News about 'Michigan'

Mar 14, 2013

6th Grader Brings $20K To School In Taylor, Michigan, Police Investigates

6th Grader Brings $20K To School In Taylor, Michigan, Police Investigates
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Stack Of Dollars (Not the money in the report) Credit: Petr Kratochvil A 6th grade Michigan student reportedly brought $20k cash to school and started handing out the money to her classmates. As reported at 7 Action News, the ABC TV station in Detroit area, the incident happened at Sixth Grade Academy in the city […]


Nov 8, 2012

Michigan Election Results 2012: Debbie Stabenow Wins Reelection To The Senate

Debbie Stabenow
By in Current Events, International, Politics, United States, World No comments

Debbie Stabenow Image Credit: AP Photo/Carlos Osorio Sen. Debbie Stabenow was reelected to the Michigan Senate after winning her third term on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, defeating former Republican congressman Pete Hoekstra, international news sites reported that day. According to Washington Post, Stabenow won 56% of the vote while Hoekstra only got 41%. Hoekstra reportedly […]


Aug 6, 2012

World’s longest yard sale: A 690 mile stretch from Michigan to Alabama

World’s longest yard sale
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World’s longest yard sale Image Credit: Fentess County Chamber of Commerce The world’s longest yard sale reportedly runs along a 690 mile stretch from Addison, Michigan to Gadsden, Alabama. The record-setting event marks its 25th anniversary. Reports say that thousands of individual vendors started selling their goods since Thursday, August 3. The yard sale will […]


Jun 20, 2012

Michigan man, 71, earns 29 college degrees, now working on his 30th and plans to pursue more

Michael Nicholson
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Michael Nicholson, 71, of Kalamazoo, Michigan has already earned 29 college degrees, and is now working on his 30th degree and reportedly has plans to pursue more as long as he is still capable of doing so. 71-year old Michael Nicholson, with his graduation tassels and a stack of his degrees Image Credit: Michael Nicholson […]


Mar 17, 2012

Dexter Michigan Tornado Destroys Over 100 Homes (Photo and Video)

Dexter Michigan Tornado damages
By in Natural Disasters, United States, Weather, World No comments

Dexter Michigan tornado damages Image Credit: Rebecca Cook A tornado hit Dexter, Michigan and destroyed over 100 houses on Thursday, March 15, 2012, as reported by several international news sites. The slow-moving Dexter Michigan tornado downed trees, cut off power lines and caused road flood in the rural southeastern area. Large hail, heavy rain and […]


Feb 7, 2012

Pete Hoekstra defends 2012 Super Bowl ads, Asian woman speaking broken English (Video)

Pete Hoekstra defends 2012 Super Bowl ads, Asian woman speaking broken English (Video)
By in International, Politics, United States No comments

Michigan Senate candidate Pete Hoekstra had his 2012 Super Bowl ad titled “Now” against incumbent Senator Debbie Stabenow, as shown in the video below, but is now being highly criticized even by his fellow Republicans. Asian woman at Pete Hoekstra’s 2012 Super Bowl ad, speaking broken English Image Credit: hoekstraforsenate/YouTube As noted in the US […]


Jan 11, 2012

Detroit Auto Show 2012: BMW i8 On Display at North American International Auto Show (Video)

Detroit Auto Show 2012 logo
By in Automobile, Business, Lifestyle, United States No comments

Detroit Auto Show 2012 logo Image Credit: NAIAS.com The BMW i8 Concept car was on display at the 2012 Detroit Auto Show in COBO Center, Detroit, Michigan, starting Monday, January 9, 2012, according to reports by several international news sites. During the first day of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, press people […]


Jan 7, 2012

Michigan church pastor opens tattoo parlor, has Jesus tattoo on his back (Photo)

Michigan church pastor opens tattoo parlor, has Jesus tattoo on his back (Photo)
By in Lifestyle, United States No comments

A Michigan pastor recently opened a tattoo parlor called Serenity Tattoo within his church building, and has a Jesus tattoo on his back, as shown in the photo below. Rev. Steve Bentley, showing his Jesus tattoo Image Credit: The Bridge As noted at Christian Post on Friday, January 6, 2012, Rev. Steve Bentley of The […]


Sep 16, 2011

RealTrac: US properties foreclosure rates drop 33% in August, California with highest foreclosure

RealTrac US properties foreclosure rates August 2011
By in Business, Finance, Lifestyle, United States No comments

The number of US properties with foreclosure filings fell 33% this August as compared to last year, with last month having 228,098 default notices, scheduled auctions or bank repossessions. August 2011 Foreclosure Rate Heat Map (Click Image To Enlarge) Image Credit: RealtyTrac.com According to a report by RealtyTrac.com on Thursday, September 15, 2011, August 2011 […]


Aug 20, 2011

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Voted as the “Most Beautiful Place in America” (Video)

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, Voted as the “Most Beautiful Place in America” (Video)
By in Announcement, Environment, Travel, United States No comments

Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore of Lake Michigan was voted as the “Most Beautiful Place in America” in a contest in which viewers were allowed to nominate their favorite places.