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Relief On The Horizon: Michigan Strategi...

With COVID-19 still raging in the community [and world], small, eligible businesses in Michigan could see a glimmer of hope after a special Michigan Strategic Fund [MSF] Board meeting on November 30 approved a Pure Michigan Small Business Relief Initiative.
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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.

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!

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

Celebrate Star Wars' Life Day for the holidays!

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: Whitmer – Gyms Can Open; Contact Sports Resume, But Unadvised

Gretchen Whitmer announced Thursday that gyms can reopen after 5 1/2 months of closure and additional organized sports can resume if masks are worn — lifting some coronavirus restrictions that lasted longer in Michigan than in many states.

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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.

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

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

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 ...

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.

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.

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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.

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!

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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Virginia Zoo Welcomes 'Feisty' Baby Giraffe

The Virginia Zoo has recently welcomed the first baby of the year—a baby girl Masai giraffe. The "feisty," 6-foot-1 giraffe was born on January 11 to proud parents Imara and Billy, announced the zoo on Thursday.

Anne Hathaway's Mom Is the Only One Who Calls Her 'Anne,' and Here's Why

Anne Hathaway reveals to the public that she's always preferred to be called 'Annie.'

Disneyland Ends Annual Passholder Program Due to Uncertainties, Limitations of the Pandemic

Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, is ending its annual passholder program. It will work on developing a new program that is better suited for visitors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Betty White Is Turning 99—Here's How She's Celebrating Her Birthday

While a trip back to St. Olaf is out of the question, Betty isn't letting a quarantine deter her plans for a beautiful day.

Winter Wildlife Festival in Virginia Beach Takes Flight for Virtual and Outdoor Fun

Throughout the month of January, bird-lovers can celebrate the region's winged wonders through contests, tours, and more!

Lizzie Borden Bed and Breakfast for Sale With a $2 Million 'Axing' Price

The home where Lizzie Borden allegedly murdered her father and stepmother was transformed into a museum and BnB in 1996. It's now for sale for $2 million.

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Colorado Parks and Wildlife: Emaciated Bear Cub With Injured Paws on the Path to Healing

Malnourished young bear was first spotted trying to feed from bird feeders in the Durango area. It's unclear if the cub was abandoned by its mother.

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Colorado High Schools Saw Highest Graduation Rate Since 2010

The reports are in, and we all need something from 2020 to celebrate. A greater percentage of students successfully graduated in 2020.

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Health Department Maintains Confidential COVID-19 Immunization Database in Colorado

The State of Colorado is keeping track of every resident who has received the COVID-19 vaccine. The information is quickly becoming a confidential database maintained by the state health department. So far, 183,000 Coloradans have received the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Stahl House Is Now a Denver Landmark

On Monday, the Denver City Council voted to designate "Stahl House" as a new landmark in Denver. It marks as Denver's 351st local landmark.

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Trashing the Tree: How to Get Rid of Your Christmas Tree In and Around Baltimore

Now that the holidays are over, how do you get rid of that Christmas tree? If you live in or around the Baltimore area, here are your avenues for getting rid of that old tree.

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Metro to Close 13 Stations, Reduce Hours for Inauguration Week

Metro stations close and Metrobus schedules will be impacted by security protocols in the nation's capital.

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