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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 Minute...

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

Disney+ Releases Premiere Date for The L...

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 Justi...

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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Sen. Peters Meets With Fruit Farmers In ...

The United State Senate is in recess, which gives senators a chance to return to their home states and meet with constituents. Senator Gary Peters chose to use a week traveling the state on his motorcycle.

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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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Jill Biden, U.S. Surgeon General spends ...

The first lady visited mid-Michigan Sunday to meet with members of the Saginaw Chippewa Indian Tribe. Jill Biden was joined by the United States Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, on her trip. They landed at MBS International Airport in Freeland before departing for Mt.

First lady Jill Biden visits Saginaw Chippewa center to discuss y...

She said she has seen the health effects of the pandemic firsthand. 'We want to do the right thing by our students and by our families,' she said.

Three takeaways on the MHSAA football pl...

Here are takeaways from the pairings as it pertains to Greater Lansing high school football teams as they begin the road to state championships.. Pewamo-Westphalia and Ithaca have been among the most successful small school programs in Greater Lansing over the last decade with both winning multiple state championships.

Mid Michigan communities lists variety o...

With Halloween weekend fast approaching, different mid Michigan communities have different events and trick-or-treat times planned.

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AAA advises Michiganders to book holiday trips now

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 app...

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 challenge yet: Michigan State'...

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 ...

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

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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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