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"Lucky"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
"Lucky"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Lucky Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Lucky the dog came calling today.

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

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Mackinac Bridge Sunset Ferry Ride [Video]

They say getting there is half the fun, but they're usually wrong.

One exception to this rule is a trip to Mackinac Island. The ferry ride to or from Mackinac Island is always a scenic one. It is especially memorable when timed with a perfect sunset behind the Mackinac Bridge.

See for yourself.

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Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
Matt Milhouse, Townsquare Media
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Mackinac Island Lilac Festival [Photos]

The Mackinac Island Lilac Festival was nominated as one of the top flower festivals in the country earlier this year. Once all the votes were counted, the lilac festival finished second behind Holland's Tulip Time.

Take a look at the lilacs at this year's Mackinac Island Lilac Festival.

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Mike Tokarz/YouTube
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Enjoy A Blast of Michigan’s Beautiful North In Two Minutes [Video]

It's been a rough week of bad news and unsettled weather. Now that the sun is back for the weekend, get yourself in the mood with this beautiful time lapse video of the north woods.

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Rick DeVos Is Asking You To Design A New Michigan State Flag

ArtPrize founder, Rick DeVos, is asking Michiganders to redesign the state flag.  DeVos has stated his unhappiness with the State Flag several times in the past and now he is trying to do something about it...

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11-Year-Old Michigan Girl Tries to Kill Her Mom After Being Grounded For Smoking

The mother called police, and told them that her 11-year-old daughter became argumentative after she grounded her for smoking. The mother then went to sleep, and her daughter snuck in with the knife.

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A Michigan Man Lived For Almost a Year and a Half Without a Heart [Video]

I've been called heartless, but it's always been a figure of speech. A Michigan man suffering from a debilitating disease actually was heartless. While waiting for a transplant, doctors kept him alive without a heart for 17 months!

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‘Big Brother 18′ Includes Michigan Native, Possible Return of Former Michigan Houseguest

Big Brother fans enjoyed one of their favorite signs of summer this week, the introduction of the houseguests for Big Brother 18 on CBS.

12 houseguests were introduced on Tuesday, including one Michigan native. The total of 12 should leave room for four more houseguests.

Find out who the other four houseguests could be and meet the Michigan native who has already been introduced.

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"Zorro"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
"Zorro"/Townsquare Media Grand Rapids
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Zorro Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Zorro the dog came calling today.

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

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Nick Nerbonne/YouTube
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‘Roll Cloud’ Rolls In Over Lake Michigan [Video]

Saturday was a humid day throughout the state, and late in the day it cooled off dramatically. This is usually the result of a thunderstorm, but sometimes before the storm front hits, the cooling will cause arcus or 'roll' clouds to form. They don't happen often, but when they do, it's pretty cool.

Here's some footage of a roll cloud over Lake Michigan from Saturday afternoon.

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Species Missing From Michigan for 100 Years is Coming Back

It has been tried before without success, but new technology has created hope for bringing back a species which has been missing from Michigan for almost a century.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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