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Austria’s Word of the Year Is A Ridiculous, Unpronouncable 52 Letters Long

It sounds like it was a tough year in Austria.

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WMU Now Has A Scented Candle To Celebrate Its Undefeated Season

After WMU's stellar year on the football field there was really only one more thing they needed - their own scented candle.

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Store Bought Cookie Life Hack

Sometimes you want a fresh baked cookie, but you don't want to actually bake one. Here's how to get the straight out of the oven texture from a store bought cookie.

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The Weirdest Last Words By Death Row Inmates

A person's last words before they pass away can often be prophetic, profound, poetic, or just plain dumb. The following statements fall into that last category...

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WMU Fans Wonder: ‘Why Does College Football Bowl Selection Have To Be So Complicated?’

Western Michigan could be 13-0 after this weekend's MAC championship game and Navy could be 10-2 if they win the AAC. Both are in contention to go to the Cotton Bowl.

So why not just have them play each other in the Cotton Bowl and settle the issue on the field?

Because College Football has made itself WAY too complex.

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Brazen Thief Steals $1.6 Million in Gold in Broad Daylight Like It Ain’t No Thing

Unless you're a leprechaun hanging out at the end of a rainbow, no one should have such easy access to gold.

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5 Unusual Holidays to Celebrate in December

These holidays should be celebrated by everyone who calls Michigan home!

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Mystery of Civil War Letters Mailed To Newaygo Solved

In April 2015 an envelope full of letters written from an infantryman serving in the 26th Michigan Regiment during the Civil War arrived at the Newaygo Post Office. The envelope they arrived in was post marked 'Grand Rapids' and had no return address.

Who mailed them, and why? 

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‘The Gales Of November’ Bring 18 Foot Waves And Surfers To Lake Superior [Video]

In his epic song about the sinking of the Great Lakes freighter, the Edmund Fitzgerald, Canadian song writer Gordon Lightfoot immortalized the phrase 'Gales of November' to describe the high winds that sweep Michigan's northernmost lake this time of year.

This weekend, the high winds pushed the waves to 18 feet off the coast of Marquette, and that meant one thing to some guys in Marquette -- SURF'S UP!!!

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Michigan Man Punches Neighbor Over Leaf Blowing

It's fall, and that means tension is running high over the one commodity we have plenty of... LEAVES!

It's all fun and games until your ear muffs get knocked off!

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Eastern Michigan Will Wear ‘Election Day’ Helmets Encouraging You To Vote

The Eastern Michigan Eagles play in the Mid-American Conference, which sold their soul to the devil (ESPN) and forces its teams to play Tuesday night games.

That means the Eagles will play in Muncie, Ind. on Election Night. So why not turn it into a civics lesson and wear helmets encouraging everyone watching to go vote?

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Where Is The Top Location For Scattering Cremated Ashes In Michigan?

There was a bunch of stories about cremated remains causing issues in this week's news. So I decided to find out where the top spot was in Michigan was for scattering a loved one's remains. It turns out, it's not that far away.

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