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Michigan Congressman Learns What a Kardashian Is

On Monday, the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Water sent a tweet about a game that features Kim Kardashian.

The tweet received hundreds of responses, including one from a Michigan congressman who wanted to know what a Kardashian is.

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Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation Announces new Chairman

Steven Ford, son of former U.S. President Gerald R. Ford and first lady Betty Ford, announced that he has concluded his term as chair of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Foundation. Ford will be succeeded by Red Cavaney who served on the White House staffs of Presidents Gerald R. Ford, Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.

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National 9/11 Museum Dedicated Today [Video]

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are helping dedicate the new National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York today.

The memorial includes artifacts from that fateful day on Sept. 11, 2001.

What will always strike me about that day is the direct contrast between the picture perfect late summer day, and the horror unfolding in front of our eyes on television.

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West Michigan Election Results – May 6, 2014

School issues, sidewalks, and more were on the ballot in West Michigan today.

Results are in.

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Bill Pugliano/Getty Images
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WZZM-13: Grand Rapids and West Michigan Voters Head to the Polls [Video]

It's Election Day across Michigan in many cities, municipalities and school districts, including the City of Grand Rapids, our news-gathering partner WZZM-13 reports.

Polls opened at 7 a.m. EST this morning and remain open until 8 p.m. EST tonight.

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Chip Somodevilla, Getty Images
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Kids Talk To Congresswoman About Zombies And Lowering Helmet Age To 14

Want to make things a little interesting during our next election cycle?

Let kids moderate the debates.

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gregfriese, flickr
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New Law Requires Michigan Schools To Have EpiPens

Michigan schools will soon be a little safer for students who suffer from allergies.

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sam_churchill, flickr
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FCC May Allow Cell Phone Calls On Planes, But Many Want To Continue Ban

On Thursday, the FCC voted 3-2 to consider allowing cell phone use and calls on aircraft for commercial flights.

The U.S. Senate and U.S. House quickly reacted by introducing bills to ban such calls.

Why not just let people talk?

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Should The State Of Michigan Legalize Ticket Scalping?

Selling tickets above face value is illegal in Michigan, unless the seller has an agreement with the venue or the organizers of the event.

A bill in the Michigan House would change that and make scalping tickets legal.

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Nicole Klauss, Flickr
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November 5th Ballot Review For West Michigan

Tuesday, November 5, brings a variety of issues to the ballot for many West Michigan communities.

Take a look at your ballot and get ready to vote!

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West Michigan Breweries Face Challenges Due To Government Shutdown

West Michigan breweries are being forced to make adjustments due to the government shutdown.

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Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images
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Donald Rumsfeld Speaking Today at Gerald Ford Presidential Museum

Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld will present a lecture at 4 p.m., today, Tuesday, Sept. 3, at the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum. 

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