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Mackinac Island Named Michigan’s Most Underrated Tourist Attraction

Supercompressor.com recently released a list of the most underrated tourist attractions in each state. I don't know where they got their info from, since those of us who live in the Mitten State know about the wonders of Mackinac Island, but that is the destination they chose as Michigan's "most underrated". 

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Michigan Free ORV Weekends: June 13-14 and August 22-23

Quiet, relaxing days can be a highlight of any Michigan summer, but sometimes you need to get out for some fun.

The Michigan DNR invites everyone to enjoy two free ORV Weekends in 2015.

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Flint, Saginaw and Detroit Listed Among the Fastest-Shrinking Cities in America

It's no surprise to anyone who's lived in Michigan for any decent amount of time, but a new list has Flint, Saginaw and Detroit ranked among the cities with the quickest declining populations.

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Michigan’s First Case of Avian Flu Confirmed in Wild Geese

Yesterday, the Michigan DNR announced the state’s first confirmed cases of avian influenza H5N2. The disease was found in free-ranging Canada geese in Macomb County.

Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) can infect both free-ranging and domestic poultry such as chickens, turkeys, quail and geese.

No human HPAI infections have been detected in the United States.

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Hundreds of Cyclists Converge on West Michigan for 2015 Great Lakes Break Away Bike MS Ride

This weekend, today and tomorrow June 6 & 7, hundreds of cyclists are converging on West Michigan this weekend to working to raise close to $500,000 to support cutting-edge research and life-changing programs and services for people living with MS. The event is one of four Michigan Rides hosted by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Nationally, these rides are the premier fundraising cycling series in the U.S. for anyone seeking a personal challenge and a world free of multiple sclerosis.

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New Movies Include ‘Insidious: Chapter 3′ and ‘Spy’ [Video]

With more than ten new movies available this weekend, choosing what to see can take some time. Let us help with full trailers and Grand Rapids showtimes!

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Saltine Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Saltine the dog came calling today.

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

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How to Identify Juvenile Asian Carp [Video]

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is asking anglers to monitor their live bait purchases and watch for juvenile Asian carp when fishing.

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10 Safety Tips for National ATV Safety Week

National ATV Safety Week is June 6-14.

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has ten safety tips to help ensure a safe summer.

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Michigan Cancels All Poultry and Waterfowl Exhibitions Due to Avian Flu Risk

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development today announced the decision to cancel all 2015 poultry and waterfowl exhibitions in Michigan.

The decision was made to prevent birds from different locations from spreading avian influenza.

The ban includes, but is not limited to shows, exhibitions, swap meets, petting zoos at fairs, game bird and waterfowl fair displays, and Miracle of Life exhibits.

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New Movies Include ‘San Andreas’ and ‘Aloha’ [Video]

This week's new movies feature Dwayne Johnson, Emma Stone, Cobie Smulders, Bradley Cooper, Rachel McAdams and more.

View full trailers of this week's new releases with Grand Rapids showtimes!

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‘Amazing Race’-like Event Coming to Silver Lake on June 6

The Michigan Adventure Race: Silver Lake Edition is June 6.

The five-hour race requires running, biking, compass skills, paddleboarding, sandboarding and additional challenges.

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