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You Will Not Believe How Long The Wait Was to Cross the Straits of Mackinac Before the Bridge [PHOTO + VIDEOS]

Traveling between Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is something we take for granted today thanks to the Mackinac Bridge. You likely can't imagine the wait that drivers were once forced to endure to travel between Mackinaw City and St. Ignace.

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Facebook/Michigan Department of Transportation
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Michigan Honors Fallen Soldiers by Flying Massive American Flag from Mackinac Bridge on Memorial Day

The Mackinac Bridge walk has become a Labor Day tradition and I'm hoping this becomes a Memorial Day ritual: the Mackinac Bridge Authority hoisted a 30 x 60 American flag to honor fallen soldiers on Memorial Day...

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Matt Milhouse, TSM
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Mackinac Bridge Will Close to Vehicle Traffic on Labor Day

The Labor Day Bridge Walk has been a tradition in Michigan for 60 years. 30,000 - 60,000 people cross the Mackinac Bridge and prepare for the end of summer.

On Tuesday, the Mackinac Bridge Authority announced that for the first time the Mackinac Bridge will be closed to vehicle traffic during the Labor Day Bridge Walk. The closing is due to security concerns.

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Michigan Answer Appears on Jeopardy! (& G.R. Makes an Appearance on My Mobile Game)

It's always exciting when your town is highlighted in some type of way and Michigan made an appearance on Jeopardy! last week.

The episode aired on Wednesday, May 3rd says MLive...

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TAPP Channel via YouTube
TAPP Channel via YouTube
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Check Out This Awesome Aerial View Of Mackinac Island [Video]

Mackinac Island is one of the premier tourist destinations in Michigan, but you've never seen it like this!  The TAPP Channel on YouTube took to the sky with their drone and gave us an awesome perspective of the island...

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Surprise, the Mackinac Bridge is Not the Largest Bridge in Michigan – This is

The Mackinac Bridge that connects Michigan's Upper and Lower Peninsulas is the state's most iconic bridge and without question the longest, but it's not the largest.

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Draken Harald Hårfagre via YouTube
Draken Harald Hårfagre via YouTube
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170-foot Spanish Ship on the Great Lakes, Viking Replica Will Not Complete Trip

An unusual sight around Michigan this week as a 170-foot Spanish galleon and a replica Viking longboat are sailing through.

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Wendy Reed/Townsquare Media
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Watch This Huge Winter Storm Roll in Across the Straits of Mackinac [Video]

Jason St. Onge, who runs the Mackinac Island News & Views page on Facebook, managed to get some video of the storm rolling in across the Straits of Mackinac this morning as he drove across the Mackinac Bridge.

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These Incredible Photos Show Blue Ice Piling Up near the Mackinac Bridge

Spectacular photos are almost guaranteed for any traveler who ventures to Northern Michigan in winter. But the photos taken recently of blue ice along the shores of the Straits of Mackinac near the Mackinac Bridge are truly incredible.

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Mackinac Bridge Featured on Inside Edition’s ‘Scariest Bridges in America’ [Video]

My boyfriend's mom tells a terrifying tale about the Mackinac Bridge. She was crossing it on a rainy, windy day in 1989; It was the day Leslie Pluhar lost control of the Yugo she was driving and swerved off the bridge, plunging 170 feet into the chilly waters below.

It's the stuff of Michigan legend, but it's a true story that has helped give the Mackinac Bridge it's scary reputation.

On Wednesday night Inside Edition did a story on the Mackinac Bridge and the officials who offer to help drive stressed-out motorists across.

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flickr, KrissZPhotography
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Mackinac Bridge Will Turn Blue For Autism Awareness Tuesday Night

Tuesday is Global Autism Awareness Day, and a popular Michigan landmark will be turning blue tonight to bring more awareness to the cause...

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