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Cotton Bowl Preview: Everything You Need to Know About Michigan State-Baylor

After being left out of the college football playoff, Baylor looks to make a statement against Michigan State.

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Upper Peninsula Town To Ring in The New Year With ‘Pasty Drop’

New York City has the ball drop on New Year's Eve, but it has nothing on Escanaba's new New Year's tradition - the pasty drop. 

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Lake Superior State University Releases 2015′s Banished Words List

Lake Superior State –- the smallest public university in Michigan -- has released its annual list of banished words.

The list’s proper name is the List of Words Banished from the Queen’s English for Mis-Use, Over-Use and General Uselessness, and has been a Lake Superior tradition since 1976.

Which words have been banned this year?

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Highways Renamed for Fallen Michigan State Police Officer, Military Personnel

A stretch of M-116 in Mason County is being renamed to honor fallen Michigan State Police Trooper Paul Butterfield under legislation signed by Governor Snyder.

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Detroit’s Ndamukong Suh Wins Suspension Appeal, Will Play Wild Card Game at Dallas on Sunday

It was the two stomps (or kind of accidental steps? But was it an accident?) heard 'round the world. Or, at least heard and seen by fans watching the Detroit Lions vs the Green Bay Packers on Sunday.

In the teams' final regular season game, Ndamukong Suh stepped on quarterback Aaron Rodgers' leg after he'd just returned to the field after a leg injury-- prompting many to speculate Suh had done it on purpose.

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Michigan State’s Mark Dantonio Not Happy with Jim Harbaugh Question at Cotton Bowl Media Day [Video]

Dantonio delivered one of the classic responses he's become known for when asked about his new Big Ten coaching colleague.

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Jim Harbaugh On Leading Michigan Football: ‘We’re Going to Hit the Ground Running’ [Video]

Former University of Michigan quarterback and San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh is now back at his alma mater leading the Wolverines' football team.

That was made official with his unveiling at a noon news conference today at Junge Family Champions Center in Ann Arbor today, with U-M Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett officially announcing the 51-year-old Harbaugh's hiring.

"I didn't make a pros and cons list," Harbaugh said. "I made a decision from the heart. ...

"We're going to hit the ground running."

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RECALL ALERT: Dodge Trucks Recalled After Crash Kills Child

An accident involving the death of a child has prompted FCA US, the new name for Chrysler Group, to recall 66,819 older pickup trucks with manual transmissionsto fix clutch ignition interlock switches.

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University of Michigan Announcing Jim Harbaugh As New Head Football Coach [Video]

The University of Michigan announced Monday night it is making a major football announcement at noon today.

While Michigan has not confirmed it, it has been widely reported U-M Interim Athletic Director Jim Hackett plans to introduce former San Francisco 49ers Coach Jim Harbaugh as the Wolverines' next head coach in Ann Arbor.

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Detroit Lions’ NFL Opponents Set for 2015

As the Detroit Lions prepare for the playoffs, take a look at which teams they will face next season.

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Rate of Flu in Kent County Highest Since H1N1 in 2009

 

The flu continues to spread quickly across Michigan and Kent County.

17% of emergency visits in Kent County last week were for flu-like symptoms, the highest rate recorded by the Kent County Health Department since 2009.

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The Detroit Free Press Puts Wrong Harbaugh Brother On Front Page

Jim Harbaugh has been let go by the San Francisco 49ers and it has been widely reported/speculated that he will take over as head coach at the University of Michigan.

The Detroit Free Press decided to report this bit of news on their front page on Monday. Only problem? They used a photo of the wrong Harbaugh brother to accompany their story. 

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