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It’s Time to Put Education Ahead of Michigan’s Tourism Industry

Many Michigan public school students are back at school this week. Others will return after Labor Day as required by law in Michigan without a waiver.

The post-Labor Day law was created ten years ago to benefit Michigan's tourism industry.

As more days are added to the school year, it's time to waive the post-Labor Day requirement for all schools and put the education of Michigan students ahead of the interests of the tourism industry.

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Here’s One Way To Sell Houses In Grand Rapids [Video]

You may have seen this sign while driving  on 44th Street near Clyde Park SW. It offers to sell your home if you're moving to Canada following the election of either Trump or Clinton.

The guy who put it up says it's all just a reminder to chill out a bit.

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Ann Arbor Raises Tobacco Age to 21, Should Grand Rapids? [Poll]

On Thursday, the Ann Arbor City Council voted to prohibit the sale of tobacco products to anyone under age 21. Ann Arbor is the first city in Michigan to raise the tobacco age to 21.

Should Grand Rapids raise the tobacco age to 21?

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The Real Ted Cruz Republican Convention Speech…Well, Sort of [Video]

We're all having fun with the Republican, and now the Democratic Conventions. Some would say, it's exciting theatre. The Republicans were trying to pull themselves together, and this week the Democrats are trying to do the same thing.

One of the surprise features at last weeks Republican National Convention, was the Ted Cruz speech. Many were expecting an endorsement of Donald Trump, but, nooooo, there was no endorsement.

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Should Michigan Truckers be Allowed to Work 82 Hours a Week?

Some are seeking a change in the law which limits the hours of truck drivers. The change would increase the limit to 82 hours a week.

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President Obama Sings Rihanna? Well, kind of! [Video]

These video "mashup's" are pretty funny, not to mention very entertaining.

This time, President Obama performs Rihanna's "Work." All right, I wouldn't exactly call it a performance, but the latest in a series of "Barackdub's" is very good.  Take a look.

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Waukesha Needs 8.2 Million Gallons of Clean Water Per Day, Should it Come from Lake Michigan? [Poll]

Waukesha, Wisc. is in the Mississippi River basin. The city needs clean water and has requested 8.2 million gallons of water per day from the Great Lakes basin.

Should Waukesha be given permission to divert water from Lake Michigan?

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Kent and Ottawa County Election Results

A number of West Michigan communities headed to the polls on Tuesday, May 3, including Grandville, Sparta, Grand Haven, Hudsonville, Jenison, Zeeland and more.

View complete election results for Kent and Ottawa counties.

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Detroit Teachers Shut Down Schools Over Payroll Shortage

Today is Teacher Appreciation Day, but Detroit City School teachers are not feeling very appreciated. The School District say it won't be able to meet payroll over the summer months, so the teachers didn't show up for work again today, shutting down every school in Michigan's largest city.

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Bernie Sanders/Larry David…Are They the Same Person? [Video]

The race for the White House is in the final stretch. The candidates are taking advantage of anything they can, and comedians are doing the same thing. This race is full of material for some great bits.

The Larry David-Bernie Sanders connection is one of them. Maybe you've seen SNL with Larry David as Bernie Sanders. It's way too funny, and now, has been taken to a new level. The Seinfeld creator and the Democratic candidate seem one in the same, which makes this incredible Seinfeld mash-up all the more perfect.

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Pres. Obama to Visit Flint Next Week in Response to 8-Year-Old’s Letter

In response to a letter from an 8-year-old girl, affectionately nicknamed Little Miss Flint, President Barack Obama will visit Flint next week for a closer look at how the water crisis is still affecting everyday life in the 810.

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Hillary and Bernie Debate Like You’ve Seen Them Before [Video]

It's time for another Bad Lip Reading episode of Hillary and Bernie. This time it's their recent debate and it's better than the real one!

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