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Woman Dies After Falling From Downtown GR Parking Structure

Our station is downtown across from the GRAM in Grand Rapids, and when I arrived at the office on Saturday evening just after 5pm, I was met with GRPD, the fire department and an ambulance outside of the Louis-Campau parking garage...

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The New York Times Recommends Michigan to the World

The New York Times has a "Letter of Recommendation" section, where they write about things you should try. They recommend many different things to readers: books, food, taking your baby to work, music, lifestyle ideas, and more. In April 20th's issue, the recommendation?

Michigan. First state ever recommended by The New York Times!

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Woman Arrested at Flint Water Town Hall 4/20/17 [VIDEO]

Six people, including those in this video, were arrested for disorderly conduct at last night's town hall, the purpose of which was to address concerns and ask questions about Flint's plans to ditch the KWA deal and stick with Detroit water.

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‘Chuck Norris Would Drive this Car': Craigslist Ad From Northern Michigan is Pretty Great

"Are you going through a midlife crisis? Do you want to have extra attention from the ladies? Do you like to go fast?"

If you answered yes to those questions, um, you might need to buy this car for sale in Petoskey. 

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Warm Weather’s Here! It’s Time For A Look At Michigan’s Top Ten Weirdest Festivals [Video]

Festival season is upon us again, and every small town to big city in our fair state has planned an event just for you! That is if you have a Jeep or like to eat sucker.

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One Year Later: Prince’s Shocking Death

The year after Prince's death has been marked by tributes to the late star, plans for the release of unheard music and tours of his Paisley Park mansion.

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Adopt Bronwyn From Crash’s Landing

Taxes are done and summer is just around the corner. Things are starting to look pretty good in West Michigan. You're just one step away from a truly unforgettable summer. Adopt Bronwyn from Crash's Landing and make it a year you'll never forget!

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Enjoy A Grand Rapids Blast From the Past at the Pantlind Hotel

Here is a good look back in time to a big hotel in Grand Rapids. It was THE hotel, too, a show piece and very fancy for it's time. It was the Pantlind, known today as.....The Amway Grand Plaza.

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Credit Card Info Stolen From 42 Hotels In Michigan

Bad news if you’ve stayed recently at a Holiday Inn, Crowne Plaza, Staybridge Suites or Candlewood Suites; your credit card info may be in the hands of thieves...

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The ‘Grandville BOOM’ Has Been Discovered!

Last weekend, many Kent County residents were left confused, and a little scared, after hearing a loud "boom" noise in Grandville. Everyone was talking about it by Monday...

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Anti-Bullying Campaign ‘The Chalkboard Project’ Comes To Spring Lake High School

The Chalkboard Project was conceptualized by a Spring Lake High School art teacher and has made it's way to the hallways of the school. As you walk throughout the school, you'll see a slew of students holding a chalkboard with a negative statement they have heard someone say about themselves.

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Free Paper Shredding in Grand Rapids on Friday

Better Business Bureau Serving West Michigan is hosting a free shredding event in Grand Rapids on Friday, April 21.

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