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Is a Big Winter Storm Coming to West Michigan Next Week? [Video]

We all know that Connie and Steve are obsessed with snow, so when Aaron Ofseyer of WZZM 13 announced a big winter storm coming next week, much celebration was had...

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Stone is our Pet of the Week on Wet Nose Wednesday

Stone 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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Trump's Selection For Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Testifies During Her Senate Confirmation Hearing
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Betsy DeVos Approved by Senate Committee for Secretary of Education

On Tuesday, a Senate committee approved Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education, as chosen by Trump. This means she's one step closer to attaining the position...

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El Barrio on Michigan Street Has Closed

Grand Rapids is saying goodbye to another restaurant.

Fox 17 reports that after more than seven years, El Barrio Mexican Grill on Michigan Street has closed as of Monday. 

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Teens Overdose in Parking Lot of Grand Haven Hospital

Police are investigating the heroin overdose of two Grand Rapids-area teenagers on Monday.

According to the Grand Haven Tribune, the women, 18 and 19, were found  in a vehicle in the North Ottawa Community Hospital parking lot.

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Grand Rapids Was The Cloudiest Place In The World Last Week

The sun failed to show up at all from Sunday, January 22 until Saturday, January 28. That's seven consecutive days with no sun, and that made us the cloudiest city in the world.

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Chick-fil-A Embattled In Controversy Over Anti-Gay Marriage Remarks
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Chick-fil-A in Wyoming Has a Grand Opening Date!

West Michigan can't get enough of Chick-fil-A!

Ever since the grand opening, earlier this month, of West Michigan's first location (Gaines Township) lines have been crazy...

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Artwork in Grand Rapids Uncovered

If you've driven down around Plainfield and Leonard lately, maybe you have noticed some cool art. No, seriously, some hand-painted artwork on the former Flying Bridge Fish Market.

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These Are The Most Disgusting Things People Eat in the Great Lakes States

Every region of the country has some interesting foods they enjoy. What foods do we eat in the Great Lakes states that would give other Americans pause?

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The Michigan Accent: Know It, Learn It, Love It [Video]

The Michigan Accent was definitely much thicker a generation ago, but it still exists, so you better learn to love it.

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G.R. Brothers Arrested after Craigslist Meet-up Turns Deadly Outside of MI Wal-Mart

Two brothers from Grand Rapids were arrested over the weekend in connection with a deadly shooting outside of a Wal-Mart, near Owosso.

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“Soup’s On” Fundraiser is Tonight at the B.O.B.

Soup's On For All! It's the fun and delicious fundraising event that is tonight, Monday, January 30, at The B.O.B.

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