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Scam Computer Keys Showing Swindles And Fraud
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Don’t Open That Email! Ransomware Attacks Are Making Rounds Through West Michigan

This is a warning our IT department sent out and well, it’s good for everyone to know!

According to the email, we received from Townsquare IT (that’s our parent company), there is a surge of WANNACRY ransomware attacks happening right now...

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Grand Rapids School Auctions Off Musical Instruments And Furniture

IF you’ve ever wanted a school desk, or maybe you need a good deal on a trumpet, then you’re in luck!

WZZM is reporting that tomorrow there’s an auction of the stuff at The Grand Rapids Ellington Academy of Arts and Technology...

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Where to See 4th of July Fireworks in West Michigan – 2017

If you are looking for fireworks around west Michigan during this 4th of July holiday weekend, here is your list!

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Michiganders Aren’t Very Patriotic Compared to the Rest of America

As we gear up to celebrate Independence Day and our country this coming week, ask yourself are you really celebrating America or are you just in it for the barbecues and fireworks...

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Shooting At Michigan Courthouse Kills Two Bailiffs And Injures Deputy Sheriff
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23 Children Missing In Michigan Since January

Did you know children from Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Mattawan and Grand Rapids have gone missing in 2017?

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Grand Rapids Then and Now

Downtown Grand Rapids sure has come a long way. It was a West Michigan center for retail, enterprise and entertainment way back when. Then it fell into decay with age, retail moved out to shopping malls, and the streets "rolled up" in the evening. Then, things began to change again, 20 plus years ago, and now it's returned to a level of activity and excitement not seen for many years.

On the website, GR Retro, I found some really fascinating pictures of Grand Rapids "back in the day," and how it has changed today.

Can you pick out where these pictures from GR Retro were taken?

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HEADS UP: This Coupon Is A Scam And People in West MI Keep Falling For It!

STOP!  This is a scam.  I know, “but they used Kohl’s logo!”, but it’s still a scam.  Kohl’s is not giving away coupons worth $75 off and purchase of $80 or more...

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Drink Up! Michigan Has the Cheapest Cases of Beer in Country

We already know Michigan is home to some of the best (if not the best) beer in America but not only that, we also have the cheapest beer...

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Check Out the Photos From the World’s Largest Dog Wash 2017

Sunday was a great day to be at Fifth Third Ballpark, not just to see the West Michigan Whitecaps play (and win!) against the Lansing Lugnuts, but also to get your dog washed and help out Gilda's Club Grand Rapids at the same time...

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Saturday July 8 Is D-Day If You Drive M-6

The delayed closure of The Paul Henry Freeway (M-6) for long needed repairs to the concrete surface has a new D-Day. Next Saturday, July 8 will see the eastbound lanes closed for repair until August 30.

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Eating Out is Expensive, But Your Kids can Eat Free, or Cheap, at These West Michigan Restaurants

There is a great website, Grand Rapids Kids, that covers all things, well, kids. One of the best things they cover is how, or where, to feed your kids for FREE, or at least cheap.

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Check Out The Pictures From The Insane Inflatable 5K 2017

A huge thanks to everyone who came out to the Insane Inflatable 5K at Millennium Park!

We had tons of people bounce and climb their way through one of the most fun 5K courses around...

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