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1953 NFL Championship Game - Cleveland Browns vs Detroit Lions - December 27, 1953
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New Detroit Lions Logo Hints At A Return To The Past

The Detroit Lions have modified their famed 'jumping Lion' logo slightly, and it indicates the team may be returning to a time when they were slightly less sucky.

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Category: Michigan News, News
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‘When Winter Comes To Michigan': Check Out This 1930s Newsreel [Video]

Filmed during the Great Depression, this 1930s newsreel about winter life and snow clearing crews in Michigan leaves me wondering about both the good and the bad of winters past.

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Michigan Teen is One Of the Tallest in the World

Brock Brown, a teenager in Jackson, Mich. is on track to becoming the tallest man alive. He is currently 7 feet and nine inches and still growing.

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Courtesy of Michigan Department of Natural Resources
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Outdoor Channel to Feature Michigan DNR for Full Season of ‘Wardens’ Starting Feb. 6

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will be in the national spotlight beginning Monday, Feb. 6, as the Outdoor Channel showcases the law enforcement work of DNR conservation officers on its television series Wardens.

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"Stone"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Stone is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Stone the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing
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Betsy DeVos Approved by Senate Committee for Secretary of Education

On Tuesday, a Senate committee approved Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as chosen by Trump. This means she's one step closer to attaining the position...

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Senator Suggests Wagering a Betsy DeVos Vote on the Super Bowl

This morning, the Senate education committee voted along party lines on whether to approve President Trump’s education secretary nominee, Betsy DeVos.

It almost came down to the Super Bowl.

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Former Lions RB Mel Farr Had Stage 3 CTE At His Death In 2015 [Video]

Former Detroit Lions running back Mel Farr died suddenly back in 2015 from a massive heart attack due to undiagnosed hypertension at the age of 70.

But now it turns out something else had gone undiagnosed—CTE. This is the traumatic brain injury synonymous with multiple concussions.

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Category: Michigan News, Videos
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Grand Rapids Was The Cloudiest Place In The World Last Week

The sun failed to show up at all from Sunday, January 22 until Saturday, January 28. That's seven consecutive days with no sun, and that made us the cloudiest city in the world.

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Barnum's Elephant
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Lansing Brew House To Honor Elephant That Rampaged Through Town [Video]

Rajje's Tap House is named after an elephant that escaped from a circus back in 1963, and went on a legendary stroll through the city's south side before it ended tragically.

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The Michigan Accent: Know It, Learn It, Love It [Video]

The Michigan Accent was definitely much thicker a generation ago, but it still exists, so you better learn to love it.

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G.R. Brothers Arrested after Craigslist Meet-up Turns Deadly Outside of MI Wal-Mart

Two brothers from Grand Rapids were arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart, near Owosso.

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