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Michigan Earthquake on Tuesday Registers 3.3 Magnitude

A Michigan earthquake that rattled the state on Tuesday registered 3.3 on the richter scale.The United States Geological Survey, or USGS, has confirmed that the earthquake struck Michigan about seven miles NE of Union City in Calhoun County, at about 11:42 a.m. Local station WNEM in Michigan reports that the earthquake is believed to be an aftershock from one that …

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Jim Harbaugh Reportedly Signs On as Michigan’s New Head Coach

Jim Harbaugh has reportedly signed on to become Michigan’s new head coach after announcing that he was leaving the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday. Harbaugh, 51, who was a star quarterback for the Wolverines in the mid-1980s, has reportedly signed a deal to become the new coach at Michigan, taking over for Brady Hoke, according to a person with knowledge …

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Amtrak Train Stabbing in Michigan Injures Four

A 44-year-old Michigan man was taken into custody by police Friday, after he stabbed four passengers aboard an Amtrak train in the town of Niles, Michigan. According to a dispatcher at the Niles Police Department, none of the stabbing victims were killed, though authorities declined to comment on the severity of their injuries. The circumstances surrounding the stabbings have likewise …

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Christmas Stockings Caught In The Crossfire Of City Dispute

Christmas stockings bring joy and delight to children around the world during the holiday season. This year, however, the holiday tradition is causing nothing but headaches for two small towns. The Lansing State Journal reports that the city of Potterville and the Benton Township are arguing over who gets to deliver Christmas stockings this year. You see, the city and …

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Michigan Boy, 9, Fatally Stabbed at Playground

A 12-year-old boy fatally stabbed a nine-year-old at a Kentwood, Michigan playground on Monday. The incident occurred at a play area at the Pinewood Village Mobile Home Park, where 9-year-old Michael Conner Verkerke was stabbed in the back. According to the Kentwood police department, the boy died of his injuries at an area hospital. Kentwood Police Chief Tom Hillen said …

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Juggalos Are Officially Gang Members

As a disclaimer, this article contains swear words and a video posted below that shows eventual nudity that may not be easy on your eyes (protrusions and all that jazz.) This article also contains the word “Juggalo” and its variants 51 times. Like a smarmy jester’s cat trying to rid itself of immortal fleas was the lengthy legal branding of …

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Serena Williams to Play Swedish Open After Wimbledon Early Exit

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will play the Swedish Open, according to tournament director Nina Wennerstrom. On Tuesday Williams exited her doubles match at Wimbledon mid-match due to a viral illness that left her shaky and feeling faint. In what was widely referred to as a “strange” scene, Williams appeared to be disoriented during warm-ups, having difficulty picking up, …

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Armored Van Crash: Loomis Spills Money All Over Michigan Town in Record Snow

An armored van crashed today in Vienna Township, Michigan, resulting in cash and coins spilling out over the roadway. The Flint Journal broke the story, with initially little detail. The location was known, and rolls of money were reported to be strewn across the scene. At first local officials refused to comment. Within an hour, an update to the story …

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Van Houten Sextuplets: What Will Happen Now?

The Van Houten Sextuplets are fatherless since their dad, Ben Van Houten, suffered a massive heart attack Wednesday night after setting up a trampoline in their yard. He was only 39 years old. He had the ten-year-old sextuplets, Michigan’s only surviving set, and another 7-year-old daughter. The family resides in the Holland area of Western Michigan. The family made national …

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Michigan Doctor Body Identified: Accident or Murder?

A body found in an Indiana lake has been identified as that of Michigan doctor Teleka Patrick, who had been missing since December. There still remains no clear answer as to what happened to the doctor. Kalamazoo County Sheriff Richard Fuller told the Associated Press that “There were no indications of any trauma, other than a possible, accidental drowning. Short …

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Gay Marriage Leads to Pedophilia, Says Weirdos

In a move that left even people on their side of the battlefield stunned, a group in Michigan has gone back to Rick Santorum’s old stomping ground: claiming that gay marriage will lead to pedophilia, bestiality and who knows what else. The group, called the Traditionalist Youth Network, filed an amicus brief in the ongoing Michigan gay marriage case. Michigan …

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Same-Sex Marriages In Michigan Halted By Court

Michigan Judge Bernard Friedman ruled on Friday that the state ban on gay marriage was unconstitutional, sparking a flurry of same-sex marriages over the weekend. That came to a halt after the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati issued a stay on Saturday. The court’s intention was to give itself plenty of time to weigh the state’s case …

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