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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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The ABC’s Of Michigan’s Annual List Of Banned Vanity License Plates

It's someone's job in state government in Lansing to try and think of every nasty and possibly insulting name they can imagine to ban those license plates from our innocent eyes on Michigan roads.

With a list of well over 27,000 banned names, they've covered almost every angle.

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This looks like too tasty a cheeseburger to throw at someone. Don't do it. (photo Johnnie Walker)
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Marshall Mom Assaults Her Son with a Cheeseburger

Best. Weapon. Ever. Pretty good headline, too.

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Third Graders Do An Adorable Cover Version Of The Accidentals’ ‘Michigan And Again’ [Video]

The Accidentals' love letter to our state, a song called 'Michigan and Again', has been covered by a group of third graders from up north, with the kids making an earnest effort to keep true to the original. I would say they succeeded.

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Giovanni with his father, Edwin. Courtesy of GoFundMe.com/in-memory-of-giovanni-meijas
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Murdered Gaines Township Child Identified as Investigation Continues

Authorities were called to a trailer in Gaines Township on Tuesday, where a 4-year-old boy was reported as not breathing. Sadly, the boy died at the hospital, and the Medical Examiner has determined the cause of death as blunt force trauma.

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Michigan Native, Adrian College Grad Among Wounded In Virginia Park Shooting

A Michigan native and former baseball player at Adrian College is among those wounded in this morning's baseball park shooting in the DC suburbs.

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Four Dead, Including Gunman, at UPS Warehouse in San Francisco

A gunman opened fire on his fellow employees at a UPS facility in San Francisco, killing three people before turning the gun on himself. The shooting occurred just before 9 a.m. local time on Wednesday.

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Rep. Steve Scalise Shot in Virginia Park, Others Also Hit

Rep. Steve Scalise was shot Wednesday morning during a practice for a congressional baseball practice at a field in Alexandria, Va.

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Your Michigan Library Card Is Good At More Than Just Libraries

Are you a Michigan library card holder?  Did you know that as of May 24th, you can now access hundreds of Michigan’s state parks, historic sites, recreation areas and campgrounds for either free or discounted admission...

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Michigan Woman Finds a GIANT Spider That Does NOT Belong in MI [Video]

You know it's giant when the woman described the spider as "needing a leash."

WXYZ Detroit reports that a Shelby Township woman found the hideous creature in her toddler's bedroom...

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Michigan Family To Bike 1,200 Miles On A Tandem Bike To Fight Childhood Cancer

Meet the Helminen family.  They plan to bike 1,200 miles across the state of Michigan to help raise money to fight cancer.  They’re doing as part of The Great Cycle Challenge USA...

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Multiple Dead in Orlando Workplace Shooting [UPDATED]

Authorities have announced "multiple fatalities" in suburban Orlando, the result of a gunman opening fire inside a local business. The shooter is among the dead.

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