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Masks & Vaccinations Will Be Required At Michigan State University

As this upcoming school year approaches, Michigan State University publicly made a statement, addressing the mask and vaccination question that many Michigan school and businesses have been asking. Should vaccinations and masks be required?. According to MSU President, Samuel L. Stanley, yes. “Yesterday’s CDC data is concerning and significantly shifts...
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Tigers Move Lefty Daniel Norris at the Trade Deadline

Fans at Milwaukee’s Miller Park may see a 1978 VW Bus in the parking lot soon, and if there’s a bearded guy sleeping in the back, it just might be their new left-handed pitcher. Six years ago, the Tigers were suddenly big sellers at the trade deadline. GM Dave Dombrowski...
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20 Places You Told Us Have Great Customer Service in Southwest Michigan

Customer service is a tricky thing. Everyone has their own definition, and if go on sites like Yelp, you quickly realize, there's a ton of people with axes to grind and own agendas. But let's get back to the positive. In a year where finding good people to work is very challenging, there are people who stand out, who go the "extra mile", businesses that understand that make there customer happy is Job 1.
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Michigan’s Annie Lazor Brings Home Bronze At Olympics

The 26 year old Birmingham resident came in third on Friday morning in the 200 meter breaststroke at the Summer Games in Tokyo. Annie Lazor swam one of her fastest times in the event at 2:20.84, but it wasn't enough to catch South African sensation Tatjana Schoenmaker, who set a world record at 2:18.95 to take the gold. Lazor's USA teammate Lilly King earned the silver medal, coming in second at 2:19.92.
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Pistons Top Draft Pick Wins Over Fans With His Fashion Choice

The Detroit Pistons took in a haul of young talent in the annual NBA draft, including the number one pick, who has already endeared himself to fans. To no one's surprise, the Detroit Pistons chose Oklahoma State's Cade Cunningham with the number one overall pick in the NBA draft. And...
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7 Times ZZ Top’s Dusty Hill Lit Up the Screen in TV + Movies

The death of longtime ZZ Top bassist and co-vocalist Dusty Hill on Wednesday (July 28) at age 72 sent a shockwave through the rock community. Subsequently, numerous musicians shared tributes and remembrances in his honor. But TV viewers and moviegoers not clued into ZZ Top's bluesy brand of Southern rock might remember Hill differently.
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Our 10 Favorite Dusty Hill Stories

Following the news of Dusty Hill's death at age 72, many fans have been mourning through music: looking back at his finest moments as bassist and occasional singer in ZZ Top. But Hill was quite a character even away from their songs, generating headlines both hilarious and fascinating. For the...
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The Only House For Sale on Mackinac Island Less Than $1 Million

This house has a garage, but you can't park your car in it. See the only standalone dwelling on Mackinac Island for sale with a price tag of less than $1M. Island life. It's different this far north of the Equator; the winter is far from tropical. If you ever been there, you know there's nothing like Mackinac Island. The lifestyle is a throwback to a different era. If you've dreamed of making this your home, you should know that real estate is extremely scarce and highly valued on this 3.8 square mile sanctuary between Michigan's upper and lower peninsulas. Prices are routinely over $1,000,000 with one exception: 1241 Mission St.
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Def Leppard’s First Ever Michigan Concert Was at Wings Stadium

In 1980 Def Leppard had just released their first album and were trying to breakthrough in the United States. Their first Michigan show was in Kalamazoo. Def Leppard ranks among the best-selling artists of all time alongside Prince, Paul McCartney, Guns N' Roses, Bob Dylan, Beyonce and the Beach Boys, all credited with more than 100,000,000 albums sold. It wasn't always this way; everyone has to start somewhere.
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How Dusty Hill Avoided Becoming a ‘Rock ‘n’ Roll A–hole’

ZZ Top's Dusty Hill said that a late-'70s stint as an airport worker helped keep him from turning into "a rock 'n' roll asshole." Exhausted from years of nonstop touring and recording, ZZ Top took what was initially supposed to be a 90-day break in 1977. The hiatus instead extended to two years, during which Hill and bandmate Billy Gibbons independently grew their trademark chest-length beards.