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(Giant Hogweed Plant) Photo Credit Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development
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Hogweed Plant That Causes Blisters and Blindness Found Near Battle Creek [Video]

A dangerous plant has been identified in Pennfield Township, near Battle Creek: Giant Hogweed.

According to the Calhoun County Health Department, the plant was found in the county and residents should be cautious, reports the Battle Creek Enquirer.

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Buy Your Godsmack Tickets Early With This GRD Presale Code!

The general ticket sale for the Godsmack and Breaking Benjamin show begins Friday morning, but you can get your tickets beginning Thursday morning at 10am if you're as impatient as we are! All you have to do is follow this link, type in this keyword:

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Godsmack Announces Battle Creek Concert in September with WGRD

Godsmack is continuing to tour in support of their latest album, 1000HP, and the band hitting the road this fall with Breaking Benjamin and Sevendust on different shows. The best part of this announcement, is that WGRD welcomes Godsmack and Breaking Benjamin hitting Battle Creek at Kellogg Arena on September 24th!

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Firekeepers Casino Data Breach Affects About 85,000

If you bought food, drinks or retail items at Firekeepers Casino and Hotel in Battle Creek between Sept. 7, 2014 and April 25, 2015 you may want to check your statements.

Firekeepers announced in a statement Friday that an investigation of a data-security incident at the casino revealed that about 85,000 credit and debit cards may have been affected, WZZM-13 reports. 

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Petition Started to Bring Back CBS Show ‘Battle Creek’ [Video]

I'll admit I never watched the show Battle Creek...  But, my DVR is full of recorded episodes, I just haven't gotten around to watching them. Television junkie problems, man.

I was excited when I first heard about a cop show being made about the West Michigan city. And Josh Duhamel. I was also excited about Josh Duhamel.

I planned to spend a glorious day binge-watching Battle Creek if I ever got time. Now it seems like my binge-watch will be rather short, because it's been cancelled after just one season.

There are some people who aren't to happy about that and have started a petition to get the show back on the air.

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193 Vehicles Involved In I-94 Pileup Killing One [Video]

The massive multi-vehicle crash that shut down a five-mile stretch of I-94 near Galeburg on Friday continues to keep the interstate closed.

Authorities with Michigan State Police and the Michigan Department of Transportation report that 193 vehicles were involved, which includes 76 semis and 117 passenger cars and SUVs, according to WZZM-13. One person was killed and 23 others were injured.

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CBS Premieres ‘Battle Creek’ Trailer; Show Includes Mascot Killed at Cereal Festival [Video]

"Battle Creek" is a cop drama from the creator of "Breaking Bad" and takes place in Battle Creek.

An early review reveals drama surrounding stolen maple syrup and a mascot killed at the Cereal Festival.

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Free Beer & Hot Wings: An Update on the Man with the Massive Scrotum [Video]

Back in June, we talked to 39-year-old Michigan resident Dan Maurer about his extremely rare condition called Scrotal Lymphedema, which caused his scrotum to balloon to somewhere between 75 and 100 pounds.

He had been misdiagnosed many, many times, but doctors finally figured out exactly what was wrong with him.

Well, good news! Dan is on the road to recovery!

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Avenged Sevenfold part with drummer Mike Portnoy

Former Dream Theater drummer Mike Portnoy revealed that he has parted ways with Avenged Sevenfold.

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