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President Barack Obama: ‘If I Was a Lions Fan, I’d Be Pretty Aggravated’

For angry, heartbroken Detroit Lions fans there isn't much consolation.

The NFL admitted to blowing a pass interference call and missing an offensive holding call in Sunday's game vs the Cowboys, according to the Detroit Free Press.

Dallas then squeaked by Detroit 24-20 with a game-winning touchdown drive, knocking the Lions out of the playoffs.

Well, thanks for being honest, NFL. But it doesn't change the outcome of the game. What's done is done-- The Lions are done this year.

For what it's worth, President Barack Obama says he gets it.

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Federal Judge Orders Wolves to Endangered Species List in Great Lakes Region

A federal court judge has ordered the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to immediately return wolves in the Great Lakes region to the federal endangered species list, making it illegal for Michigan citizens to kill wolves attacking livestock or dogs.

Two state laws allowing livestock or dog owners to kill wolves in the act of depredation are suspended by the ruling.

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Should Michigan Increase the Sales Tax to Fund Road Repairs? [Poll]

In May, Michigan voters may be asked to vote on whether to increase the Michigan sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent in order to fix Michigan roads and bridges.

The deal, approved by lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder, would need approval from two-thirds of the Legislature to make it on the ballot.

Should Michigan increase the sales tax to 7% to pay for road repairs?

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Gov. Rick Snyder Defeats Challenger Mark Schauer to Lead GOP Sweep for State Posts; U.S. Rep. Gary Peters Wins Senate Seat

Republican Gov. Rick Snyder led Democratic challenger Mark Schauer by about 70,000 votes with 56 percent of the total with 545 of Michigan's 4,877 precincts reporting, prompting the Free Press to project Snyder the winner.

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Governor Snyder Appoints Jennifer L. Faber to 61st District Court in Grand Rapids

Governor Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Jennifer L. Faber to the 61st District Court, in Grand Rapids.

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Voting Deadline for November’s General Elections Is Today

There are a ton of things to be voted on this November and today is the last day you can register to vote. 

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Bloody Shirt Stomps On Memory of Four Killed at Kent State University [Video]

Apparel company Urban Outfitters created a WTF moment by selling a bloody vintage t-shirt that reads "Kent State University" across the front.

Those who know their U.S. history will quote the famous Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young song about the incident: "Four Dead In Ohio."

Their blood shouldn't be for sale.

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Rihanna Segment Cut From ‘Thursday Night Football’ in Light of Ray Rice Incident

An opening segment featuring a Rihanna song was cut from the Baltimore Ravens' Thursday Night Football broadcast last night in light of the Ray Rice domestic violence incident.

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Grand Rapids Won’t Regulate Uber Drivers, Why Stop There?

Uber is a controversial app which allows anyone to turn their car into a taxi and make money giving rides.

The City of Grand Rapids has announced it will not regulate or license Uber drivers at this time.

Does it still make sense to continue to regulate other established cab companies in Grand Rapids?

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Free Museum Admission To Celebrate 40th Anniversary Of Ford Presidency

 

This weekend marks 40 years since Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States.

He took over the presidency after Richard Nixon resigned as a result of the Watergate scandal.

To commemorate this event, the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will be free to the public this Saturday, August 9. 

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President Richard Nixon: ‘This Is The 37th Time I Have Spoken to You From This Office’

"This is the 37th time I have spoken to you from this office" is how President Richard M. Nixon began his final television speech on August 8, 1974 -- 40 years ago.

He was, and still is, the only sitting U.S. president to resign from office.

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Election Results – August 5, 2014

Tuesday was primary election day in Michigan.

West Michigan voters decided on candidates for state House and Senate, Congress, judges, county commission, and multiple proposals.

Results are in.

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