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Should Parents Be Allowed To Refuse Vaccinations For Their Children [Poll]

The rate that children in Michigan are getting vaccinated is declining as more parents are choosing to not get their children vaccinated.

Michigan's rate of vaccination refusal is the fourth highest in the country.

Should parents be allowed to refuse vaccinations for their children?

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Cause Of Death Released For Former GVSU Quaterback Cullen Finnerty

Northern Michigan's 9&10 News is reporting that a cause of death has been determined in the death of former Grand Valley State University quarterback Cullen Finnerty.

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Michigan Marine Runs 5K With Young Boy Who Was Separated From His Group

A 19-year-old Marine, home on leave, randomly decided to run a 5K race last Saturday, and now he's an internet sensation. Lance Corporal Myles Kerr was home in Charlevoix visiting family, and had just arrived home the day before. But, he decided that the next morning he was going to suit up in his boots, fatigues, and backpack, and run the 5K race. That's pretty impressive in and of itself, but it's what happened during the race that his getting him all of the attention.

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2013 College Football Coaches’ Poll Released: Michigan #17, Michigan State #28

It's August.  Let's talk football.

The first College Football Coaches' Poll was released today.  Michigan is ranked #17. Michigan State is #28.

Let the arguing begin.

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Is Detroit Getting A Major League Soccer Team?

Major League Soccer has announced plans to add four teams to the league by the 2020 season.

Is an MLS team coming to Detroit?

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Is The 8th Wonder Of The World In Michigan?

There are already seven Wonders Of The World, and VirtualTourist.com is trying to figure out what the 8th should be. Turns out, it very well could be in Michigan! 

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More Baby George’s In Michigan And Across The United States?

The birth of Prince George Alexander Louis has been big news across the globe, including the United States.

But will that popularity lead to more baby George's in the United States?

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Windsor Man Drinks 8 Beers Swims Across The Detroit River Gets Arrested

I want to open this story with a quote from the man himself, 47-year-old John Morillo of Windsor, Ontario, "If I’m going to be in the paper, I’d at least like them to say I actually made it, even though I got in trouble and everything.  I gotta pay fines and stuff. But I don’t want it to sound like I didn’t make it, because then my buddies are going to say ‘ha, ha, you didn’t make it.’ Because that was the whole thing, to show them I could do it."

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What Are The 7 Wonders Of Michigan?

Michigan is full of amazing scenery, both natural and man-made.

Choosing the best of all of our wonders is a difficult task.

Which are your favorites?

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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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