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Should Michigan Increase the Sales Tax to Fund Road Repairs? [Poll]

In May, Michigan voters may be asked to vote on whether to increase the Michigan sales tax from 6 percent to 7 percent in order to fix Michigan roads and bridges.

The deal, approved by lawmakers and Governor Rick Snyder, would need approval from two-thirds of the Legislature to make it on the ballot.

Should Michigan increase the sales tax to 7% to pay for road repairs?

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Meijer Surprises More Than 200 Customers By Paying For Their Christmas Purchases [Video]

Saturday was a lucky day for some folks who visited their local Meijer to do their Christmas shopping.

The retailer gave 213 unsuspecting customers a HUGE surprise at the checkout: their entire shopping carts filled with gifts and groceries were given to them free!

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‘The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies’ Review: Give Me Back My Precious (Time)

Having gone on an unexpected journey and endured the desolation of Smaug, Peter Jackson’s bloated adaptation of J.R.R. Tolkien’s ‘The Hobbit’ finally comes to ‘The Battle of the Five Armies,’ which is less of a climax to this trilogy than a distended epilogue. After spending two movies and 330 minutes building up the dragon Smaug (voiced by Benedict Cumberbatch) as the ultimate antagonist, he’s eliminated from the story completely in the first ten minutes. He’s literally gone before the title appears onscreen.

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‘The Walking Dead’ Companion Series Set in Los Angeles

Uncertain though we were what to make of AMC’s ‘The Walking Dead’ spinning off a “companion series” in 2015, we had to admit our excitement for the possibility of exploring a new corner of the zombie apocalypse. Now, the setting for the AMC monster-drama’s forthcoming spinoff has been revealed, and yes, the City of Angels has officially gone to hell. Well...further, anyway.

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