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Michigan Drug Deaths Increased By 18% From 2015 To 2016

Sad news for Michigan residents after the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) released drug death totals for 2016.

From 2015 to 2016, drug related deaths increased by 18% with most being related to opioids...

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Thousands Of Trees Felled To Halt Spread Of Sudden Oak Death
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Map Shows Confirmed Oak Wilt Disease Sites in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon Counties

Oak wilt disease is a serious problem for oak trees in Michigan. The disease can spread rapidly and kill trees within just a few weeks.

A new map gives a closer look at exactly where oak wilt disease has been found in West Michigan, specifically in Kent, Ottawa and Muskegon counties.

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Time to Ban Chinese Lanterns in Michigan? [POLL]

Mackinac Island is one of Michigan's premiere vacation spots and one of the country's most unique getaway locations. The Mackinac Island city council recently created an ordinance banning Chinese lanterns to protect the buildings and structures on the island.

Is it time for the rest of Michigan to do the same and ban Chinese lanterns?

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How to Make a Michigander Mad (Spoiler: You Don’t Want To)

Michiganders for the most part are nice and welcoming people. We have a Midwestern hospitality but we also can get feisty if you piss us off...

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Price Of Milk Rises, Potentially Raises Cost Of Cheese And Pizza
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Video of Michigan Pizza Worker ‘Elbow Deep’ in Sauce May Make You Reconsider Your Weekend Dining Plans

There's no proof this sauce was ever served to patrons, but ask yourself, do you really want to know?

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Kid Rock Might Be Running For US Senate

Is Kid Rock seriously going to run for US Senate in 2018?  That's the question that's been flying around the internet since yesterday.  The Michigan native rocker seems to be considering a run for office after a few tweets from his official twitter...

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12-Year-Old Saves Toddler From Nearly Drowning in Mt. Pleasant Hotel Pool [VIDEO]

The Isabella County Sheriff's Office is hoping to contact a 12-year-old who helped save a toddler's life. 

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You Have ONE More Day to Get Your BOGO Tickets to Cedar Point

It's Christmas in July according to Cedar Point because they have extended their BOGO deal for one more day!

The amusement park posted the good news on their Twitter page

When you buy one ticket, worth $67, you get another ticket for FREE...

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Michigan Woman Becomes National Hero For Taking A Few Days Off

When Madalyn Parker needed to take a few days off from her job as a web developer in Ann Arbor she got such an incredible response from the CEO of her company, she tweeted about it.

And her tweet has since gone viral because everyone else loves her boss’ reaction, too.

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Open Letter To Red Wings GM Ken Holland: It’s Time To Step Down [Opinion]

I've been a Detroit Red Wings fan my entire life. I was truly spoiled when I was younger. Owner Mike Ilitch and general manager Ken Holland put together a great product on the ice...

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Emery Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday

Emery came calling today.

Emery visited with Andy Rent as he talked about them on the Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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If You’re Planning a Trip to Mackinac Island, Leave Your ‘Chinese Lanterns’ at Home

The Mackinac Island Fire Department is issuing a warning, which may ruin a few plans at your next wedding or family reunion on the island...

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