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6 things you shouldn't buy in September

Savvy shoppers should wait for prices to drop, or for selection to improve, before rushing out to buy these items this month.

10 highest-calorie chain restaurant meals

These meals pack more calories than you should be eating in an entire day. Check out some of the highest-calorie meals from popular chain restaurants.

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States with the best high schools

The states with this year's top-performing high schools in the country may surprise you.

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Celebrities with September birthdays

Wondering which celebrities will be partying on your special day this month? Click on to discover which stars share your September birthday.

Pictures: Trooper Chad Wolf's funeral

Michigan State Police trooper Chad Wolf was killed while on motorcycle patrol on I-75.

Pictures: Fire destroys Holden's Party Store in Milford Twp.

A family-owned business that's been in Milford for more than 30 years burned to the ground early Wednesday morning.

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Celebrity Internet death hoaxes

James Earl Jones recently became the latest celebrity to see erroneous reports of his death spread like wildfire online. Check out some other stars who have "died" several times in fake online reports.

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NFL Deflategate: Tom Brady timeline

Tom Brady and Roger Goodell appeared in federal court on Monday for a hearing on the quarterback's Deflategate suspension. Check out the timeline of events in the case so far.

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12 things you didn't know about dogs

In honor of National Dog Day, here are 12 things you may not have known about dogs!

Craziest truck spills

From corn dogs to live turkeys, take a look at some of the craziest items to spill out of overturned trucks and onto American roads.

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TV's cutest fictional college coeds

TV shows are full of fictional college coeds attending usually equally fictional institutions of higher learning. In honor of back to school, study up on some of our favorites.

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Reasons why Pope Francis is cool

Pope Francis continues to ride a wave of popularity that has earned him accolades and criticisms alike. Take a look at the many reasons why Pope Francis is cool.

Slideshow: Famous Michiganders in black history

In honor of Black History Month, we're taking a moment to recognize some famous Michiganders who have had an influence. We will be adding new names every week day.

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10 most expensive US cities to raise a family

The Economic Policy Institute reviewed data of 618 metro areas and compiled its list of the 10 most expensive places to raise a family.

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On this day: September 2

London burns, Atlanta falls to Union forces, Japan surrenders to end World War II, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame celebrates its opening with a star-studded jam, all on this day.

Red Bull Global Rallycross Detroit

This past weekend Belle Isle was booming, and it was not from the multiple weddings or any of the many bbq's going on. It was from the Red Bull Global Rallycross event that went on from Friday through Sunday. It was the first time the GRC stopped in Detroit and it was a little rocky for the circuit. Despite limited promotion and virtually a baron infield, the spectators that did attend seemed to still enjoy it. The racing itself is fast paced with short 4 lap heats that go through a huge jump, dirt section, and a lane called "The Joker" which is a short cut every driver must take once during a race.

Slipknot Comes Back to Detroit

Famed heavy metal band Slipknot rocked DTE Energy Music Theatre Tuesday night along with Lamb Of God. Forming in 1995 and having a total of 16 members through the band Slipknot have not slowed down a bit. With their high energy and in your face attitude, Slipknot has to be one of the many best live acts around. Also a part of this amazing concert were openers Lamb Of God, Bullet For My Valentine, and Motionless In White.

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Things to do Sunday to help lose weight all week

It's a lazy Sunday, and while it might be a rest day, you should still plan your workouts and routines for the week ahead. Here are six things to do on Sunday to help you lose weight all week long, according to Popsugar.com.

PHOTOS: De La Salle vs. Mona Shores game

A look at some of Friday afternoon's action at the Division 2 state championship game.

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On this day: September 1

The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.

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Tom Brady Deflategate courtroom sketches

Courtroom sketches from Wednesday's Deflategate hearing in U.S. District Court have gone viral, particularly some that cast Tom Brady in a new and unusual light.

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25 surprising celebrity facts

Think you know everything about your favorite celebrity? Think again. Here are 25 surprising facts about celebrities that we bet you didn't know.

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NFL's highest-paid players for 2015

When the NFL came into existence 95 years ago as the American Professional Football Conference on Aug. 20, 1920, players earned as little as $100 to $300 per game. Today, things are quite different. Check out the league's highest-paid players for the upcoming season.

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Celebrities who died too young

Thursday marks 25 years since Stevie Ray Vaughan died in a helicopter crash. In honor of the legendary blues guitarist, join us in remembering him and other stars who died too young, some at the height of their careers.

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Most memorable MTV VMAs moments ever

Since the very first MTV Video Music Awards 31 years ago in 1984, the show has always provided memorable moments. Ahead of the 2015 edition, set for Aug. 30, check out some of the most memorable.

Films of Owen Wilson

As "No Escape" opens in the theaters this weekend, take a look back at varied and colorful roles of Owen Wilson.

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The VMAs never disappoint: Fashion and shock

Here is a taste of the fashions and the performances at MTV's Video Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on Sunday in Los Angeles.

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On this day: August 31

Jack the Ripper claims his first victim, Coca-Cola makes its European debut, Jimi Hendrix rocks in the early morning hours at the Isle of Wight, and the "People's Princess" dies in a car crash, all on this day.

Roles of Zac Efron

As "We Are Your Friends" bombs at the box office this past weekend, take a look at Zac Efron's more successful roles.

Films of Jesse Eisenberg

As he appears in "American Ultra" this past weekend, join us for a look at images of Jesse Eisenberg throughout the years.

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