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Michigan Flu Level Near Normal

It's been a long flu season, but it may finally be nearing the end in Michigan.

Last week, flu levels in Michigan reached the lowest statewide level since November.

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Should The State Of Michigan Sell Lottery Tickets Online? [Poll]

The State of Michigan is currently considering allowing the sale of lottery tickets online.

Some support the sales as a way to increase revenue.

Some are opposed.

Should the State of Michigan sell lottery tickets online?

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Flu Levels Return To Normal In Every Region Of Michigan…Except West Michigan

Last week saw flu levels return to normal across Michigan in every region except for one.

The "central" region, which includes West Michigan, reported the highest rate of flu-like symptoms in the state last week.

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Should 911 Recordings Be Considered Public Information In Michigan? [Poll]

We occasionally hear 911 recordings in the news.

The recordings are available to anyone through the Freedom of Information Act.

At least one Michigan lawmaker would like to change the availability of those recordings.

Should 911 recordings be considered public information? 

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Flu Season Still Hanging Around West Michigan

Two weeks ago we got a very good sign as reports of flu-like symptoms reached their lowest levels since mid-December in West Michigan and across the entire state.

It seemed the end of flu season might be upon us.

Not just yet.

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Water Levels Rising On Great Lakes

After all of the rain and flooding in West Michigan, it should come as no surprise that water levels on the Great Lakes are rising.

That's good news.

The bad news - it might not last.

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USA Today Names Michigan One Of ‘The Top 10 Best Craft Brew States In America’

We Michiganders know that we have some amazing breweries right here in the Mitten State. Heck, everyone in West Michigan knows that we have the best breweries, hands down (suck it, Asheville). And now, USA Today has bestowed us with another title, honoring our awesome beer.

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Flu On The Decline In West Michigan And Across Entire State

We've been looking for good news about flu season for a long time in West Michigan and across the entire state. We may finally have it.

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Flu Levels Still Steady Across West Michigan And Entire State

It's been a long time since we've had good news to report about flu levels in West Michigan.  Looks like we'll have to continue waiting.

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Michigan To Take On Louisville In NCAA Finals — Go Blue!

The NCAA Tournament Finals welcomes the Michigan Wolverines for the first time in 2 decades.  They defeated the Syracuse Orangemen, 61-56, last night in an extremely close game.

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Detroit Lions’ Kicker Jason Hanson Retiring

Longtime Detroit Lions' kicker Jason Hanson has announced that he will be retiring from the team. Hanson has been a member of the Lions' team for 21 seasons, and is the longest tenured player in the NFL.

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Zip The Grand A Finalist For $5,000 Pure Michigan Jump Start Prize

Pure Michigan's Jump Start Prize will award $5,000 towards one project to help tourism in Michigan.

The five finalists were just announced and includes the Grand Rapids project Zip the Grand.

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