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WMU Fans Wonder: ‘Why Does College Football Bowl Selection Have To Be So Complicated?’

Western Michigan could be 13-0 after this weekend's MAC championship game and Navy could be 10-2 if they win the AAC. Both are in contention to go to the Cotton Bowl.

So why not just have them play each other in the Cotton Bowl and settle the issue on the field?

Because College Football has made itself WAY too complex.

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5 Unusual Holidays to Celebrate in December

These holidays should be celebrated by everyone who calls Michigan home!

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A Journey Through Hallowed Ground
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Mystery of Civil War Letters Mailed To Newaygo Solved

In April 2015 an envelope full of letters written from an infantryman serving in the 26th Michigan Regiment during the Civil War arrived at the Newaygo Post Office. The envelope they arrived in was post marked 'Grand Rapids' and had no return address.

Who mailed them, and why? 

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‘The Gales Of November’ Bring 18 Foot Waves And Surfers To Lake Superior [Video]

In his epic song about the sinking of the Great Lakes freighter, the Edmund Fitzgerald, Canadian song writer Gordon Lightfoot immortalized the phrase 'Gales of November' to describe the high winds that sweep Michigan's northernmost lake this time of year.

This weekend, the high winds pushed the waves to 18 feet off the coast of Marquette, and that meant one thing to some guys in Marquette -- SURF'S UP!!!

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Autumn Colour Brightens Up London
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Michigan Man Punches Neighbor Over Leaf Blowing

It's fall, and that means tension is running high over the one commodity we have plenty of... LEAVES!

It's all fun and games until your ear muffs get knocked off!

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Eastern Michigan Will Wear ‘Election Day’ Helmets Encouraging You To Vote

The Eastern Michigan Eagles play in the Mid-American Conference, which sold their soul to the devil (ESPN) and forces its teams to play Tuesday night games.

That means the Eagles will play in Muncie, Ind. on Election Night. So why not turn it into a civics lesson and wear helmets encouraging everyone watching to go vote?

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Where Is The Top Location For Scattering Cremated Ashes In Michigan?

There was a bunch of stories about cremated remains causing issues in this week's news. So I decided to find out where the top spot was in Michigan was for scattering a loved one's remains. It turns out, it's not that far away.

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Grand Rapids Ghost Hunters via Facebook
Grand Rapids Ghost Hunters via Facebook
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Haunted Grand Rapids: Our Radio Station [Video]

After looking at several allegedly haunted areas around town, we turn our gaze inward. Are the halls of our building at 50 Monroe NW haunted?

Grand Rapids Ghost Hunters recently investigated some weird goings on on the fifth floor and here's what they found out.

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How Many Foreign Countries Can Fit Into Michigan?

SelfStorage.com asked this question: if Michigan were a storage facility, how many countries could we hold, one at a time?

More than you would think. England fits into Michigan. So does Ireland. 

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Haunted Grand Rapids: The Legend Of Hell’s Bridge [Video]

Spanning Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Rogue River, near Rockford, Hell's Bridge lies far off the beaten path. Other worldly screams are often heard, and people floating down the nearby Rogue on inner tubes have felt hands trying to pull them under.

Is it haunted? 

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Jury Acquits Michigan Man Charged With Beating His Daughter With Bacon

It only took about 20 minutes for a jury to acquit Jonathan A. Powell a Michigan man facing third-degree child abuse charges after being accused of beating his daughter with bacon.

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WMU Sets World Record For Romance

Western Michigan University is now home to a particularly adorable world record. The university gathered a whopping 1,201 couples who wanted to renew their vows…at the same time.

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