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Grand Rapids is the 6th Fittest City in U.S. According to Fitbit

Grand Rapids has made another list! Recently, GR has been named the hottest real estate market to watch and the second best city in the U.S. in which to start a business; now Grand Rapids is ranking high in fitness.

According to Fitbit, Grand Rapids is the sixth fittest city in America. 

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Leaving Pets in a Hot Car Could Soon Lead to Felony Charges in Michigan

If you leave a pet in a car and it is suffering, it could lead to a $350 fine and a misdemeanor charge, if the pet is severely injured it would be a $1,000 fine and a misdemeanor, if the pet dies the charge rises to a felony.

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Kent County Sheriff’s Deputies Play Basketball With Neighborhood Kids [Video]

An accidental 911 call Saturday night led to an impromptu basketball game between some neighborhood kids and Kent County Sheriff's Department deputies.

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May is Trauma Awareness Month and Blood is Needed to Save Lives

During Trauma Awareness Month in May, the American Red Cross is hoping eligible donors will give blood and help ensure a sufficient supply for patient emergencies, especially here in West Michigan.

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The Best Places to Hunt for Morels in Michigan in 2016

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources has released a map which highlights the best places to hunt for morels in Michigan in 2016.

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Details on Michigan Grocery Store Food Contamination Investigation and Security Response

The Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has issued a statement about the investigation into contamination found at Michigan grocery stores and the security response involving the FBI.

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Michiganders Love Complaining About Their Jobs On Twitter [Video]

How you feel about your job and how much you share those thoughts on social media might have something to do with where you live. New research from Hloom, a company that provides free Microsoft templates, used Twitter to figure out where people hate their jobs most and tweet about it.

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Suspect Arrested After Admitting to Spraying Rat Poison Mixture at Ann Arbor Grocery Stores

Police have a man in custody who has admitted to spraying a mixture of hand sanitizer, water, and Tomcat rat poison on food at Ann Arbor grocery stores, Fox 17 reports.

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1937 Newsreel Footage Promotes ‘A Better Michigan’ [Video]

The film appears to be propaganda supporting the Great Works Program during the Depression. It shows the building of roads and airports to reinforce the state's infrastructure.

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Saugatuck Named “Best Small Town Weekend Escape” for the Second Time

With the warmer weather here (sort of) and summer around the corner you'll probably start thinking about some vacations you want to take...

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Sofie Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Sofie the dog came calling today.

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

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Grand Rapids Football Club Teams With Whitecaps For ‘Futbol At The Ballpark’

To say that pro soccer in Grand Rapids has been a success would be an understatement. The fledgling GRFC has already moved up a division in the pro soccer establishment, and now they're planning a big game out at Fifth Third Park.

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