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Bringing Made In Michigan to Your Bathroom - City Girls Soap

Nick Norton | Posted 08.04.2014 | Detroit
Nick Norton

Who says made in Michigan can't be brought to your bathroom? I have to admit - it feels good to support a small business and smell nice at the same time.

Engineering Is 'Pure Michigan'

Sarah A. Webster | Posted 02.03.2014 | Detroit
Sarah A. Webster

When it comes to engineering, in particular, few places outrank Michigan, which is heavily bolstered by the automotive industry.

'Seriously Guys, IOWA?!'

Posted 07.16.2013 | Detroit

Michiganders were none too happy to discover that a Pure Michigan travel guide touting the state's natural and homegrown wonders is put together by an...

Ted Nugent Turns His Rage On Odd Michigan Subject

Posted 04.26.2013 | Detroit

Ted Nugent can always be counted on to say something controversial, whether he's bragging about machine-gunning hundreds of wild pigs, advocating hang...

WATCH: Dems Use Pure Michigan To Slam GOP Governor

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.15.2013 | Detroit

So much for Pure Michigan. After the Michigan Economic Development Corp. released an ad last week using the tourism slogan to promote controversial...

'Perfect Storm': State Tourism Campaign Promotes Right To Work

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 01.10.2013 | Detroit

It might be a "perfect storm" for Michigan's tourism arm. An ad promoting the state's recent passage of controversial right-to-work legislation with t...

Michigan Is The Fairest Of Them All (PHOTOS)

Posted 11.20.2012 | Detroit

Pure Michigan is at it again. The state's tourism arm is back to bragging about the Mitten's natural wonders once more. They've announced the winner...

LISTEN: Kid Rock Debuts New Detroit Song

Posted 11.05.2012 | Detroit

It seems Michigan's tourism office isn't satisfied with one anthem -- just a few months after the statewide singalong to "Good Time," which some might...

LOOK: Michigan's Spectacular Fall Colors

Posted 10.12.2012 | Detroit

If there's one season when the Mitten State really shows off, it's autumn. This year's Michigan fall colors certainly don't disappoint. A silver l...

WATCH: Pure Michigan Video Spoofs Carly Rae Jepsen To Show State Is A 'Good Time'

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.10.2012 | Detroit

One week, 50 stops, 3,000 miles and a lot of granola bars later, Jeff Barrett can assure you there's a good time to be found in Michigan. The impet...

Pure Michigan Is Pure Dough

Posted 03.27.2012 | Detroit

After launching its newest ads for the Pure Michigan tourism campaign earlier this month, the state tourism group Travel Michigan and the Michigan Eco...

$5 Billion For Michigan Small Businesses, Consumers

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.18.2011 | Detroit

Fifth Third Bank has pledged to make $5 billion in loans available in Michigan in 2012. That includes $2.5 billion for the Pure Michigan Business C...

If Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm Had Resigned Instead of Sarah Palin

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Susan J. Demas

Sarah Palin is wading back into the warm bowels of victimhood, whining that everyone's pilin' on about her steppin' down.