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Why Doesn’t Michigan Celebrate Dyngus Day?

On the heels of the traditionally Irish holiday of St. Patrick's Day, the Polish-heritage celebration of Dyngus Day is held the Monday after Easter. Surprisingly, there is no large scale Dyngus Day celebration anywhere in Michigan.

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Prince’s Revolution Tour Stops In Detroit, Indianapolis and Cleveland

Many of us hardcore Prince fans have been wanting a Prince and the Revolution reunion tour for years.  Even though we will be missing one very important member of the band, they're still a band, right?  We can't wait to see them live!

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The site of the former Tiger Stadium. (Photo courtesy of Sam Zomer Photography, Portage)
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[Gallery] Meijer Contributes $750,000 To Detroit PAL For Naming Rights Of Former Tiger Stadium Site

Meijer has paid $750,000 to be the Presenting Sponsor of the Willie Horton Field of Dreams, the site of the former Tiger Stadium in Detroit.

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Detroit Remembers Rosa Parks
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The Unknown Story of Mike Ilitch’s Generosity

I saw mention of this story while looking at the coverage of Mike Ilitch's death on Saturday. This one's quite powerful and he didn't do it for the publicity.

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Detroit Area Economy Worsens As Big Three Automakers Face Dire Crisis
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Detroit Honors a Hero: Mike Ilich Memorial Details Announced

The public visitation remembering Mike Ilitch will be Wednesday, February 15 with other memorial opportunities and recognition events to follow.

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Courtesy of the Michigan Humane Society
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Michigan Humane Society Offers $2,500 For Information in Case of Disfigured Dog

The Michigan Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone who can give them information leading to the arrest and conviction of the individual(s) responsible for brutally disfiguring a brown and tan Rottweiler found on Detroit's southwest side.

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A Michigan City is One of the Coldest Large Cities in the US

Not only does a Michigan city show up high on the cold list, but we have the "coldest place on earth.  Here is a list of the 10 Coldest Large Cities in the US.

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The 5 Biggest Battle Creek And Kalamazoo News Stories Of 2016

2016 was an eventful year, full of twists, turns, tragedy, and losses. Scroll through to see what the biggest stories were locally, in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo...

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Today's Grand Rapids Press (Johnnie Walker/Townsquare Media)
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Today the Grand Rapids Press Reported the Detroit Lions Loss to the Cowboys…Next Week

Maybe it's not a mistake, but simply next week's headline printed by mistake today? Could the NFL be as shady and fixed as Boxing? As plotted and pre-arranged as the WWE?

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YouTube: Rene deLambert
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Video of Woman Dragged of Delta Jet in Detroit for Boarding Early

In Detroit Monday Morning a woman was dragged by her wrists off of a Delta Jet then arrested.

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