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Greg Jennings, Former WMU Football Star and 2-Time NFL Pro-Bowler, Announces His Retirement From the NFL

Greg Jennings, Kalamazoo Central and Western Michigan University grad, has announced his retirement from the NFL.

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Category: Michigan News, Sports
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Here Are The Ten Smallest Villages In Michigan

With a population of just 121, you would think Michigan's smallest village would be a nice place to live.

It isn't. 

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David Kenyon, Michigan DNR
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See Which Michigan State Parks Will Offer Free S’mores During the Perseid Meteor Shower

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources will serve up s'mores and a look at the Perseid meteor shower August 10 - 13!

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First Human Case of West Nile Virus for 2016 in Michigan

On Friday, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the state’s first human case of West Nile virus for 2016.

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Power Restored at Michigan State Parks After Thursday Storms

The Michigan DNR says power has been restored at Michigan state parks in the Upper Peninsula that had been without electric service since Thursday morning.

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Why Does ‘Grand Rapids’ Show Up In Serbian On Weather Underground?

When you go to the Weather Underground site to check out the weather in Grand Rapids, the city's name shows up in Cyrillic, an alphabet used in Russia and Serbia.

Weird, to be sure, but why?

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Artist Inspired By Tree-Living In Karaka Bay
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Property on a Michigan Island up for Auction, Bidding Starts at $500

Want your own bit of paradise on a Michigan island?

Dozens of pieces of property are going up for auction and many start at less than $1,000.

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Michigan DNR
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Storm Damage Closes Michigan State Parks

Power outages, fallen trees and downed power lines are being reported at multiple Michigan state parks following strong thunderstorms this morning.

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"Baby"/Humane Society of West Michigan
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Baby the Cat Visits for Wet Nose Wednesday [Sponsored]

Baby the cat, came calling today.

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

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Kentwood Man Survives 66 Days In The Wilderness, Wins $500,000 [Video]

David McIntyre, 50, is no stranger to the wilderness. He taught survival training in Brazil, and often tested his mettle in the woods of his native Pennsylvania.

The Kentwood resident recently outlasted 10 other contestants on the History Channel reality series 'Alone', owing his win to mental toughness. 

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Windmill Island at the Height of Beauty Next Week

Next week, July 24-30, Windmill Island Gardens will celebrate Peak Week, the period of summer when the gardens are at the height of their beauty! The week will be filled with flowers and fun for all ages. As an added incentive to enjoy the gardens during Peak Week, an accompanying child can enter for free with every purchase of an adult ticket!

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Where’s the Best Gin Made in the Country? In Grand Rapids!

Who needs all those high-priced, name-brand bottles of booze out there when, especially if you like Gin, Aquavit or Vodka, you can have the best in the country made right here at home.

Congratulations to Grand Rapids distillery, Long Road Distillers. It was just announced that they have been awarded three awards from the world's largest consumer tasting competition. At this year's SIP Awards, the distillery won a Platinum Medal, the highest honors, for Long Road Gin, and added two new Gold Medals for Long Road Aquavit and Long Road Vodka.

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