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5 Iconic Electric Bad Mama Jama J. Geils Band Michigan Live Performances That Will Blow Your Face Off

J. Geils band played more gigs in Michigan than anywhere else and are one of the premiere live bands of all time. Revel in 5 of their iconic Michigan shows. 

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RIP Charlie Murphy
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Charlie Murphy, ‘Chappelle’ Comic and Eddie Murphy’s Brother, Dies at 57

Every Eddie Murphy and Dave Chappelle fan will remember Charlie Murphy; edgier stand-up comedian and source of the famous “True Hollywood Stories” that launched Chappelle’s Show into the stratosphere. Sadly, Charlie Murphy is no longer with us, having passed away at age 57.

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Kid Rock
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Kid Rock Reportedly Engaged to Longtime Girlfriend

Kid Rock is engaged to longtime girlfriend Audrey Berry, according to multiple sources.

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The Real She Who Sold Seashells By the Seashore

We all grew up with Peter and his pickled peppers, Swiss wristwatches, and the many labors of the woodchuck. I just assumed these were phrases made up for giggling school children to enjoy and theatrical directors to use as diction exercises...

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Monolingual Hispanic Students Learn English
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5 Words Michiganders Pronounce Wrong

A few months ago we were all introduced to "Ope"; the word/noise we make instead of saying excuse me. Unbeknownst to me, "Ope" hit a nerve not only with Michiganders but also many in the Midwest and around the country.  So maybe "Ope" isn't just a "Michigan" thing.

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35 Years Ago: John Mellencamp Releases His Only No. 1 Album, ‘American Fool’

By the time John Mellencamp had the No. 1 song and the No. 1 album in the country, it had been a long road to get there.

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Cam Neely Foundation For Cancer Celebrity Fundraiser
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Michigan Was a ‘Second Home’ for the J. Geils Band – The Band’s Deep Connection to Michigan

The J. Giles Band grew out of the same Boston rock-and-roll scene that gave us the likes of Aerosmith and the city's eponymous group, Boston. But the group considered Michigan, and Detroit in particular, a 'second home.'

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Minnesota Twins v Detroit Tigers
Detroit Tigers catcher James McCann celebrates with outfielder Justin Upton after hitting his third homer of the 2017 season. (Duane Burleson - Getty Images)
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Two is Enough – Tigers Earn Second Straight Win

The Detroit Tigers offense has not been two strong the last couple of games, but a little spark each time has put them into the win column.

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Five Memorable Events I Experienced At The Palace

Last night was the final game for the Detroit Pistons at the Palace of Auburn Hills.   Lots of memories of not only the Pistons, but of many great shows that I personally experienced at the arena. 

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Boston Red Sox v Detroit Tigers
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Tigers Hold On in Pitcher’s Duel Monday

The Detroit Tigers had the tough task of trying to take three-of-four games against the Boston Red Sox at Comerica Park. An even tougher task when the Tigers saw one of the aces on the mound Monday afternoon.

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