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The Origin Of The Michigan Habit Of Adding An ‘S’ To Everything

When I was growing up, I would ask my Dad for two dollars to walk downtown to Penney's. A few years later I would borrow the car to drive to K-Mart's.

Why do Michigan residents have a tendency to add a possessive 'S' to everything?

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Adopt Myrtle From Crash’s Landing

Forget the game this weekend. You don't need to be a professional athlete to be the MVP. All you need to do is adopt a cat who needs a home.

Adopt Myrtle from Crash's Landing!

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You Too Can Own Your Own Island With a Lighthouse…And It’s Here In Michigan

So maybe you have a few children with different people and can’t move out of state… or maybe you hate all the humidity living in the south would bring, but you really want to live on an island; GOOD NEWS, there’s one for sale in Michigan...

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PARENTS: Be on the Look Out for a Suspicious Man in East G.R!

Police in East Grand Rapids are warning parents and residents to be on the lookout for a suspicious man who's been seen in the area.

FOX 17 says a man, who's been driving a red van, has been trying to lure children...

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Courtesy of Brass Ring Brewing Co.
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Alger Heights Will Get a Brewery this Fall [Video]

A microbrewery, Brass Ring Brewing Company, is set to open in Fall 2017 in the Alger Heights neighborhood.

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Did You Know That Michigan Has Its Own Groundhog’s Day Groundhog?

Our groundhog is actually "Woody the Woodchuck" and she (yes she) resides in Marion Township over on Michigan's east side.

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Battle Creek’s Lakeview Schools Closed After Anonymous Email Threat

This is the third instance in the past year in which Lakeview School District in Battle Creek has closed due to threats.

Fox 17 reports that Lakeview Schools received the threatening message Tuesday night through the district's website. The anonymous email specifically mentioned staff. 

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Michigan Teen is One Of the Tallest in the World

Brock Brown, a teenager in Jackson, Mich. is on track to becoming the tallest man alive. He is currently 7 feet and nine inches and still growing.

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Is a Big Winter Storm Coming to West Michigan Next Week? [Video]

We all know that Connie and Steve are obsessed with snow, so when Aaron Ofseyer of WZZM 13 announced a big winter storm coming next week, much celebration was had...

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Stone is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Stone the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Social Media Rant Lands Kalamazoo Man in Jail

Odds are if you're like me, you see people ranting on Facebook and Twitter all the time. A man from Kalamazoo learned there is a line you shouldn't cross when ranting.

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Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing
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Betsy DeVos Approved by Senate Committee for Secretary of Education

On Tuesday, a Senate committee approved Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as chosen by Trump. This means she's one step closer to attaining the position...

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