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Jury Finds 13-Year-Old Jamarion Lawhorn Guilty of First Degree Murder

Jamarion Lawhorn, the 13-year-old boy who was accused of fatally stabbing a younger boy at a Kentwood playground last August, has been found guilty of first degree murder.

This summer, a Kent County judge ruled that Lawhorn was competent to assist in his own defense for the slaying of Connor Verkerke at the Pinewood Village mobile home park in August 2014.

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Two Michigan Endangered Species Making a Comeback

After falling to as low as only 13 breeding pairs, two Michigan endangered species are being observed in record numbers this year, according to the Michigan DNR.

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Kraft is Recalling 335,000 Cases of Cheese Slices

Listen up before you make your next grilled cheese sandwich! Kraft Heinz is recalling 335,000 cases of cheese slices!

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West Nile Virus in Ottawa County

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has confirmed Michigan's first human cases of West Nile virus for 2015. The virus has been found in people in Macomb, Monroe, and Ottawa counties.

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New Movies Include ‘The Transporter Refueled’ and ‘Before We Go’ [Video]

You'll find fast cars, a Steve Jobs documentary and a Jackie Chan film new in theaters this weekend.

Watch all of the trailers and see Grand Rapids showtimes.

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Courtesy World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
Courtesy World Affairs Council of Western Michigan
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Former Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson Speaking in Grand Rapids in November

The World Affairs Council is proud to announce that former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Paulson, will the their keynote speaker at their 66th Anniversay Event.

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How to Prepare Your Cottage for Winter

As summer turns to fall and air conditioners turn to heaters, it's important to protect your investment and make sure your cottage is ready for the change of seasons.

Learn how to prepare your cottage for winter.

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MDOT Suspending Most Construction for Labor Day

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will suspend construction on 114 of 155 active projects statewide for Labor Day weekend.

See which 41 projects will continue to have traffic restrictions.

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Draven the Dog Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Draven the dog came calling today.

Draven visited with Andy Rent as he talked about him on his Andy in the Morning show for Wet Nose Wednesday.

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Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
Campfires are a big part of the outdoor fun over Labor Day weekend and throughout the summer in Michigan. This holiday season, the DNR urges everyone to take extra precautions while lighting, enjoying and extinguishing their campfires. (Photo courtesy of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources)
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Michigan DNR Encourages Residents to Keep Fire Safety in Mind Labor Day Weekend

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is urging residents and visitors alike to be cautious with outdoor fires this Labor Day weekend.

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Michigan DNR Gives Outlook for Deer, Elk and Bear Hunting Seasons

Optimistic and excellent are a couple of the themes as the Michigan DNR shared their outlook for Michigan's 2015 big-game hunting seasons.

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Detroit Lions and Ryan Broyles Part Ways

After more than years with the Lions, Broyles became part of the first round of cuts on Monday that will bring the teams roster down to the league-standard 75 players.

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