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Multiple Outback, Carrabba’s & Bonefish Grill Restaurants Will Be Closing

After Carrabba's in Kentwood randomly closed their doors last week it left people wondering "why?!" Now we may have an answer.

WXYZ Detroit reports that Bloomin' Brands, the company that owns not only Carrabba's but Outback Steakhouse and Bonefish Grill, will be closing multiple locations of each restaurant, nationwide...

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Kids in Michigan Aren’t Required to Attend Kindergarten, But That Could Soon Change

A new bill that's been introduced in the Michigan legislature would not only require all Michigan kids to attend kindergarten, it would also require all schools to offer full-day kindergarten.

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CMU’s Mighty Mite: Marcus Keene Leads The Nation In Scoring [Video]

A friend asked me if I wanted to head up to Mt. Pleasant to watch Central Michigan play Saturday. I immediately was interested because a 5-9 guard has been on fire for the Chippewas and everyone I know who loves college basketball said 'you gotta see this kid play'.

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Whiteboards Will Be Banned at MSU Due to Instances of Bullying

Michigan State University has decided to ban whiteboards hung on dorm room doors. The ban will take effect in the Fall 2017 semester.

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Top 5 Warm February Day Activities That Are Pure Michigan

Record temperatures were set throughout the state this weekend, and that meant getting outside and doing the things only Michiganders suffering from cabin fever are apt to do.

I witnessed all five of these things this weekend.

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The 10 Richest Counties In Michigan According To Their Tax Returns

After the IRS released their data from Michigan's Federal Tax Returns, MLive created a cool interactive map with tons of information about 2014 tax returns from every county in Michigan...

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EA Sports Has Absolutely No Idea What Michigan Looks Like

Michigan always seems like it's getting the short end of the stick when it comes to intentionally inaccurate maps.  For some reason, when games or websites decide to use a map of the United States they tend to create their own and they are usually pretty bad representations of our nation...

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Richard Land via YouTube
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Michigan-Raised Pro Wrestler George ‘The Animal’ Steele Dies at 79

The WWE announced Friday that Detroit-born professional wrestler George 'The Animal' Steele has died at age 79.

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All MC Sports Stores Will Close After Filing Chapter 11 Bankruptcy This Week

Tuesday, Grand Rapids based MC Sports announced they would be filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.

Well now after failing to reach an out-of-court settlement with its creditors the sporting goods business that’s been based out in Grand Rapids for 70 years is closing all 66 locations...

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Ted Nugent Is Thinking Of A Senate Run

All that talk earlier this week about the GOP weighing out asking Kid Rock to run for the Senate in 2018 has gotten an old stand by all worked up.

Yup, Terrible Ted refuses to be ignored, and now he says he may seek out that Senate seat. 

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Mike Ilitch Paid Rosa Parks’ Rent For Years

The Detroit Red Wings honored their late owner Mike Ilitch Wednesday night before their game against the St. Louis Blues at The Joe.

It also came out yesterday that Ilitch quietly made sure that civil rights legend Rosa Parks was made to feel appreciated.

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Michigan House At SXSW To Feature GR Mayor Rosalynn Bliss [Video]

South By Southwest (SXSW) is a huge arts, music and cultural festival in Austin, TX. And Michigan is represented at the event by the Grand Rapids based Michigan House.

At their house warming send off party Wednesday, they announced their lineup of speakers and performers, one of which will be Grand Rapids Mayor Rosalynn Bliss, who will speak of Michigan's successes.

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