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LOOK: Happy Birthday, Michigan!

Posted 01.27.2013 | Detroit

Are you feeling festive, Mitten State? Michigan's 176th birthday falls on Saturday, and any age over 100 deserves a big celebration. Michigan beca...

The War Of 1812 Lives On In Monroe

ABC News Radio | Christine Hsu | Posted 03.04.2013 | Detroit

(MONROE, Mich.) -- The Natural Resources Department announced that Monroe, Mich. will be hosting various events to commemorate the War of 1812 between...

Remembering The War Of 1812 With Flag Raising, Muskets, Declaration Of War

The Huffington Post | David Sands | Posted 06.18.2012 | Detroit

While many Americans know little about the War of 1812, which celebrates its bicentennial this week, Detroiters should pay attention: the war included...

Remembering Military Men And Women At Historic Fort Wayne

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 05.26.2012 | Detroit

War reenactments, vintage baseball games, present-day soccer games, historical tours, flea markets, ghost hunts -- it's a wonder more people don't vis...

LOOK: If You Seek A Pleasant Peninsula..

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.26.2013 | Detroit

It's been 175 years since 1837, when Michigan and Ohio signed a truce after a brief skirmish over the hotly contested property of the Toledo Strip. ...