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By Mike Householder The Associated Press

Museum in Michigan brings Model T driving to the masses

HICKORY CORNERS, Mich. — A different kind of driving lesson ‚Äî in a vehicle with a top speed of 40 mph (65 kph) that hasn’t been produced in nearly a century is gaining traction in western Michigan.

More than 500 people have learned to drive a Model T at the Gilmore Car Museum near Kalamazoo this year.

Mom Prom charity-minded retro-parties spread across country

CANTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — For a decade now, women have donned their old prom and bridesmaid dresses even wedding dresses for an evening of charitable revelry in suburban Detroit. And the idea is catching on.

As the annual retro-shindig known as the Mom Prom gained attention, founder Betsy Crapps started getting more calls and emails from women interested in holding similar events.

Michigan quintuplets work at same McDonald’s restaurant

POTTERVILLE, Mich. — Nearly everywhere you look inside one Michigan McDonald’s, there’s an 18-year-old Curtis.

Leith, Logan and Lucas Curtis work in the kitchen; Lauren Curtis is responsible for the front counter; and Lindsey Curtis handles the lobby and dining area of the restaurant where the quintuplets work in Potterville. Their mother calls the arrangement “McCurtis.”