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What in the World is This Giant Bug We Found in Downtown Grand Rapids?

Is it Mothra? We think it might be Mothra.

I was walking out of the building this morning, minding my own business, when something caught my eye...

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What Is Michigan’s One BIG Thing? And Where Is It? I Can’t Find It

Someone posted a list of the one BIG thing each state has that's bigger than any other state. (According to the Guinness Book of World Records)

For example, Illinois has the biggest rocking chair . . . New York has the largest butter sculpture . . . and Ohio has the largest collection of Troll dolls.

So what is Michigan's biggest thing? I'll bet you never heard of it before.

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We Eat Bugs All The time And Don’t Even Know It

Did you know we all eat bugs every day? Yep, every day, all year long, believe it or not, and in massive quantities, up to 140,000 thousand bug pieces every year. That's disgusting!

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Michigan Bill Would Make English the State’s Official Language

This is something that's been different about the United States for a long time. We have no declared official language. France's official language is French, Mexico's is Spanish...in fact, most of the rest of the world has a declared official language. 32 states in the US have one, and a Michigan politician wants the Mitten to join them.

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One of Grand Rapids’ Most Popular Food Trucks Destroyed By Fire

Bad news for fans of the Daddy Pete's BBQ food truck at events around West Michigan. Sadly, the food truck, which is relatively new for the business, caught fire and was completely destroyed Wednesday...

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Adorable Two Year Old Girl Complains About Going Through Security On Her Flight To Michigan [Video]

Meet Mila, a two year old girl, who didn't enjoy being subjected to a security search on her way from Phoenix to Michigan. 

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Kalamazoo Dispatch Honors Comstock Fire Chief with Last Call

This afternoon, Kalamazoo Dispatch broadcast the last call for Comstock Fire Chief Ed Switalski, who was killed when hit by a car, while responding to a call on I-94. Hundreds of people were gathered for his service in Portage today when the Last Call was made.

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Uber Drivers in West Michigan Could Soon Be Accepting Tips

Have you heard about this yet?  Uber has decided that they will start allowing tips, as part of the company’s "180 days of Change".

Recently the company has gotten a lot of bad press because of the culture of the company, of which recently saw the departure of CEO Travis Kalanick, who’s taking an extended amount of time away from Uber, the company he founded...

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GRPD Reminding People to Lock Your Car Doors this Summer!

Of course, you should always remember to lock your car door but now that it's summer and more people are spending time outside, it also means an increase of car break-in's...

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Keep Geese Out of Your Yard With Grape Concentrate, Plus Four More Tricks

Geese and especially goslings can be fun to admire if they visit your home, but sometimes they overstay their welcome. They can leave a big mess too.

Here are some simple ways to encourage geese to find a new place to enjoy if they are spending too much time on your property.

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Flint Airport Evacuated After Police Officer Stabbed

UPDATE: Fox 17 reports that the officer has been identified as Jeff Neville.The FBI is investigating the attack. They say it is too early to say whether or not this was an act of terrorism.

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Rare Auction of Three Mackinac Island Lots, Bids Due July 27

The Mackinac Island State Park Commission is conducting a rare auction of three adjoining lots on Mackinac Island.

The auction is being conducted via sealed bid. Bids are due July 27.

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