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12 Most Dangerous Cities In Michigan 2017

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek made the list.  Do you live in one of these cities?

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Fishing Boat Survives Near Hit By Freighter on Detroit River

Compare a fishing boat with a dead motor stuck in the channel used by the Great Lakes freighter like having your car die on railroad tracks. The train can't stop on a dime in the same way a big boat can not either.

That's the situation a group fishing in the Detroit River found themselves in recently.

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High School Team Wrestling Finals Returning to Southwest Michigan

When you have a state championship held in any sport in Michigan, several parents come to support their kids on the playing field. For the last two years in Team Wrestling, it was held in Mt. Pleasant after a long stretch in Battle Creek that began in 1998.

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Prince & 3RDEYEGIRL "HitnRun" Tour - Detroit
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Michigan Was Prince’s Second Home

Prince considered Detroit Michigan his second home.  The reason may surprise you.

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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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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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