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Michigan State Makes NCAA Final Four with 76-70 OT Win Over Louisville [Photos]

Travis Trice had 17 points and Denzel Valentine had 15 points and seven rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Sunday afternoon in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

Branden Dawson added nine points and 11 rebounds and Bryn Forbes had 14 points for the eighth-seeded Spartans (27-11), who advanced to the Final Four with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

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Gov. Snyder Orders Flags Lowered Monday for Michigan Marines Killed in Crash [Video]

After public outcry, Gov. Snyder has ordered flags are to be lowered to half staff on Monday, March 30, to honor the three U.S. Marine Staff Sergeants killed in a Black Hawk helicopter crash off the coast of Florida.

Originally, Snyder had been sticking to the state's flag protocol which says that flags are to be lowered for soldiers who are killed during combat. Because the Marines were killed in a training exercise, policy dictated that flags not be lowered. This did not sit well with the public, especially Veterans, Fox 17 reports

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Michigan State Advances to NCAA Elite 8 with 62-58 Win Over Oklahoma [Photos]

Travis Trice had 24 points, Denzel Valentine had 18 points and Branden Dawson added six points and 11 rebounds to lead Michigan State past Oklahoma 62-58 on Friday night in the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament in Syracuse, N.Y.

The eight-seeded Spartans (26-11) advanced to the Elite Eight in the East Region with the triumph at Syracuse University's Carrier Dome.

Third-seeded Oklahoma (24-11) got 21 points from Buddy Hield and 16 points and seven rebounds from TaShawn Thomas.

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Little Boy in Justin Verlander Shirt Gets an Awesome Surprise [Photo]

You don't ever head to your local Starbucks while wearing the shirt of your favorite baseball player and think, "Maybe today will be the day that I run into said favorite player." But, that's exactly what happened to one young Detroit Tiger's fan.

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J.K. Simmons to Throw First Pitch at Tigers Opening Day

Detroit Tigers fans are anxiously awaiting opening day on April 6.

In just over a week, the Tigers will kick off their 2015 season, with a little help from Hollywood.

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Michigan Dad Accidentally Eats Daughter’s Pot Brownies, Thinks He’s Dying

I smell a stern punishment coming on for an Oakland County teen who's Dad mistakenly ate her special brownies.

Oh, wait, maybe that's just the aroma of weed. 

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Get Hard,’ ‘Home,’ ‘Serena’ and ‘While We’re Young’ [Video]

Will Ferrell, Ben Stiller, Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper and Naomi Watts are among the stars in this week's new movies.

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West Michigan Online Job Fair

The West Michigan Online Job Fair is focused on helping connect people in West Michigan with employers in finding employment opportunities that matter.

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Michigan Senator Looks to Change Underage Drinking Law, Calls Current Rules ‘Too Harsh’

A Michigan senator who also has been a sheriff thinks the punishment for underage drinking in Michigan is too harsh and he's looking to change it.

State Sen. Rick Jones is championing an effort to change the law so that minors caught in possession of alcohol would not be charged with a crime until their third offense.

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King of the Wing 2015 Rocked Grand Rapids with Amazing Chicken Wings [Photo/Video]

The third annual King of the Wing hit The Grand Woods Lounge in downtown Grand Rapids on Wednesday night.

Everyone got to enjoy some amazing chicken wings courtesy of the competitors, who really took their wings to the next level!

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Wayland Union Girls’ Basketball’s Presley Hudson Named High School Athlete of the Week [Video]

Presley Hudson, a senior who led the Wayland Union High School girls' basketball team to conference and district titles this season, has been named Meijer-97.9 WGRD High School Athlete of the Week.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings Flashback: Eric Zane and Producer Joe’s 15-Second Fights Revisited [Videos]

On The Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show today, we were discussing our upcoming live show in Springfield, Ill., with 92.7 QLZ.

Since there were technical issues with the show last year, we're all a bit nervous. Eric Zane then declared that if there are any issues, he will fight the responsible party.

This reminded us of the times when we used to settle disputes here on the show with some good, old-fashioned fisticuffs.

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