Battle Creek, MI

Where to find real Christmas trees in th...

But you don't have to venture deep into the Michigan wilderness — à la Clark Griswold of "Christmas Vacation" — to find the right tree this holiday season, thanks to a number of cut-your-own and pre-cut options in the Battle Creek area.
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New 'Bachelorette,' New Drama: Here's the Season 16, Episode 1 Recap

"The Bachelorette" returns to ABC and the drama's already started! (Warning: spoilers ahead)

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Twitter Reacts to 'Mike Pence's Fly'

After the Vice-Presidential 2020 Debate, "Mike Pence's Fly" is what's trending on Twitter!

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H&M Clothing Chain Announces Closure of 250 Stores

After losing revenue during the COVID-19 pandemic, clothing retailer H&M will close five percent of its retail spaces.

Style
Bad Bunny's New Crocs Sell Out in Minutes

Bad Bunny's new, glow-in-the-dark Crocs sell out on the first day of release!

Style
Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

Film
Disney Releases New Holiday Ornaments

Disney's Holiday Ornaments Collection is your one-stop shop for holiday gifts!

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5 Interesting Facts About the Late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

As we mourn the loss of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, let's reflect on some of her positive moments as "The Notorious RBG."

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Michigan prosecutor: No charges in Amish buggy crash that killed 3 children

The three siblings — ages 8, 10 and 13 — were killed and their 6-year-old brother was hurt in the Sept. 18, 2019, car crash.

Wellness
Michigan lawmakers join bipartisan effort on $908B COVID-19 relief package

Lawmakers said would help U.S. students, families and businesses through March amid the surge of coronavirus cases across the nation

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Rocket Watts Leads No. 8 Michigan State to Comeback Win vs. No. 6 Duke

No. 8 Michigan State added a key nonconference win to its resume with a 75-69 victory over No. 6 Duke in Tuesday's Champions

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Michigan State basketball at Duke tipoff: Matchup analysis and a prediction

Lansing State Journal columnist Graham Couch breaks down the Spartans' Champions Classic matchup with the Blue Devils

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For Michigan basketball, these are the best- and worst-case scenarios

Will Michigan basketball jell all that new talent into a formidable squad? Or will the Wolverines never figure it out and miss the NCAA tournament?

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Michigan basketball releases full 2020-21 schedule

At long last, and only a week before the season is officially scheduled to begin, the No. 25 Michigan men's basketball team has its 2020-21 schedule. While there will be uncertainty throughout the ...

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NFL Week 9 Wrap-Up: Wilson Regresses and Tom Brady Chokes

Here's our recap of everything that happened in Week 9 of the NFL.

Sports
Election results in Michigan: Roughly 400,000 ballots still being counted Wednesday morning

Who is winning the election? Here is where Michigan's ballot counting stands, including a breakdown in Wayne, Oakland and Macomb counties.

Local Culture
NFL Week 7 Wrap-Up: Undefeated Steelers and Pitiful Cowboys

With Week 7 of the 2020 NFL season finished, we see dominance in veterans like Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, and Big Ben, and franchises crumble.

Sports
Jim Harbaugh reveals Michigan football's 2020 team captains

According to Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh, the Wolverines are going to have more captains than they have ever had.

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Things Are Heating Up on 'The Bachelorette'—Here's the Season 16, Episode 2 Recap

On this week's "Bachelorette" episode, Clare explores the bachelors' love languages, and things get a little steamy!

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NFL Week 6 Wrap-Up: The NFC (L)East

With Week 6 of the 2020 NFL season finished, the NFC East is atrocious, the Titans are special, and Rodgers needed a wake-up call.

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'Colorado Classic' Cancels 2 Years in a Row; Plans to Return in 2022

Following concerns regarding COVID-19, organizers of the cycling event have canceled the four-day race in 2021. Colorado Classic plans to return in 2022.

Sports
Metropolitan Washington 'Restaurant Week' Offering Take-Out Meal Deals

Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week is back on track for January 25, and we can hardly contain ourselves! For two weeks, restaurants in the District and NoVa will offer up unbeatable meal deals for carryout between $22, $35, and $55.

Events
10 Things You Have to Do in the DMV This Weekend (January 22–24)

Bottoms up! It's time for another fun-filled weekend in the DMV. Here's your weekend roundup for Friday, January 22, to Sunday, January 24.

Events
Valentine’s Day Gifts for Every Type of Girlfriend

Let us help you find the perfect gift for your girlfriend this Valentine’s Day.

Lifestyle
Hailee Steinfeld's 'Dickinson' Show Starts Second Season

Hailee Steinfeld stars as Emily Dickinson in the second season of Apple TV+ show "Dickinson."

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Netflix Review: 'Chilling Adventures of Sabrina' Season 4

A review of Season 4 of Netflix's "Chilling Adventures of Sabrina," which aired on December 31, 2020.

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Recipe: Cheesy Birria Tacos

These spicy, authentic Mexican tacos are taking social media by storm. There's a reason why they're all over TikTok, Twitter, and Instagram.

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Source: 'Classy' Cowboys Ex Will Be Lions Coach

We reported a week ago that Dan Campbell would be the Detroit Lions' next head coach. And now the former Dallas Cowboys tight end heads north - in a "classy'' way

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Meet One of the Creative Minds Behind 'Hexaquest', a Brand-New Trivia Board Game Launching on Kickstarter

We sat down with the founder of Tumbling Heads, a board game development company, to talk about the upcoming Kickstarter launch of the new trivia board game "Hexaquest."

Lifestyle
VIDEO: TikToker Makes the Discontinued Opaque Blue Scooby-Doo Fruit Snacks

One TikToker actually took matters into her own hands after recently finding out about the change and made her own opaque blue Scooby-Doo fruit snacks. In a totally relatable voice-over, she laments the loss of the original snacks and calls the switch-up "overall completely evil."

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UT-Austin partners with Chinese institute later deemed a security risk by Department of Education

In October 2020, the U.S. Department of Education released a report critical of such foreign entanglements, specifically deeming contracts with China University of Petroleum a security risk.

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Texas House and Senate Disagree On COVID-19 Testing and Press Access As 2021 Session Begins

The Texas Legislature officially kicked off its 87th session last week, an every-other-year tradition that sees lawmakers of all stripes gather in Austin to pass a two-year budget and a few laws that could,

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