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Michigan Legislators Look to Repeal Laws About Swearing & More

There are quite a few redundant, outdated, and antiquated laws on the books that police departments don't enforce that lawmakers want to get rid of them entirely. Get your f-bombs ready.

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2016 M-STEP Dates and Changes Announced

The Michigan Department of Education (MDE) has announced testing dates for the 2016 Michigan Student Test of Education Progress (M-STEP).

MDE has also announced changes to the M-STEP and testing dates for the SAT, ACT and PSAT.

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Former Lions’ QB Erik Kramer Survives Gun Shot in Suicide Attempt

According to law enforcement sources and his former wife, former Lions' quarterback Erik Kramer shot himself on Tuesday night in an attempt to take his own life. 

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Michigan DNR Sends 17 Firefighters to Western States

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has sent 17 firefighters to help battle wildfires in California, Washington, Idaho, Montana and Oregon.

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Michigan Ranks Seventh in High School Sports Participation

It's almost time to go back to school. It's already time to go back to sports and participation levels are high.

Michigan's high school sports participation levels are higher than the national average.

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GVSU Named One of the Greenest Schools in Country

Grand Valley State University has been named one of the country’s greenest universities for the fourth year in a row by Sierra Club.

GVSU is the highest-ranking Michigan university on the list.

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Cedar Point Offering BOGO Tickets for Michigan Residents Starting Today

Cedar Point's Michigan Days kick off Monday, and offer Michigan residents one free admission for each one purchased.

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New Movies Include ‘The Man From U.N.C.L.E.’ and ‘Return to Sender’ [Video]

Plan your weekend out with a look at all of the trailers for this weekend's new releases and Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Coly the cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Coly the cat came calling today.

Coly visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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‘Little House on The Prairie’ Actress Melissa Gilbert Running For Congress in Michigan

Actress Melissa Gilbert, who we all know and love for her portrayal of the loveable Laura Ingalls Wilder on “Little House on the Prairie”, has announced that she will run for Congress in Michigan’s 8th District.

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New Movies Include ‘Fantasic Four’ and ‘The Gift’ [Video]

This weekend's new releases include a blockbuster reboot, Academy Award winning actors and a film for kids.

Watch full trailers of all of this weekend's new releases and see Grand Rapids showtimes.

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What Women Need to Know About the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law

Earlier this summer, the Michigan Breast Density Notification Law went into effect.

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services reminds us that all women who undergo mammography in Michigan will receive a letter from the facility where they received their mammogram describing their breast density and mammogram results in order to raise awareness of breast cancer risks.

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