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So Why Were There Firetrucks On All The Overpasses Along US-131 Sunday?

If you were driving along US 131 late Sunday morning, you likely saw firetrucks on most of the overpasses as you went through Grand Rapids, and Wyoming honoring someone or something, but what was it...

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Get 50% off at Mr. Burger for their 50 Year Anniversary!

Mr. Burger is celebrating 50 years in West Michigan! And what better way to celebrate such a milestone than with lots of specials?!

MLive says that on August 15 through the 17, all Mr...

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33 People Arrested By ICE During 4-Day West Michigan Operation

33 people (28 men and five women) were arrested in a four-day operation by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) in West Michigan...

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Over 100 People Have Been Ticketed for Cutting Through Leonard/Fuller Closure

It says 'ROAD CLOSED'  for a reason.

The Grand Rapids Police Department told WOOD-TV that since the construction project at the intersection of Leonard St...

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A ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel Series Is Coming to YouTube

Get ready to sweep the leg once again in 2018, with a new 10-episode series starring Ralph Macchio as a grown-up Danny LaRusso.

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Is This the Smoothest Trail in Michigan?

Trail riding continues to grow in popularity across Michigan. One thing that always attracts cyclists, rollerbladers and others is a smooth trail.

This 22 mile trail just might be the smoothest in Michigan.

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Adopt Waldorf From Crash’s Landing

Waldorf is a least eight years old. He has had a tough run of bad health and pain, but finally has a clean bill of health!

Can you give him the home he deserves?

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Seems That West Michigan Was A Very Romantic Place in 1949

Romance was in the air all over West Michigan in 1949. At least that's what Chevrolet said.

I stumbled upon some fantastic films, the 1949 Chevrolet travel series "Road to Romance," and this one featured West Michigan. What a classic it is.

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Hot Dog! City of Grand Rapids Hosting Free Dog Swim Event

We all need a pool day every once in a while-- even our four-legged friends!

The city of Grand Rapids is hosting "Wag 'n' Wade", a free dog swim event at Richmond Pool August 27. 

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Jukeboxes Were Once Manufactured in Grand Rapids

There was a time when jukeboxes were made in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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Alfred Angelo Will Not Refund Any More Brides After Bankruptcy Filing

Bad news for brides.

Almost a month after filing for bankruptcy and unexpectedly shutting down its stores, Alfred Angelo has said that they will not be refunding any more customers...

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Whitecaps Near Midwest League Record For Shutouts

It has been a phenomenal season for the West Michigan Whitecaps. The spirited youngsters won the first half Midwest League title, securing a playoff berth, and they're on pace to win the second half as well.

But the pitching staff has been whitewashing opponents at a rate not seen since 1974.

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