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Shooting at Fort Lauderdale Airport: 5 Dead, 8 Injured; Shooter in Custody [UPDATED]

The suspect is in custody. Police are investigating.

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California Man Wants To Buy Hell, Michigan

A man from Oakland, California has set up a GoFundMe page in an effort to purchase the Michigan town of Hell. The town has been on the market for years.

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It’s Official: P.J. Fleck Leaving Western Michigan For Minnesota

P.J. can't legally row his boat to Minnesota, but he can coach there. Western Michigan's red hot football coach has finalized a deal to coach in the Big Ten next season for the University of Minnesota's Golden Gophers.

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Has Grand Rapids Become Michigan’s Economic Engine?

A new article in Crain's Business Detroit shows that while Detroit and the East Side of the state continue to stumble out of an economic recession, the west side, paced by Grand Rapids, is rolling along.

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4 Teens in Police Custody After Posting Torture of Special-Needs Man on Facebook [UPDATED]

A brutal incident of four 18-year-olds filming as they tortured a special-needs man has stunned authorities and residents of Chicago.

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Lowell Showboat Closed To The Public – Not Safe For People To Board

The Lowell Showboat in downtown Lowell is now closed to the public.  The showboat, also known as the Robert E. Lee, has been around for about four decades...

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Michigan’s 2016 Most Frequent Google Search Is SO Michigan

Estately.com has released its state by state list of the most searched items for 2016.

And of course, Michigan's most searched term honored the man who knew how to put the biscuit in the basket.

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Ford Motors Planning on Spending $700 Million on Michigan Plant Instead of Mexico

Today Ford announced that instead of spending billion of dollars building a new plant in Mexico for production, they're going to instead spend $700 Million right here in Michigan! The plant will expand it's manufacturing of electric and autonomous vehicles, and the money will be right here in Michigan.

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2016 — The Year in Review [VIDEO]

With just a few days until 2017 arrives, it's time to take a look back at the year that was.

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The Legend of Tucker the Michigan Cow – The Long Night in the Window Well

Tucker the Cow was a happy cow. Tucker the Cow liked to walk around. Tucker the Cow was in a wind storm, and his gate opened. Tucker the Cow decided to take a walk out into the new world. Tucker the Cow got stuck in a window well. Tucker the Cow was sad. But then Tucker the Cow was found, and could walk home. So he did.

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Michigan Hospitals Are In Trouble for Making Patients Sick

The federal government is cracking down on hospitals with high rates of patient injuries, and they've now added spreading those crazy antibiotic-resistant germs like MRSA to their calculations. So the government has reduced Medicare payments to 769 hospitals, including 27 hospitals right here in Michigan!

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Where to Recycle Your Christmas Tree in Kent County

Now that Christmas is over your first priority might be to take your decorations and tree down. If you had a natural tree this year, different cities around Kent County are offering Christmas tree recycling programs...

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