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ArtPrize Pitch Night Winners: Poetry Fox, Wall of 5,000 Mirrors, Extinction Simulation, More

ArtPrize Pitch Night is a way to discover and support out-of-town artists. Winners receive $5,000 and prime spot to display their work at ArtPrize in Grand Rapids.

Pitch Night has grown each year since its debut in 2013. This year, ArtPrize Pitch Night has expanded to six cities.

Learn about this year's winning projects, artists and where to find them at ArtPrize Nine.

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Be Careful Not To Break Any Of These Crazy Michigan Laws

I was recently told about a Michigan law that it was illegal to swear in front of women and children. I couldn’t believe this was (still) a law and after a little searching Michigan State Laws online, I found that it was actually repealed in 2002; but there were a few other “crazy” laws still on the books here in Michigan...

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City Of Detroit Teeters On Bankruptcy As State Audits Its Finances
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‘Detroit In Flux’ Short Film Shows How Detroit Has Changed In The Last 100 Years [Video]

Detroit has changed immensely over the last century.  Factories opened and closed, the population jumped from 500,000 to 1.8 million and then back down to 700,000, and skyscrapers have risen and then left abandoned...

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Awkward Moments in Michigan We’ve All Suffered Through

Oh, those awkward moments in your life. We've all had them, those uncomfortable situations that come up and we wish we could just disappear, or die, right?

Living in Michigan, we have our special "Michigan moments," too. Like trying to explain things we take for granted, but when traveling, or are talking to someone from another state, you lose them. Awkward!

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Hudsonville Ice Cream Wants Your Help Coming Up with a New Flavor!

If you're an ice cream lover and you're from Michigan than chances are you've had Hudsonville Ice Cream. They're known for having flavors that are Michigan-inspired and now they need YOUR help creating a new one...

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Happy National Concert Day! LiveNation Offering $20 Concert Tickets!!

What better way to celebrate music than to see some of your favorite artists for only $20?!

Rarely these days do you get to go to a concert for only $20 so take advantage of LiveNation's "Kickoff to Summer" promotion...

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2013 Winter TCA Tour - Day 7
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Think You Have a Million-Dollar Idea? ‘Shark Tank’ is Holding a Casting Call in Michigan!

Calling all entrepreneurs!

The popular, Emmy-winning reality TV show, Shark Tank, will be holding a casting call in Michigan.

Do you have an idea or business that you think will be the next best thing but need a little help from the sharks to get the word out...

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This is a Deep Dish Coney Pizza from Little Caesars and It’s Only Available In One Place – For Now

What could be more iconic southeast Michigan dining than deep dish Detroit-style pizza and a coney dog? So why has it taken so long for these two indulgences to become one?

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Dude In Detroit Just Took His Kangaroo For A Walk

The other day I found out there was an elephant farm in Indiana and got excited but that’s nothing compared to what was caught on video in Detroit

Twitter user @BrionnaLondon uploaded a video yesterday of a guy in Detroit, taking his kangaroo for a hop...

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Jet Fuel Shortages And High Prices Hurt Airlines Profitability
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Wind Storm Speeds Up Flights in Grand Rapids, Causes Problems in Ann Arbor

Yesterday's wind storm created a dangerous situation for the Michigan basketball team as they attempted to fly to Washington D.C.

At the same time, flights into Grand Rapids were coming in ahead of schedule due to tailwinds.

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Grand Valley State University Is Offering A Tuition Break For Teaching In Detroit

A brand new scholarship program is being offered by Grand Valley State University.  The program will give students discounted tuition if they choose to complete their student teaching at a GVSU Charter School in Detroit...

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GM CEO Rick Wagoner Discusses The Company's Plan For Viability
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Dan Gilbert Proposes Building Michigan’s Tallest Skyscraper In Detroit

Michigan may have a new tallest building in it's future. Dan Gilbert, CEO of Quicken Loans, has proposed constructing the tallest building in Michigan on the site of the old Hudson's Building in downtown Detroit.

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