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Wendy is equally likely to compliment your cute shoes, condemn you for wearing leggings as pants, or invite you out to drink beer and watch a baseball game. Wendy loves her dog (Harry Potter), New Kids On The Block, live blogging her life, and eating out (aka not having to cook). Her hobbies include Facebook, reading, and pinning crafts on Pinterest that she’ll never make.
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Jury Finds 13-Year-Old Jamarion Lawhorn Guilty of First Degree Murder

Jamarion Lawhorn, the 13-year-old boy who was accused of fatally stabbing a younger boy at a Kentwood playground last August, has been found guilty of first degree murder.

This summer, a Kent County judge ruled that Lawhorn was competent to assist in his own defense for the slaying of Connor Verkerke at the Pinewood Village mobile home park in August 2014.

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Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
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Michigan DNR Encourages Residents to Keep Fire Safety in Mind Labor Day Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging residents and visitors alike to be cautious with outdoor fires this Labor Day weekend.

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Photo Courtesy of the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department
Photo Courtesy of the Mecosta County Sheriff's Department
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‘Person of Interest’ Sought After Big Rapids Break-Ins

The man is being described as a “person of interest” in regards to break-ins at the Oakwood Townhouses in Big Rapids over the weeknd. Police say that the break-ins occurred Saturday night during a large party at the townhouses.

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Arnel Manalang/ThinkStock
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Downtown Courtyard by Marriott to Hold Job Fair September 3

The Downtown Courtyard by Marriott will be holding a job fair for all open position on Thursday, September 3 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

The job fair will include open interviews for part time and full time positions such as front desk (all shifts), valet, restaurant servers, cooks, and housekeeping positions.

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J. A. Hampton/Getty Images
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Fun for the Whole Family This Weekend at New Salem Old Iron Fun Day!

This Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. head on out to Dorr for the New Salem Old Iron (and everything else) Fun Day! (Formerly Weber Tractor Day.)

This free family fun-filled festival features vintage tractors and machinery, classic cars, and other relics of the past! Enjoy food, bluegrass music, tractor plowing, tractor pulling, and horse/mule plowing. Plus, show off your cool old stuff!

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