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Jet Fuel Shortages And High Prices Hurt Airlines Profitability
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Wind Storm Speeds Up Flights in Grand Rapids, Causes Problems in Ann Arbor

Yesterday's wind storm created a dangerous situation for the Michigan basketball team as they attempted to fly to Washington D.C.

At the same time, flights into Grand Rapids were coming in ahead of schedule due to tailwinds.

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More Than 860K Lose Power In Lower Michigan With Worst Outage Since 1991

High winds across lower Michigan on Wednesday left more than 860,000 homes without power. That's the biggest outage lower Michigan has seen since 1991.

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2014 Giro d'Italia - Stage Eighteen
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Two Weeks Left to Travel to Italy With Us

Time is growing short, and there are about two-weeks left for you to sign up for our fabulous trip to Italy!

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Electrician
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Business Offering Assistance to Westsiders Without Power

They often say “The West side is the Best side” and one business on Leonard St. is proving that once again today during the extreme wind conditions...

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Fighting against the wind
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Wind Gusts Hit 64 MPH in Grand Rapids as Over 125,000 Lose Power

Thousands of people in West Michigan are without power Wednesday afternoon due to high wind gusts blowing through the area.

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The City of Grand Rapids Might Limit the Number of Pets You Can Have in Your House

The Grand Rapids City Commission is considering a new law that would put a limit on the number of dogs and cats you can keep inside your home.

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"Scooter"/Humane Society of West Michigan
"Scooter"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Scooter is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Scooter the dog is our special pet of the week.

Andy Rent talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Michigan Named One of the Rowdiest St. Patrick’s Day States

With a little over a week until St. Patrick's Day, what sort of shenanigans do you have planned?

Well, according to Candystore.com, Michigan really knows how to get its Irish on. They've deemed Michigan one of the rowdiest St. Patrick's Day states in the U.S.

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International Green Week Agricultural Trade Fair
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Meijer is Recalling MORE Cheese… And a Sub

Almost a month later, Meijer is recalling more of their store-brand cheese due to potential listeria concerns.

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The Great Ice Storm Of 1976 Was 41 years Ago This Week [Video]

Usually when I find old footage of the past, it doesn't quite measure up to my memory of the event, but this one definitely does. And then there's that weird urban legend of the ice storm dwarf.

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"Montage,own photos."
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10 Amazing Locations To Stargaze From In Michigan’s Lower Peninsula

It's always a little difficult to gaze at the stars in West Michigan because of light pollution and our above average cloud cover.  But if you really want to get a good clear view of the sky without much light pollution, you don't have to travel too far...

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Courtesy Tom De Vette
Courtesy Tom De Vette
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Do You Remember Towne Club Pop?

Ahhh, the good old days. If you're from Grand Rapids or have lived here a long time then you probably remember Towne Club Pop. I do. When I first moved here it was a little bit of heaven when you could go to the Towne Club Pop centers.

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