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Grand Rapids Griffins’ Jeff Blashill Expected to Become New Head Coach of Detroit Red Wings

The Grand Rapids Griffins made a valiant effort for the Calder Cup in 2015, making it to the Western Conference Finals, just two years after winning it all.

The efforts of head coach Jeff Blashill have not been unnoticed by the Detroit Red Wings.

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Drunk Dude With a Real Pair on Him Sets up Fake DUI Checkpoint

Now, that's some balls.

First, let's discuss how this dude from Pennsylvania, Logan Shaulis, is 19 years old. So not only was he drinking underage, he really decided to just say "F it" and set up his own DUI check point.

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Some Old Dude Slashes Tires Over Bingo Dispute [Video]

Who knew bingo could be so cutthroat?

Well, "cut-tire", to be quite literal about it.

Fox 13 reports that 82-year-old Florida man, Fred Smith, was arrested for slashing a woman's tires after a disagreement at a bingo game at the Lake Ashton Retirement Community Club House.

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Dog Flu Confirmed in Grand Rapids [Video]

This spring an outbreak of canine influenza sickened more than 1,000 dogs in the states surrounding Michigan.

Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, and Indiana have all seen cases of the virus, some of them deadly.

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has now confirmed three cases of dog flu in Michigan: two in Grand Rapids and one in Macomb County, Wood TV 8 reports.

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Senior Pranksters Put School Up For Sale on Craigslist

I can't remember exactly what my classes' senior prank was, which likely means two things 1) It probably wasn't that good. 2) I am getting freaking old.

Anyway. Kids these days have the advantage of the Internet for their senior pranking. They can do things like put their high school up for sale on Craigslist. 

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Grand Rapids’ 2015 Fifth Third River Bank Run Results [Video]

Rain didn't stop over 20,000 runners and 40,000 spectators from filling the streets of Grand Rapids Saturday morning for the Fifth Third River Bank Run.

Here are the talented athletes who took home top honors today at West Michigan's largest and longest running sporting event.

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New Movies (This Week) Include ‘Hot Pursuit,’ ‘Maggie’ and ‘The D Train’ [Video]

This weeks new movies include a lot of big names, but it remains to be seen if there are any blockbusters.

See trailers for all of this week's new movies with Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Three Michigan Towns in the Running for Outside Magazine’s ‘Best Town Ever’ Contest

 

Outside Magazine, a periodical about travel, adventure, health, and getting outdoors and having fun, is searching for the best town in the U.S.

Saugatuck, Detroit, and Bellaire have made it to the top 64 in their 2015 Best Town Ever contest!

Cast your vote to keep these Michigan towns in the running!

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Marilyn Mosby Announces Criminal Charges Against Baltimore Police Officers In Freddie Gray's Death
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Baltimore D.A. Announces Freddie Gray’s Death Was a Homicide; 6 Officers Charged

The State's Attorney in Baltimore, Marilyn Mosby, announced on Friday morning that the coroner's office had ruled the death of Freddie Gray a homicide. Gray died while in police custody on April 19, setting off a wave of protests and violence in the city that lasted several days, garnering national attention.

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Montana Man Arrested After Liking His Own Wanted Picture on Facebook

Facebook can really bring out the stupid in people. This time it worked out on the side of justice.

Suspected criminal, Levi Charles Reardon, was arrested by police after liking his own "Most Wanted" post on a Crime Stoppers' Facebook page. 

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An Eccentric Millionaire Hid $2 Million In The Mountains In New Mexico [Video]

84-year-old Forrest Fenn of Santa Fe, New Mexico is simultaneously an eccentric millionaire, a best-selling author, a crotchety old man, and the lunatic who just might make you rich.

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Woman Misdiagnosed For 33 Years, Easily Treated With New Prescription [Video]

Unfortunately, being misdiagnosed is an unfortunate reality that some people deal with when they have a rare medical condition. This woman faced just that, but dealt with it for 33 years.

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