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Michigan Memorial Day Weekend Road Construction – 2014

The roads will be packed over Memorial Day weekend in Michigan.

Many lanes which have been closed will reopen for the holiday weekend.

Some lanes will not open.

Check the list of Memorial Day weekend construction projects in Michigan before you go and make your trip a little smoother.

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There Is Still Ice On The Great Lakes

We've waited a long time to enjoy temperatures regularly in the 70s and even into the 80s, but the Great Lakes haven't gotten the memo.

There is still ice on the Great Lakes.

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$1 Million Mega Millions Ticket Sold At Kentwood Store

If you bought a Mega Millions ticket in Kentwood last night, you're going to want to double check your numbers.

A $1 million dollar winning ticket for Tuesday's drawing was sold at Old Mother Hubbard's cupboard, on Breton Road SE in Kentwood.

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Meteor Shower Could Bring 200 Meteors Per Hour, Michigan Among Best Places To View

The Camelopardalids meteor shower was discovered in 2004.

Saturday morning brings the first opportunity to see the Camelopardalids and Michigan is expected to be among the best areas in the world to see the display.

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RECALL ALERT: Detroit Company Recalls 1.8 Million Pounds of Beef

Officials from the USDA say that a Detroit-based business is recalling about 1.8 million pounds of ground beef products sold for restaurant use in four states that could be contaminated with E. coli.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Godzilla’ is King

Everyone expected 'Godzilla' to take the number one spot at the box office this weekend, but few people saw it doing business that rivals 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier' and 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2.'

'Godzilla' didn't just win the box office this weekend, it conquered it, proving that after all of these years, the king of the monsters is still a massive draw.

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Earvin ‘Magic’ Johnson Responds to Donald Sterling’s Derogatory Comments on ‘Anderson Cooper 360′ [Video]

By Andy Bustard | The Boombox

Donald Sterling's disgraceful (but not surprising) comments about Earvin "Magic" Johnson weren't in the air for long before the Lakers legend was able to respond.

Following the Los Angeles Clippers owner's embarrassing interview on CNN's 'Anderson Cooper 360' on Monday night, Magic had his own sit-down with Cooper Tuesday night to share his side of the story.

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Embattled Los Angeles Clippers Owner Donald Sterling Slams Magic Johnson [Video]

Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper on Monday night to talk about the inflammatory comments he made that got him suspended for life by the NBA. But it's his remarks about Los Angeles Lakers great Magic Johnson that stole the show.

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Consumer Energy Donating Free Light Bulbs to People in Need

 

Consumers Energy is helping families across Michigan to save energy and money this year by donating 85,000 energy-efficient light bulbs through food banks.

This month, Feeding America West Michigan Food Bank is giving out about 40,000 Energy Star-qualified compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) through its network of food pantries. Families receive a package of two CFLs, along with information on the bulbs' benefits and other energy-saving tips.

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Two People Dead After Lansing, East Lansing Shootings

Update (5 p.m.): A suspect tied to the shootings has been arrested, according to East Lansing police.

They were taken into custody by police at an East Lansing residence in the 1800 block of Coolidge Road.

The suspect is believed to be involved in both shootings, and the secure-in-place order has been lifted.

The East Lansing and Lansing police departments worked together to apprehend the suspect, with support from area agencies.

(2:53 p.m.) According to our sister station 97.5 NOW FM in Lansing, a man walked into a Lansing pharmacy then shot and killed an employee Monday morning.

The shooting happened about 11 a.m. at a Rite Aid, located on Saginaw Street in Lansing. The victim of that shooting died at the scene.

A second shooting occurred just 15 minutes later about a mile away in East Lansing. Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown. About 2:40 p.m. Monday, police told FOX-17 that the victim of that second shooting has also died.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Neighbors’ Moves in, Evicts ‘Spider-Man 2′

It turns out that 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' didn't need the Sinister Six to bring it down.

All that was required was Seth Rogen, Zac Efron and a very funny marketing campaign. 'Neighbors' not only opened at No. 1 at the box office, but it derailed its super-powered competition so dramatically that it may be difficult for it to fully recover.

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Holland’s Pure Michigan Ad Makes Debut

Gov. Rick Snyder was in Holland today to help premiere Pure Michigan's newest ad, an advertisement featuring Holland.

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