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Venison Steak Sandwich Available at 2 West Michigan Arby’s THIS Weekend

UPDATE: As of Saturday night, both the Plainwell and Cedar Springs Arby's locations have SOLD OUT of the sandwich.

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Kent County Receives $31,300 to Increase Breastfeeding by African American Women

The Kent County Health Department's initiative to increase breastfeeding among African American women is one of 33 health programs in Michigan to receive grant money from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services.

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Country Star Miranda Lambert Coming to Grand Rapids

More concerts keep being announced for Grand Rapids, and this week we find another.

Country superstar Miranda Lambert announced a stop in Grand Rapids on her Highway Vagabond Tour.

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McDonald's Brings Back The McRib Sandwich
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The McRib Has Returned to McDonald’s – But Not in Michigan

Some very important news happened in early November, that nearly everyone missed because of the hubbub over the 2016 election: McDonald's has brought back the McRib to its menu...but only in some states.

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Jamarion Lawhorn, Kent County’s Youngest Convicted Murder, Is Suicidal

Lawhorn appeared in court for a delinquency review on November 10, part of that hearing was to assess his mental state. His case manager, Melissa Emmorey, says that he has been struggling with depression and is suicidal.

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Second ‘Not My President’ Protest Planned for Saturday in Downtown Grand Rapids

After Thursday night's Not My President Protest in Downtown Grand Rapids, folks have already started planning another protest for this weekend.

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12-Year-old Boy Stabbed by an 8-Year-Old in Grand Rapids

An 8-year-old boy, from Grand Rapids, is currently in juvenile detention for allegedly stabbing a 12-year-old boy.

MLive reports that the incident occurred Wednesday (11/9) evening, at a house on Caufield Ave SW...

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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
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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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