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Gin Made in Grand Rapids Named ‘Best in the World’ [VIDEO]

A gin hand-crafted in Grand Rapids has been named the best in the world.

Long Road Distillers' "Michigin" was awarded the honor, along with a "Double Gold" Medal at "The Fifty Best Gins" tasting event in New York last week, MLive reports

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The Perfect Stargazing Place In Michigan Has Been Found

The other day I was asking “where’s a good place to look at the sky?”, not because I’m crazy, BUT because you could see the Northern Lights, and I didn’t know where to go where it’s actually dark enough to enjoy...

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5 Unusual Things You Can See In South Haven

South Haven is known for it's historic lighthouse.  But there is a handful of unusual things that you can only see in South Haven Michigan.

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It’s Technically ILLEGAL to Throw Away Bottles and Cans in Michigan

When I first moved here, doing the whole bottle and can return was weird for me.  In Arkansas and Indiana (two states I’ve lived considerable amounts of time in) throwing bottles and cans in the trash, perfectly acceptable...

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You Will Not Believe How Long The Wait Was to Cross the Straits of Mackinac Before the Bridge [PHOTO + VIDEOS]

Traveling between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is something we take for granted today thanks to the Mackinac Bridge. You likely can't imagine the wait that drivers were once forced to endure to travel between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

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Michigan Is The Best State in the Country, But We Knew That

Say what? Michigan is number one, the best state in the country? True, according to the website Thrillist.com.

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American Pickers is Coming to Michigan This August

American Pickers is coming to Michigan this August, and they're looking for suggestions on where they can find large, rare collections, and things they've never seen before! If you have some interesting stuff, you could get on TV!

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Shooting At Michigan Courthouse Kills Two Bailiffs And Injures Deputy Sheriff
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23 Children Missing In Michigan Since January

Did you know children from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Mattawan and Grand Rapids have gone missing in 2017?

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You Too Can Go to College at Michigan for Free

One of the big discussions over the last years, and a huge part of the last election cycle, was college tuition being insanely high. Kids getting out of high school almost can't afford to go to college at all, anymore. But the University of Michigan wants you, and will give you FREE tuition!

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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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Map Shows Where Oak Wilt Disease Has Been Found in Michigan

This is a dangerous time of year for oak trees in Michigan. Now through July 15 is when oak wilt disease can be transmitted to healthy oak trees.

See where the disease has been found in Michigan and how to protect your trees.

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Michigan Receives “D+” On American Society of Civil Engineers’ Infrastructure Report Card

Each year, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) rates every state's and the nation's infrastructure, and this year they gave both Michigan and the United States a bad grade...

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