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Woolly Mammoth With Preserved Blood Discovered – Should Scientists Attempt To Clone It?

Last week, scientists in Siberia discovered a remarkably preserved woolly mammoth.

The woolly mammoth's body was found in permafrost and contained well-preserved blood.

Should scientists attempt to clone it?

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Dogs And Cats May Soon Be Allowed To Travel On Amtrak

Want to take a family vacation this summer via Amtrak?

You'll have to leave your cat or dog at home.

But that may soon change...

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NTSB Suggests Lowering Blood Alcohol Limit For Drivers From .08 To .05 – Do You Agree? [Poll]

On Tuesday, the National Transportation Safety Board issued a new recommendation for the legal limit of blood alcohol content for drivers.

The NTSB recommended that all 50 states set the threshold at .05.

Some have come out in opposition to the proposed change.

Should the legal blood alcohol content for drivers be changed from .08 to .05?

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West Michigan Election Results – May 7, 2013

There were a number of special elections in West Michigan on Tuesday, May 7.

Many school bond proposals passed, but not all.

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Governor Snyder Declares State Of Disaster In Grand Rapids, Ionia, And 19 Counties Due To Flooding

Governor Rick Snyder has declared parts of West Michigan a state of disaster.

The declaration will help to ensure that all state resources will be available to those recovering from flooding.

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Elections Held Across Michigan On May 7

Dozens of special elections are being held in Michigan on Tuesday, May 7.

There are elections in Hudsonville, Wyoming, Zeeland, Otsego, Holland, Grandville, and many other West Michigan locations.

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chris winters, flickr
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Should The State Of Michigan Sell Lottery Tickets Online? [Poll]

The State of Michigan is currently considering allowing the sale of lottery tickets online.

Some support the sales as a way to increase revenue.

Some are opposed.

Should the State of Michigan sell lottery tickets online?

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gammaman, flickr
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Should 911 Recordings Be Considered Public Information In Michigan? [Poll]

We occasionally hear 911 recordings in the news.

The recordings are available to anyone through the Freedom of Information Act.

At least one Michigan lawmaker would like to change the availability of those recordings.

Should 911 recordings be considered public information? 

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hendricks photos, flickr
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Should Minors Be Allowed To Use Tanning Salons? [Poll]

Many students and families prepared for warm and sunny spring break trips by making a few trips to a tanning salon.

A proposed law would make it illegal for minors to use a tanning salon in Michigan.

Should minors be allowed to use tanning salons?

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Should Grand Rapids Ban Large Sugary Drinks? [Poll]

A ban on sugary drinks larger than 16 ounces was set to go in effect in New York City on March 12.

It was struck down by a judge on March 11.

Should Grand Rapids consider a similar measure and ban large sugary drinks?

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Jason Merritt, Getty Images
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How Much Incentive Money Should Michigan Give To The Film Industry? [Poll]

Since the start of the program, Michigan's incentives for the film industry have been controversial.

The controversy has returned to the spotlight as Michigan's next budget takes shape.

How much incentive money should Michigan give to the film industry?

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Michigan May Raise Blood Alcohol Limit From .08 To .10 For Drivers

Prior to 2003, drivers in Michigan weren't considered drunk unless they had a blood alcohol content of .10.

Current law sets the legal blood alcohol level at .08. The legal blood alcohol level will return to the pre-2003 level of .10 this fall unless a new law is voted in.

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