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The Devon County Show Celebrates Country Living
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West Michigan Union Files Grievance Against A Herd of Goats

Goats are scary enough with their squinty devil eyes and their propensity to eat anything you put in front of them, but now they're taking people's jobs from them, and that ain't right.

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What Is Michigan’s One BIG Thing? And Where Is It? I Can’t Find It

Someone posted a list of the one BIG thing each state has that's bigger than any other state. (According to the Guinness Book of World Records)

For example, Illinois has the biggest rocking chair . . . New York has the largest butter sculpture . . . and Ohio has the largest collection of Troll dolls.

So what is Michigan's biggest thing? I'll bet you never heard of it before.

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Dutch Girl Brewery
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Dutch Girl Brewery Is Auctioning Off Their Stuff, And Some Of It Is Quite Interesting

It's always sad to see a local brewery go belly up, so when Spring Lake's Dutch Girl Brewery went under in March, many mourned the loss.

But, if you wind up getting a great price on a plastic torso, it's all good, right?

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Grand Rapids Video Round Up: Griffins Celebrate, A Car Crash On Division, And Shelf Clouds Over Wyoming

A quick check of the old YouTube shows quite a bit of Grand Rapids footage posted recently, including some of the thunderstorms that rumbled through GR Saturday, the Griffs celebration, a car wreck on Division and for some reason nine year old footage of Van Halen at Van Andel Arena. 

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Morgan Rae Holt via Facebook
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A Car Dealership in MI Goes Viral After Exposing a Panhandler

A man who has been seen panhandling in front of a dealership in Brighton, MI was exposed for his tactics.

Employees at the Brighton Honda dealer felt sympathetic towards the panhandler after seeing him day after day and, according to FOX 2 Detroit, decided to offer him a job...

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Life On Kandahar Air Base
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Spring Lake Gym Forced To Shut Off Cable News [Video]

A gym in Spring Lake told its patrons they could no longer watch cable news in their facility, because it was causing too many arguments. 

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Mom Allegedly Pulled Child’s Teeth With Pliers in Walmart Bathroom

A woman is in some serious trouble for the dangerous way she takes care of her child's oral hygiene.

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Mild Winter In Northeast Drives Lobster Prices To Record Lows
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Did You Know Michigan Had A Moist Towelette Museum? Here’s the Highlights

In a backroom at the Abrams Planetarium on the campus of Michigan State University is the world's only museum devoted to moist towelettes. The little foil packets fast food places hand you to wash up after eating a bucket of chicken.

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Michigan Woman Finds a GIANT Spider That Does NOT Belong in MI [Video]

You know it's giant when the woman described the spider as "needing a leash."

WXYZ Detroit reports that a Shelby Township woman found the hideous creature in her toddler's bedroom...

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Radio Shack Declares Bankruptcy
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Radio Shack May Be Dead, But Their Memory Lingers On In This List Of Odd Stuff Found In Their Corporate Office

Remember when you could kill an hour easy just perusing the Radio Shack at the Woodland Mall while you waited for your Mom and sister to get done school shopping?

Radio Shack put a bunch of stuff found in their offices up for grabs on the internet. So if you need a 1984 answering machine or a drawer full of remotes, this is the place to go.

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Memorial Day Is Commemorated At Arlington National Cemetery
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Michigan Woman Redecorates Her Home Using Stuff She Stole From A Cemetery

I'll admit, I'm not going to win any home design contests anytime soon. My house is decorated in a style I call 'old Dutch woman circa 1984', but at least I didn't steal my style from a dead person.

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Top Five Videos From 48 Years of ‘Festival Of The Arts’

Yes, it's Festival week in Grand Rapids! Dreams of meat on a stick and bad memories of singing on stage with your high school chorus dance in your heads!

Here's five videos of Festival I found. From Mustard Plug to a parody of Festival from the '80s, they're all beautiful in their own way, and each may touch a nerve, good or bad of Festivals past.

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