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PHOTOS: Partial solar eclipse

Take a look at these photos of Thursday's partial solar eclipse of the sun, taken through a Questar telescope in Troy, Michigan. Photos are courtesy of David Harrington of the Warren Astronomical Society.

15 of history’s deadliest disease outbreaks

Throughout history, hundreds of millions of lives have been lost to epidemics and pandemics.  Here are 15 of the deadliest.

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Richest person in each U.S. state

Private wealth consultancy Wealth-X has compiled a list of the richest person in each of the 50 U.S. states. Take a look at some of the more notable wealthy figures and find out where they reside.

Images: 'Motown the Musical' opens in Detroit

"Motown the Musical" opened in Detroit on Wednesday with appearances by some of the greats.

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Most affordable big U.S. cities

Kiplinger.com recently compiled a list of the most affordable places to live in the United States based on several factors. Take a look at th2014 list of the most affordable big cities in America.

Playboy's Top 10 party schools of 2014

Playboy magazine's annual list of party schools is out. Did your alma mater make the list?

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10 worst excuses for calling in sick

We've all done it -- called in sick to work even if we're feeling fine. But we'll bet you haven't used any of these excuses.

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Controversial reality TV shows

TLC has Cancelled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" in the wake of our story that one of the show's main characters -- Mama June -- is dating a convicted child molester who sexually abused one of her relatives. Take a look at other controversial reality shows.

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On this day: October 24

The first transcontinental telegraph message is sent, Harry Houdini gives his last performance, the United Nations is born, Jackie Robinson dies, and the Concorde makes its last commercial flight, all on this day.

Slideshow: Detroit Lions in London

The Detroit Lions are in London for their game Sunday morning against the Atlanta Falcons. Local 4's Tim Pamplin (@NightCam) is back in his homeland!

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Weirdest craft beer flavors

Ever kicked back and enjoyed a cool Rocky Mountain Oyster Stout? How about a tall brewsky made from yeast found in some guy's beard? Take a look at some of the quirkiest beers brewed in craft breweries all over America.

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On this day: October 23

The Smurfs are born, the U.S. Marines barracks in Beirut are hit by a truck bomb, Robert Bork's Supreme Court nomination is rejected, and the iPod is introduced, all on this day.

Slideshow: Local 4's Little Pumpkins!

It's that time of the year again. Share photos of your child's Halloween costume!

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The many looks of Katy Perry

Pop singer Katy Perry has made a big impact on the music scene in the few years she has been around. In celebration of her 30th birthday on Saturday, join us for a look at her career so far.

Most 'appetizing' U.S. cities for zombies

When the undead rise up, you won't want to be in paradise. Honolulu is the most "appetizing" U.S. city for zombies, according to a fun new set of rankings.

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20 most annoying drivers

A survey reveals which drivers and driving behaviors Americans find most annoying.

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Renee Zellweger through the years

Oscar winner Renee Zellweger is barely recognizable in new photos taken at a charity event Monday night. Look back at her career -- and her many looks -- through the years.

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A new way to treat those sore knees

Tonight at 11 p.m. - Dr. McGeorge shows you how local doctors are testing a new way to rebuild our knees.

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