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Harbor Beach at Ubly highlights Week 1 of football playoffs

The pairings are set for the 2021 Michigan High School Athletic Association football playoffs. In Week 1 of the 11-player Division 8 playoffs, the 9-0 Ubly Bearcats will host rival Harbor Beach, who finished the 2021 season at 6-3.

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Jill Biden spends Sunday with a Native A...

I'm a teacher, so I'm looking forward to what the kids have to say,' Dr. Biden said in delivering brief opening remarks at the listening session hosted by Surgeon General Vivek Murthy.

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See first-round playoff matchups for Sag...

Thirteen Saginaw-area high school football teams qualified for the playoffs, with eight starting the Michigan football playoffs at home. Midland Dow, Mount Pleasant, Freeland, Frankenmuth, Millington,

First Lady Jill Biden visits Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe, discu...

PLEASANT, MI - First Lady Jill Biden visited the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe in Mt. Pleasant Sunday, Oct. 24, in the first of two planned stops in Michigan, during which she held a discussion on youth mental health.

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Tale of 3 Ex-Husky Quarterbacks on a CFB...

Three former University of Washington quarterbacks on Saturday afternoon enjoyed varying degrees of success and playing time in three extra-close college football games that involved conference contenders.

Thirteen Saginaw-area high school footba...

Thirteen Saginaw-area high school football teams qualified for the playoffs, but seven more came agonizingly close only to learn they just missed qualifying. The Michigan High School Athletic Association will announce the official pairings and brackets Sunday night,

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Eastern Michigan football blows out Bowling Green on the road; CM...

Ben Bryant passed for two touchdowns and ran for a third and Eastern Michigan rolled to a 55-24 win over Bowling Green on Saturday.

NIU Huskies pull out another win, remain...

True freshman kicker Kanon Woodill kicked a 26-yard field goal with 54 seconds to play as the Northern Illinois University Huskies overcame an

First Lady Jill Biden to Visit Michigan ...

First Lady Dr. Jill Biden is slated to visit Mt. Pleasant and Detroit, Michigan Sunday before heading to South Carolina and back to Washington, D.C. the next day.

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Heartbreaker: First-place NIU rallies past CMU

Rocky Lombardi threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and freshman Kanon Woodill kicked the go-ahead field goal with under a minute to go in his first collegiate

Northern Illinois rallies in final minut...

Rocky Lombardi threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and freshman Kanon Woodill kicked the go-ahead field goal with under a minute to go in his first collegiate action to give the Huskies a 39-38 victory.

Northern Illinois rallies in final minut...

Rocky Lombardi threw for 320 yards and three touchdowns and freshman Kanon Woodill kicked the go-ahead field goal with under a minute to go in his first collegiate action to give Northern Illinois a 39-38 victory over Central Michigan on Saturday.

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Law enforcement focus on reducing pedest...

October is National Pedestrian Safety Month and for the week of October 25 to 30, it is Pedestrian Safety Enforcement Week. The Office of Highway Safety Planning

Oliver Stone's 'JFK Revisited: Through The Looking Glass' Doc Tra...

The Warren Commission successfully deceived the public. Altitude Films in the UK has unveiled the first official trailer for JFK Revisited: Through The

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College Football Roundup: Upsets Continu...

Week 8 of the 2021 college football season looked pretty quiet on paper, with no matchups between ranked teams on the docket. However, there was still plenty of intrigue, with some contenders taking major steps forward while others showed themselves to be pretenders.

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AAA advises Michiganders to book holiday...

According to new survey data from AAA, nearly 46 percent of Michiganders have started to book their holiday travel plans. The survey asked simple questions discussing

Hammoud, Woronchak make final public appearance together before m...

What’s Up Media Network hosted the final mayoral forum before Dearborn voters make their voices heard on Nov. 2. State Rep. Abdullah Hammoud (D-Dearborn), 30, is facing off against former State

Michigan vigil prays for missionaries ki...

More than 100 people gathered Sunday in a small Michigan town to pray for the safe release of a local family among 17 members of a missionary group kidnapped by a gang in Haiti more than a week ago.

Michigan football to face stiffest chall...

In a battle of undefeated teams, the Michigan Wolverines look to get the better of the surprising Michigan State Spartans.

Why winning the rushing yards battle is key for Michigan State fo...

Looking ahead to the 114th meeting between No. 7 Michigan State football and No. 6 Michigan football on Saturday in East Lansing.

When a rivalry and rankings collide: The...

Looking for the last time Michigan and Michigan State met as Associated Press top 10 opponents? You’re going to have to flip back a few pages back in that history book. The answer: 1964, when Michigan topped Michigan State en route to a Rose Bowl appearance.

How good is Michigan football? Saturday’...

It all starts with a good foundation and a good culture, and guys being invested in the program.” If there was anyone more invested in Michigan than Hutchinson, good luck finding them. The Plymouth, Mich.

Ford unveils new-look F-150 for 2022 NASCAR Truck Series

The new truck features styling taken directly from its production counterpart to more closely mirror the current F-150 found in consumer driveways.  Development of the new truck took place both in Ford’s Dearborn design center and at the Ford Performance Technical Center in Concord,

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Dearborn Heights mayoral candidates say ...

Solving Dearborn Heights' decades-long flooding issues, addressing blight and rebuilding the city's COVID-crippled business base are among the issues on voters' minds as they decide Nov. 2 whether to retain recently appointed Mayor Bill Bazzi or elect Dearborn Heights council chairwoman Denise Malinowski Maxwell to lead the city.

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Did You Know That Books Used to Be Bound...

Megan Rosenbloom, a rare books specialist and librarian at UCLA, published "Dark Archives," a book about the history and science of human-skin-bound books.

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Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Hau...

People of the past brought their creepy A-game to Halloween. From looking at these nightmare-inducing photos, one thing's for sure: our ancestors were obsessed with huge heads, pillowcases, and general creepiness.

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4 Last-Minute Beauty Makeup Looks for Halloween

We love Halloween here at Our Community Now, and so we decided to put our makeup skills to the test and create four different Halloween looks that will get you in the spooky spirit.

Hockey Player Evander Kane Banned for 21...

San Jose Sharks hockey player Evander Kane was suspended without pay this week for 21 games for submitting a fake COVID-19 vaccination card, violating the NHL's vaccination requirements.

The Difference Between Halloween and Día...

The Day of the Dead (aka Día de los Muertos) is often confused with or encompassed in Halloween, however, it's a completely different and unique holiday.

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Queen Elizabeth II spent night in hospital for tests

Britain's domestic Press Association news agency said the trip to hospital had been kept under wraps because it was expected to be a short stay, and also to protect the 95-year-old monarch's privacy

World’s biggest triceratops sells for $7...

The world’s biggest triceratops skeleton, known as “Big John,” was sold for 6.6 million euros ($7.7 million) Thursday to a private collector at a Paris auction house. The enormous

'Being the Ricardos': First-Look at Nico...

Earlier this week, Amazon Studios dropped a trailer for the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-direction film "Being the Ricardos," giving audiences a first-look at Nicole Kidman and Javier Bardem as Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, respectively.

Director of Photography Halyna Hutchins Killed on Movie Set in Pr...

On Thursday, a crew member died after actor Alec Baldwin discharged a prop firearm in New Mexico. The crew member has since been identified as director of photography Halyna Hutchins, 42. "Rust" director Joel Souza was injured in the on-set accident.

How to Observe National Make a Dog's Day...

With tons of tail-wagging ideas, making a dog's day also gives you much-needed canine therapy.

Here's How to Order the 'Jack Skellingto...

You can order a "Jack Skellington" Frappuccino from Starbucks' secret menu, but you might have to explain to your barista how to make it. The frozen coffee drink was inspired by "The Nightmare Before Christmas" movie.

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The Story of 'Grizzly Man' Timothy Treadwell, Whose Obsession Wit...

He wanted to befriend the wild. Timothy Treadwell was an American bear enthusiast, environmentalist, and documentary filmmaker.

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