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Grand Crossings: Avoid Long Drive And Crowds; Walk Across a Local Bridge Or Two

You don't have to drive four hours and deal with 40,000 people to walk across a bridge on Labor Day.

The Grand Crossings Bridge Walk here in Grand Rapids is low key and less stressful.

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Sean Gallup, Getty Images
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Labor Day Bridge Walks in Grand Rapids and at Mackinac Bridge

Bridge walks are a Labor Day tradition in Michigan.

This year is the 57th annual at Mackinac Bridge.

Grand Rapids is hosting a bridge walk too.

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Last Gasp of Summer: Looking Forward to Labor Day Weekend

Drat. Summer is almost done.

Schools go back next week, at least those who aren't on year-round schedules.

Labor Dayis upon us here in West Michigan, which means one long, last weekend of summer and more time off for the rank and file.

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Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR.
Photo courtesy of Michigan DNR.
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Michigan DNR Gives Osprey Chicks GPS Backpacks

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources is monitoring osprey chicks via GPS backpacks in order to learn how to better help the population recover in Michigan.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall Found Safe In Atlanta

Hannah Marie Amaro, the 14-year-old girl missing since Saturday from Marshall, was located with a 29-year-old man at an Atlanta-area hotel on Tuesday.

The girl was located by authorities at a hotel in Georgia Tuesday afternoon, Marshall Police Chief Jim Schwartz said during a press conference Tuesday evening. She appeared to be fine, according the the Chief, but will be checked out at a hospital.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Police Update The Public On The Case Of Missing 14-Year-Old From Marshall

In a press conference held on Saturday afternoon, the Marshall Police Department and the Michigan State Police updated the public on the ongoing investigation into missing 14-year-old Hannah Marie Amaro.

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Quick Lane Bowl Coming to Ford Field in Detroit

This morning, the Detroit Lions announced an agreement with Ford Motor Company’s Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center for a new, annual college football bowl game.

The Quick Lane Bowl will be held at Ford Field and feature teams from the Big 10 and ACC conferences.

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Courtesy of the Marshall Police Department
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Cops Searching For Missing 14-Year Old Girl From Marshall

MSP and the FBI have not gotten involved in the search for a 14-year-old girl from Marshall, Michigan, who went missing on Saturday.

Hannah Amaro was last seen Saturday in Marshall but hasn't had contact with friends or relatives since then

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Big Decline in Monarch Butterflies in West Michigan

Several factors have led to a sharp decline in the number of monarch butterflies migrating to West Michigan.

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Weekend Box Office Report: ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Reigns Supreme

You can tell the summer movie season is coming to an end because the weekend box office has stopped being exciting and has starting becoming sad and weird. The past two weeks have seen several major movies bomb, but nothing could have prepared us for 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.'

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New Movies This Week: ‘Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,’ ‘If I Stay’ and ‘When the Game Stands Tall’ [Video]

Three new movies hit theaters this coming weekend—a comic book sequel (yes, another one), a teen tearjerker and an inspiring high-school football tale.

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Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft Reveals $600,000 Donation to Simply Give

The Meijer LPGA Classic Presented by Kraft, Walker-based Meijer's community-focused inaugural LPGA golf tournament, boosted Meijer's Simply Give food pantry-supporting and hunger-fighting program on Wednesday.

Meijer LPGA Classic by Kraft representatives made a $600,000 donation to Simply Give, which helps Midwest food pantries restock their shelves and improve quality of life for thousands of families.

The proceeds were from the 72-hole tournament, held Aug. 7 to 10 at Blythefield Country Club in Belmont and won by South Korean rookie Mirim Lee.

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