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Class Action Law Suit Aims To Stop Michigan From Suspending The Licenses Of The Working Poor

You pick up a couple of routine traffic tickets, but because you live week to week on your meager paycheck, you can't pay them immediately.

The state then suspends your license, which means you can't drive to work, which means you not only can't pay it off, you risk losing your job.

It's a vicious circle which has resulted in a class action lawsuit.

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Attention Service Industry! BarFly Ventures Is Hosting A Job Fair Today And Tomorrow

Love craft beer? Hate wearing uniforms? Looking for a new job? BarFly Ventures might have a new gig for you at one of their four Grand Rapids establishments...

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Fight Against ALS Helped by Nana’s Run

Runners and walkers have a great incentive to get out and get active Saturday, May 20. It's the annual Nana's Run, a 5k run/walk for the fight against ALS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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No That’s Not Smoke, It’s a ‘Bug Tornado’ in Northern Michigan

There is probably a more scientific term for a sky blackened by a giant swarm of insects. But I'm going to call this a 'bug tornado.'

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Hudsonville Ice Cream Wants Your Help Coming Up with a New Flavor!

If you're an ice cream lover and you're from Michigan than chances are you've had Hudsonville Ice Cream. They're known for having flavors that are Michigan-inspired and now they need YOUR help creating a new one...

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Mother’s Day Brunch in Grand Rapids

Make this Mother's Day a delicious one with our guide to Mother's Day brunch in Grand Rapids!

Check out the best brunches in Grand Rapids and enjoy Mother's Day!

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Restore The Rapids Transition Of North Monroe Parking Lot Starts June 1st

Starting on June 1st, one of the first major sections of the Restore the Rapids transition begins along the riverfront. The North Monroe Parking Lot will be shutting down forever on Thursday, June 1st to begin its transformation into a green space...

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Grand Valley Football Player Donates Bone Marrow to Save a Life

If this doesn't tug at your heart a bit, I don't know what will, because this just shows that prayers can be answered in many ways, and this answer came in the form of a Grand Valley State University football player.

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MC Sports Closes All Their Stores For Good Sunday Evening

According to WOODTV, Sunday was the last day of business for MC Sports, from what employees told the news station.

In February, it was announced MC Sports would close all 66 of their stores after the company's bid for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection failed...

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Aunt Jemima Frozen Breakfast Products Recalled Due to Listeria Concerns

Pinnacle Foods Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of Aunt Jemima Frozen Pancakes, Frozen Waffles & Frozen French Toast Slices distributed throughout the United States because they may be contaminated with Listeria.

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Watch Out! The Trailer Park Boys are Coming to Grand Rapids

Some things are for sure. So, expect what’s supposed to be an intimate evening with the Trailer Park Boys to quickly go off the rails. Thursday, August 24 will never be the same again.

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The 5 Best Places For French Fries in Grand Rapids

Where can you get the best fries in Grand Rapids? We did the research so you don't have to.

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