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Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar: Time to make your nominations

mlive.com — It's time to launch another Michigan's Best search, and this time we're looking for a place where everybody knows your name -- or maybe nobody knows your name. We're looking for Michigan's Best Neighborhood Bar. Some might call them dive bars. Or hole-in-the-wall places.

Sep 02, 2014

RT @detroitkhalil: Live updates from the courthouse as #Detroit's #bankruptcy trial gets underway: s.mlive.com/yjRfvlh via @mlive @mlivedetroit

Sep 02, 2014

Live updates from the courthouse as #Detroit's #bankruptcy trial gets underway: s.mlive.com/yjRfvlh via @mlive @mlivedetroit

Kayaker reflects on failed Lake Michigan crossing attempt, Coast Guard rescue

mlive.com — MUSKEGON, MI - There was a time when Matthew Frymire thought he might make it. That time came Sunday afternoon in the kayaking journey to cross Lake Michigan in the path from Milwaukee to Grand Haven.
Sep 02, 2014

Kayaker reflects on failed Lake Michigan crossing attempt, Coast Guard rescue | MLive.com bit.ly/1ufn8ZH

Sep 02, 2014

Photo gallery: Images from Ann Arbor's first day of school 2014 s.mlive.com/udfm3mY

Girls allegedly sexually assaulted by Coldwater man while camping in Mason County

mlive.com — MASON COUNTY, MI -- A 43-year-old Coldwater man has been charged with sexually touching two young girls at a campsite on Aug. 30 in Mason County, authorities said. William Joseph Stempien was arrested the same day, following the incident that was reported at 4:48 p.m. Saturday.
Sep 02, 2014

Girls allegedly sexually assaulted by Coldwater man while camping in Mason County. Story: ow.ly/AYYWV

Sep 02, 2014

Back to school 2014: Have your child's first day of school photo featured on MLive.com s.mlive.com/oqD5EmQ

Sep 02, 2014

Tammy Mills named community engagement specialist for Kalamazoo Gazette s.mlive.com/OTYYKOQ via @mlive

Sep 02, 2014

First day of school: #STEAM program at Northside draws in new students s.mlive.com/KFs7JyK

Fruitport, Spring Lake apply for entry into OK Conference

highschoolsports.mlive.com — MUSKEGON, MI - The changes in the Lakes 8 Conference might not be over. League members Fruitport and Spring Lake have applied for entry into the OK Conference and will find out their fate next spring. Any additions to the OK wouldn't become effective until the 2016-17 school year.
Sep 02, 2014

Fruitport and Spring Lake high schools apply for entry into OK Conference: ow.ly/AYYLc

Vote now! Standish-Sterling at Gladwin closing in on victory in final hours of MLive Bay City Game of the Week poll

highschoolsports.mlive.com — BAY CITY, MI -- When it comes to the Game of the Week poll, Standish-Sterling rocks. Whenever the Panthers appear on one of MLive's weekly honor polls, they rally the troops, gather the votes and run away with the victory.

Warm day expected, but possible storm: Check out when the thunderstorm may roll into Muskegon

mlive.com — MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - There may be a possible thunderstorm rolling through the Muskegon area today, Sept. 2, but if it occurs, it isn't expected to be severe, according to the National Weather Service. There's a slight chance of showers between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., with mostly sunny skies and a high near 77 degrees.
Sep 02, 2014

Warm day, but possible storm: Check out when the thunderstorm may roll into Muskegon. First day of school forecast: ow.ly/AYYeh

White Lake rising: Q & A -- environmental problems, solutions at Muskegon County 'toxic hot spot'

mlive.com — MUSKEGON COUNTY, MI - Muskegon County's White Lake has come a long way since it was listed as a Great Lakes Area of Concern in 1985. White Lake is about to come off that international list of "toxic hot spots." It will be one of the first two sites in Michigan to be delisted.
Sep 02, 2014

White Lake rising: Q & A -- enviro problems, solutions at Muskegon County 'toxic hot spot' | MLive.com bit.ly/Z5CEwH

5 things to watch: Is Michigan ready to win a big road game? Where does Graham Glasgow fit in?

mlive.com — ANN ARBOR -- Michigan's first live bout of 2014 went off without a hitch. But now things get interesting. After slamming Appalachian State 52-14 at home last week, the Wolverines (1-0) will head to South Bend, Indiana to battle No.
Sep 02, 2014

5 things to watch: Is Michigan ready to win a big road game? Where does Graham Glasgow fit in? @mlive bit.ly/1ntWAyX

Western Michigan football team's helmet stickers honor late Bronco coach Bill Doolittle

mlive.com — KALAMAZOO, MI -- The Western Michigan University football players came out with special cowboy hats on their helmets Saturday against Purdue. The Broncos donned small brown cowboy hat stickers on their helmets and will continue to throughout this season to honor former WMU coach Bill Doolittle, current head coach P.J.

Sep 02, 2014

Mid-Michigan group to build 40-mile path in Isabella, Clare and Gratiot counties s.mlive.com/sSYhSuN

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