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Jack Dempsey’s Fight in Southwest Michigan Was a First for Boxing

Labor Day weekend 1920 saw boxing's World Heavyweight Championship defended in Southwest Michigan. And the match was a first for the sport of boxing.

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12 Most Dangerous Cities In Michigan 2017

Kalamazoo and Battle Creek made the list.  Do you live in one of these cities?

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Watch Benton Harbor Woman Win Big on ‘The Price is Right’

A Southwest Michigan woman got the chance to "come on down" on a recent episode of The Price is Right.

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Record Store Day 2017 Preview For West Michigan

Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 is National Record Store Day!  Get a list of West Michigan record stores and special vinyl releases below.

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One Of Michigan’s First Tourist Roads Now A Historic Byway

The West Michigan Pike stretches from the Indiana State Line to Mackinaw City.  It includes parts of U-S 31, U-S 12, Red Arrow Highway and Blue Star Highway.

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Where’s Skellville? Visit the Surprisingly Creepy Skull and Skeleton Collection In Benton Harbor

Have you ever traveled M-139 in Benton Harbor? There you'll find one of Michigan's oddest and least known tourist attractions - Skellville, a creepy collection of skulls and skeletons.

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Oregon Man Working Senior PGA Found Dead In Benton Harbor

Berrien County authorities are investigating after an NBC Sports employee was found dead behind his hotel.

On Sunday morning, the body of 43-year-old Neiko Dominic Bernardo was found in the parking lot of the Holiday Inn in Benton Township...

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America’s Best Pizza Maker Lives in Southwest Michigan

Every town in America has pizzerias, each of them employ some pretty good pizza makers. But the best pizza maker in America - he lives in Southwest Michigan.

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Benton Harbor Students Perfectly Re-Create ‘Coming to America’ Scene at Prom [VIDEO]

'Coming to America' was one of the iconic Eddie Murphy movies of the 1980s, and the long-lasting appeal of the movie was on display at Benton Harbor High School's prom.

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Student Murdered Walking to Benton Harbor High School

The Benton Harbor community has been shocked by the murder of a student this morning (May 12, 2016) who was walking to Benton Harbor High School.

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