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Happy Smiling Blood Donors Making Donation In Hospital
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Michigan Hospitals in Urgent Need of Type O Negative Blood Donations

Type O negative blood is extremely important. Only 9 percent of people have it, but 100 percent of the population can receive it.

Michigan Blood says the 60 Michigan hospitals they serve are currently experiencing a shortage of Type O negative blood.

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Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
Camden Parks, Crash's Landing
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Meet Caspian From Crash’s Landing

During election season it's not always easy to find something we can all agree on. Here's one: Caspian at Crash's Landing deserves a permanent home.

Can you adopt him?

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Courtesy Grand Rapids Civic Theatre
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Behind the Scenes at Civic’s Beauty and the Beast

It's opening one week from tonight, Friday, November 18 at Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, and the excitement is bubbling. Beauty and the Beast, based on the Academy Award®-winning, Disney animated feature, can't wait to hit the stage, and the West Michigan audience can't wait, either.

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Photos & Video From the ‘Not My President’ Protest in Downtown Grand Rapids

Thursday night, hundreds of people flocked to Rosa Parks Circle in Downtown Grand Rapids for a 'Not My President' protest to show their opposition to Donald Trump being elected.

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Magazine Reveals Identity Of Watergate's "Deep Throat"
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Top 6 2016 Presidential Campaign Moments in West Michigan

With the election is over lets take a look back on the moments the Presidential campaign of both candidates came to West Michigan.

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Emma Watson Just Released the ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Teaser Poster, and It’s a Throwback

When the news that Disney was making a live-action Beauty and the Beast movie dropped, we all wondered one thing: how close was this version sticking to the original? Would the costumes look the same? Would the inanimate object characters be changed at all? Would there still be songs? From what we’ve seen, it looks like everything in this version, will look the same, just more realistic. Emma Watson’s Belle still has her blue-and-white outfit, the Beast looks similar, if not a little more uncanny-valley, and Lumiere and Cogsworth look more or less like themselves, just with a few tweaks.

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Freebies to Thank Our Veterans in West Michigan This Veterans’ Day

Along with all of us who want to THANK our Veterans for serving our country, there are a number of companies who offer up special deals for Veterans on Veterans Day (in alphabetical order):

At Applebee's Veterans can get a free meal on Friday, November 11th...

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Newly Elected Caledonia Village President is Currently Incarcerated [VIDEO]

A man who's serving time in Kent County Jail for a third operating while impaired offense has been elected President of the Caledonia Village Council.

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You Know You Grew Up in Grand Rapids When…

There are so many things that people have experienced growing up in Grand Rapids. So many, that we compiled a list. You know you grew up in Grand Rapids when...

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Steve Pope, Getty Images
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Kent County Precincts With Highest and Lowest Voter Turnout

Voter turnout was good across the country and in West Michigan on Tuesday, but some areas came out more than others. See which precincts in Kent County had the highest and lowest voter turnout.

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NFL Teams Preparing ‘Mega-Offers’ For Jim Harbaugh

Wow, if the reports coming out of college football are true then Jim Harbaugh’s may be able to turn his famous khaki in to some serious green.

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It’s Cocktail Week in Grand Rapids

It's been a major movement around the country, and now, Grand Rapids is seeing the same exploding growth. What is it? The venerable Cocktail.

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