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MHSAA Announces Football Playoff Pairings

The pairings were announced Sunday for the 2014 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs.

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Brady Hoke and Mark Dantonio meet before Michigan and Michigan State kicked off Saturday, Oct. 25. (Getty Images)
Brady Hoke and Mark Dantonio meet before Michigan and Michigan State kicked off Saturday, Oct. 25. (Getty Images)
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Brady Hoke Apologizes for U-M’s Stake Incident at Michigan State

The incident had drawn the ire and harsh criticism of Spartan players and coaches.

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Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor Could Lead DC’s ‘Suicide Squad’ Movie

Today in "superhero movie news that makes too much sense to not be true," it was revealed that David Ayer's upcoming 'Suicide Squad' movie will have an even more direct connection to 'Batman vs. Superman' and Warner Bros.' entire slate of DC superhero movies than previously thought. If the rumors are true, Jesse Eisenberg is currently in negotiations join the Suicide Squad of supervillains as Lex Luthor.

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Michigan State Runs Up Score After Wolverines Plant Stake In Spartan Stadium Turf

Hear what both sides had to say in several postgame videos.

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Jeff Musial The Animal Guy’s Wildlife Show Hits East Grand Rapids November 23 [Video]

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‘The Hobbit’ Cast Brings ‘The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made’ [Video]

Back in 2012, some of the cast members from the 'Hobbit' films appeared in an in-flight safety video for Air New Zealand titled "An Unexpected Safety Briefing," and to coincide with the upcoming sequel 'The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,' they've made a different kind of sequel: "The Most Epic Safety Video Ever Made." It is very epic indeed.

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Kent County Health Department Monitoring Traveler with ‘Very Low’ Ebola Risk

The Kent County Health Department announced it is monitoring a person who recently traveled from a country in West Africa, WOOD-TV8 reported.

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New Movies This Week: ‘John Wick’ and ‘Ouija’ [Video]

The Halloween slate of scary movies continues this week, plus we see Keanu Reeves get back into hard-boiled action on the big screen once again.

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Rockford Public Schools Lockdown Lifted Following Bomb Threat

All campuses in the Rockford Public School District were placed on lockdown Friday morning after a bomb threat.

The lockdown started around 10:30 a.m. after the superintendent’s office received a bomb threat against the district in general.

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Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week: Hopkins Football’s Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman

The Hopkins High School football team's halfback pair of Quincy Collings and Wyatt Stegeman share honors as this week's Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

Hopkins has its regular-season finale at 7 p.m. tonight against Godwin Heights in Wyoming. Stegeman and Collings are two big reasons why the Vikings could claim the Ottawa-Kent (OK) Conference Silver Division title outright in addition to reaching the postseason for the ninth consecutive year.

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BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration Nov. 8; Top 5 Jim Gaffigan Bacon Jokes [Sponsored]

BaCon: A Bacon & Beer Celebration is back for its second annual event Nov. 8 at The DeltaPlex Arena & Conference Center.

BaCon features bacon-inspired dishes and drinks for the celebration of all things bacon, and tickets are currently on sale.

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Amazing ‘Avengers 2′ Teaser Hits Internet and is Awesome [Video]

For someone like me, who didn't really read comics that much, I don't know why I get so excited for all these comic book movies, but I really do.

They've created this amazing series of movies, both Marvel and DC, really, and every time a new one comes out, I get really excited for them.

The first trailer for the latest Avengers movie, The Age of Ultron has hit the interwebs, and it is freaking awesome!  I've always been a James Spader fan, and when he joined the cast as Ultron, I knew it would be unbelievable!

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