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Powerball Jackpot Reaches $422 Million

Lottery fever hitting Michigan again this week. Tonight’s Powerball jackpot is up to $422 million. If a person in Michigan wins, it would be the largest Powerball jackpot won in the state. The largest lottery prize won in Michigan to date is a $337 million Powerball jackpot won by Donald …

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Possible Breakthrough In Zika Virus Research

Researchers at the University of Michigan have figured out the molecular protein that the Zika Virus makes that allows it to reproduce and to hide from an infected person’s immune system. Researcher Janet Smith. Researchers say this new finding may provide ways to diagnose and treat the Zika virus.

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Granholm As Next Chair Of The Democratic Party?

Former Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm is being mentioned as possibly being named the next chair of the Democratic Party. That after Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned over leaked emails suggesting the party favored Hillary Clinton in the primaries. Michigan U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow has heard the rumors. Stabenow says she …

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Car Owners Not Following Recalls

A new report out today says more than 45-million cars and trucks that have been the target of recalls are still on the road and haven’t been fixed. The analysis of data from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration by J.D. Power shows most people take their cars in for …

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Changes Coming For “Pokemon Go”

The head of the company behind “Pokemon Go” says more capabilities for the wildly popular smartphone game are coming. That includes the ability to trade Pokemon, which Niantic Labs says is “at the top” of its priority list. The Associated Press says future versions of the game could also include …

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Too Much TV Can Kill You, Research Says

Watching a lot of TV may put you at increased risk of dying from a blood clot in your lung according to new research. The researchers say people who watch 5 or more hours a day of TV are two and a half times more likely to die of a …

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Boats Struggle On Lake Michigan During Race

Trouble during the annual Chicago to Mackinac Island race across Lake Michigan as a 48-foot yacht called the WhoDo, took on water and sank Sunday afternoon. After discovering a break in a rudder shaft, crew members needed to board a life raft to safety. Nineteen boats have been forced to …

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