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Find Relief Here – These Are the Best Gas Station Bathrooms in Michigan

Likely you won't find a key-on-a-stick you need to get from an attendant to use the restrooms here - these are the best gas station bathrooms in Michigan.

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This is the Smallest Swing Bridge in the World – And it’s in Michigan

Swing bridges aren't particularly common. They swing open and closed to allow boat traffic to pass. The smallest one in operation anywhere in the world is in Michigan.

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This Map Shows the Areas in Michigan With the Worst Noise Pollution

From the relaxing lull of traffic on the highway to the roars of a jet flying out of a major airport, this map shows where the worst noise pollution in Michigan is found.

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Why Are Some Michigan Roads Known as ‘Trunk Lines?’

Numbered highways in Michigan are officially known as 'Trunk Lines.' How did they gain that silly name what exactly does it mean?

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Do You Live in Kent County? You Could Go to Italy for FREE!

Did I mention its for an entire month?!

You could spend a whole month in Perugia, Italy learning Italian for FREE. So what's the catch...

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Is This the Best Hotel in Michigan?

Michigan has a lot going for it that make it an awesome vacation destination: great beerbeaches, food, festivals, and more!

But where is the very best hotel in Michigan? According to a survey of Travel and Leisure readers, it's in Birmingham.

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Megabus.com No Longer Providing Cheap Travel Through Grand Rapids

Cheap bus service to both Detroit and Chicago ended on Monday as Megabus.com changed it's routes, closing the route to and from Grand Rapids

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United Airlines to Start Charging Customers for Overhead Bins [Poll]

Not having to check a bag when traveling has its perks, especially with the convenience of the overhead bin. However, that's all going to change for passengers who fly with United Airlines...

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Take a kayak and see the Pictured Rocks from Lake Superior in Munising! (Kayla Kiley/Townsquare Media)
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No. 1 Most Underrated & Affordable U.S. Adventure Spot Is In Michigan

Yahoo Travel came up with a list of the most underrated and affordable U.S. adventure spots.  

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58 Speeding Tickets Issued in I-94 Pileup

The Michigan State Police have wrapped up their investigation of the 193-car pileup on I-94 in January and are now issuing tickets.

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Net a Hoops Trip Through 100.5 The River’s Pro Basketball Flyaway Contest

While New York hosts a professional basketball all-star weekend later this month, you can rev up for your own all-star pro hoops excursion -- or at least enter for a chance at one...

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More Than 150 Vehicles in I-94 Pileup Near Galesburg; One Reported Dead [Video]

Both directions of I-94 are closed between Kalamazoo and Battle Creek because of a multi-vehicle crash involving semi-trucks.

The interstate is closed between Galesburg and Climax, WZZM-13, Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation report.

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