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Monday’s Solar Eclipse: 3 Things You Should Know

The total solar eclipse set to take place this Monday, August 21, is a rare, almost magical treat for anyone interested by what's up there in the sky and how it works. NASA has been preparing for the celestial event, and we wanted to share a few key pieces to help you better enjoy and understand what's about to happen.

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NTSB Recommends States Reduce Blood Alcohol Level Threshold For Drunk Driving Offenses
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Michigan Is The Ninth Most Lenient State On Drunk Drivers

Michigan is in the top ten for leniency when it comes to those busted for driving under the influence. I suppose this is good news or bad news depending on whether you drink or drive or if you just want to stay safe while driving.

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President Trump Declared a Disaster for Four Michigan Counties

Today, President Trump did something good for Michigan. Lots of places in Michigan got severely flooded in June from the storms, and now that they've been declared disasters, those counties can get more money to rebuild!

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Eleven Former Caregivers at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans Charged with Falsifying Medical Records

The troubles at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans seem to keep growing. Yesterday, Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette announced he is charging eleven former caregivers at the Grand Rapids Home for Veterans with falsifying medical records.

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer Resigns

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has stepped down, reports the 'New York Times.'

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Remembering the Hip Fashion Trends of the 70’s

Ahhh, the 70's. The times of bell bottoms, hippie chic, attitude.

Bright colors, bright patterns, and, it wasn't always pretty. Remember? It was all about freedom and color with bright patterns all over everything. Not all of it was pretty, but we didn't care, because we were "in!"

We were the children.....okay.....young adults, of the fun 70's. But now, the children and young adults of those times are in their 40's, 50's and 60's, so I thought it would be fun to relive our "good old days," and look back at our fashion statements.

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O.J. Simpson Granted Parole After 9 Years in Prison for Robbery

He can go free as early as October 1.

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Three Michigan Universities Ranked In The Top 100 For ‘Best Colleges For Your Money’

Michigan has some fantastic public universities that are constantly being ranked as some of the best in the country. Time magazine recently ranked the best colleges for your money and three Michigan schools showed up in the top 100...

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Some Michigan Residents Do NOT Like Fireworks

It's fireworks season in Michigan, and a lot of people aren't happy about it. Under the current Michigan law, fireworks are allowed on holidays such as the Fourth of July and the day before and after...

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How Would You Feel If Facebook Ended the Ban on Sex Offenders?

A recent Supreme Court decision found that laws barring access to social media sites is unconstitutional. So now, the National Association for Rational Sex Offense Laws has contacted Mark Zuckerberg, and issued a press release, calling for Facebook to end its ban on Sex Offenders. How do you feel about this?

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Amway Family Fireworks Primer

The Amway Family Fireworks are Saturday at Ah-Nab-Awen Park next to Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum and the Grand Rapids Public Museum along the Grand River in downtown Grand Rapids.

Activities, including music, entertainment, food, family-friendly fun and more, run from 5 p.m. until 11 p.m., with the fireworks going off at 10:30 p.m.

Here's a primer to help you attend and enjoy the Fourth of July event, with the title sponsor being Ada-based Amway. See you there.

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What Is Michigan’s Biggest Scientific Discovery?

Business Insider has posted a list of the biggest scientific breakthrough in all 50 states. For instance, Pennsylvania is known for the polio vaccine and New Mexico for the atom bomb, but the universe doesn't exist without Michigan's discovery.

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