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  • Fox Topix -- First Day of School Memories

    Fox Topix -- First Day of School Memories

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:20 AM EDT2014-09-02 08:20:31 GMT
    What is your best -- or worst -- memory from the first day of school? It's the first day of school for kids in Northern Michigan! So for today's Fox Topix, it's time for a little reminiscing. Whether it's a great memory from the first day of school... or a bad one that's pretty funny -- we want to know! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
    What is your best -- or worst -- memory from the first day of school? It's the first day of school for kids in Northern Michigan! So for today's Fox Topix, it's time for a little reminiscing. Whether it's a great memory from the first day of school... or a bad one that's pretty funny -- we want to know! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Favorite Kids Toy

    Fox Topix -- Favorite Kids Toy

    Monday, September 1 2014 6:17 AM EDT2014-09-01 10:17:42 GMT
    What was your favorite childhood toy? This past Saturday was “National Slinky Day”! The popular toy was invented in the 1940's by Navy engineer and inventor, Richard James. It was a hit from day one, and sold out in just a few hours. Toys like the Slinky have been around for decades; kids still play with them today! Perhaps your favorite toy was the Slinky, we want to know! It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com, or leave a comment below.
    What was your favorite childhood toy? This past Saturday was “National Slinky Day”! The popular toy was invented in the 1940's by Navy engineer and inventor, Richard James. It was a hit from day one, and sold out in just a few hours. Toys like the Slinky have been around for decades; kids still play with them today! Perhaps your favorite toy was the Slinky, we want to know! It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com, or leave a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Minimum Wage Increase

    Fox Topix -- Minimum Wage Increase

    Thursday, August 28 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-28 10:55:24 GMT
    What do you think about the minimum wage increase in Michigan? Starting September 1st -- the minimum wage goes up to $8.15 in Michigan. It's a move that's getting mixed reviews. The increase is all part of legislation passed earlier this year that eventually brings minimum wage up to $9.25 by the year 2018. While workers will see a raise -- some employers are concerned they may not be able to employ as many workers. What do you think? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@m...
    What do you think about the minimum wage increase in Michigan? Starting September 1st -- the minimum wage goes up to $8.15 in Michigan. It's a move that's getting mixed reviews. The increase is all part of legislation passed earlier this year that eventually brings minimum wage up to $9.25 by the year 2018. While workers will see a raise -- some employers are concerned they may not be able to employ as many workers. What do you think? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@m...
  • Fox Topix -- Job Resources

    Fox Topix -- Job Resources

    Wednesday, August 27 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-27 11:14:32 GMT
    What types of resources do you use when looking for a job? This morning’s Healthy Living report focuses on using social media sites such as LinkedIn to build your personal brand, market yourself, and find a job. This isn’t the only portal people use to find a job, make connections, or get their name out there. So, what do you do, or what have you done in the past to find a job? Perhaps you don’t use the internet at all; it could be something as simple as looking at the classifieds! We want ...
    What types of resources do you use when looking for a job? This morning’s Healthy Living report focuses on using social media sites such as LinkedIn to build your personal brand, market yourself, and find a job. This isn’t the only portal people use to find a job, make connections, or get their name out there. So, what do you do, or what have you done in the past to find a job? Perhaps you don’t use the internet at all; it could be something as simple as looking at the classifieds! We want ...
  • Fox Topix -- Back to School

    Fox Topix -- Back to School

    Tuesday, August 26 2014 6:54 AM EDT2014-08-26 10:54:42 GMT
    What do you do to prepare your kids for going back to school? For most kids in Northern Michigan, this is the last week before they head back to the classroom for the new school year. Transitioning from summer to school can be a big change... do you do anything to help prepare your kids for the new routine? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
    What do you do to prepare your kids for going back to school? For most kids in Northern Michigan, this is the last week before they head back to the classroom for the new school year. Transitioning from summer to school can be a big change... do you do anything to help prepare your kids for the new routine? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Favorite Author

    Fox Topix -- Favorite Author

    Monday, August 25 2014 7:22 AM EDT2014-08-25 11:22:33 GMT
    Who is your favorite Author? The National Writers Series out of Traverse City has announced their 2014 Fall lineup of Authors coming to visit northern Michigan! The list includes names such as Bryce Hoffman and Nancy Horan, to name a couple; early ticket sales begin Tuesday morning for “Friends of the NWS”. If you’re a reader, we want to know who your favorite Author is! It’s today’s Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com, or leave a comment below.
    Who is your favorite Author? The National Writers Series out of Traverse City has announced their 2014 Fall lineup of Authors coming to visit northern Michigan! The list includes names such as Bryce Hoffman and Nancy Horan, to name a couple; early ticket sales begin Tuesday morning for “Friends of the NWS”. If you’re a reader, we want to know who your favorite Author is! It’s today’s Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com, or leave a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Restaurants

    Fox Topix -- Restaurants

    Friday, August 22 2014 6:43 AM EDT2014-08-22 10:43:02 GMT
    What is the most important thing to you at a restaurant? When you go out to eat, you’re going for the food, but there are quite a few other factors you may take into consideration when walking into a restaurant. A study was recently released by “The Daily Meal” that reveals the dirtiest things in a restaurant. The toilet and the bathroom floor were among those on the list, but so were the menus and the ketchup bottles! What do you take into consideration when you eat out? Perhaps it’s cle...
    What is the most important thing to you at a restaurant? When you go out to eat, you’re going for the food, but there are quite a few other factors you may take into consideration when walking into a restaurant. A study was recently released by “The Daily Meal” that reveals the dirtiest things in a restaurant. The toilet and the bathroom floor were among those on the list, but so were the menus and the ketchup bottles! What do you take into consideration when you eat out? Perhaps it’s cle...
  • Fox Topix -- Online School

    Fox Topix -- Online School

    Thursday, August 21 2014 8:17 AM EDT2014-08-21 12:17:52 GMT
    What do you think about an online-only school? Would you enroll your kids in it? Taking class or two online isn't uncommon for high schoolers -- but now, some kids in Northern Michigan can attend school entirely on the internet. Reed City High School is offering a new program like this -- making it possible for students to graduate while only stepping on campus to take tests. Online-only students would even have the opportunity to join extra curriculars, like sports and band. What ...
    What do you think about an online-only school? Would you enroll your kids in it? Taking class or two online isn't uncommon for high schoolers -- but now, some kids in Northern Michigan can attend school entirely on the internet. Reed City High School is offering a new program like this -- making it possible for students to graduate while only stepping on campus to take tests. Online-only students would even have the opportunity to join extra curriculars, like sports and band. What ...
  • Fox Topix -- Using the Internet

    Fox Topix -- Using the Internet

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 6:51 AM EDT2014-08-20 10:51:47 GMT
    What do you primarily use the internet for? It's "What's Trending Wednesday" on MTM – when we scour the web for entertaining stories and videos. In today's online world, finding entertainment is just one of the many ways to use the internet. Whether you primarily use the internet for work, for staying in touch with friends and family, to play games, or anything else -- we want to know! It's today's Fox Topix! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox.32.com or post a comment below.
    What do you primarily use the internet for? It's "What's Trending Wednesday" on MTM – when we scour the web for entertaining stories and videos. In today's online world, finding entertainment is just one of the many ways to use the internet. Whether you primarily use the internet for work, for staying in touch with friends and family, to play games, or anything else -- we want to know! It's today's Fox Topix! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox.32.com or post a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Rainy Day Activity

    Fox Topix -- Rainy Day Activity

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:55 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:55:08 GMT
    What is your favorite rainy day activity? The forecast is showing a lot of opportunities for rain this week, and that can put a damper on outdoor plans. Whether it’s watching movies with the family, snuggling up with a book, or shopping with friend there’s lots to do when the weather takes a rainy turn. What’s your favorite rainy day activity? Do you have a go-to plan when the storms roll in? It’s today’s Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
    What is your favorite rainy day activity? The forecast is showing a lot of opportunities for rain this week, and that can put a damper on outdoor plans. Whether it’s watching movies with the family, snuggling up with a book, or shopping with friend there’s lots to do when the weather takes a rainy turn. What’s your favorite rainy day activity? Do you have a go-to plan when the storms roll in? It’s today’s Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Power Outages

    Fox Topix -- Power Outages

    Monday, August 18 2014 7:11 AM EDT2014-08-18 11:11:09 GMT
    Have you ever dealt with a long-term power outage? On Saturday morning, the entire town of Kalkaska went black -- as some 1,500 people lost power. Fortunately, the power was restored a few hours later... but people in Northern Michigan aren't always so lucky -- sometimes losing power for days, especially during strong winter storms. Have you ever dealt with power outage that lasted several days? How did you handle it? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a commen...
    Have you ever dealt with a long-term power outage? On Saturday morning, the entire town of Kalkaska went black -- as some 1,500 people lost power. Fortunately, the power was restored a few hours later... but people in Northern Michigan aren't always so lucky -- sometimes losing power for days, especially during strong winter storms. Have you ever dealt with power outage that lasted several days? How did you handle it? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a commen...
  • Fox Topix -- Summer Vacation

    Fox Topix -- Summer Vacation

    Thursday, August 14 2014 7:14 AM EDT2014-08-14 11:14:05 GMT
    Have you taken a vacation this summer? If so, where? AAA says 66% of U.S. families will go on vacation between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year - making these the busiest travel months. In fact, the survey also says that families will hit the road more than once, averaging 3.5 trips over the course of about a four-month span. Summer is winding down, and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. Have you taken a vacation this summer? Where to? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-...
    Have you taken a vacation this summer? If so, where? AAA says 66% of U.S. families will go on vacation between Memorial Day and Labor Day this year - making these the busiest travel months. In fact, the survey also says that families will hit the road more than once, averaging 3.5 trips over the course of about a four-month span. Summer is winding down, and the kids are getting ready to head back to school. Have you taken a vacation this summer? Where to? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-...
  • Fox Topix -- Extreme Flooding

    Fox Topix -- Extreme Flooding

    Wednesday, August 13 2014 6:53 AM EDT2014-08-13 10:53:47 GMT
    Have you ever been impacted by extreme flooding? The Detroit area is trying to dry out after storms dropped as much as six inches of rain in some areas on Monday night. Some counties have declared a state of emergency, after the heavy rain left roads and houses flooded... and even forced people to abandon their cars on the freeway. Right now, two deaths are being linked to the extreme flooding. Have you ever been impacted by anything like this? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail...
    Have you ever been impacted by extreme flooding? The Detroit area is trying to dry out after storms dropped as much as six inches of rain in some areas on Monday night. Some counties have declared a state of emergency, after the heavy rain left roads and houses flooded... and even forced people to abandon their cars on the freeway. Right now, two deaths are being linked to the extreme flooding. Have you ever been impacted by anything like this? It's today's Fox Topix. Send an e-mail...
  • Fox Topix - Super Bowl Commercials

    Fox Topix - Super Bowl Commercials

    Monday, February 3 2014 2:59 AM EST2014-02-03 07:59:12 GMT
    What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial this year? This year, advertisers paid an estimated 4 million dollars for a 30 second commercial. Since the spots are so expensive, we've come to know Super
    What was your favorite Super Bowl commercial this year? This year, advertisers paid an estimated 4 million dollars for a 30 second commercial. Since the spots are so expensive, we've come to know Super
  • Fox Topix -- Black Rhino Hunting Permit

    Fox Topix -- Black Rhino Hunting Permit

    Tuesday, January 14 2014 4:47 AM EST2014-01-14 09:47:39 GMT
    What do you think about the auction to hunt an endangered black rhino? A controversial auction in Texas sold a permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino for $350,000. The Dallas Safari Club and
    What do you think about the auction to hunt an endangered black rhino? A controversial auction in Texas sold a permit to hunt an endangered African black rhino for $350,000. The Dallas Safari Club and
  • Fox Topix -- Driver's Licenses & Truancy

    Fox Topix -- Driver's Licenses & Truancy

    Thursday, January 2 2014 4:47 AM EST2014-01-02 09:47:00 GMT
    Do you think students should lose their driver's licenses for repeatedly missing school? New legislation in Lansing would take away driver's licenses from students who are repeatedly missing school. The
    Do you think students should lose their driver's licenses for repeatedly missing school? New legislation in Lansing would take away driver's licenses from students who are repeatedly missing school. The
  • The Vogue Theater Host Rose Bowl On Big Screen

    The Vogue Theater Host Rose Bowl On Big Screen

    Thursday, January 2 2014 12:01 AM EST2014-01-02 05:01:24 GMT
    The Vogue Theater in Manistee has gone under construction and with the help of donations and hard work the renovations are almost complete. Today the theater showed Michigan State taking on Stanford
    The Vogue Theater in Manistee has gone under construction and with the help of donations and hard work the renovations are almost complete. Today the theater showed Michigan State taking on Stanford
  • Fox Topix -- New Year's Resolution

    Fox Topix -- New Year's Resolution

    Tuesday, December 31 2013 5:17 AM EST2013-12-31 10:17:57 GMT
    What's your New Year's resolution? It's today's Fox Topix question on Michigan This Morning! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
    What's your New Year's resolution? It's today's Fox Topix question on Michigan This Morning! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post a comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- "Cell Phones & Kids"

    Fox Topix -- "Cell Phones & Kids"

    Monday, December 30 2013 4:48 AM EST2013-12-30 09:48:19 GMT
    At what age do you think kids should have a cell phone? Cell phones were a popular holiday gift this year -- and not just for teens and adults. It's estimated about 60 percent of U.S. kids between the
    At what age do you think kids should have a cell phone? Cell phones were a popular holiday gift this year -- and not just for teens and adults. It's estimated about 60 percent of U.S. kids between the
  • Fox Topix: What do you think about people feeding stray animals?

    Fox Topix: What do you think about people feeding stray animals?

    Tuesday, December 17 2013 5:02 AM EST2013-12-17 10:02:40 GMT
    What do you think about people feeding stray animals? It's an issue in the village of Kaleva right now... and has been a point of controversy in other communities in Northern Michigan before. Supporters
    What do you think about people feeding stray animals? It's an issue in the village of Kaleva right now... and has been a point of controversy in other communities in Northern Michigan before. Supporters
  • Fox Topix -- Enjoy Winter?

    Fox Topix -- Enjoy Winter?

    Monday, December 16 2013 4:12 AM EST2013-12-16 09:12:44 GMT
    Do you enjoy or dread winter? It's today's viewer-suggested Fox Topix! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post your comment below.
    Do you enjoy or dread winter? It's today's viewer-suggested Fox Topix! Send an e-mail to mtm@mifox32.com or post your comment below.
  • Fox Topix -- Working in the Cold

    Fox Topix -- Working in the Cold

    Thursday, December 12 2013 4:07 AM EST2013-12-12 09:07:44 GMT
    How do you handle working in the frigid cold? It isn't even technically winter yet – but it's already bitter cold in Northern Michigan. Some people avoid being outside as much as possible, but many others
    How do you handle working in the frigid cold? It isn't even technically winter yet – but it's already bitter cold in Northern Michigan. Some people avoid being outside as much as possible, but many others
  • Fox Topix -- Mandela's Legacy

    Fox Topix -- Mandela's Legacy

    Tuesday, December 10 2013 4:46 AM EST2013-12-10 09:46:06 GMT
    What legacy do you think Nelson Mandela is leaving behind? Today, some 100 thousand people are honoring Mandela at his memorial in South Africa. For our Fox Topix, we want to know what kind of legacy
    What legacy do you think Nelson Mandela is leaving behind? Today, some 100 thousand people are honoring Mandela at his memorial in South Africa. For our Fox Topix, we want to know what kind of legacy
  • Fox Topix -- Thanksgiving Day Shopping

    Fox Topix -- Thanksgiving Day Shopping

    Monday, November 25 2013 4:10 AM EST2013-11-25 09:10:58 GMT
    What do you think about stores opening on Thanksgiving Day for holiday shopping? The holiday shopping frenzy may no longer officially kick off on Black Friday. This year, some of the big retailers plan
    What do you think about stores opening on Thanksgiving Day for holiday shopping? The holiday shopping frenzy may no longer officially kick off on Black Friday. This year, some of the big retailers plan
  • Fox Topix -- Power Outages

    Fox Topix -- Power Outages

    Thursday, November 21 2013 4:10 AM EST2013-11-21 09:10:24 GMT
    Have you ever dealt with a long-term power outage? It's been 4 days since Sunday's storms and some people in Northern Michigan are still without power. Have you ever been without power for multiple
    Have you ever dealt with a long-term power outage? It's been 4 days since Sunday's storms and some people in Northern Michigan are still without power. Have you ever been without power for multiple
  • Fox Topix -- U.S. Postal Service

    Fox Topix -- U.S. Postal Service

    Wednesday, November 20 2013 4:47 AM EST2013-11-20 09:47:39 GMT
    What do you think will happen with the U.S. Postal Service in the future? The struggles continue for the U.S. Postal Service -- the agency lost five billion dollars in the past year. This is the seventh
    What do you think will happen with the U.S. Postal Service in the future? The struggles continue for the U.S. Postal Service -- the agency lost five billion dollars in the past year. This is the seventh
  • Fox Topix -- Movie Ratings

    Fox Topix -- Movie Ratings

    Tuesday, November 19 2013 4:07 AM EST2013-11-19 09:07:29 GMT
    Do you think movies are rated appropriately? A study is revealing that gun violence has skyrocketed in PG-13 films over the past couple of decades. According to the study, gun violence has more than
    Do you think movies are rated appropriately? A study is revealing that gun violence has skyrocketed in PG-13 films over the past couple of decades. According to the study, gun violence has more than
  • Fox Topix -- Veteran's Day

    Fox Topix -- Veteran's Day

    Monday, November 11 2013 4:13 AM EST2013-11-11 09:13:54 GMT
    What would you like to say to those who have served our country? In honor of Veteran's Day, we want hear your words of thanks and support for our United States veterans. It's our Fox Topix. Send an
    What would you like to say to those who have served our country? In honor of Veteran's Day, we want hear your words of thanks and support for our United States veterans. It's our Fox Topix. Send an
  • Fox Topix -- 2 License Plates

    Fox Topix -- 2 License Plates

    Thursday, November 7 2013 4:18 AM EST2013-11-07 09:18:49 GMT
    Should drivers be required to have 2 license plates on their cars? Legislation has been introduced in Lansing that would require license plates be on the front and back of every vehicle registered in
    Should drivers be required to have 2 license plates on their cars? Legislation has been introduced in Lansing that would require license plates be on the front and back of every vehicle registered in
  • Fox Topix -- Smoking Age

    Fox Topix -- Smoking Age

    Wednesday, November 6 2013 4:19 AM EST2013-11-06 09:19:12 GMT
    Do you think the U.S. should raise the smoking age to 21? Last week, New York City lawmakers approved a bill that would raise the buying age for cigarettes from 18 to 21. Another bill passed steps up
    Do you think the U.S. should raise the smoking age to 21? Last week, New York City lawmakers approved a bill that would raise the buying age for cigarettes from 18 to 21. Another bill passed steps up
  • Fox Topix -- Cell Phones in Theaters

    Fox Topix -- Cell Phones in Theaters

    Tuesday, November 5 2013 4:01 AM EST2013-11-05 09:01:03 GMT
    Should movie theaters have a seating area that allows cell phone use? Movie theaters and patrons usually frown upon their neighbors that are texting or using their phones during a movie. In fact, the
    Should movie theaters have a seating area that allows cell phone use? Movie theaters and patrons usually frown upon their neighbors that are texting or using their phones during a movie. In fact, the
  • MiFavoriteThings -- General Store

    MiFavoriteThings -- General Store

    Friday, May 3 2013 9:47 AM EDT2013-05-03 13:47:46 GMT
    More than 1000 of you voted, and we listened! Our first ever segment of MiFavoriteThings featured the best burger. Friday on MTM, a list of the top 5, according to you – and a special story about our
    More than 1000 of you voted, and we listened! Our first ever segment of MiFavoriteThings featured the best burger. Friday on MTM, a list of the top 5, according to you – and a special story about our
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  • Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

    Motorcyclist brags to cops he hit 185 mph in chase

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:30:28 GMT
    New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.
    New Hampshire police say a motorcyclist clocked at 127 mph bragged after being arrested that he had reached 185 mph during the chase.
  • Hotel Hell - Curtis House Inn

    Hotel Hell - Curtis House Inn

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-02 01:00:17 GMT
    Gordon Ramsay heads to the quaint town of Woodbury, Connecticut, to the state's oldest inn, The Curtis House. Ramsay is greeted by owners and siblings, TJ and Chris, whose constant bickering and disrespect for one another is not only tearing their relationship apart, but is bringing the inn down with them. With little upkeep, it is no surprise to Ramsay that he is the only guest at the inn. Find out if Ramsay can patch up their relationship and save this historic establishment in the all-new ...
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  • 12-year-old Michigan boy dies in ATV crash

    12-year-old Michigan boy dies in ATV crash

    The Berrien County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old boy has been killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash.
    The Berrien County Sheriff's Office says a 12-year-old boy has been killed in an all-terrain vehicle crash.