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Close Up Of An Adult Female Deer Tick Dog Tick And A Lone Star Tick Are Shown June 15
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The Lone Star Tick Is Moving Into Michigan

Why is this tick such a pest? It appears to cause a meat allergy in some of the people it uses as a host. The lone star tick is easy to identify, as it has a white spot on its back.

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Buy a Michigan-Shaped Morel Mushroom on eBay for $10K

Morel season is underway and the mushroom is a big part of Michigan. So big that a Manistee Man is selling one on eBay for $10,000!!

Why so much...

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Ducks In A Drought
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Duck Makes Her Annual Trip to Michigan Elementary School [Video]

Vanessa has returned to Village Elementary School in Hartland, Michigan for the past 13 years. Vanessa isn't a kid or even a teacher,she's a duck.

The mallard has been laying her eggs in the school's enclosed courtyard for over a decade then once they hatch, she leads them down a hallway and to a nearby pond

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Traditional Means Still Used For Making Maple Syrup
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Five Out-Of-The-Ordinary Michigan Food Festivals

Here are five Michigan festivals involving food. Some of them are a little... strange.

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Watch a Giant Sinkhole Form Before Your Disbelieving Eyes

Open up and say, “Ahhh.” Sure, it’s a way get kids to eat, but it can also be something the ground beneath you could do.

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Michigan Has a Few Dumb Laws – So No Serenading Your Girlfriend

Everyone gets a kick out of funny laws that happen to be on the books. Some of them are simple carryovers from a time long past, where things were simpler, or weirder, depending on your viewpoint. Some of these laws are just plain odd, and don't make sense.

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Famished Burglar Breaks Into Five Guys to Cook Burgers

Money hungry? More like just hungry.

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Eastern Michigan University Lands In The Top Ten In The Nation For Drunk Tweets

Eastern Michigan University and the Mid American Conference are not well known for their sports prowess. But there is one thing EMU and the MAC does better than any other college league in the country, they tweet about drinking. A lot.

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A Brawl at the Mall With the Easter Bunny, No Less [Video]

Palm Sunday sure wasn't a peaceful day at a mall in Jersey City, New Jersey. Come on, it's Easter, but you wouldn't have known it when Easter festivities spiraled out of control into an all-out brawl. The NY Daily News reported he worst part about the brawl was that it was between a customer and the Easter Bunny!

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Boy, 11, Steals Cement Truck, Leads Police on Wild Chase

This preteen is getting a rather strange jump on a career as a car thief.

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THE PLAYERS Championship - Preview Day 3
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Are Armadillos Moving To Michigan? [Video]

In addition to the ever present early spring skunk stink and the raccoons taking out power transformers, we now have new rodents to bother us. How delightful. 

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Six Killed In Shooting Spree In Kalamazoo, Michigan
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Kalamazoo Shooter Says Uber App Made Him Kill

The shooting suspect in the February 20 shootings in Kalamazoo which killed six people and wounded two others told officers it was the Uber app that directed him to do the crime. Jason Dalton is in jail awaiting trial for the crimes.

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