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I grew up in South Haven, Michigan.  Gotta love the lakeshore! Still feel a yearning for the beach, pretty much daily.  Moved to Grand Rapids to go to Calvin College. Fell in love with GR and have been here since! (Go Beer City, USA!)   Big fan of crime TV, the '90s (scrunchies! Saved By the Bell!), my own rude and feisty cat, the beach (you may have thought I covered that already, but I really really love it, OK?), reading,  people watching, drinking on patios, playing the most inappropriate cards in Cards Against Humanity, and my dear, dear family.
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Detroit Man Arrested for Threatening Social Media Post About Police [Video]

A Detroit man has been arrested after a threatening post he made about police to Facebook, Fox 2 Detroit reports.

The man posted to Facebook calling the person responsible for the Dallas shootings, which resulted in the deaths of five police officers, a "hero".

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Best Places to Go Swimming in Grand Rapids– Our Top Five

We're getting a little bit of a break from the heat this weekend. But soon enough, it'll be 90 degrees + again and we'll all be looking for places to cool down.  Before you break out the kiddie pool in the backyard (not that there's anything wrong with that) check out the list we've compiled of the Top 5 Places to Go Swimming in Grand Rapids.

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The Most Common Emotion in Michigan Mugshots is…

A recent study by California's Aizman Law Firm looked at mugshots all over the country. They were trying to to determine which emotions appear most frequently across all mugshots. Using Microsoft Cognitive Services, a tool that detect emotions, they examined over 30,000 mugshots from across the country.

What emotion do you think is most common in Michigan mugshots?

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Former Cedar Springs High School Student Gets Diploma 71 Years After Dropping Out

On June 2, 89-year-old Erwin Empie took the stage with 300 Cedar Springs students and officially graduated high school, WZZM-13 reports.

71 years prior, Empie had dropped out of Cedar Springs High School during his sophomore year to enlist in the Navy during World War II.

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