of the City’s “Assets”

In an effort to save the Detroit Institute of Arts' (DIA), hopes were high that the Michigan Legislature would pass a bill to prevent the potential sale of the collection. Unfortunately, the Governor, and the House of Representatives put the kibosh on that one.

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72,000 Michigan Borrowers To Receive Over $1,400 From National Mortgage Settlement

72,000 Michigan residents will be receiving large checks in the mail this week.

The National Mortgage Settlement is bringing checks of over $1,400 to 72,000 Michigan borrowers.

Find out if you are one of them.

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