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HEADS UP: New Phone Scam That Could Pretty Much Fool Anyone

Police around the country are warning you to hang up immediately, if you get a call where someone asks you “Can you hear me?”

The scammers use your response of YES to then make unauthorized purchases on your phone or utility bill...

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Teen Apparel Retailer Wet Seal To Shutter Over 300 Stores, Lay Off Nearly 3700
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Wet Seal to Close All of Its 171 Locations Due to Struggling Sales

Are you a fan of Wet Seal? If so, we have some bad news for you as they is closing all of its 171 locations. This includes three locations right here in West Michigan...

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The Detroit Zoo Wants You to Celebrate Valentine’s Day Watching Animals ‘Do It’

Are you and your partner looking to spice things up this Valentine's Day or maybe you're single with no plans? Why not watch zoo animals do each other...

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Michigan Turns 180 Years Old Today. What Are Your Favorite Things About Our Home State?

Although it doesn't look a day over 170, our grand old state has been in the union for 180 years.

Since 1837 we've been serving up unsalted beaches and rolling green hills.

So Reddit asked its readers what they love best about our state. Their answers were both heartwarming and funny.

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G.R. Students Will Be Able to Get a Head Start in College

Starting this fall, some high school students will be able to take college courses.

The Grand Rapids Public School and Grand Rapids Community College teamed up to create an 'Early Middle College' program...

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Lead Levels Drop Below Federal Limit in Flint For the First Time Since 2014

Michigan state environmental officials announced on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 that 'Flint’s water system no longer has levels of lead exceeding the federal limit.' This is welcome news for all of Flint's population, but this doesn't mean that there isn't work to do.

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Whooping Cough Vaccinations Administered In Los Angeles
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Whooping Cough Rising in Michigan, Infants at Greatest Risk

Confirmed cases of whooping cough are up in Michigan. Infants younger than 12 months are at greatest risk.

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Michigan Had Over 1,000 Traffic Deaths In 2016 – Highest Since 2007

For the first time in nearly a decade, Michigan's traffic deaths have climbed over 1,000 fatalities in 2016.  As of January 23, 2017 Michigan had a total of 1,021 traffic related deaths in a total of 301,525 accidents reported in 2016...

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Is This the Best Hotel in Michigan?

Michigan has a lot going for it that make it an awesome vacation destination: great beerbeaches, food, festivals, and more!

But where is the very best hotel in Michigan? According to a survey of Travel and Leisure readers, it's in Birmingham.

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Most Snowmobile Trails in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula Still Open

Michigan's recent rain and warm weather has come as a big disappointment to Michigan snowmobilers and winter sports fans, but there are still many snow covered trails to be found in the Upper Peninsula.

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West Michigan Set To Have A Weekend Visit From Our Long Lost Friend, Winter

I hope you got out and enjoyed that 60 degree weather we were gifted last weekend, because Old Man Winter is about to return, and he's not happy.

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UPDATE: Missing Mason County 2-Year-Old Found, Father Arrested

Mark Alan Saporita-Fargo and Jeffrey Alan Miller were arrested on the east side of the state Tuesday morning after a citizen tipped off police to their whereabouts.

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