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The Atlantic Calls Western Michigan University’s Education Degree ‘Waste of Money’

The Atlantic magazine has published a report of the college degrees with the best and worst values in the country.

Western Michigan University's undergraduate education program for out-of-state students was listed among the worst in the country.

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Pennsylvania Tree Worker Survives Chainsaw to the Neck [Video]

This is one of the craziest x-rays we've ever seen.

While attempting to cut a tree branch at an awkward angle, this Pittsburgh area tree service worker's chainsaw kicked back and hit him in the neck. It narrowly missed a major artery and vertebrae.  

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Noah’ Floods ‘Sabotage’

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Insert your own "when it rains, it pours" joke right here. Darren Aronofsky's instantly controversial biblical epic 'Noah' overcame mixed buzz to win the box office this weekend, catering to both religious audiences and film buffs who like weird movies from unique, picky directors.

But all was not well for everyone -- the latest film from a certain Hollywood action legend got washed away in 'Noah''s success.

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Watch Policeman Get Down to Pharrell’s ‘Happy’ [VIDEO]

This policeman sure knows how to stay 'Happy' during work!

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NCAA Tournament: Final Four Quest Ends for Michigan and Michigan State

The NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament ended tantalizingly short of the Final Four for both Michigan State and Michigan on Sunday.

Second-seeded Michigan fell 75-72 to eighth-seeded Kentucky in the Midwest Region final in Indianapolis.

Fourth-seeded Michigan State lost 60-54 to seventh-seeded Connecticut in the East Region final in New York.

The regional results left the Big Ten Conference with just one team reaching the Final Four in Arlington, Texas, next weekend: Wisconsin.

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NCAA Tournament — Michigan and Michigan State Reach Elite Eight

Michigan and Michigan State advanced to the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament's Elite Eight on Friday night.

Second-seeded Michigan defeated Tennessee 74-71 in the Midwest Regional semifinals in Indianapolis, giving the Wolverines a Sunday date with Kentucky. The eighth-seeded Wildcats ousted the defending national champion Louisville Cardinals 74-69.

Fourth-seeded Michigan State outlasted top-seeded Virginia 61-59 in the East Regional semifinals in New York, giving the Spartans a Sunday date with Connecticut. The seventh-seeded Huskies defeated Iowa State 81-76.

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New Movies This Week: ‘Noah’ and ‘Sabotage’ [Video]

This week we get a big-budget Hollywood retelling of one of the most famous biblical stories of them all, plus the return of Arnold Schwarzenegger in kicking-butt mode.

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School Bans Girl Who Shaves Head in Support of Cancer-Stricken Friend [VIDEO]

What started out as an act of compassion has turned into a heated controversy.

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Fred Phelps – Founder Of Westboro Baptist Church – Dies

The Reverend Fred Phelps Sr., who founded Westboro Baptist church, which is known for its protests at military funerals and anti-gay sentiments, has died according to his son Tim Phelps and Kansas First News.

Phelps, 84, was being cared for in a Kansas hospital, Westboro Baptist Church spokesman Steve Drain said Sunday.

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This Football fan is not Happy About Losing his Favorite Player [VIDEO]

We're all focused on basketball this time of year, NCAA, March Madness basketball.  But football will be here before we know it, and NFL teams are bobbing and weaving, tweeting and trading. Last week the Carolina Panthers said goodbye to Steve Smith, cutting the wide receiver they drafted 13 years ago. By doing so, they may have lost a young fan who didn't take the news of his release very well.

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2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament Preview

The 2014 NCAA men's basketball tournament field of 68 has been set. Here's a preview of what to expect in each region:

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Warren Buffett to Give Away Staggering $1 Billion for the Perfect March Madness Bracket

The teams have been picked and one of the most exciting times of the year is about to unfold, March Madness.  We all have our faves, Michigan State, U of M both have a great chance.  Western Michigan is in it too, but, boy, do they have a tough road.

So, now we all fill out our brackets.  Good luck with that.

A lot more than bragging rights could be on the line when filling out your bracket for the NCAA Tournament.

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